With one month left within the 2010s, check out the NHL’s prime 10 leaders over the previous 10 years in objectives, factors, wins and extra.Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.|Getty ImagesThere’s nonetheless time. The 2010s aren’t over but, there’s a month left within the second decade of the 21st century. However we’re shut sufficient to take a peek on the NHL’s prime 10 leaders in objectives, factors, defenseman factors, goalie wins and crew wins over the previous 10 years.
NHL POINT LEADERS OF THE ALMOST-DECADE (Jan. 1, 2010, to Nov. 30, 2019)
1. Sidney Crosby 7882. Patrick Kane 7833. Alex Ovechkin 7684. Claude Giroux 7275. Steven Stamkos 7036. John Tavares 6997. Phil Kessel 6898. Nicklas Backstrom 6889. Evgeni Malkin 68110. Anze Kopitar 672
Down the stretch they arrive: It’s Crosby by a handful of factors over Kane, however the Pittsburgh famous person is probably going sidelined till the calendar flips to 2020 whereas the Chicago famous person is using a 14-game level streak. So Kane may very properly be topped the scoring king of the last decade by the point New 12 months’s Day rolls round. Nevertheless, it ought to be identified that Crosby clocks in at 630 video games in the course of the 2010s, considerably lower than Kane (726 video games), Ovechkin (755 video games), Giroux (763 video games) and, properly, all people else within the prime 10 apart from Pens teammate Malkin (591 video games).
NHL GOAL LEADERS OF THE ALMOST-DECADE (Jan. 1, 2010, to Nov. 30, 2019)
1. Alex Ovechkin 4302. Steven Stamkos 3563. John Tavares 3124. Patrick Kane 3065. Sidney Crosby 2966. Joe Pavelski 2937. Phil Kessel 2818. Brad Marchand 2809. Jamie Benn 27810. Evgeni Malkin 269
Ovechkin, clearly: No large shock right here. Ovechkin, who has led the league in objectives eight instances and is creeping up on 700 for his profession, has scored 430 instances and counting since Jan. 1, 2010. Prior to now 10 years, Ovechkin has additionally led the NHL in objectives per recreation (zero.57), even-strength objectives (260), power-play objectives (170), game-winning objectives (70), extra time objectives (16), first objectives (71) and empty-net objectives (23). Then once more, he’s tied for final with zero shorthanded objectives.
NHL DEFENSEMAN POINT LEADERS OF THE ALMOST-DECADE (Jan. 1, 2010, to Nov. 30, 2019)
1. Erik Karlsson 5772. Brent Burns 5433. Keith Yandle 4854. Kris Letang 4445. John Carlson 4396. Dustin Byfuglien 4337. Drew Doughty 4308. Victor Hedman 4279. Duncan Keith 42610. Ryan Suter 420
Shark warning: San Jose’s Karlsson and Burns rank 1-2 in defenseman scoring this decade, though Karlsson racked up most of his whole when he was in Ottawa. Karlsson can be the points-per-game chief (zero.85), forward of Burns and Letang (tied at zero.75). It’s a shock to see Yandle because the third-most productive blueliner of the 2010s, which he achieved by scoring extra power-play factors (222) than every other D-man. Burns is the main goal-scorer (166) up to now 10 years, forward of Shea Weber (157).
NHL GOALIE WIN LEADERS OF THE ALMOST-DECADE (Jan. 1, 2010, to Nov. 30, 2019)
1. Marc-Andre Fleury 3172. Pekka Rinne 3053. Henrik Lundqvist 2974. Carey Value 2745. Jonathan Fast 2736. Braden Holtby 270t-7. Sergei Bobrovsky 264t-7. Tuukka Rask 2649. Corey Crawford 248t-10. Devan Dubnyk 239t-10. Roberto Luongo 239
Flower energy: It’s spectacular to see Fleury main the best way, and much more so when you think about his .648 factors proportion (317-160-52) trails solely Holtby (.689, 270-110-44) and Frederik Andersen (.674, 196-84-41) among the many prime 30 goalies with probably the most wins from 2010 by means of 2019. And there’s numerous different goalie like to go round, too. Rinne has probably the most shutouts this decade (49), two forward of Fast (47); Rask has the most effective goals-against common (2.28) amongst goalies who’ve performed a minimum of 100 video games up to now 10 years; Ben Bishop, Antti Raanta and Rask are tied for the SP lead amongst energetic goalies (.921). After which there’s Lundqvist. The Rangers netminder suffered extra regulation losses than every other goalie up to now decade (206), however that’s a danger you run once you’ve performed probably the most video games (572) and confronted probably the most photographs (16,980). Rinne is the runner-up on each counts, with 556 video games and 15,737 photographs towards since Jan. 1, 2010.
NHL TEAM WIN LEADERS OF THE ALMOST-DECADE (Jan. 1, 2010, to Nov. 30, 2019)
1. Washington 4562. Pittsburgh 4543. St. Louis 4424. Boston 4405. Tampa Bay 4336. San Jose 4297. Anaheim 4218. Chicago 420t-9. Nashville 410t-9. NY Rangers 410
Sid vs. Ovi: We have been promised Crosby-Ovechkin drama after they arrived within the NHL, and so they’ve delivered it on each conceivable entrance. Over the previous 10 years, the 2004 No. 1 total draft choose’s crew has earned two extra regular-season wins than the 2005 No. 1 total draft choose’s crew. 5 of the groups within the prime 10 have received the Stanley Cup up to now decade – the highest 4 golf equipment on the listing plus Chicago – whereas Anaheim is the one crew within the prime 10 that hasn’t made it to the Cup closing since 2010.
Tags: nhlConnect: In regards to the AuthorSam McCaigCopy editor Sam McCaig rejoined The Hockey Information in 2017 after beforehand working at THN from 1999 to 2010. His profession excessive for objectives in a season is one.