Photo: Andrew Lubimov / AGN Moscow
Official site of the National hockey League has published the top 15 of the best centre forwards in the League since 1967 (when there was a significant expansion of the League, number of teams increased from 6 to 12). Topped the rating of the legendary striker Wayne Gretzky, second place went to Mario Lemieux and the top three locked mark Messier.
In fourth place is the current captain “Pittsburgh” Sidney Crosby, the fifth Steve yzerman, who is 23 years defended the colors of “Detroit”.
Russian striker “Pittsburgh” Evgeni Malkin, who this season in 55 games scored 25 goals and made 49 assists, settled for 14th place.
Super Mario trails only Wayne Gretzky in @NHLdotcom”s rankings of the 16 best centers from 1967 to the present day.
See who else made the cut, presented by @NewAmsterdam ➡ it’s amazing https://t.co/nrLLnzEjtn pic.twitter.com/B7dqsx6Lor
— NHL (@NHL) April 9, 2020
Evgeni Malkin – three-time Stanley Cup winner (2009, 2016, 2017), two-time world champion (2012 and 2014), the participant of three Olympic games (2006, 2010, 2014).