There's always that player, you know the ones. The player that you makes a living of doing everything in their power to get under the skin of the players on your team.
They add the extra shots the refs just happen to miss, they run their mouths at the start and end of every single play, their stick just manages to find the little holes in the padding of their opponents.
The players that you absolutely despise, unless they are on your team. If they're on your team, then you absolutely love these guys.
The agitator is one of the most under-appreciated roles in hockey, and one of the hardest roles to fulfill.
Well it's time for the devil to get his due; here are the five best agitators in the game today.