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This list of the greatest American hockey players includes some of the NHL's best players, including Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, Jonathan Quick, and Ed Olczyk. Many of these great US-born hockey players have also played for the U.S. Olympic hockey team. Some of them are goal-scoring legends, while others are some of the NHL's greatest goalies and defensemen. Many of these American-born hockey players are on a list of Stanley Cup champions and have seen extensive NHL Playoffs experience.

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Mike Modano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Mike Modano Livonia, Michigan, United States of America

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61 28
Brett Hull is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Brett Hull Belleville, Canada

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50 20
Chris Chelios is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Chris Chelios Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

4
43 16
Pat LaFontaine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Pat LaFontaine St. Louis, Missouri, USA

5
44 17
Brian Leetch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Brian Leetch Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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63 32
Patrick Kane is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Patrick Kane Buffalo, New York, United States of America

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51 35
Jonathan Quick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Jonathan Quick Milford, Connecticut, United States of America

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32 19
Jeremy Roenick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Jeremy Roenick Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

9
21 10
Phil Housley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Phil Housley Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America

10
22 11
Keith Tkachuk is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Keith Tkachuk Melrose, Massachusetts, United States of America

11
29 18
Mike Richter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Mike Richter Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States of America

12
18 9
John LeClair is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
John LeClair St. Albans, Vermont, United States of America

13
16 8
Joe Pavelski is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Joe Pavelski Plover, Wisconsin, United States of America

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17 9
Phil Kessel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Phil Kessel Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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18 10
Doug Weight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Doug Weight Warren, Michigan, United States of America

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23 15
Tony Amonte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Tony Amonte Hingham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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23 16
T. J. Oshie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
T. J. Oshie Mount Vernon, Washington, United States of America

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26 19
Zach Parise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Zach Parise Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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14 8
Bill Guerin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Bill Guerin Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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16 10
Brian Rafalski is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Brian Rafalski Dearborn, Michigan, USA

21
23 17
Ryan Suter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Ryan Suter Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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14 9
Ed Olczyk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Ed Olczyk Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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15 10
Chris Drury is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Chris Drury Trumbull, Connecticut, USA

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18 13
Mark Howe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Mark Howe Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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15 11
Joe Mullen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Joe Mullen New York City, New York, United States of America

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24 21
Ryan Miller is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Ryan Miller East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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13 10
Mathieu Schneider is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Mathieu Schneider New York City, New York, United States of America

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12 9
Neal Broten is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Neal Broten Roseau, Minnesota, United States of America

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16 14
John Vanbiesbrouck is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
John Vanbiesbrouck Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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13 11
Ryan Kesler is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Ryan Kesler Livonia, Michigan, United States of America

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9 7
Jamie Langenbrunner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Jamie Langenbrunner Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

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19 18
Dustin Brown is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Dustin Brown Ithaca, New York, United States of America

33
8 7
Scott Gomez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Scott Gomez Anchorage, Alaska, United States of America

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8 7
Paul Stastny is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Paul Stastny Quebec City, Canada

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6 5
Brian Rolston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Brian Rolston Flint, Michigan, United States of America

36
10 10
Gary Suter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Gary Suter Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

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7 7
Tony Granato is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Tony Granato Downers Grove, Illinois, United States of America

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6 6
Craig Conroy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Craig Conroy Potsdam, New York, United States of America

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8 9
Kevin Hatcher is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Kevin Hatcher Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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8 9
Kevin Shattenkirk is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Kevin Shattenkirk Greenwich, Connecticut, United States of America

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7 8
Bryan Smolinski is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Bryan Smolinski Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

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6 7
Blake Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Blake Wheeler Robbinsdale, Minnesota, United States of America

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6 7
David Legwand is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
David Legwand Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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5 6
Craig Janney is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Craig Janney Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

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5 6
Jimmy Carson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Jimmy Carson Southfield, Michigan, United States of America

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5 6
Brian Gionta is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Brian Gionta Rochester, New York, USA

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8 10
Ryan Callahan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Ryan Callahan Rochester, New York, United States of America

48
7 9
David Backes is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
David Backes Robbinsdale, Minnesota, United States of America

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6 8
Dave Christian is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Dave Christian Warroad, Minnesota, United States of America

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6 8
Ryan McDonagh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest American Hockey Players of All Time
Ryan McDonagh Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America