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Senators need Bondra, Alfredsson

Now is the time for star players to step up and show why they are worth their millions of dollars in salary.

Updated: April 14, 2004, 1:45 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
All the first-round series are at pivotal points and momentum can swing in either direction. Now is the time for star players to step up and show why they are worth their millions of dollars in salary.

But goals are getting tougher to come by in the Stanley Cup playoffs and some big names have been held off the scoresheets. Here's a look at a few notable players who must start contributing before time runs out.

  • Alexei Yashin, New York Islanders
    Yashin has no points through three games as the Isles trail the Lightning two games to one.
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