Athletistic / Hockey. NHL Network has released a list of the top 10 active NHL players. It also included Russian Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov.

The club’s striker from Florida took 8th place.

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The NHL Network rankings were topped by Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid. His teammate Leon Draisaitl took third place. Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan Mackinnon is in second place.

The top five also included Cale Makar (Colorado) and Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak.