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Top 10 NHL stars under 25 in 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs

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Every spring, some of the best and most veteran NHL players grab the headlines during their quests to capture the Stanley Cup. However, these superstars play alongside younger players, chomping at the bit to carve out their own legacies, equally as hungry to win a championship.

Here’s a look at the best players in the 2024 Stanley Cup Playoffs under the age of 25.

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Anton Lundell – Florida Panthers (22)

Apr 3, 2022; Buffalo, New York, USA;  Florida Panthers center Anton Lundell (15) skates up ice with the puck as Buffalo Sabres left wing Zemgus Girgensons (28) defends during the first period at KeyBank Center. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports

Seth Jarvis – Carolina Hurricanes (21)

Feb 16, 2023; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA;  Carolina Hurricanes center Seth Jarvis (24) celebrates his goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Alexis Lafreniere – New York Rangers (22)

Nov 17, 2022; Seattle, Washington, USA; New York Rangers forward Alexis Lafreniere (13) skates with the puck against the Seattle Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports
Stephen Brashear-USA TODAY Sports

Quinn Hughes – Vancouver Canucks (24)

Oct 31, 2023; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks defenseman Quinn Hughes (43) handles the puck against the Nashville Predators in the first period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports
Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports

Andrei Svechnikov – Carolina Hurricanes (23)

Jan 19, 2024; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA; Carolina Hurricanes right wing Andrei Svechnikov (37) scores a goal against the Detroit Red Wings during the third period at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Wyatt Johnston – Dallas Stars (20)

Nov 6, 2023; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Stars center Wyatt Johnston (53) looks for the puck in the Boston Bruins zone during the third period at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Jason Robertson – Dallas Stars (24)

Feb 24, 2024; Raleigh, North Carolina, USA;  Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson (21) skates with the puck next to center Wyatt Johnston (53) during the second period against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports
James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Miro Heiskanen – Dallas Stars (24)

Dec 31, 2023; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Stars defenseman Miro Heiskanen (4) skates against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Cale Makar – Colorado Avalanche (25)

Nov 15, 2023; Denver, Colorado, USA; Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar (8) shoots the puck in the second period against the Anaheim Ducks at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Evan Bouchard – Edmonton Oilers (24)

Dec 14, 2023; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers defensemen Evan Bouchard (2) makes a pass against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports
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