The NHL is a tough guy's sport. It's a physical game, where in general, fighting is allowed. Such a sport obviously produces a lot of guys with a "bad boy" image.
There are plenty of players that have reputations in the league as "bad boys," either for what they do on or off the ice.
Despite their reputations, many of these bad boys are actually quite likeable away from the rink, believe it or not. And some are pests most of the time, but have their likeable moments.
Here are some current NHL bad boys that you can't help but like sometimes, or most of the time.