I've seen this debate going on at a few other Canuck sites so I thought I'd weigh in. For me, he's absolutely a #1 guy - I don't think there's any doubt about it. He's 2nd in the league in points for a dman, he's big and can hit like a truck, he's got a huge slapshot and he's a very good passer. He still makes the odd bonehead play (probably 1 every other game or so) and has the odd off night (probably every 4th-5th game or so), which are 2 strikes against him. That said, he's only 25 years old and has improved steadily since entering the league. He continues to get better and hasn't hit his prime yet, probably still a couple of years away. If he's not a #1 in your opinion, who is and what's the definition of a #1 dman?