Slavin’s Days as the Most Underrated NHL Defenseman Are Numbered

RALEIGH, NC – The top of the post-season scoring list is somewhat unique through the early stages of the second round for no reason other than three of the four players fighting for the playoff scoring lead are blueliners. At the top is Brent Burns, the San Jose Sharks Norris Trophy-contending rearguard, who has 11 points. Behind him is teammate Erik Karlsson, set to become one of the hottest free agents in the league, at 10 points. And tied with Karlsson for third place in post-season scoring is…Jaccob Slavin?