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You Make the Call: Who's the best No. 17?

7/17/2012

In honor of July 17, let's take a look at the 26 players who wore No. 17 on their sweater for the 2011-12 season.

Ilya Kovalchuk helped the Devils to the Stanley Cup finals with eight goals and 11 assists in the postseason to add to his 83 points (37 goals-46 assists) in the regular season.

Ryan Kesler had a drop off this past season as he played with a shoulder injury but won the Selke Trophy (best defensive forward) for the 2010-11 season.

At 6-foot-4, 220 pounds, Milan Lucic is hard to push around on the ice, and he finished the regular season with 26 goals and 35 assists.

So you tell us, who is the best player currently wearing No. 17?

Rene Bourque, Calgary

Chris Campoli, Montreal

Brandon Dubinsky, N.Y. Rangers

Patrick Eaves, Detroit

Eric Fehr, Winnipeg

Marc-Andre Gragnani, Buffalo

Ryan Kesler, Vancouver

D.J. King, Washington

Chuck Kobasew, Colorado

Ilya Kovalchuk, New Jersey

Filip Kuba, Ottawa

Mark Letestu, Columbus

Milan Lucic, Boston

Matt Martin, N.Y. Islanders

Jon Matsumoto, Florida

Torrey Mitchell, San Jose

Ethan Moreau, Los Angeles

Brendan Morrison, Chicago

Chris Mueller, Nashville

Nick Palmieri, Minnesota

Toby Petersen, Dallas

Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia

Vladimir Sobotka, St. Louis

Lubomir Visnovsky, Anaheim

Radim Vrbata, Phoenix

Casey Wellman, Minnesota

Make your pick for the best best No. 17 in the comments field, on Facebook or on Twitter @ESPN_NHL or @sarahgold8.