We looked at the Eastern Conference yeterday, pinning some players who made a big (and unexpected) impact or who were great disappointments for their teams.
May 10, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) and St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) players shake hands after game six of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Staples Center. Kings won 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
Today we shift our focus to the West, and again pin one player on each team who either stepped up and surprised, or underperformed resulting in an early exit.