Ranking the 25 Most One-Dimensional Scorers in the NHL

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Ranking the 25 Most One-Dimensional Scorers in the NHL
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So far I have looked at the franchise cornerstones and hardest hitters around the league, and now it's time to move onto one-dimensional scoring machines whose games revolve around their offensive ability.

For this list, I am looking at players who just have one style of play (in this case scoring and/or playmaking) which dominates their game, not necessarily one skill like skating or passing.

These are all players who are very good at scoring or creating scoring, so it is not necessarily a slight towards them. But these offensive threats just do not have the same level of competency in their own end.

Here are the 25 most one-dimensional scorers. 


All Corsi and Fenwick statistics can be found at HockeyAnalysis.com. They are advanced metrics that help to quantify a player's defensive capability based on how many goals were allowed when the player was on the ice vs. the expected amount of goals allowed.

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