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Hockey Night in Canada / NHLPA Player Poll

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Who is the most underrated player? Who is the best skater? Which active player is the best role model? Who is the smartest player? Which Canadian city deserves a franchise - Quebec City, Hamilton, or a 2nd in Toronto? Which coach would you most like to play for? Results Should the instigator rule be abolished? Who is the league's fastest skater?
Skills
  1. Who has the hardest shot?
    59% Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins  All Results
  2. Who is the best skater?
    33% Marian Gaborik New York Rangers  All Results
  3. Who is the smartest player?
    45% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  4. Who is the toughest player?
    20% Milan Lucic Boston Bruins  All Results
  5. Who is the most difficult player to play against?
    26% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  6. Which player is the hardest to take the puck from?
    47% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  7. Skaters only: Which goalie is the most difficult to score on?
    38% Henrik Lundqvist New York Rangers  All Results
  8. Who is the fastest skater
    32% Marian Gaborik New York Rangers  All Results
  9. Goalies only: Which player is the most difficult to stop?
    24% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
Opinions
  1. Who is the most underrated player?
    9% Patrice Bergeron Boston Bruins  All Results
  2. Which current player is the best role model?
    23% Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  3. Which current player would you select to start a franchise?
    41% Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguiins  All Results
  4. Who is the cleanest player to play against?
    21% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  5. Who is the toughest defenceman to play against?
    61% Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins  All Results
  6. Who is the toughest forward to play against?
    25% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  7. Which team is overrated?
    24% Vancouver Canucks   All Results
  8. Which team is underrated?
    28% St. Louis Blues   All Results
  9. Who is the best referee?
    19% Paul Devorski   All Results
Coaches
  1. Which coach would you most like to play for?
    21% Dan Bylsma Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  2. Which coach demands the most of his players?
    59% John Tortorella New York Rangers  All Results
  3. Which current assistant coach should be the next head coach?
    7% Brad Shaw St. Louis Blues  All Results
Arenas and Teams
  1. Which is your favourite rink to play in?
    33% Montreal Bell Centre  All Results
  2. Which rink has the best ice?
    47% Rexall Place Edmonton  All Results
  3. Which rink has the worst ice?
    18% Bank Atlantic Center Florida Panthers  All Results
  4. What team would you most like to play on?
    14% Chicago Blackhawks   All Results
  5. Which Canadian city deserves an NHL franchise - Quebec City, Hamilton, 2nd team in Toronto?
    74% Quebec City Quebec, Canada  All Results
On Ice
  1. Should fighting be completely banished?
    98% No Almost all players in favour of keeping fighting in the game  All Results
  2. Should the instigator rule be abolished?
    53% NO Majority in favour of the rule  All Results
Skills
  1. Who has the hardest shot? (2010/11)
    44% Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins  All Results
  2. Who is the best skater? (2010/11)
    26% Marian Gaborik New York Rangers  All Results
  3. Who is the league's fastest skater? (2010/11)
    37% Marian Gaborik New York Rangers  All Results
  4. Who is the toughest player? (2010/11)
    23% Derek Boogaard New York Rangers  All Results
  5. Who is the toughest to play against? (2010/11)
    18% Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  6. Who is the hardest to take the puck off of? (2010/11)
    36% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  7. Skaters only: Which goalie is the most difficult to score on? (2010/11)
    17% Roberto Luongo Vancouver Canucks  All Results
  8. Goalies only: Which player is the most difficult to stop? (2010/11)
    27% Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals  All Results
Opinions
  1. Who is the smartest player? (2010/11)
    29% Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  2. Who is the most underrated player? (2010/11)
    5% Loui Eriksson Dallas Stars  All Results
  3. Which active player is the best role model? (2010/11)
    26% Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  4. Which active player would you select to start a franchise? (2010/11)
    69% Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  5. Who is the cleanest player? (2010/11)
    28% Pavel Datsyuk Detroit Red Wings  All Results
  6. Who is the toughest defenceman to play against? (2010/11)
    34% Zdeno Chara Boston Bruins  All Results
  7. Who is the toughest forward to play against? (2010/11)
    29% Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  8. Which team is overrated? (2010/11)
    35% Washington Capitals   All Results
  9. Which team is underrated? (2010/11)
    18% Nashville Predators   All Results
  10. Who is the best referee? (2010/11)
    15% None   All Results
Coaches
  1. Which coach would you most like to play for? (2010/11)
    21% Dan Bylsma Pittsburgh Penguins  All Results
  2. Which coach demands the most of his players? (2010/11)
    28% John Tortorella New York Rangers  All Results
  3. Which coach is the easiest to play for? (2010/11)
    21% Bruce Boudreau Washington Capitals  All Results
  4. Which current assistant coach should be the next head coach? (2010/11)
    9% Kirk Muller Montreal Canadiens  All Results
Arenas & Teams
  1. Which is your favourite rink to play in? (2010/11)
    40% Bell Centre, Montreal   All Results
  2. Which rink has the best ice? (2010/11)
    37% Rexall Place, Edmonton   All Results
  3. Which rink has the worst ice? (2010/11)
    20% BankAtlantic Center, Sunrise, Florida   All Results
  4. Which rink has the worst boards and glass (ie. no give)? (2010/11)
    12% Joe Louis Arena, Detroit   All Results
  5. What team would you most like to play on? (2010/11)
    14% Detroit Red Wings   All Results
  6. What team would you least like to play on? (2010/11)
    27% New York Islanders   All Results
  7. Which Canadian city deserves a franchise - Quebec City, Hamilton, 2nd in Toronto or Winnipeg? (2010/11)
    53% Quebec City   All Results
On Ice
  1. Should fighting be completely banished? (2010/11)
    98% No   All Results
  2. Should the instigator rule be abolished? (2010/11)
    66% No   All Results
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