NHL Numbers: It’s not the decade’s end but rather you can see it from here



With one month left in the 2010s, investigate the NHL’s top 10 pioneers over the past 10 years in objectives, focuses, wins and more.Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.|Getty ImagesThere’s still time. The 2010s aren’t finished at this point, there’s a month left in the second decade of the 21st century. However, we’re sufficiently close to take a look at the NHL’s top 10 pioneers in objectives, focuses, defenseman focuses, goalie wins and group prevails upon the past 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 come: It’s Crosby by a bunch of focuses over Kane, yet the Pittsburgh whiz is likely sidelined until the schedule flips to 2020 while the Chicago hotshot is riding a 14- game point streak. So Kane could in all likelihood be delegated the scoring ruler of the decade when New Year’s Day moves around. In any case, it ought to be called attention to that Crosby times in at 630 games during the 2010s, altogether not exactly Kane (726 games), Ovechkin (755 games), Giroux (763 games) and, well, every other person in the top 10 aside from Pens colleague Malkin (591 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 here. Ovechkin, who has driven the alliance in objectives multiple times and is crawling up on 700 for his profession, has scored 430 times and checking since Jan. 1, 2010. Previously 10 years, Ovechkin has likewise driven the NHL in objectives per game (0.57), even-quality objectives (260), strategic maneuver objectives (170), game-winning objectives (70), additional time objectives (16), first objectives (71) and void net objectives (23). On the other hand, he’s tied for last with zero in need of help objectives.


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 cautioning: San Jose’s Karlsson and Burns rank 1-2 in defenseman scoring this decade, in spite of the fact that Karlsson piled on a large portion of his complete when he was in Ottawa. Karlsson is additionally the focuses per-game pioneer (0.85), in front of Burns and Letang (tied at 0.75). It’s an astonishment to see Yandle as the third-most profitable blueliner of the 2010s, which he accomplished by scoring more strategic maneuver focuses (222) than some other D-man. Consumes is the main objective scorer (166) previously 10 years, in front 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 Price  2745. Jonathan Quick  2736. Braden Holtby  270t-7. Sergei Bobrovsky  264t-7. Tuukka Rask  2649. Corey Crawford  248t-10. Devan Dubnyk  239t-10. Roberto Luongo  239

Blossom control: It’s great to see Fleury driving the way, and considerably more so when you think about his .648 focuses rate (317- 160- 52) trails just Holtby (.689, 270- 110- 44) and Frederik Andersen (.674, 196- 84- 41) among the top 30 goalies with the most successes from 2010 through 2019. What’s more, there’s heaps of other goalie love to go around, as well. Rinne has the most shutouts this decade (49), two in front of Quick (47); Rask has the best objectives against normal (2.(***********************

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