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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

21. Eric Staal

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Team: Carolina Hurricanes 2011-12 Ranking: 17
Position: Left Wing/Centre Age: 27
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
82 24 46 70 -20 48

22. Henrik Zetterberg

Henrik Zetterberg
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Team: Detroit Red Wings 2011-12 Ranking: 15
Position: Centre/Left Wing Age: 31
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
82 22 47 69 +14 47

23. Jason Spezza

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Team: Ottawa Senators 2011-12 Ranking: NR
Position: Centre Age: 29
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
80 34 50 84 +11 36

24. Rick Nash

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Team: New York Rangers 2011-12 Ranking:20
Position: Left Wing/Right Wing Age: 28
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
82 30 29 59 -19 40

25. Jordan Eberle

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Team: Edmonton Oilers 2011-12 Ranking: NR
Position: Right Wing Age: 22
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
78 34 42 76 +4 10

26. Ryan Suter

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Team: Minnesota Wild 2011-12 Ranking: 43
Position: Defence Age: 27
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
79 7 39 46 +15 30

27. Pekka Rinne

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Team: Nashville Predators 2011-12 Ranking: 28
Position: Goaltender Age: 29
2011-12 Stats
GP W L OTL GAA PCT SO
73 43 18 8 2.39 .923 5

28. Alex Pietrangelo

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Team: St. Louis Blues 2011-12 Ranking: NR
Position: Defence Age: 22
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
81 12 39 51 +16 36

29. Kris Letang

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Team: Pittsburgh Penguins 2011-12 Ranking: NR
Position: Defence Age: 25
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
51 10 32 5 +21 34

30. Martin St. Louis

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Team: Tampa Bay Lightning 2011-12 Ranking: 9
Position: Right Wing/Left Wing Age: 37
2011-12 Stats
GP G A PTS +/- PIM
77 25 49 74 -3 16


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