Atlantic and Atlantic and

Central Division Breakout Candidates

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In late August I looked at the two divisions in the Eastern Conference (Atlantic and Metropolitan), picking a player from each team that had the potential to “break out”, meaning to increase their production and importance to their team to levels previously unreached.

Now, I look at the Central Division…

Jun 24, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) battles for the puck without his helmet against Boston Bruins center Tyler Seguin (19) during the second period in game six of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports