After a season spent toiling in the NHL, Eric Fehr and Marcus Sorensen have teamed up on the San Jose Sharks' fourth line and are a big reason the team is on to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The Blue Jackets probably wouldn't be playing in the postseason without the 26-year-old Russian they call the ''Bread Man.'' Artemi Panarin was a steady presence and consistent scorer through a bumpy season of slumps and injuries to other key players.
An unthinkable tragedy struck Humboldt when a bus crash killed 16 members of the Broncos junior hockey team. As the small city recovers, it doesn’t want to be defined by the crash; it wants to be defined by how its heartbroken community responds.
As 36-year-old accountant Scott Foster stepped onto the ice for the Blackhawks after their two goalies got hurt, his buddies from his men's league over at Johnny's IceHouse in East Chicago were soaking up every moment.