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Henrik Lundqvist eyes the throne

Rangers stopper rises up goalie rankings as injured Crosby still tops skaters

Originally Published: January 17, 2011
By Tom Awad | Hockey Prospectus
Henrik LundqvistRon Chenoy/US PresswireHenrik Lundqvist is up to No. 3 in the goalie rankings.

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

In the second week of our new 10-skater, five-goalie format, we see Henrik Lundqvist trending back to the top of the goalie pack. Can King Henrik unseat Tim Thomas from the netminding throne?

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