The most likable NHL players are a mix of superstars and role players. Some players become popular with fans and teammates by scoring huge point totals and helping their teams win, while others gain the respect of other hockey players and viewers at home with their strong work ethic and dedication to the game.
Players like Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin are among the most famous and loved players in the game, while also earning a reputation as being among the nicest players in the league. Meanwhile, younger, up-and-coming stars like Jack Eichel and Auston Matthews are earning reputations for their talent and becoming fan favorites as some of the most likable guys in the NHL.
So check out this list of the most liked players in the NHL today, and vote up the players you love to watch play the game and appreciate both on and off the ice.
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