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The Top Ranked Hockey Centers of All-Time #'s 1-500

 

Centers #'s 1-500

Centers #'s 501-1,000

Centers #'s 1,001-1,500

 

Notes:

The ratings on this page comes from AinsworthSports.com's own rating system.  The lower the rating the better.

Players had to complete at least one qualifying season to be included in this list.

A qualifying year is any year that a player played in 75% of his team's games.

Player's ratings are penalized for every year under 5 qualifying years.

 

Rnk   Player Rating
1   Wayne Gretzky 1.04737
2   Phil Esposito 1.32738
3   Mario Lemieux 2.01134
4   Sidney Crosby 2.26529
5   Marcel Dionne 2.38248
6   Joe Sakic 2.40200
7   Stan Mikita 3.05650
8   Steve Yzerman 3.53118
9   Jean Beliveau 3.90320
10   Peter Stastny 4.50374
11   Dale Hawerchuk 4.95063
12   Nels Stewart 5.08393
13   Bryan Trottier 5.09112
14   Mats Sundin 5.30429
15   Howie Morenz 5.32991
16   Mike Modano 5.36381
17   Joe Thornton 5.40923
18   Peter Forsberg 5.64157
19   Mark Messier 5.74436
20   Denis Savard 5.85222
21   Jean Ratelle 5.94112
22   Gilbert Perreault 6.62471
23   Norm Ullman 6.82144
24   Darryl Sittler 7.07907
25   Pierre Turgeon 7.08303
26   Bernie Nicholls 7.27777
27   Eric Staal 7.28962
28   Ron Francis 7.34329
29   Bobby Clarke 7.62475
30   Pavel Datsyuk 7.77660
31   Jeremy Roenick 7.97127
32   Alexei Yashin 8.40260
33   Pat LaFontaine 8.58720
34   Vincent Lecavalier 9.11200
35   Marty Barry 9.13814
36   Adam Oates 9.52133
37   Eric Lindros 10.01343
38   Sergei Fedorov 10.08710
39   Joe Nieuwendyk 10.17332
40   Ryan Getzlaf 10.39195
41   Doug Gilmour 10.51750
42   Syl Apps 11.51909
43   Jason Spezza 11.57429
44   Alex Delvecchio 12.23816
45   Anze Kopitar 12.39824
46   Brad Richards 12.70324
47   Patrick Marleau 12.71386
48   Henrik Sedin 12.83264
49   Bernie Federko 12.90086
50   Max Bentley 13.64060
51   Garry Unger 14.34304
52   Jonathan Toews 14.42857
53   Henri Richard 14.43157
54   Doug Weight 15.02957
55   Nicklas Backstrom 15.20771
56   Steven Stamkos 15.30200
57   Olli Jokinen 15.89522
58   Frank Boucher 16.47105
59   Jacques Lemaire 16.58530
60   Pete Mahovlich 17.04367
61   Danny Briere 17.18729
62   Jeff Carter 17.54719
63   Bobby Smith 17.64993
64   Dave Keon 17.66868
65   Elmer Lach 17.85726
66   Peter McNab 18.14725
67   Sid Abel 18.96278
68   Rod Brind'Amour 19.13398
69   Mike Ribeiro 19.18949
70   Evgeni Malkin 19.28240
71   Bill Cowley 19.80051
72   Syd Howe 20.08129
73   Pierre Larouche 20.63208
74   Dennis Maruk 20.70645
75   Marc Savard 20.75975
76   Robert Reichel 20.85423
77   Milt Schmidt 21.07756
78   Jason Arnott 21.26445
79   Ted Kennedy 21.70040
80   Ray Ferraro 21.73383
81   Joe Pavelski 21.88491
82   Pit Martin 22.19957
83   Don McKenney 22.41930
84   Vincent Damphousse 22.49791
85   Hooley Smith 22.63976
86   Keith Primeau 22.76260
87   Walt Tkaczuk 22.83201
88   Tom Lysiak 23.79242
89   Alex Zhamnov 24.56843
90   Butch Goring 24.57518
