Although it's been only been roughly half a season, there are many players in the middle of breakout campaigns this year. While it's impossible to give recognition to all the players who have improved their game, this list will recognize those who have made a significant impact with their teams.
A breakout year is determined by improvements in statistics, ice time/responsibility, overall play, age/experience and the amount that they have improved in comparison to prior seasons. Clearly some people will feel that a certain person should be on the list or that someone should be higher/lower so I encourage you to comment below and prove your point. Without further ado, here are the NHL's biggest breakout stars of 2010!