Every year, the Stanley Cup finals serve as a coming-out party for different players, as each shows what they're capable of in the most pressure-filled moments of the season. In 2010, there were a slew of players on the Philadelphia Flyers and the Chicago Blackhawks who made names for themselves during the Finals, such as Ville Leino, Claude Giroux, Dave Bolland and Kris Versteeg.
The Stanley Cup finals are a grand stage for even the most blue-collar type players, as Edmonton Oilers' Fernando Pisani showed in 2006, and this year looks to be no different. While each team has their clear-cut star players, both the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks have young, relatively unproven players who could use this year's finals as a launching pad for their careers.
With that being said, let's take a look at the top six players that are ready for stardom entering the 2011 finals.