The 2010-11 regular season draws closer to it's finish and the favorites to many of the NHL's trophy races have been established.
None of these races is more debated than that for the NHL's Most Valuable Player award, the Hart Trophy.
Earlier in the season, it was a non-debate that Sidney Crosby would easily cruise to his second MVP title. Since Crosby's mid-season concussion, the award has become a race to the final game in determining it's ultimate winner.
Some of the favorites include:
Martin St. Louis
I would like to take a look at five other players who may not have numbers or popularity on their side but have nonetheless been extremely valuable to their franchise.
In no particular order, I present the following players who are worthy Hart candidates but who are unlikely to win the award.