Since the end of the NHL Lockout in 2005, the NHL has been hell-bent on force feeding die-hard and casual hockey fans two players. Those two players are Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin.
Ovechkin and Crosby are certainly two of the best players in the league, and they're basically household names now. And, that's exactly the problem.
The NHL has established two well-known superstars, and rather than step away and try to build more, they are pushing two players who have likely hit their peak popularity.
With that said, here are the five superstars who should be getting more attention than Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin.