A month of the 2014 season is in the rearview mirror, though not enough May days have pushed April, and let us not forget about the March 31 season openers, out of sight.
Memories of the first month are still fresh, and several things happened that will affect teams and playoff races over the course of the next few weeks and months.
April injuries will have an impact on how several division races will shape out. Unexpected early-season performances from players who will fade into oblivion also have left their mark.
Here is a look at 10 of the noteworthy teams and players from the first 25-or-so games: