Hockey is a violent, physical game played by some of the finest gentlemen athletes in North America.
While headlines are grabbed by ugly injury-causing hits, there is a lot of action off the ice that fans in every market can be proud of. From charitable work to treating fans like family, there are a lot of hockey players doing great things.
In this slideshow, we'll look at 20 of the true class acts in the NHL. Because it's impossible to rank one person's good work as being "better" than another's, this is simply a look at 20 players that are classy in every way.