Five NHL Players Who May Surprise Us Next Season

Faiz-Ali VirjiCorrespondent IJuly 30, 2009

Five NHL Players Who May Surprise Us Next Season

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    DENVER - MARCH 19:  Dustin Penner #27 of the Edmonton Oilers looks to redirect the puck as goaltender Peter Budaj #31 of the Colorado Avalanche makes a kick save during NHL action at the Pepsi Center on March 19, 2009 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug

Scott Gomez, Montreal Canadiens

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    NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 28:  Scott Gomez #19 of the New York Rangers looks on against the Colorado Avalanche during the game on February 28, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Dustin Penner, Edmonton Oilers

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    DETROIT - FEBRUARY 07: Dustin Penner #27 of the Edmonton Oilers tries to control the puck during the third period while playing the Detroit Red Wings on February 7, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Brian Gionta, Montreal Canadiens

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    NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 11:  Brian Gionta #14 of the New Jersey Devils skates against the Carolina Hurricanes at the Prudential Center on April 11, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Hurricanes 3-2.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cristobal Huet, Chicago Blackhawks

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    CHICAGO - MAY 22:  Goalie Cristobal Huet #38 of the Chicago Blackhawks tends goal against the Detroit Red Wings during Game Three of the Western Conference Championship Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 22, 2009 at the United Center in Chicago

Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins

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    RALEIGH, NC - MAY 12:  Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins moves the puck against the Carolina Hurricanes during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 12, 2009 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North