The Top 15 Left Wingers in the National Hockey League

Adam GreuelSenior Analyst IJuly 10, 2009

The Top 15 Left Wingers in the National Hockey League

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    WASHINGTON - MAY 13: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals leaves the ice following a 6-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center May 13, 2009 in Wash

1. Alexander Ovechkin

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    PITTSBURGH - MAY 11: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals waits for a faceoff against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinal  Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Mellon Arena on May 11, 2009 in Pittsburgh,

2. Zach Parise

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    NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 11:  Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the New York Islanders at the Prudential Center on February 11, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey.The Devils defeated the Isles 4-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

3. Ilya Kovalchuk

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    ATLANTA - FEBRUARY 06:  Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the Atlanta Thrashers takes the shot against the New Jersey Devils on February 6, 2009 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

4. Rick Nash

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    COLUMBUS, OHIO - APRIL 23:  Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets waits for a faceoff against the Detroit Red Wings during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 23, 2009 at the Nationwide Arena in

5. Daniel Sedin

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    MONTREAL- FEBRUARY 24:  Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks passes the puck during the game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on February 24, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  The Canadiens defeated the Canucks 3-0.  (Photo by Richa

6. Alexander Semin

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    PITTSBURGH - MAY 08:  Forward Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals skates with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Mellon Arena on May 8, 2009 in

7. Patrik Elias

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    UNIONDALE, NY - JANUARY 17:  Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the New York Islanders on January 17, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Devils defeated the Islanders 3-1.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

8. Simon Gagne

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 21:  Simon Gagne #12 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Round of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs  at the Wachovia Center on April 21, 2009 in Phi

9. Dany Heatley

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    OTTAWA - DECEMBER 3:  Dany Heatley #15 of the Ottawa Senators passes the puck against the Atlanta Thrashers during the NHL game on December 3, 2008 at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Canada.  The Senators defeated the Thrashers 5-1. (Photo by Phillip MacC

10. Michael Cammalleri

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 16:  Michael Cammalleri #13 of the Calgary Flames skates with the puck against the Chicago Blackhawks during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 16, 2009 at the United Center in Chicag

11. Thomas Vanek

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    NEWARK, NJ - NOVEMBER 03:  Thomas Vanek #26 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on November 3, 2008 in Newark, New Jersey. The Sabres defeated the Devils 2-0.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

12. Dustin Brown

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    UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 10:  Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings skates against the New York Islanders on February 10, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Kings defeated the Islanders 4-3 after a shootout.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Get

13. David Booth

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    NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 28:  David Booth #10 of the Florida Panthers skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 28, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Panthers 7-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

14. Ray Whitney

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    RALEIGH, NC - MAY 23:  Ray Whitney #13 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Three of the Eastern Conference Championship Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs at RBC Center on May 23, 2009 in Raleigh, North Caroli

15. Brenden Morrow

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    UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 23: Brenden Morrow #10 of the Dallas Stars skates against the New York Islanders on October 23, 2008 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)