Sports fans tend to love underdogs—teams and players that aren't expected to be successful but find a way to overcome the odds and become winners.
Here is a look at 25 players throughout NHL history who have "done more with less." Scouts and coaches wrote them off or didn't feel they would be all that successful, but they still managed to have productive NHL careers.
As is always the case with all-time lists, it is easy to leave some people out. Feel free to chime in with other suggestions and your comments, as there are plenty of possibilities. Be sure to back up your suggestions with some explanation and/or stats to back it up.