Every year, one player breaks out from the crowd and shocks the world. In baseball, with Jose Bautista hitting 54 home runs in 2010 after hitting 13 in 2009. Breakout players are some of America's favorite things in sports, behind goalie fights (Rick DiPietro, how's that face holding up?) and walk off home runs, unless it's your pitcher throwing the meatball.
The NHL has seen its breakout players this year, here are the top five.