NHL players, in many ways, are like stocks. Some you get cheap and they pay off big, some are steady producers and continue to climb and others rebound from rough starts only to perform big in the end.
Like stocks, NHL players stock rise for many reasons.
They could be young guys just entering their prime set to make themselves household names for years to come.
Others may be good players who got traded or signed deals with new teams that will accentuate their skills.
Some are veterans who are rebounding from injuries or other distractions.
Here are 15 notable guys who are poised to have their production rise during the 2011-2012 season.
Who's stock are you riding in 2011? Be sure to let the world know in the comments section.