2010 NHL Playoffs: First round stats leaders

samuelsson.jpgWith the first round of the 2010 NHL Playoffs in the bag, I thought it might be wise to look at the league’s leaders in certain categories. Eliminated players in italics.

Points leaders through Round 1

1. Sidney Crosby – 14
2 (tied). Mikael Samuelsson – 11
2 (tied). Henrik Zetterberg – 11
3 (tied). Michael Cammalleri – 10
3 (tied). Alex Ovechkin – 10
3 (tied). Daniel Sedin – 10

Goal scoring leaders through Round 1

1. M. Samuelsson – 7
2. Zetterberg – 6
3. Lots of players with 5 goals: Crosby, Ovechkin, Cammalleri, Nicklas Backstrom, Pavel Datsyuk and Joe Pavelski.

Plus/minus leaders through Round 1

1. Tom Poti + 9
2. M. Samuelsson + 8
3. A bunch tied with +7: Alex Edler, Sergei Gonchar, Backstrom, Henrik Sedin and Crosby.

Goalie Save percentage leaders through Round 1

1. Brian Boucher – 94%
2. Jaroslav Halak – 93.9%
3. Craig Anderson – 93.3%
4. Tuukka Rask 92.7%
5 (tied). Ryan Miller 92.6%
5 (tied). Evgeni Nabokov 92.6%

Goalie saves leaders through Round 1

1. Ilya Bryzgalov – 231
2. Anderson – 223
3. Halak – 217
4. Jimmy Howard – 203
5. Miller – 189

Goals against average leaders through Round 1

1. Boucher 1.59
2. Nabokov 1.76
3. Antti Niemi 2.15
4. Rask 2.18
5. Miller 2.34

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