Top 5 Tallest NHL Players In History

By Raghu
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Top 5 Tallest NHL Players In History

Here are the top 5 tallest NHL players in history

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NHL is undoubtedly the biggest hockey league in the world. There are many players in history who are mostly known for their height.

But not everyone who have an advantage of being taller than their opponents are a great player. Hockey is a game of skill and technique and you must have both of them to achieve the records.

This article will tell you about the top 5 tallest NHL players of all time. Can you guess who is the oldest active player in this list?

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Tallest NHL Players

5. John Scott

John Scott is one of the best hockey players in the world. With a height of 6ft. 8 in., he comes on number 5 on this list.

Scott is a 4th line fighter whose skating technique is incomparable.

4. Tyler Myers

With a height of 6ft. 8 in., Tyler Myers stands on number 4 on this list. Myers was expected to be an all-star defenseman in early stages.

However, Tyler’s game slowed down during the middle of his career. But he never gave up and regained his form afterwards. He currently plays for Vancouver Canucks.

3. Andrej Sustr

Another 6 ft. 8 in. in this list, Andrej Sustr is a Czech professional ice hockey defenseman, one of the best in the world.

He currently plays for Tampa Bay Lightning. He previously played in the NHL for the Anaheim Ducks.

2. Joe Finley

Don’t be surprised if I say Joe Finley is another 6 ft. 8in. player in this list. In 2005, he was drafted in the first round, 27th overall to the Washington Capitals.

Finley has only been able to play in 21 career NHL games. His last stint came in the 2012-13 season with the New York Islanders.

1. Zdeno Chara

Zdeno Chara is our first 6ft. 9 in. player in this list. He is arguably the tallest and one of the most decorated NHL players of all time.

At 44 years of age, he is the oldest active player in the NHL. He is currently an unrestricted free agent.

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