Player Rankings: Anderson tops

Goalie's elite play helping ailing Ottawa stay in playoff race

Originally Published: February 25, 2013
By Tom Awad | Hockey Prospectus
Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty ImagesCraig Anderson has continued his solid play and could make a run for Tim Thomas' save record.

Editor's note: These 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.

Every Monday until the end of the season, Prospectus will provide updated Player Power Rankings for the top 10 skaters and top five goalies in the NHL based on HP's proprietary value metric, GVT, a statistic that combines player contributions in all aspects of the game, including defense and the shootout.

Nearly to the midway point of the season, Craig Anderson continues to carry the ailing Ottawa Senators on his back. And he might be a threat to Tim Thomas' save percentage record.


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