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Player rankings: Ovi climbing

Alex Ovechkin has surpassed all goalies except one

Originally Published: March 22, 2010
By Tom Awad | Puck Prospectus
Alex OvechkinG Fiume/Getty ImagesAlex Ovechkin is licking his chops because he has Ryan Miller in his sights.

The Puck Prospectus metric GVT (goals versus threshold) allows us to compare players at every position to determine who the true leaders are. Ryan Miller is still atop the rankings, but Alex Ovechkin is fast approaching. Even though the star forward was suspended two games this past week, he managed to climb up the rankings thanks to the struggles of goalies like Evgeni Nabokov.

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