The “You Vote” series allows you to decide who the NHL’s best player was during the 2010-2011 regular season. Check back every day for up-to-date information and follow Lukas Hardonk on Twitter @LukasHardonk.
Round one results are in and second round voting for the You Vote: Best NHL Forward series is underway.
Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby came away with more votes than any other player in the first round, with a total of nine. Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings came in second with a total of seven votes, while Anaheim Ducks star Corey Perry’s six votes beat out Daniel Sedin by one.
In just 41 games during the regular season, Crosby scored 32 goals and assisted on another 34 for a total of 66 points. Despite playing only half of the season, Crosby still led his team in points after all 82 games.
Datsyuk, 32, scored 23 goals and 36 assists in 59 games. Once again, the Russian didn’t disappoint with his jaw-dropping dangles, hard work, and tremendous discipline.
Perry had a career-year in 2010-2011. The 26-year-old native of Peterborough, Ontario scored a career-high 50 goals and 98 points, while not missing a single game.
Now it’s your turn to decide who the NHL’s best forward of the 2010-2011 regular season was. Submit your vote via the poll below. Any votes submitted after the Friday May 27 6 PM EST deadline will not count.