91   Robert Lang 24.87149
92   Mike Bullard 25.61313
93   Neal Broten 25.81920
94   John Tavares 26.31200
95   Fred Stanfield 26.32844
96   Petr Nedved 26.91887
97   Patrice Bergeron 27.06873
98   Mike Rogers 27.23683
99   Syl Apps Jr. 28.09789
100   Scott Gomez 28.34243
101   Craig Janney 28.52175
102   Cooney Weiland 28.71953
103   Paul Stastny 28.98061
104   Cliff Ronning 29.03323
105   Mike Ridley 29.05174
106   Ken Linseman 29.59684
107   Chris Drury 30.22598
108   Daymond Langkow 30.59557
109   Dan Quinn 30.94750
110   Red Berenson 31.31280
111   Ivan Boldirev 31.42945
112   Andrew Cassels 31.49539
113   Clint Smith 31.90081
114   Phil Goyette 32.09221
115   Jason Allison 32.52250
116   Rick MacLeish 32.52450
117   Tomas Plekanec 32.59867
118   Barry Pederson 33.14243
119   Jimmy Carson 33.37329
120   John Cullen 33.92816
121   Logan Couture 34.06880
122   Michael Nylander 34.25107
123   Lynn Patrick 34.65179
124   Kent Nilsson 34.73540
125   Saku Koivu 34.95029
126   Mike Richards 35.28902
127   Dave Gagner 35.52314
128   Kirk Muller 35.52738
129   Don Luce 35.75143
130   Brendan Morrison 36.14527
131   Jozef Stumpel 36.35931
132   Matt Duchene 36.49280
133   Steve Rucchin 36.84548
134   Ryan Kesler 36.94571
135   David Krejci 37.57250
136   Murray Oliver 37.77415
137   Bobby Holik 37.90650
138   Mikko Koivu 37.94943
139   Derek Roy 38.53457
140   Yanic Perreault 39.27667
141   Dale Hunter 39.39788
142   Patrik Sundstrom 39.55025
143   Brent Sutter 39.64129
144   Thomas Gradin 39.90165
145   Reg Noble 40.31232
146   Derek Sanderson 40.48467
147   Brian Rolston 40.55284
148   Ebbie Goodfellow 40.67504
149   Frank Nighbor 41.23870
150   Ralph Backstrom 42.45229
151   Billy Burch 42.58437
152   Kelly Kisio 42.80718
153   Pierre Mondou 42.92550
154   Martin Straka 43.11840
155   Thomas Steen 43.14630
156   Pavol Demitra 43.65975
157   Michal Pivonka 43.86286
158   Dave Christian 44.12067
159   Dennis Hextall 44.42557
160   Gregg Sheppard 44.44050
161   Guy Chouinard 44.82957
162   Mike Ricci 45.39225
163   Billy Taylor 45.98680
164   Viktor Kozlov 46.00752
165   Bill Thoms 46.02303
166   Jude Drouin 46.35321
167   Tyler Seguin 47.09780
168   Ed Olczyk 48.39633
169   Joe Primeau 49.10043
170   Gerry Meehan 49.10514
171   Bryan Smolinski 49.34416
172   Joe Malone 49.62280
173   Radek Bonk 50.08461
174   Igor Larionov 50.23153
175   David Legwand 50.37155
176   Mike Fisher 50.41739
177   Michael Peca 50.51292
178   Pete Stemkowski 50.74757
179   Neil Colville 50.77421
180   Chris Gratton 50.79459
181   Adam Henrique 50.95700
182   Tim Young 51.09157
183   Walt McKechnie 51.32771
184   Bill Hay 51.40900
185   Mike Sillinger 51.60121
186   Troy Murray 51.68035
187   Newsy Lalonde 51.71450
188   Brian Bradley 52.60657
189   Andy McDonald 52.61240
190   Craig Conroy 53.02675
191   Dale McCourt 53.08271
192   Peter Zezel 53.33711
193   Stu Barnes 53.51379
194   Nathan Horton 54.18800
195   Frank Mahovlich 54.54500
