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Great nicknames from the NHL

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Steve Yzerman "Stevie Wonder" "The Captain"

Pat Verbeek "Little Ball of Hate"

Francis Clancy "King"

Jack Stewart "Black Jack"

Alex Delvecchio "Fats"

Bill Hollett "Flash"

Johnny Bower "The China Wall"

Ken Dryden "The Thinker" "Thieving Giraffe" "Octopus"

Andy Bathgate "Handy Andy"

Mario Lemieux "Le Magnifique"

Irvine Bailey "Ace"

Al Iafrate "Wild Thing"

Tell me some or all of those don't belong on that list ahead of a lot of their choices.

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Gino "The Algonquin Enforcer" Odjick

Aaron "One Punch and He's" Downey

Shawn Cronin "The Barbarian"

"The Missing" Link Gaetz

"Sugar" Ray Emery

Riley "Rile. E. Coyote" Cote

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Steve Yzerman "Stevie Wonder" "The Captain"

Pat Verbeek "Little Ball of Hate"

Francis Clancy "King"

Jack Stewart "Black Jack"

Alex Delvecchio "Fats"

Bill Hollett "Flash"

Johnny Bower "The China Wall"

Ken Dryden "The Thinker" "Thieving Giraffe" "Octopus"

Andy Bathgate "Handy Andy"

Mario Lemieux "Le Magnifique"

Irvine Bailey "Ace"

Al Iafrate "Wild Thing"

Tell me some or all of those don't belong on that list ahead of a lot of their choices.

I'm not sure it was a top... 41 of alltime. But those names were definitely missed.

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No "Cement Head" Semenko? no "Battleship" or "Hound dog" Kellys? Weak.

Love the shot they used of Stu Grimson. Tough way to make a living.

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Boy Do they Like The Nick Name "Rocket"

More of a List of Top Players With Nicknames....

They Really do seem to like Anything that's a play off of someone else's Nickname

Clearly wasn't hockey people that made this list.,

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I didn't read this whole thread, but for any of you Canadians you may remember Jay Onrait from TSN giving a beauty nickname a few years ago. Jan "Don't be a Playa" Hejda. BAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAAHA!

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