Left, Right & Center: Ghost Kreider
Left, Right & Center: Ghost Kreider

This article is part of our Left, Right & Center series.

We're only a couple weeks in, yet there are so many questions to ask: Are the Oilers really this good? Does a measly two-goal average mean the Penguins sorely miss Sid? How many late leads can the Leafs waste? And is there anything better than Canadian outdoor hockey in October?

When it comes to forwards, analysis mainly comes down to the lines. Even if someone is supremely talented, where and with whom they play will dictate their opportunities. Someone could be a top center but if they're flanked by two guys who can barely hold a stick, then his stats will suffer. Power-play time also helps in...

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Evan Berofsky
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