Winning the Stanley Cup requires an impressive team effort. It requires all individual parts of the team working together to win the coveted prize.
However, throughout hockey history, individuals have outshined their team, either on their way to winning the Cup or before getting derailed.
Individuals like Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux's individual accomplishments have often been credited with their team's championship wins.
Here are the 25 greatest individual performances in Stanley Cup history.