At 5'9", he overcomes his lack of stature with feistiness and good hands. Through Sunday he led Chicago in scoring with 21 points, two more than teammate and franchise player Tony Amonte had.
At 5'8", he overcomes his lack of stature with craftiness and quick feet. He was third on Boston in scoring with 19 points, one more than teammate and franchise player Joe Thornton had.
The Verdict: Samsonov, the eighth pick in the 1997 draft, is more skilled, but Sullivan, the 233rd draft pick in '94, is more determined, so he's our choice.