The red-hot Chicago Blackhawks have won five straight games, outscoring their opponents 19-8 in that span. Patrick Kane is as lethal as ever, while Kris Versteeg is becoming a top scoring threat. And what about 20-year-old Brandon Saad?
With the addition of Aaron Ekblad to an already-young group, the future is seemingly promising in South Florida. But how soon can the Panthers emerge as an annual playoff contender in the Eastern Conference?