Early season NHL surprises

They might not keep up the pace for 82 games, but a number of players are going above and beyond in the early stages of the 2013-14 NHL season.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Craig Adams (27) skates next to Edmonton Oilers' Mark Arcobello (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. The Penguins won 3-2

Pittsburgh Penguins' Craig Adams (27) skates next to Edmonton Oilers' Mark Arcobello (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Dallas Stars v Minnesota Wild

ST PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 12: Matt Cooke #24 of the Minnesota Wild celebrates scoring a goal against the Dallas Stars during the first period of the game on October 12, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

New York Rangers v Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 10: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Anaheim Ducks is introduced prior to the start of the game against the New York Rangers at Honda Center on October 10, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Ducks defeated the Rangers 6-0. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)