My Top 15 NHL Centers

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9. Jason Spezza

May 24, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Ottawa Senators center Jason Spezza (19) on the ice against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period in game five of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins won 6-2 to close out the series. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Injuries derailed his 2013 season, but there is no doubting the fact that Spezza is one of the most creative offensive minds in the game.  His defensive deficiencies have been overstated, and he has become one of the best faceoff men in the league.