TOP 5 GREATEST ICE HOCKEY PLAYERS OF ALL TIME

There is always something to discuss in the hockey world. The 5 best people below will be the shining examples to us all who want to be master in this sport. Let’s see!

  1. Wayne Gretzky

This name might come as a big surprise for anyone who regularly care about hockey’ news. He became the first and only player in NHL history to record 200 points in a season, which helped him gain the international fame as an excellent sporter. It seemed to be an astonishing thing that he achieved the feat four times consecutively during his career. With his remarkable skills, he defeated all other competitors and broke the record for the fastest to 50 scores in 39 games. According to his talk, he started developing his interest for this sport in California when working with Los Angeles Kings. Finally he turned Golden State into one of the fastest growing ice hockey places in United State.

  1. Bobby Orr

Only playing 10 full seasons in NHL, he still remained an outstanding people in his era by improving the art of the offensive defenseman. Although Doug Harvey was the father of this creative attacking play, Orr tooke that knowledge into a new level. 

Thanks to his quick and confident stride, He could skate around his team during the game. He was the universal standard of defensemen by holding record for best points and support effective attacking play. Orr accomplished many achievements, a number which still stand nowadays. 

  1. Mario Lemieux

Mario Lemieux once scored 282 goals in only 70 games for Laval Voisins in his final season. He closely reached 200 points in the 1988-1989 season with 85 impressive goals and 114 hat tricks. Unluckily, his career was temporarily interrupted in three seasons because of poor health. Mario Lemieux Foundation, which created by him in 1993 had many meaningful purposes. Not only does it fund medical research projects but it also supports other organizations such as Lupus Foundation, Children’s home of Pittsburgh,… . He will be rememered as one of the top- players in NHL ice and his golden-heart as well.

  1. Gordie Howe

When referring to “ Mr Hockey”, you must have heard of a talented player named Gordie Howe. He was the only one who scored more than 800 goals in NHL history. He was an ambidextrous player with the extraordinary ability to use sticks to shoot either right or left – handed. He has staked his reputation on the success of his impressive attacking play in the 1980s. His career lasted from World War II to the middle of Cold War, with 32 professional seasons in NHL as well as World Hockey Association.

  1. Jaromir Jagr

He was awarded all individual prizes of a hockey player such as : scoring titles, Ted Lindsay, Hart,. If it hadn’t been for his three- years sabbatical, he would have been broken the record with 800 plus goals. In the age of 43, he is still an outstanding player thanks to his determination in training and his powerful strength.