Carey Price stands out in NHL Players' Association poll

Jeff Drouin
April 27, 2022  (3:12 PM)

The NHL Players' Association has unveiled a survey of NHL players.

First question that interests us: which goalie does a player want to have to win a single major game?
In first place, we find Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning (37.4%), followed by Carey Price (13.9%) and Marc-Andre Fleury (6.7%).
Knowing that this survey was answered by the other NHL players, it shows once again that Price is highly respected by his peers.
Here's the rest of the poll results:
- To win a game, who do you want on your team?
42.4% Connor McDavid
17.3% Sidney Crosby
6.7% Victor Hedman
3.5% Aleksander Barkov
- Which player is the best at handling the puck with his stick?
Patrick Kane 57.3
Connor McDavid 22.8
- Who is the best passer in the NHL?
Leon Draisaitl 17.7
Patrick Kane 15.6
Nicklas Backstrom 15.4
Connor McDavid 10.6
- Who has the best shot in the NHL?
Alex Ovechkin 53.1
Auston Matthews 24.0
Patrik Laine 3.4
- Who is the most complete player in the NHL?
Sidney Crosby 29.5
Aleksander Barkov 20.5
Patrice Bergeron 19.5
Connor McDavid 9.2
- Where is the best ice in the NHL?
Montreal (Bell Centre) 39.6%.
Also, 43.2% of NHL players consider Marie-Philip Poulin to be the best hockey player in the world.
Finally, the players of the National Hockey League gave their opinion on the #1 goalie they would like to have with them, in their team, if their club had to win a game.
See their answer:
Andrei Vasilevskiy 37.4%
Carey Price 13.9
Marc-Andre Fleury 6.7
John Gibson 3.5
Jacob Markstrom 3.1
So that means that, according to the best hockey players in the world, who play against all the best goalies in the world, Price is still the second best goalie on the planet, especially in the big moments.
This poll was done just recently.
For details and all the questions asked to the players, via poll:
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Carey Price stands out in NHL Players' Association poll

Do you agree with the players?

Yes Price deserves 2nd7847 %
No, he deserves 1st5030.1 %
No, he’s out of the top 33822.9 %
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