Player Rankings: Bobrovsky No. 1

Blue Jackets' goalie jumps to No. 1 while Pascal Dupuis joins skater ranks

Updated: April 15, 2013, 10:58 AM ET
By Tom Awad | Hockey Prospectus
Sergei BobrovskyJason Mowry/Icon SMIColumbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky ranks second in the league in save percentage (.932).

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.

On the strength of three consecutive wins, Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky vaults to the No. 1 goaltender spot. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh forward Pascal Dupuis joins the skater rankings (No. 8) and Washington's Alex Ovechkin moves up a spot to No. 5.


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