Retail sales of NHL merchandise on shop.NHL.com were also up 14 percent compared to 2016.
The rankings are based on overall retail sales on Shop.NHL.com since the beginning of the season last October.
Rounding out the top five players in jersey sales (in order) is the Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane and Jonathan Towes, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews and the New York Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist.
Furthermore, sales of NHL merchandise on shop.NHL.com during the regular season were up 14 percent year-over-year. Jersey sales also rose 11 percent during the same period.
Top 20 Most Popular NHL Jerseys
Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs
Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
Ryan McDonagh, New York Rangers
Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers
Zach Parise, Minnesota Wild
Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
John Tavares, New York Islanders
Dylan Larkin, Detroit Red Wings
Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay Lightning
Kris Letang, Pittsburgh Penguins
Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings
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