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Player Ranks: Rangers represented

New York Rangers forward Marian Gaborik appears among the top 10 skaters

Originally Published: March 5, 2012
By Tom Awad | Hockey Prospectus
Marian GaborikGregg Forwerck/Getty ImagesMarian Gaborik gives the New York Rangers a top-10 skater this week.

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, which includes offensive, defensive and shootout components.

In this week's rankings, New York Rangers forward Marian Gaborik cracks the top 10 skaters list, and Nashville's Pekka Rinne and Boston's Tim Thomas swap places in the goalie rankings.


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