Don't look now, but Chris Kunitz is quietly having an MVP season out in Pittsburgh. If that sentence takes you by surprise, you might be among the large percentage of hockey fans that have failed to take notice of Kunitz's incredible work to date in 2013.
It's really no surprise Kunitz's success has been mostly covered up in the NHL. Amidst Chicago's ridiculous streak and fellow teammates Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scoring goals that seemingly break the laws of physics, there just hasn't been time to cover just how good he has been this season.
You might be asking how much of Kunitz's success can be directly tied to playing with Corsby and Malkin, two of the best players in the NHL? The short answer is plenty, but don't let that fact deter you from Kunitz's wealth of accomplishments.
Through 23 games, Kunitz has scored 12 goals and 16 assists for a total of 28 points. He ranks 5th in the NHL in goals scored and is tied for th...