04/15/2014 15:46 EDT | Updated 06/15/2014 05:59 EDT

NHL playoff 1st-timers

Several key players will get their first taste of NHL playoff action this year.

They include two of the top 12 goal scorers in the league, some precocious defencemen, and leading candidates for the Calder Trophy as the top rookie in the league.

Take a look at some of the top post-season newcomers in the gallery above.