There are a lot of things that go into determining what makes one player better than another. His ability to make plays for himself while also making those around him better. Playing well at both ends of the ice and being able to play in any situation. A guy you would have on the ice in the last minute whether you are a goal up or a goal down, and in the case of centermen, who you would trust to take that draw.
I intended to go with a top 10, but there were simply too many elite players to limit it to that number. So as a result, here are my top 15 NHL pivotmen: