Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 1/17/13
1) Steven Stamkos, C, Lightning – He scored 60 goals for a team possessing the 25th-best power play. Tampa Bay has taken steps to improve with the man advantage.2) Evgeni Malkin, C, Penguins – He elevated his game when Sidney Crosby missed much of last season.  Then he dominated the KHL during the lockout.3) Sidney Crosby, C, Penguins – He missed 101 games during the past two NHL campaigns. But when he plays, he piles up multi-point games.4) Daniel Sedin, W, Canucks -- He was rolling along last season with 64 points with a plus-19 rating in his first 63 games before getting knocked out. The lockout gave him extra time to heal.5) Claude Giroux, C/W, Flyers – Be blossomed into 93-point scorer last season while centering the top line. He piled up 38 power-play points.6) James Neal, W, Penguins – He failed to fit into the Pittsburgh lineup the year before, but he clicked with Malkin last season during his 40-goal, 41-assist season. He put 329 shots on goal.7) Alex Ovechkin, W, Capitals – Oddly, he sc
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