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Monday, March 28, 2011
Rangers rise up power rankings
By Mike Hume
New York Rangers
are on the rise in the latest edition of ESPN.com’s
. The Blueshirts jumped from No. 16 last week to No. 12 today, the fifth-best team out of the Eastern Conference.
Meanwhile, on Insider's
Player Power Rankings
, NHL shutout leader
checks in as the league’s No. 3 netminder, behind Boston’s
. Those rankings are compiled by Tom Awad of Hockey Prospectus using their GVT valuation metric.
Much like a
, the meaning is relative and you can take these posts for what they’re worth. But still, it’s an awfully pretty sight for Rangers fans this late in the season.