Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus updates the ranking of top NHL players by Goals Versus Threshold through the middle of January. Martin St. Louis may be channeling his Olympic snub into scoring success as he vaults into the top 10 skaters this week.
On the strength of three strong performances last week, San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi vaults to the No. 1 goalie spot. Meanwhile, Winnipeg forward Andrew Ladd joins the skater rankings at No. 6 and Chicago's Jonathan Toews moves up a spot to No. 2.
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 and Washington's Alex Ovechkin moves up a spot to No. 5.
In the latest edition of Player Power Rankings from Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus, Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin takes over the top skater spot after a huge week, and Jonathan Quick continues to hold the No. 1 ranking for goalies.