Today's NHL is full of many talented athletes and superstars. Even the casual NHL fan knows the names, Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, Steven Stamkos, Henrik Lundqvist, Nicklas Lidstrom, Shea Weber, Tim Thomas, etc.
These players are superstars in their own right and are household names. However, there are also heart and soul players whose names are not as easily recognized. These players are simply underrated.
By underrated, these players are individuals that have not earned the recognition they deserve despite performing and at a higher level.
These are the unsung heroes, the role players and the players who simple don't get the recognition they deserve.
This slideshow will take a look at 25 of the most underrated players in the NHL today.