Here comes Niklas Backstrom

Wild netminder is now up to No. 2 on Player Power Rankings

Originally Published: November 8, 2010
By Tom Awad | Puck Prospectus
Getty ImagesNiklas Backstrom has been impressive thus far.

During the season, these rankings -- which appear on Mondays in concert with the overall NHL Power Rankings -- are based on player production in terms of Puck Prospectus' GVT valuation metric. If you are unfamiliar with GVT and how it works, you can find more here.

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