Chicago Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa tore through the first two months of the 2016-17 season. With 16 goals in 33 games, he's on pace for 40 goals this season. Unfortunately, Hossa's among several players whose production could drop over the remainder of this season.
For veterans such as Hossa, age and injury history could catch up with them. Players putting up unusually high numbers—such as Florida Panthers forward Jonathan Marchessault—could struggle to maintain their present levels of production. Rookies such as Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine could find it difficult adjusting to the grueling demands of their first NHL campaigns.
Here's a look at 10 NHL players whose production will decline in 2017. Feel free to express your opinion on this topic in the comments section.