The 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs will be unlike any other for a number of reasons. The games will be played without fans, in centralized hub cities and will feature a new play-in round. But one other important wrinkle to the proceedings will be the fact that almost every roster should be fully healthy.
Normally the playoffs begin only days after the grind of an 82-game season and every team is down a player or two (or more) with various injuries. Now, after a four-month layoff, many of those injured players are back at full strength and ready to help their teams compete for the Stanley Cup.
Before play gets underway, let’s take a look at some of the now-healthy impact players who will be giving their teams a big boost this post-season.
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