Gordie Howe. By far! His greatness lies in his seemingly never-ending career. If he retired 15 years earlier nobody would even mention him in any top list. Not to mention he peaked in the 50s when nobody could even play hockey (or any sport really). The true big 4 is: Gretzky Orr Lemieux Hasek I know Canadian extremists will get mad but yes, there are non Canadians in the top 10. I hope you don't ban me because I am not trolling, this post is dead serious.