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Five unlikely heroes

Updated: April 10, 2012, 11:02 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

1. Carl Hagelin, New York Rangers

Rangers fans were annoyed when Hagelin didn't get much Calder Trophy talk down the stretch. They won't mind if he pots a few big ones come April or May, which is entirely possible if he continues to mesh with Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik.

2. Jannik Hansen, Vancouver Canucks

Hansen's play in last year's finals was impressive and he's built on that with a career-best goal-scoring season, playing mostly on the Canucks' third line. He ...

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