Conn Smythe Watch: Toews is No. 1

The Chicago center, scoring from everywhere, has taken the lead

Originally Published: May 19, 2010
By Tom Awad | Puck Prospectus
Jonathan Toews and Michael LeightonAP PhotoOne shoots, one blocks. It would make for an interesting Cup finals, to be sure.

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 playoffs, Puck Prospectus uses GVT to measure the leaders in the Conn Smythe race for postseason MVP. This week we see some sweeping changes after former front-runner Jaroslav Halak has faltered in the Eastern Conference finals.

If you'd like to compare to the last edition -- filed on May 8, 2010 -- you can open that in a new window by going here.