Today is the day folks. The 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway tonight. We saw surprises in the regular season and we are bound to see plenty more throughout this mesmerizing time of year. We’ve also seen certain players step up in a major way and your favorite team will need that player and others to continue to step up if you want to see them raise the Cup.
Here we take a look at one player, excluding goaltenders, from each of the five Central Division teams that find themselves in the playoffs.