Avs, Senators tough to beat
Mats Sundin, Joe Sakic and Markus Naslund are just some of the candidates for the Hart Trophy at the halfway point.
Hart Trophy front-runner -- Mats Sundin
This becomes a tougher pick as the season goes on, but I'll give the Toronto Maple Leafs captain the edge over Colorado center Joe Sakic, Vancouver left winger Markus Naslund, Atlanta left winger Ilya Kovalchuk and New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur.
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