E.J. Hradek ranks the five best rookies in the NHL at this point in the season, with Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks checking in as the current leader in the race for the Calder award. Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes isn't far behind.
E.J. Hradek takes to the stat sheet to break down and rank the performances of the NHL's best rookies over the past two months of the season. Standouts include Michael Grabner of the New York Islanders and Corey Crawford of the Chicago Blackhawks.
E.J. Hradek takes his weekly dip into his mailbag, fielding questions on which players he thinks are leading for the Hart Trophy, the realistic chances of the Devils making the playoffs, and whether Colorado will trade John-Michael Liles.