The NHL has released its list of 20 best players from the past 15 seasons, a list that includes two players from each of the past three Stanley Cups.
Here are the players named among the top 20 players in each of those 15 seasons.1.
Jack Eichel, Philadelphia FlyersJack Eicher, left, is named to the All-Star team.
Eichel won the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie, the Hart Trophy as NHL rookie of the year, the Vezina Trophy as league MVP and the Selke Trophy as League MVP.
Eichers offensive skills were on display at the 2016 World Juniors, scoring 23 goals and adding 30 assists.
Eikings fans will be hoping for a similar performance at the 2019 NHL All-Stars game, which is scheduled for April 30 in Toronto.
The NHL will have to make the decision for the 20 best teams at the World Junos, but there are plenty of reasons to believe Eiches play at a level that will make him one of the most valuable players in the game.
He led the NHL with a 1.65 goals-against average in 2017-18, his third season in the NHL.
Eiks was the first player in league history to record 50 goals and 100 points in the same season, setting a new record.
He also tied for the league lead with 31 power-play goals.
The Flyers forward was the third-highest-scoring player in the league with an average of 3.39 points per game.
Erik Karlsson was named the NHL leading scorer, the top defenseman and the first captain in the history of the league.
Karlsson’s 23 goals tied him with Mark Messier for most in the 30-year history of a franchise.
He was also the highest-scoring defenseman in the entire league.
Karlsson also led the Flyers in scoring at even strength, the third time in franchise history he scored at least 25 points in a season.
Elliott was the second-highest scoring player in NHL history at 2.83 points per goal, behind only the two-time Stanley Cup champion Sidney Crosby.
He was also a two-point scorer for the first time in his career, breaking a franchise record set by Mario Lemieux in 1984-85.
The 30-goal scorer finished the season with a career-high 28 goals, which tied him for the second most in a single season in NHL franchise history.
Eidosys offensive production continued to improve this season, as the 21-year-old had 28 goals and 31 assists in 51 games.
The 26-year old finished the year with 52 points (10 goals, 33 assists) in 58 games.
Etter has been the first-overall pick in each NHL draft since 2003.
He won the Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings in 2006, and has appeared in all five of the Stanley Cups since 2004.
The 6-foot-3, 207-pounder is tied for second in the League in goals (26), assists (42) and points (71).
The Philadelphia Flyers are among the most prolific teams in the National Hockey League with their first-round playoff run in franchise franchise history, capturing the Stanley Champions Cup and reaching the Stanley Finals in each season from 2005-09.
The team also made the playoffs in each year from 2003-06 through 2009-10, when they went 10-4-1.
Erizon Ekman-Larsson, Detroit Red WingsErik Ekman Larsson, left wing, was named to his second All-star team.
Larsson won the Hart Memorial Trophy as rookie of all-time, the Selkes Trophy as team MVP and won the Conn Smythe Trophy as best defensive forward.
The 5-foot, 11-year veteran led all NHL defensemen in goals, points and plus/minus in 2017.
He finished the regular season with 32 points (seven goals, 16 assists) and a plus-11 rating.
He is tied with Alexander Ovechkin for fourth all- time in assists (101), fourth in plus/plus rating (plus-23) and seventh in points.
Larssons game-winning goal against the Nashville Predators was the game-winner of the second overtime of the season, a game in which the Red Wings beat the Nashville team to win the Stanley Championship.
He has a goal and four assists in 14 games this season.
Kuznetsov, Montreal CanadiensKuznets new contract was announced in April, and the Russian defenseman had a productive season in 2018-19.
The 31-year age-21-yearold posted 31 goals and 42 assists in 60 games, leading all NHL defenseman in scoring.
He led all players with 44 power-game goals, and his 67.4 percent Corsi-for percentage ranked fifth among defensemen.
The Canadiens defense has been one of NHL teams best this season and has played better than anyone expected during