NHL Barometer: Risers & Fallers
NHL Barometer: Risers & Fallers

This article is part of our NHL Barometer series.

This week's article includes a change of scenery doing wonders for a center, a winger on a roll in D.C., two big losses in Vancouver and St. Louis and an offensive blueliner in a major slump.

First Liners (Risers)

Adam Henrique, C, ANA – Henrique has settled in nicely in Anaheim, notching a point in all five games as a Duck. The impending return of Ryan Getzlaf will likely move Henrique down to the second line, but Henrique's chemistry with Corey Perry could allow Perry to remain as a duo with the former Devil. Eventually, Ryan Kesler will also return, possibly moving Henrique even further down the center pecking order, but enjoy the ride while it lasts.

Tyler Johnson, C, TB – Johnson has been playing right wing but qualifies in most leagues as a center. His two assists Saturday in Tampa's 4-3 win

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Jan Levine
Levine covers baseball, basketball and hockey for RotoWire. In addition to his column writing, he's the master of the MLB and NHL cheatsheets. In his spare time, he roots for the Mets.
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