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?
Sidney Crosby at the Pens would be battling for one of the final playoff spots in the Western Conference. Janet Eagleson examines the differences between the two conferences in the latest edition of Frozen Fantasy.