This article is part of our NHL Barometer series.This week's article includes the second overall pick in last year's draft, a winger from the State of Hockey, a sophomore blueliner in the City of Brotherly Love, and both the Canadiens' captain and future face of the Vancouver franchise sidelined long-term.
First Liners (Risers)
Nolan Patrick, C, PHI – Patrick has experienced the typical learning curve for a 19-year old but has found his stride recently. Philly's second-line pivot lit the lamp in four straight contests in mid-to-late February, and after getting shut out in consecutive games, Patrick tallied a goal and an assist Saturday to raise his mark to 10 in each category.
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