Top 25 Under 25 - Fan Rankings

The fans love a man in a suit. - Harry How

The fans ranked them, we count them down. Taylor Hall still wins.

When we made a call for fan votes in our Top 25 Under 25 survey, we expected 20 or 30 ballots to be submitted. Instead, we had 105 total ballots submitted by our readers. Their rankings, along with our panels' results are below:

Player Fan Vote T25 U25 Rank Change
Taylor Hall 1 1 0
Jordan Eberle 2 5 3
Justin Schultz 3 4 1
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 4 3 -1
Nail Yakupov 5 2 -3
Sam Gagner 6 6 0
Magnus Paajarvi 7 7 0
Teemu Hartikainen 8 9 1
Oscar Klefbom 9 8 -1
Martin Marincin 10 10 0
Anton Lander 11 15 4
Martin Gernat 12 13 1
David Musil 13 11 -2
Taylor Fedun 14 16 2
Tobias Rieder 15 17 2
Jujhar Khaira 16 14 -2
Dillon Simpson 17 12 -5
Olivier Roy 18 19 1
Colten Teubert 19 18 -1
Tyler Pitlick 20 22 2
Mark Arcobello 21 23 2
Toni Rajala 22 21 -1
Daniil Zharkov 23 30 7
Tyler Bunz 24 24 0
Ryan Martindale 25 27 2
Brandon Davidson 26 26 0
Kyle Bigos 27 20 -7
Mitch Moroz 28 36 8
Kristians Pelss 29 31 2
Curtis Hamilton 30 29 -1
Joey Laleggia 31 28 -3
Erik Gustafsson 32 25 -7
Philippe Cornet 33 34 1
Travis Ewanyk 34 39 5
Niko Hovinen 35 37 2
Samu Perhonen 36 38 2
Alex Plante 37 32 -5
Frans Tuohimaa 38 35 -3
Antti Tyrvainen 39 40 1
John McCarron 40 33 -7
Kellen Jones 41 41 0
Cameron Abney 42 42 0

  • Taylor Hall garnered 70 first-place votes, while Jordan Eberle had 14, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 10, Justin Schultz 8, and Nail Yakupov 3.
  • 17 different players were ranked dead last: Joey Laleggia, Erik Gustafsson, Philippe Cornet, Travis Ewanyk, Niko Hovinen, Samu Perhonen, Alex Plante, Frans Tuohimaa, Antti Tyrvainen, John McCarron, Kellen Jones, Cameron Abney, Kristians Pelss, Kyle Bigos, Tyler Bunz, Tyler Pitlick, and Olivier Roy.
  • Only 7 players received top 5 votes: Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov, Sam Gagner and Magnus Paajarvi.
  • 21 players received top 10 votes: Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Justin Schultz, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov, Sam Gagner, Magnus Paajarvi, Teemu Hartikainen, Oscar Klefbom, Martin Marincin, Anton Lander, Martin Gernat, David Musil, Taylor Fedun, Tobias Rieder, Jujhar Khaira, Dillon Simpson, Colten Teubert, Toni Rajala, Tyler Bunz and Alex Plante.

The fan vote most closely matched Bruce's ballot and disagreed most with Scott's ballot, and overall, there were some significant disagreements. The fans disagreed with our panel on Mitch Moroz, Daniil Zharkov, Travis Ewanyk, Anton Lander, Jordan Eberle, elevating them much higher than the panel:

Player Fan Vote T25 U25 Rank Change
Mitch Moroz 28 36 8
Daniil Zharkov 23 30 7
Travis Ewanyk 34 39 5
Anton Lander 11 15 4
Jordan Eberle 2 5 3

The fans also hammered a number of other players, sending them far lower than the panel:

Player Fan Vote T25 U25 Rank Change
Kyle Bigos 27 20 -7
Erik Gustafsson 32 25 -7
John McCarron 40 33 -7
Dillon Simpson 17 12 -5
Alex Plante 37 32 -5
Nail Yakupov 5 2 -3
Joey Laleggia 31 28 -3
Frans Tuohimaa 38 35 -3

Check out the complete Top 25 Under 25 Analysis in our

Top 25 Under 25 Hub

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