Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Player Rankings
Below are the 2017 playoff rankings, based on a final four of Capitals-Rangers and Blackhawks-Oilers with a final of Capitals-Blackhawks and the Capitals as the Stanley Cup champion.

Rankings are based on games played and expected points per game, PPP, +/- and PIMs by skaters and wins/shutouts by goalies. If your quarters, semis and finals differ, adjust rankings accordingly.


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1 N. Backstrom WSH 2 C. McDavid EDM 3 J. Toews CHI 4 S. Crosby PIT 5 E. Malkin PIT 6 A. Anisimov CHI 7 E. Kuznetsov WSH 8 R. Getzlaf ANA 9 D. Stepan NYR 10 M. Zibanejad NYR 11 R. Kesler ANA 12 E. Staal MIN 13 P. Bergeron BOS 14 D. Krejci BOS 15 R. Nugent-Hopkins EDM 16 M. Letestu EDM 17 M. Koivu MIN 18 K. Hayes NYR 19 T. Kero CHI 20 M. Hanzal MIN 21 J. Beagle WSH 22 L. Eller WSH 23 S. Monahan CGY 24 J. Hayden CHI 25 R. Johansen NSH 26 N. Bonino PIT 27 L. Couture SJS 28 J. Pavelski SJS 30 A. Matthews TOR 31 A. Vermette ANA 32 A. Wennberg CBJ 33 M. Backlund CGY 34 M. Kruger CHI 35 V. Hinostroza CHI 36 J. Eriksson Ek MIN 37 K. Turris OTT 38 D. Brassard OTT 39 M. Cullen PIT 40 N. Kadri TOR 41 T. Bozak TOR 42 D. Moore BOS 43 B. Dubinsky CBJ 44 S. Gagner CBJ 45 D. Desharnais EDM 45 P. Danault MTL 46 M. Fisher NSH 47 O.
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