Winter Sports The Best German NHL Players  

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List Rules Vote up the best German hockey players in NHL history

This list of German NHL players includes familiar German hockey players like Marco Sturm, Jochen Hecht, Christian Ehrhoff, and Uwe Krupp as well as former hockey players from Germany like Willie Huber, Michel Larocque, and David Wolf. The best German hockey players have played on a number of NHL teams like the Washington Capitals, Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, and Anaheim Ducks.

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1
175 33
Leon Draisaitl is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Leon Draisaitl

2
86 34
Olaf Kölzig is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Goaltender

3
73 28
Christian Ehrhoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

4
72 32
Marco Sturm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Left Wing

5
67 29
Dennis Seidenberg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

6
50 26
Thomas Greiss is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Goaltender

7
52 28
Uwe Krupp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

8
40 20
Philipp Grubauer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Goaltender

9
38 22
Jochen Hecht is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Centerman

10
30 15
Tobias Rieder is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Tobias Rieder

11
35 28
Mikhail Grabovski is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Centerman

12
31 26
Walt Tkaczuk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Centerman

13
22 18
Marcel Goc is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Centerman

14
15 13
Korbinian Holzer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

15
13 14
Stefan Ustorf is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Winger

16
11 12
Christoph Schubert is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

17
11 14
Alexander Sulzer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

18
9 12
Sven Butenschön is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

19
9 12
Randy Gilhen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best German NHL Players

20
8 11
David Wolf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best German NHL Players
David Wolf

21
8 11
Brian Glynn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

22
11 15
Willie Huber is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

23
8 13
Timo Pielmeier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Goaltender

24
5 12
Erich Goldmann is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Defenseman

25
4 12
Jean-Marc Gaulin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best German NHL Players
Jean-Marc Gaulin