196   Derek Stepan 54.73340
197   Trevor Linden 54.82419
198   Mike Comrie 55.09600
199   Carey Wilson 55.54140
200   Buddy O'Connor 55.73160
201   Michal Handzus 55.97780
202   Normie Himes 56.04037
203   Stephen Weiss 56.06943
204   Camille Henry 56.57160
205   Petr Sykora 56.91600
206   Pit Lepine 57.05609
207   Paul Ronty 57.68543
208   Gus Bodnar 57.72243
209   Jimmy Herberts 57.92500
210   Claude Giroux 58.18100
211   Red Kelly 58.25059
212   Travis Green 58.39253
213   Blake Dunlop 58.91717
214   Juha Widing 59.14271
215   Keith Acton 59.24560
216   Tod Sloan 59.29914
217   Bill Derlago 59.42217
218   Jordan Staal 59.61886
219   Steve Sullivan 60.73280
220   Michael Cammalleri 60.85500
221   Art Jackson 60.98879
222   Ray Getliffe 61.01306
223   Todd White 62.34586
224   Corb Denneny 62.41850
225   Mel Bridgman 62.53155
226   Metro Prystai 62.60661
227   Joe Juneau 62.74802
228   Travis Zajac 62.78841
229   Vinny Prospal 62.82250
230   R.J. Umberger 63.27700
231   Tom Fergus 63.32750
232   Laurie Boschman 63.46886
233   Fleming MacKell 63.71659
234   Valtteri Filppula 63.71766
235   Sam Gagner 63.72377
236   Matt Cullen 63.80089
237   Greg Malone 64.06468
238   Guy Carbonneau 64.33089
239   Antoine Vermette 64.33700
240   Mike Walton 64.71220
241   Cal Gardner 65.12167
242   Brad Boyes 65.24650
243   Jack Adams 65.44850
244   Wayne Merrick 65.53766
245   Steve Reinprecht 65.67886
246   Todd Marchant 65.77146
247   Guy Charron 66.05650
248   Dave Poulin 66.07586
249   Johan Franzen 66.10500
250   Andre Savard 66.52524
251   Darren Turcotte 66.52583
252   Edgar Laprade 66.61671
253   Ron Schock 66.83616
254   Derick Brassard 67.36750
255   Don Lever 67.68733
256   Bronco Horvath 69.06125
257   Joel Otto 69.15948
258   Patrick Sharp 69.71775
259   Frans Nielsen 70.04400
260   Art Chapman 70.06390
261   Christian Ruuttu 70.15171
262   Doug Risebrough 70.20943
263   Nik Antropov 70.52686
264   Tim Connolly 70.87207
265   Red Sullivan 71.10400
266   George Gee 71.15500
267   Walt Poddubny 71.24367
268   Don Raleigh 71.46471
269   Tom Cook 72.01300
270   Billy Reay 72.05064
271   Bryan Little 72.42860
272   Jeff O'Neill 72.51850
273   Derek Plante 72.57000
274   Brooks Laich 72.71107
275   Brandon Dubinsky 73.22550
276   Patrik Berglund 73.25386
277   Bob Gracie 73.46036
278   Dutch Reibel 73.61267
279   Dave Creighton 73.71557
280   Steve Kasper 73.98477
281   Jarret Stoll 74.53871
282   Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 74.94450
283   Charlie Sands 75.07633
284   Paul Haynes 75.18729
285   Mark Pavelich 75.28367
286   David Desharnais 75.32325
287   Orest Kindrachuk 75.75050
288   Tyler Ennis 76.00500
289   Ted Hampson 76.15682
290   Sergei Nemchinov 76.29891
291   Jeff Halpern 76.51818
292   Tommy Williams 77.11400
293   Curtis Brown 77.29790
294   Evander Kane 78.20175
295   Greg Johnson 78.23171
296   Mikhail Grabovski 78.35325
297   Rob Niedermayer 78.41164
298   Kyle Turris 78.42800
299   Ron Sutter 78.81807
