This article is part of our NHL Barometer series.This week's article includes Hall leading the way in New Jersey, a new No. 1 netminder in Philly, Bergeron sidelined and a significant hole in the crease in St. Louis.
First Liners (Risers)
Ryan Getzlaf, C, ANA – Getzlaf has had an injury-plagued and inconsistent year, but he has been red-hot lately. Anaheim's captain potted a goal and added three assists to give the 32-year old pivot two goals and seven points in his last four games. The first-line center is now sitting at 42 points (nine goals) through 40 contests this season. While his year-end production will likely be well below his output of past four seasons, Getzlaf is still a weapon as he looks to carry the Ducks back to the playoffs.
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