Of the 30 teams in the NHL, 20 of them carried at least one heavyweight enforcer this past season.
Considering each player's power, strength, balance, and technique, these fighters have been ranked in their ability to handle themselves with the gloves off.
This list is based on each fighter's career work but their more recent fights hold more weight in determining their positions. Each spot on the list is arguable and not a set ranking, for they are easily changed upon the outcome of future bouts.
What should be noted is that just about all of these men have the ability to beat against every other fighter in the list, with a few exceptions.