Building the Perfect Player from NHL Skill Sets

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Building the Perfect Player from NHL Skill Sets
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Pavel Datsyuk is often looked at as the most complete player in the league.

NHL scouts are charged with finding the most talented players who will eventually develop into superstars who can dominate the league.

What makes a superstar? Players who can make big plays at key moments on a consistent basis.

To do this, players need great skills in all areas of the game. However, no player is dominant in all aspects. Zdeno Chara may win the hardest shot competition during the All-Star weekend every year, but he is not the fastest skater in the league. Steven Stamkos may be one of the most dangerous goal scorers, but he is far from the leading face-off man.

In this piece, we will try to build the perfect hockey player by combining the skills of the best players in the league.

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