The Top 10 Players Not Playing in the NHL

December 16th, 2009 by Daniel Sallows Leave a reply »
The NHL is by far the top hockey league in the world, there is no arguing that, though the fact is that there are a handful of players outside the league that are very capable of making an impact at the sports highest level, but are not.

With the emergence of the Kontinental Hockey League, players now have yet another area in which to hone their skills.

While some have opted to play elsewhere of their own accord, others have either succumbed to injury or had Father Time finally catch up with them.

In any case, it is time to recognize some of the gems and count down the top 10 players not displaying their skills in the NHL right now.


10. Lanny Gare (Bad Nauheim EC)

Out of all the players to never get their shot at the NHL, few have been more productive than former Buffalo Sabres great, and Danny Gare's nephew, Lanny Gare.

Shoulder injuries have been a problem over his career, something that kept the talented centre out of the NCAA Frozen Four in 2003, which was a shame as he tallied 22 goals and 29 assists in 40 games that season for the U. of New Hampshire Wildcats.

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