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.
E.J. Hradek hits the Thursday mailbag on a variety of topics: the decline of the Blackhawks, the rise of the Ducks, the new All-Star Game format (Sedin versus Sedin!), whether Steven Stamkos is the NHL's best player already and more.
E.J. Hradek hits the mailbag every Thursday; this time out, it's why the Devils are looking terrible (defense), whether Steven Stamkos can win the Hart Trophy (assuredly), and how good the Predators really are (don't buy in just yet).