Goals, assists and hits are all part of being a NHL player. The following eight players excel in at least one of those categories and are on their way to becoming stars (or are already stars) in the world’s best hockey league.
They are sure to have an outstanding 2011-2012 season.
NHL fans around the globe are counting down the days until Oct. 6 when the defending Stanley Cup champions Boston Bruins take on the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL’s season opener.
The world’s best hockey players will face off the league's 95th season with the intention to have their names engraved on Lord Stanley’s cup at the end of the season.