Tim Thomas leads Hockey Prospectus' rankings as the NHL's most productive postseason player, but the door remains open for Ryan Kesler, Vinny Lecavalier and others.
Ryan Kesler has made the most of his increased playing time, rising to No. 3 on the Conn Smythe Watch as the Canucks advance to face the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Finals.
Tampa Bay's Dwayne Roloson leads the current playoff MVP race, but Boston's Tim Thomas is close behind after dominating the NHL playoffs so far.
At 41 years of old, Dwayne Roloson has helped lead the Lightning to a 2-0 series lead in Round 2 against the mighty Washington Capitals and leads the current playoff MVP race.
Michal Neuvirth has risen rapidly up the Conn Smythe Watch, compiled by Hockey Prospectus. But not all names on the list will see Round 2.
Carey Price leads the first edition of the Conn Smythe watch, a statistical ranking measuring player impact in the playoffs.