As long as there has been an NHL, there have been guys in the league who you hear about and it brings about a cringe-inducing look.
Players whose actions on the ice have landed them suspensions, bad reputations, fan anger, arrested and sometimes jail sentences.
Sometimes it is one act so horrendous it "sticks" with the player for his whole career.
Sometimes it is multiple acts of total and utter disregard for other human beings.
I am sure this list will bring about spirited debate from fans who will stick up for their hometown players no matter how egregious the offenses were and that is why I love these lists. They get us talking about the great sport of hockey.
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