Pavel Datsyuk, Red Wings C......21%
Alexander Ovechkin, Capitals LW......11%
Jussi Jokinen, Hurricanes LW......8%
Wojtek Wolski, Avalanche LW......6%
Evgeni Malkin, Penguins C......5%
FAST FACTS Players could not vote for a teammate.... Through Sunday, Datsyuk had made 49% of his career shootout attempts, 11th among active players with at least 15 shots.... Wolski is the active leader at 67% and has converted 9 of 10 this season.... Ovechkin, the NHL's top goal scorer over the past four seasons, with 218, has netted only 11 of 38 (29%) shootout tries.
[Based on a survey of 324 NHL players]
This is an NHL poll from the April 13, 2009 issue of Sports Illustrated.
What's your take on this poll?