There are certain guys you just know you can count on to make a difference at a critical point in a game. These clutch performers are even more important in the playoffs.
The NHLers most often considered clutch are the goalscorers, and there are plenty of those in this year's second season. Not all of them have had their chance to shine yet, but keep an eye on these guys.
Game-winning goals, shorthanded tallies, clutch defensive plays and power-play points—critical measures of success in the playoffs—were all considered along with a veteran presence when creating this list of the most clutch players suiting up for the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.
Click ahead to check them all out and add your own choices in the comments.
All statistics are from NHL.com, HockeyReference.com and TSN.ca unless otherwise noted.