The beauty of the NHL playoffs is in watching a team come together over a grueling four-round ordeal, and no team wins the Stanley Cup without total commitment and brilliant performances from players all over the roster.
With that said, every year there are also some incredible individual performances. Whether it's a goalie shutting the door or a skater taking over games and sometimes entire series, it's a joy to watch an exceptionally talented player work his magic as his team strives to win it all.
Who are the top stars of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs? Read on for my list of 10, based on production in the regular season, career accolades and the overall skill of the player.