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    Best nhl players to never win a cup

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    Note: Players entering at least their 10th season in the NHL in 2019-20 have been included in this list. The following elite young players have been dropped in favor of those with more experience: Connor McDavid, EDM (entering fifth); nikita kucherov, tbl (seventh); Nathan Mackinnon, column (seventh); Austin Matthews, Tor (4th); leon draisaitl, edm (6th); johnny gaudreau, cgy (seventh); Patrik Laine, WPG (4th); david pastrnak, chief (sixth); artemi panarin, cbj (fifth); mikko rantanen, col (fifth) and jack eichel, buf (fifth).

    1. henrik lundqvist, new york

    Starting the 15th nhl season in 2019-20 stanley cup final appearance: 2014

    the new york rangers goaltender has at least 30 wins in 11 of his 13 full nhl regular seasons and won the vezina trophy in 2011-12. Lundqvist has 449 wins, all with the Rangers, who ranks second among active goaltenders behind the Florida Panthers’ Roberto Luongo (489). Lundqvist has played in 128 career Stanley Cup postseason games, going 61-65 with a .922 save percentage and 10 shutouts, second among active goaltenders behind Marc-Andre Fleury of the Vegas Golden knights (15). The 37-year-old helped New York reach the Stanley Cup Final in 2014, losing to the Los Angeles Kings in five games.

    2. joe thornton, sjs

    entering nhl season 22 in 2019-20 stanley cup final appearance: 2016 note: may become unrestricted free agent on july 1

    the san jose sharks center has 1,478 points (413 goals, 1,065 assists) in 1,566 regular season games, the most among active nhl players and the 14th most in league history. he is the first among active nhl players with 532 power-play points. Thornton, who turns 40 on July 2, has 133 points (31 goals, 102 assists) in 179 playoff games and helped the Sharks reach their first cup final in 2016, when they lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six matches. He won the Hart and Art Ross trophies in 2005-06 after the Sharks acquired him from the Bruins that season.

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    3. steven stamkos, tbl

    Starting nhl season 12 in 2019-20 stanley cup final appearance: 2015

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    The Tampa Bay Lightning forward has 766 points (393 goals, 373 assists) in 746 regular season games, all with Tampa Bay. His average of 0.53 goals per game ranks second among active players with at least 100 games played behind the Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin (0.61). The 29-year-old Ray captain won the Maurice Richard Trophy in 2009-10 (51 goals) and 2011-12 (60). Stamkos has 53 points (23 goals, 30 assists) in 70 playoff games and helped Tampa Bay reach the 2015 Cup Final, when they lost to the Chicago Blackhawks in six games.

    4. erik karlsson, sjs

    entering the eleventh season of the nhl in 2019-20 with no stanley cup final appearances

    The san jose sharks defenseman has 563 points (129 goals, 434 assists) in 680 regular season games and leads active nhl defensemen in career points per game (0.83). He won the Norris Trophy in 2011-12 and 2014-15 and had 82 points (16 goals, 66 assists) in 82 games in 2015-16, the most of his NHL career. The 29-year-old has 53 points (eight goals, 45 assists) in 67 playoff games and helped the Senators reach the 2017 Eastern Conference finals, when they lost to the Penguins in seven games. acquired by sharks sept. 13, Karlsson missed time with a groin injury during the regular season, but returned to help them reach the Western Conference finals.

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    5. tortoiseshell price, mtl

    entering nhl season 13 in 2019-20 with no stanley cup final appearances

    the montreal canadiens goalie is 321-225-68 with a .918 sv% and 44 shutouts in 624 regular season games, all with montreal, and is their all-time leader in wins. he won the hart and vezina trophies in 2014-15, going 44-16-6 with .933 sv% and nine shutouts. the 31-year-old is 25-31 with a .914 sv% and five shutouts in 60 playoff games. He helped Montreal to the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals before suffering a lower-body injury in Game 1 and missing the remainder of the series; the rangers defeated the canadiens in six games. Price also backed Jaroslav Halak when the Canadians reached the 2010 conference finals and lost to the Philadelphia Flyers in five games.

    6. juan tavares, tor

    entering the eleventh season of the nhl in 2019-20 with no stanley cup final appearances

    The Toronto Maple Leafs center has 709 points (319 goals, 390 assists) in 751 regular season games and has surpassed 80 points four times, including an nhl career-high 88 this season, the first in toronto. Has 27 points (13 goals, 14 assists) in 31 postseason games, including the double goal in overtime against the Panthers in Game 6 of the 2016 first round that gave the New York Islanders their first series win of playoffs in 23 years.

    7. patrick marleau, tor

    entering nhl season 22 in 2019-20 stanley cup final appearance: 2016

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    The Maple Leafs forward has 1,166 points (551 goals, 615 assists) in 1,657 regular season games, the second-most goals among active players behind Ovechkin (658). Marleau has the second-longest consecutive-game active streak in the NHL (788, not missing a game since 2008-09) behind Panthers defenseman Keith Yandle (797) and the sixth-longest in league history. Marleau has 127 points (72 goals, 55 assists) in 191 postseason games and helped the Sharks reach the 2016 Cup Final.

    8. pekka rinne,nsh

    entering nhl season 14 in the 2019-20 stanley cup final: 2017

    the goaltender for the nashville predators is 341-187-70 with a .918 sv percentage and 55 shutouts in 623 regular season games, all with nashville. he has the most wins in predator history, ranks fifth in the category among active goalkeepers and has exceeded 40 wins three times. He won the vezina trophy in 2018, going 42-13-4 with a .927 sv percentage and eight shutouts in 59 games. is 45-44 with .914 sv% and five shutouts in 89 playoff games and was 14-8 with 1.96 gaa, .930 sv% and two shutouts in 22 games during Nashville’s run to the final of the 2017 Stanley Cup, when the Predators lost to the Penguins in six games.

    9. claude giroux, fi

    entering nhl season 13 in 2019-20 stanley cup final appearance: 2010

    Flyers forward has 762 points (236 goals, 526 assists) in 820 regular season games, including the third-most points in the nhl since 2010-11 (688) behind center for the pittsburgh penguins Sidney Crosby (710) and Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (708). Giroux had a career-high 102 points (34 goals, 68 assists) in the NHL in 2017-18 and followed it up with 85 this season. Giroux has 65 points (24 goals, 41 assists) in 69 playoff games and helped the Midfielders reach the cup final in 2010, when they lost to the Blackhawks in six games.

    10. brent burns, sjs

    Starting the 16th nhl season in 2019-20 stanley cup final appearance: 2016

    Sharks defenseman has 649 points (198 goals, 451 assists) in 1043 regular season games, including an nhl career-high 83 points (16 goals, 67 assists) in 82 games this season to lead the scoring position for the second time in three seasons (76 in 2016-17). Burns won the Norris Trophy in 2016-17 and is a finalist for the award this season. Burns has 62 points (20 goals, 42 assists) in 94 playoff games and is the third player on this list to reach the cup final with the Sharks in 2016.

    Other Notable Active Non-Stanley Cup Players: Ryan Miller, Ana (17); Jason Spezza, Dal (17); Ryan Kesler, Ann (16); zach paris, min (15); shea weber, mtl (15); ryan suter, minute (15); mike green, det (15); Joe Pavelski, SJS (14); giordano mark, cgy (14); Paul Stastny, V.G.K. (14); ilya kovalchuk, lak (13); blake wheeler, wpg (12); max pacioretty, vgk (12); jakub voracek, phi (12); victor hedman, tbl (11); package. subban, nsh (11); logan couture, sjs (11); jamie benn, dal (11); Duchenne matte, cbj (11); Taylor Hall, NJD (10); Sergei Bobrovsky, CBJ (10th)

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