The Greatest Player in the History of Each NHL Franchise

Zach VanderbergCorrespondent IJuly 1, 2010

The Greatest Player in the History of Each NHL Franchise

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Anaheim Ducks: Teemu Selanne (1996-2001, 2005-present)

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Atlanta Thrashers: Ilya Kovalchuk (2001-2010)

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Boston Bruins: Bobby Orr (1966-1976)

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Buffalo Sabres: Gilbert Perreault (1970-1986)

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Calgary Flames: Al MacInnis (1981-1994)

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Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes: Ron Francis (1981-1991, 1998-2004)

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Chicago Blackhawks: Stan Mikita (1959-1980)

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Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche: Joe Sakic (1988-2009)

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Columbus Blue Jackets: Rick Nash (2002-present)

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Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars: Mike Modano (1989-2010)

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Detroit Red Wings: Gordie Howe (1946-1971)

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Edmonton Oilers: Wayne Gretzky (1979-1988)

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Florida Panthers: Pavel Bure (1999-2002)

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Los Angeles Kings: Marcel Dionne (1975-1987)

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Minnesota Wild: Marian Gaborik (2000-2009)

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Montreal Canadiens: Jean Beliveau (1950-1971)

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Nashville Predators: Kimmo Timonen (1998-2007)

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New Jersey Devils: Martin Brodeur (1991-present)

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New York Islanders: Mike Bossy (1977-1987)

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New York Rangers: Brian Leetch (1987-2004)

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Ottawa Senators: Daniel Alfredsson (1995-present)

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Philadelphia Flyers: Bobby Clarke (1969-1984)

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Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes: Dale Hawerchuk (1981-1990)

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Pittsburgh Penguins: Mario Lemieux (1984-1997, 2000-2006)

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San Jose Sharks: Evgeni Nabokov (1999-2010)

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St. Louis Blues: Brett Hull (1988-1998)

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Tampa Bay Lightning: Martin St. Louis (2000-present)

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Toronto Maple Leafs: Darryl Sittler( 1970-1982)

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Vancouver Canucks: Trevor Linden (1988-1998, 2001-2008)

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Washington Capitals: Rod Langway (1982-1993)

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