Puck Prospectus: Playoff breakdown
The 2010 Stanley Cup playoff teams are not all created equal
Want a fast way to handicap the NHL playoff field? We've got you covered. Through the use of Puck Prospectus' GVT metric, we're able to evaluate all the playoff teams against one another across a wide spectrum of key categories.
The attached table allows you to see at a glance how the 16 playoff teams match up against each other as we enter the first round Wednesday. Simply put, the higher the number in each category, the more proficient that team is in that area of the game. Negative numbers signal big deficiencies.
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