20. Sidney Crosby
When it’s all said and done, Crosby will certainly careen up this list. He’s the one athlete still competing today in his prime. This is the only reason why he registers at the very bottom of this list. In terms of Crosby’s prowess on the ice, the Nova Scotia native is already regarded as one of the very best to ever play the sport (despite being only 33 years of age). Crosby’s ruthlessness in attacking the offensive zone is sublime. He’s able to control the pace of play immensely well, and his awareness in linking with teammates (even in tight spaces) is simply special. Enjoy him while you can…Crosby is a once-in-a-50-year type of athlete.
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