Conn Smythe Watch: Halak at the top
After authoring an historic upset, Montreal's Jaroslav Halak holds down the No. 1 spot
The Puck Prospectus metric GVT (goals versus threshold) allows us to compare players at every position to determine who the true leaders are. In the first round, our eyes and the numbers match up: Montreal Canadiens G Jaroslav Halak was the top player, backstopping the Habs back from a 3-1 series deficit to upset the Washington Capitals.
2010 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
There's no rest in the chase for the Stanley Cup. Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun preview the second round: