Sunday Morning Power Rankings: 2013-14 Rookies
By Sean Fitzgerald
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Apr 16, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Dallas Stars right wing Valeri Nichuskin (43) handles the puck during game one of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Anahiem Ducks at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
8. Valeri Nichushkin Dallas Right Wing: Nichushkin was another reason why the Stars shocked everyone and made the playoffs. Some people even called Nichushkin the next Alex Ovechkin. Hockey Futures said he was a game breaking prospect. Nichushkin appeared in 79 games. He scored 14 goals and had 20 assists. He was a plus 20 on the season. Hockey news projects him as a big, talented power winger with great upside. Dallas is gearing up for a big season next year.