Only two Boston Bruins have ever won the Conn Smythe Trophy, but with just one win standing between the B's and a return to the Stanley Cup Final, there is a good chance that a new face could join the club.
Those two Boston legends were Bobby Orr, who picked up the award twice in the early '70s, and Tim Thomas, who backstopped the Bruins to the Cup in 2011. A number of current Bruins have what it takes to have their names join those two in history.
Though it has required a remarkable team effort to reach this stage of the playoffs, the Bruins have enjoyed some spectacular individual performances, and they have plenty of rock-solid nominees fighting to earn the title of playoff MVP.
Here are the Bruins' top five Conn Smythe Candidates: