Player rankings: Howard for ROY

Red Wings rook looks like top candidate for Calder Trophy

Originally Published: March 29, 2010
By Tom Awad | Puck Prospectus
Jimmy HowardDave Reginek/Getty ImagesJimmy Howard ranks as the league's most valuable rookie at the moment.

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 continues to top our rankings, but Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard is climbing, looking like the best choice for this year's Calder Trophy.