The list of famous short hockey players features quite a few talented current players in the league today. There are way more hockey stars at 5'10" or under than the average fan might think, and most teams have at least one player who would be considered short in most sports.
The hockey players listed below have proved to be among the best in their field, despite being among the smallest to get a roster spot in the NHL. Some of these players are All-Star-caliber superstars, while others are lower-tier talents providing minutes off the bench. What you will not find below is a goalie, a position which requires signficiant size. The shortest goalie in the NHL right now is Casey DeSmith of the Penguins, who is still 6 feet tall.
So, check out this list of the shortest hockey players in the game right now, and vote up players who have refused to let their size or stature hold them back from making a career in hockey's top levels. Who is the best short NHL player today?