NHL Playoffs: Claude Giroux and 6 Other Early Conn Smythe Favorites

« Prev
1 of 9
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
NHL Playoffs: Claude Giroux and 6 Other Early Conn Smythe Favorites
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

With three series already in the books in the 2012 NHL playoffs and several others on the brink, it's a good time to look at the best players from the first round. 

Beyond the incredibly entertaining Flyers-Penguins series, the goaltending has been excellent, and it seems like every other game goes to overtime. 

As a hockey fan, you can't ask for much more.

If the Conn Smythe was awarded today, one player might dominate the vote, but happily, it isn't won after one round. 

Here's a look at the players with the inside track on the award.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow B/R on Facebook

Out of Bounds

NHL

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.