We’re only a couple games into the season and we’ve been able to identify some players who are off to hot starts and some that are already going chilly. Normally we’ll give three forwards, two defensemen and two goaltenders on each side of the fence. Let’s take a look and see who’s already setting the ice on fire with Marian Hossa leading the way.
Marian Hossa of Chicago has four goals in his first two games and is tied with Thomas Vanek of Buffalo for the league lead in points with five. Hossa gets the nod over Vanek since Hossa did it in two games while Vanek had just one killer game.
Vladimir Tarasenko of the Blues has torn it up with three goals and two assists to get to the five-point plateau. The rookie made the team on the final cut and that was definitely the right decision.
Daniel Winnik of the Ducks is the player least likely to be here but it’s hard to knock four goals in his first two games. The Ducks have been hot with 12 scores in their first two outings a...