300   Matt Stajan 79.14483
301   Ryan O'Reilly 79.21580
302   Jim McFadden 79.28550
303   Andrew Cogliano 79.47827
304   Charley McVeigh 79.84132
305   Tyler Arnason 80.09350
306   Bob Pulford 81.68625
307   Andy Blair 81.79159
308   Eddie Joyal 82.60940
309   Jochen Hecht 82.66900
310   Ray Cullen 82.79725
311   Paul Gardner 83.02450
312   Vyacheslav Kozlov 83.33000
313   Don Marshall 83.38310
314   Shawn Horcoff 83.64243
315   Matthew Lombardi 83.93150
316   Sergei Zholtok 84.63850
317   Ken Mosdell 84.86038
318   Earl Ingarfield 84.86886
319   Murray Craven 84.99400
320   Craig MacTavish 85.01003
321   Mickey Roach 85.59029
322   Eric Belanger 85.74787
323   Brad Marchand 85.95600
324   Ryan Johansen 86.00400
325   Tyler Bozak 86.15550
326   Jim Conacher 86.68575
327   Alex Steen 86.97260
328   Bob Bourne 86.97833
329   Frank St. Marseille 86.98875
330   Bob Carpenter 87.21400
331   John Madden 87.81005
332   Alex Galchenyuk 87.84133
333   Jiri Hudler 87.97350
334   Steve Ott 88.41034
335   Mike York 88.42800
336   Greg Adams (1963) 88.51467
337   Bill Clement 88.80284
338   Ian Laperriere 89.55067
339   Russ Courtnall 90.01875
340   Billy Harris 90.15506
341   Bobby Lalonde 90.24134
342   Nazem Kadri 91.10700
343   Brandon Sutter 91.80950
344   Dave Scatchard 91.86000
345   Brian Holzinger 91.88120
346   Jan Hrdina 92.00240
347   Pelle Eklund 92.01350
348   Stan Weir 92.05271
349   Darcy Tucker 92.24480
350   Rich Peverley 92.24480
351   Adam Creighton 92.46700
352   Martin Hanzal 92.60257
353   Jim Johnson 93.07400
354   Dutch Gainor 93.15380
355   Kris Draper 93.41674
356   Cody Hodgson 94.18500
357   Bob Sweeney 94.65143
358   Doug Jarvis 94.74058
359   Kyle Brodziak 94.96175
360   Larry Patey 95.16441
361   Shaun Van Allen 95.23264
362   Murray Armstrong 95.84040
363   Chris Oddleifson 95.87786
364   Marty McInnis 96.05600
365   Glen Sharpley 96.17975
366   Andrei Nikolishin 96.24440
367   Cully Dahlstrom 96.39729
368   Chris Kelly 96.42789
369   Craig Smith 96.45750
370   Bryan Hextall Jr. 96.51271
371   Dean Evason 96.71624
372   Alan Haworth 96.79667
373   Andre Lacroix 97.36900
374   Ab DeMarco 97.77300
375   Tyler Johnson 98.28050
376   Dainius Zubrus 98.32400
377   Phil Kessel 98.58100
378   Glen Skov 99.10868
379   Mike Zuke 99.13300
380   Ron Duguay 99.33400
381   Mike Eastwood 99.34057
382   Claude Lapointe 99.42416
383   Randy Robitaille 99.48550
384   David Backes 99.79550
385   Jeff Shantz 99.83129
386   Steve Tambellini 99.99250
387   Alex Killorn 100.46633
388   John Chabot 101.15300
389   Stephan Lebeau 101.20700
390   Bob Corkum 101.72143
391   Marcus Johansson 101.91150
392   Ryan Walter 102.23975
393   Bengt-Ake Gustafsson 102.92400
394   Peter Ihnacak 103.17400
395   Larry Popein 103.57600
396   Manny Malhotra 103.78250
397   Mickey MacKay 103.83050
398   Jamie Benn 104.34300
399   Jim Dowd 104.34848
400   Kyle Wellwood 104.54660
401   Mark Recchi 104.64600
402   Dominic Moore 104.72019
