NHL Power Rankings: Each Franchise's Most-Hated Player

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NHL Power Rankings: Each Franchise's Most-Hated  Player
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I'm going to try and make this a little less traditional than your usual "most hated players" article.  Because they are mildly predictable and everyone knows who is going to be on the slides for at least half of the teams.

And there is no fun in that—in knowing that Jarkko Ruutu is going to be the representative of the Ducks, Sean Avery for the Rangers, and so on.

So I'm going to look at "hated" from a bit of a different standpoint.  I'm going to pick the guy on each team that other fans love to boo and dislike for various other reasons.  Players like Sidney Crosby and Joe Thornton draw just as much, if not more irritation, than some of their dirty counterparts.

When a team loses, who is their go-to goat.  Who is the constant in trade rumors and speculation.

We're looking for players that drive fans nuts.  Both opposing and hometown.  Who do people love to rip on during playoff runs and question during regular season slumps?  So without further delay, here are my picks for every team's most hated on player.

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