Ranking the NHL’s 10 Most Polarizing Players in 2016-17

October 1st, 2016 by Allan Mitchell Leave a reply »
NHL fans have a love-hate relationship with many of the league's best players. Some of that has to do with style, and there is no doubt impact players become wildly unpopular among road teams when instrumental in ending playoff hopes.

Most fans have a favorite player to hate, and it is all fun and part of the game. Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins isn't likely to have a fan club in Philadelphia. Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins hears lots of jeers in Montreal. And on it goes.

There are even some players who divide a specific fanbase because of being a high pick or highly touted addition while disappointing on the ice. Here are the 10 most divisive players in the NHL entering the 2016-17 season.

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