We're at the mid-point of most of the NHL's first round playoff series, and there are very few things determined in the Western Conference.
In the East, hope is not completely lost but, with all three series now sitting at 3-1, the trailing teams are going to need a special effort to see more than a fifth game.
There have been some special players stepping up (Sidney Crosby), and other players struggling (Roberto Luongo).
However, there are five players that need to step up their game above the rest if their teams are going to see more than the first round.
Let's take a look at, in no specific order, the five most critical players to their teams' success the rest of the way in round one.