Seem to remember Doug Jarvis was close to unbeatable on the faceoff.
That's my choice. It's a big reason the Habs of the late 70's were always able to clear the defensive zone so efficienty. He was so damn good in those all important late close game and defensive zone draws.
"Best at faceoffs" from the coach's polls (runners up in paranthesis)
1971: Derek Sanderson (Stan Mikita)
1974: Stan Mikita (Bobby Clarke, Phil Esposito)
1976: Bobby Clarke (Stan Mikita, Doug Jarvis)
1979: Bobby Clarke (Doug Jarvis, Stan Mikita)
1984: Bryan Trottier (Doug Jarvis, Barry Pederson, Bobby Clarke)
Full voting results for the 1990s:
1993: Joel Otto (4), Peter Stastny (3), Ron Francis (3), Doug Gilmour (2), Adam Oates (2), Peter Zezel (1), Mark Messier (1), Mario Lemieux (1), Steve Yzerman (1), Jari Kurri (1), Dale Hunter (1), Brent Sutter (1)
1994: Ron Francis (10), Joel Otto (7), Doug Gilmour (1), Ron Sutter (1), Adam Oates (1)