Next in Line: Steven Stamkos Should Be In Discussion of NHL’s Top Player

July 17th, 2010 by Svyato Rovenchuk The Toronto Made Classic Leave a reply »
It’s clear to any hockey fan that Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby are the NHL’s poster boys. They are arguably the two best players in the NHL today.

The debate will continue on as to who is actually better of the two, but these two get all the media attention for being the best players in the game today.

Although I do not disagree that these players are certainly very talented and gifted in the sport of hockey, I do think there are plenty of players who do not get enough recognition because of these two.

Guys like Jonathan Toews, Zach Parise, Anze Kopitar, and probably the biggest person I can think of, Steven Stamkos.

I’m sure most of you know of Steven Stamkos.

Like Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, Stamkos is a young, talented player that should be a great leader for his team over the next few years. Stamkos is continuing to get better and last season, it was very evident.

Stamkos finished fifth in the points bracket last season with an impressive total of 95 points. The highlight of the breakout season for this young superstar was the 51 goals scored by Stamko ...

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