Sidney Crosby Named "Most Complete Player"

In a 2019-20 NHLPA Player Poll, Sidney Crosby was named “Most Complete Player” taking home ~45% of the votes. Congrats, Sid!

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Sidney Crosby Named “Most Complete Player” in 2019-20 NHLPA Player Poll

Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was named “most complete player” and “the one player you would want on your team if you needed to win one game” in a poll conducted during the 2019-20 season of nearly 600 NHL players from all 31 clubs by the NHL Players Association.

Complete results are available at

Crosby was named most complete player on 45.4% of ballots and also the player (any position) you would want on your team if you needed to win one game by collecting 44% of votes.

Pittsburgh was well represented throughout the player poll, ranking in the top-5 in the additional categories:

  • Which player isn’t on social media, but should be – Sidney Crosby (No. 1 with 26% of player votes)
  • Who is the best forward – Sidney Crosby (No. 2 with 15% of player votes)
  • Of all players past and present, who would you pay to see play – Mario Lemieux (No. 3 with 9.5% of player votes)
  • Who is the best golfer – Justin Schultz (No. 3 with 4.1% of player votes)
  • Which team/arena has the best visitors dressing room – PPG Paints Arena (No. 4 with 6.8% of player votes)

The NHLPA Player Poll is an annual survey conducted by the NHL Players Association, surveying current players on 20 hockey-related questions. This year’s poll was conducted prior to the NHL season’s suspension of play.

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