There are ways to play hockey the right way.
It is not just about loading up on goals, assists or building solid plus/minus totals. To become a true star of the game, you have to conduct yourself in an admirable manner both on and off the ice.
That means that you must play the game honestly and fairly—with no diving, faking or embellishment.
Young players who are moving up in the game have to do their job on the ice. But if they are going to become solid NHL citizens who represent the game, their team and themselves well, they should take note of the following stars who have been committed to doing the right things on and off the ice.
Some of the factors that we have considered include on-ice performance, sportsmanship, media availability, fan friendliness and overall impact.