VIDEO: THN Puck Panel - Unsung heroes of 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs

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Every year in the playoffs, lesser-known players rise to the occasion and help their teams win when the games mean the most.

In this edition of the THN Puck Panel, host Edward Fraser is joined by writer Ryan Dixon and assignment editor John Grigg to discuss the guys they feel have risen to the challenge in this year’s post-season.

PRODUCER: Ted Cooper

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