For the sixth consecutive year, Pittsburgh Penguins star captain Sidney Crosby has been ranked at the National Hockey League's No. 1 player, as announced Wednesday on TSN Hockey's Top 50 Players special.

Examine the statistics and accomplishments of all 50 players listed below.

1. Sidney Crosby 

Crosby ranks fifth all-time in points per game (1.36), behind Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Mike Bossy and Bobby Orr.

2. Jonathan Toews 

He's won three Stanley Cups, two Olympic golds, two World Junior Championships and one World Championship.

3. Carey Price 

The Hart Trophy winner fashioned the third highest save percentage (.933) ever recorded.

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Price made the biggest jump up the list, moving up 23 spots to No. 3

4. John Tavares 

Tavares officially joined the league's elite last season, earning a berth on the First All-Star Team.

5. Alexander Ovechkin 

Ovi is the fifth player to make the First or Second All-Star Team at least nine of his first 10 seasons. 

6. Steven Stamkos 

He's finished first or second in goals five times during his NHL career.

7. Drew Doughty

His two-way brilliance was well tested in 2015-16 as he averaged 28:59 per game. 

8. Ryan Getzlaf 

Getzlaf and Sidney Crosby are the only two players in the Hart Trophy voting's Top 7 over the last three seasons.

9. Jamie Benn 

He won last season's scoring title with 87 points - the lowest non-lockout total since 1967-68 (Stan Mikita - 87 points).

10. Erik Karlsson 

The Norris Trophy winner directed 396 shots at the net last season, 67 more than the next closest defenceman.

11. Evgeni Malkin 

Geno has averaged at least a points a game in eight of nine NHL seasons.

12. Duncan Keith

The Conn Smythe Trophy winner accumulated a career-high 21 points in the 2015 playoffs.

13. Patrick Kane

His .98 career points per game playoff average ranks fifth among active players.

14. Vladimir Tarasenko

Tarasenko breakthrough 37-goal year propelled him to the status of highest ranking newbie on TSN's Top 50 Player List.

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Tarasenko's debut at No. 14 is second only to Erik Karlsson, who debuted at 11th in 2013.

15. Tyler Seguin 

He is the NHL's only 35 goal/35 assist player each of the past two seasons.

16. Shea Weber 

Weber leads all active defencemen with seven seasons of at least 15 goals scored.

17. Anze Kopitar 

He has led the Los Angeles Kings in point scoring in eight straight years – the NHL's longest current team streak.   

18. Claude Giroux 

Giroux leads the NHL in points since 2010-11 with 376 points in 370 games.

19. Corey Perry

The one-time Rocket Richard winner hit the 30-goal mark for the fifth time in his career. 

20. P.K. Subban 

He is the only defenceman to make the First All-Star Team in two of the past three seasons.

21. Victor Hedman 

The second overall pick in 2009 was No. 2 in 2015 playoff points (14) by defencemen.

22. Nicklas Backstrom

Only Sidney Crosby (124) has had more assists than Backstrom (121) over the past two seasons.

23. Pavel Datsyuk 

The 2014-15 runner-up has won the Lady Byng Trophy four times during his NHL career.   

24. Jakub Voracek

The first-time First All-Star's 33 power play points tied him for third in the NHL last season.

25. Henrik Lundqvist 

The King has won at least 30 games each season - except for the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign.

26. Patrice Bergeron 

He has won the Selke Trophy three of the past four years and was runner-up the other year.   

27. Mark Giordano 

The Flames' captain is second to only Erik Karlsson in points per game by a defenceman (.76) over the past two seasons.

28. Tyler Johnson 

He led the 2015 playoffs in goals (13) and was tied for most points (23).

29. Pekka Rinne 

Rinne placed second in Vezina Trophy voting for the second time in his career.

30. Ryan Johansen 

He scored a career-high 71 points in his fourth NHL season. 

31. Zach Parise 

Parise placed second (113) to John Tavares (120) in generating 5-on-5 scoring chances.

32. Max Pacioretty 

The Canadiens' new captain leads the NHL with 21 game-winning goals over the past two seasons.

33. Joe Pavelski

His 78 goals over the past two seasons are second only to Alex Ovechkin's 104.

34. Ryan Suter 

Minnesota's top blueliner has led the NHL in average ice time over the past three seasons.

35. Jonathan Quick

His career 2.27 goals-against average is fourth-best among active goalies.     

36. Phil Kessel 

Kessel is the only Top 50 player to switch NHL teams during the off-season.

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Kessel and Tavares are the only players to move up the ranking each year they've been on it.

37. Connor McDavid 

The CHL Player of the Year averaged 2.5 points per playoff game for the Erie Otters.

38. Matt Duchene

Forty-eight of Duchene's 55 points – 87 per cent - came at even strength.

39. Alex Pietrangelo

A two-time Second Team All-Star has averaged 25 minutes per game for three straight years.

40. Roman Josi

His 55 points were 10 more than superstar teammate Shea Weber's 45.

41. Rick Nash 

He's quietly re-emerged as a premier scorer with 42 goals, the third most in the NHL.

42. Ryan McDonagh

The Rangers captain's 26 playoff points in 2014 and 2015 are second only Duncan Keith's 32. 

43. Taylor Hall 

Making the Top 50 with only 38 points in 53 games speaks to Hall's enormous talent.

44. Oliver Ekman-Larsson 

'OEL' led all NHL defencemen in goals last season with 23.

45. Brent Burns 

He earned a career-high 43 assists and 60 points as a 30-year-old.

46. Marian Hossa 

He's 14 goals shy of joining the NHL's 500-goal club.

47. Henrik Zetterberg

Zetterberg's 119 playoff points rank fourth among active players. 

48. Logan Couture 

He has scored at least 20 goals each of his first five full NHL seasons.

49. Braden Holtby 

Washington's No. 1 netminder led the league in games played last season and has a career .921 save percentage.

50. Henrik Sedin 

He earned at least 55 assists for the eighth time in his 14-year career.