403   Rey Comeau 104.83800
404   Artem Anisimov 105.16875
405   Mathieu Perreault 105.77475
406   Orland Kurtenbach 105.77880
407   Andre Boudrias 105.80500
408   Brian Skrudland 106.15096
409   Jay McClement 106.45404
410   Rick Meagher 106.66143
411   Paul Gaustad 107.08438
412   Roland Eriksson 107.32000
413   Terry Ruskowski 107.43520
414   Maxime Talbot 107.49286
415   Andre St. Laurent 107.53614
416   Jesse Belanger 107.67100
417   Stephane Yelle 107.68194
418   Marty Reasoner 107.82420
419   Doug Smith 107.85167
420   Tom Fitzgerald 108.47450
421   Merlyn Phillips 108.81117
422   Bob Miller 108.83000
423   Bobby Leiter 108.88050
424   Vernon Fiddler 109.18100
425   Don Gallinger 109.23400
426   Colin Wilson 109.33500
427   Patrik Stefan 109.57640
428   Dave Gardner 109.58750
429   Jordan Eberle 109.79450
430   Tim Taylor 110.17657
431   Lars Eller 110.18240
432   Lorne Henning 110.21986
433   Lou Angotti 110.39300
434   Kip Miller 110.80200
435   Duke Keats 110.90550
436   Aaron Broten 111.30450
437   Ed Litzenberger 111.31200
438   Alexander Semak 111.37433
439   Charlie Burns 111.58867
440   Russ Blinco 111.91960
441   Derek Armstrong 112.28925
442   Frank Fredrickson 112.31700
443   Wes Walz 112.42460
444   Mark Letestu 112.44075
445   Brett McLean 112.48520
446   Henrik Zetterberg 112.52400
447   Carl Voss 112.86900
448   Brayden Schenn 112.92300
449   Todd Elik 112.95667
450   Tony Hrkac 113.29320
451   Alexandre Daigle 113.32700
452   Gregory Campbell 113.51119
453   Dan Daoust 113.91167
454   Brian Boyle 115.29200
455   Nelson Emerson 115.90500
456   John Mitchell 116.12120
457   Ray Whitney 116.16000
458   Paul Gillis 116.18417
459   Chris Higgins 116.30400
460   Doug Wickenheiser 116.37975
461   Dave Andreychuk 116.76600
462   Brent Gilchrist 116.93525
463   Danny O'Shea 117.11100
464   Samuel Pahlsson 117.20624
465   Marcel Goc 117.61500
466   Dave McLlwain 117.74967
467   Marc Bureau 117.78333
468   Pierre-Marc Bouchard 117.82400
469   Tyler Wright 117.99980
470   Doug Bentley 118.18000
471   Sean Couturier 118.19775
472   John Tucker 118.41067
473   Shawn Matthias 118.42500
474   Wayne Primeau 118.92800
475   Denis Arkhipov 118.95525
476   Maxim Lapierre 119.05014
477   Bill Carson 119.25233
478   Eric Nesterenko 119.35320
479   Filip Forsberg 119.49300
480   Kevyn Adams 119.53400
481   Ron Wilson 119.75714
482   Mark Janssens 119.99193
483   Jiri Tlusty 120.24800
484   Kevin Todd 120.29600
485   Vic Venasky 120.34400
486   Cory Stillman 120.40200
487   Owen Nolan 120.40200
488   Brent Peterson 120.46414
489   Shayne Corson 120.67225
490   Dave Hudson 120.94800
491   Nate Thompson 121.35200
492   Sean Monahan 121.61150
493   Jamie Baker 121.63175
494   Art Somers 121.71660
495   Alyn McCauley 121.90950
496   Chad Kilger 121.90950
497   Michael Frolik 121.91200
498   Doug Shedden 122.06600
499   Boyd Gordon 122.10950
500   German Titov 122.52050

 


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