NHL’s Top 10 Undersized Players and Why We Love Them


We all know the saying, “It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight, it’s about the size of the fight in the dog.”

The words never rang truer than they do in the National Hockey League. After all, the league’s best player, Wayne Gretzky, was deemed undersized.

While we idolize giants and larger-than-life figures, sometimes it’s the smallest athletes that can make the biggest difference.

With the new rule changes, it’s become even more prevalent for players of below average physique to flourish in the National Hockey League.

It has always been customary to root for the underdog, so fans quickly grow admiration for these pocket-sized warriors.

Here are the top 10 undersized NHLers and why we love them.

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