KEEP AN EYE ON: Derick Brassard. If not for a shoulder injury suffered in an early season fight against Dallas' James Neal, the Jackets might have had a pair of Calder finalists. The big, skilled center had 10 goals and 25 points in just 31 games, hinting at the kind of production he's capable of this season now that he'll line up alongside Rick Nash and Fredrik Modin on Columbus' top line.
If I was Kristian Huselius, I'd be hurt. Actually, I'd be laid up with the flu and hurt, but you get my drift.