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NHL ON TSN: TOP 50 NHL PLAYERS

TSN has unveiled the NHL's Top 50 players heading into the 2012-13 hockey season based on selections by a panel of experts, and this year's top player once again is Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby.

The order for the Top 50 was determined by a cumulative point system based on individual rankings.
(Photos: Getty Images/Canadian Press)

1-10 | 11-20 | 21-30 | 31-40 | 41-50

1. Sidney Crosby

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Team: Pittsburgh Penguins 2011-12 Ranking: 1
Position: Centre Age: 25
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
22 8 29 37 +15 14

2. Evgeni Malkin

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Team: Pittsburgh Penguins 2011-12 Ranking: 22
Position: Centre/Right Wing Age: 26
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
75 50 59 109 +18 170

3. Claude Giroux

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Team: Philadelphia Flyers 2011-12 Ranking: 25
Position: Centre/Right Wing Age: 24
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
77 28 65 93 +6 29

4. Steven Stamkos

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Team: Tampa Bay Lightning 2011-12 Ranking: 6
Position: Centre/Wing Age: 22
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
82 60 37 97 +7 66

5. Pavel Datsyuk

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Team: Detroit Red Wings 2011-12 Ranking: 3
Position: Centre/Left Wing Age: 34
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
70 19 48 67 +21 14

6. Jonathan Toews

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Team: Chicago Blackhawks 2011-12 Ranking: 8
Position: Centre Age: 24
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
59 29 28 57 +17 28

7. Shea Weber

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Team: Nashville Predators 2011-12 Ranking: 11
Position: Defence Age: 27
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
78 19 30 49 +21 46

8. Daniel Sedin

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Team: Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 Ranking: 4
Position: Left Wing Age: 32
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
72 30 37 67 +14 40

9. Henrik Sedin

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Team: Vancouver Canucks 2011-12 Ranking: 5
Position: Centre Age: 32
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
82 14 67 81 +23 52

10. Anze Kopitar

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Team: Los Angeles Kings 2011-12 Ranking: 21
Position: Centre Age: 25
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
82 25 51 76 +12 20


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