Editor's note: These rankings are based on player production in terms of Hockey Prospectus' goals versus threshold valuation metric. If you are unfamiliar with GVT and how it works, you can learn more here.
With the playoffs getting underway, it's time to unveil the final regular-season ranking of NHL players in terms of GVT. Let them serve as a quick reference for players we should expect to be among the competitors for the Conn Smythe trophy as playoff MVP, were the award given to the top player in terms of pure statistical output.
While the No. 1 goalie on the list was not altogether a surprise from the preseason, his margin ahead of the field is certainly noteworthy
Here are the full, updated player rankings by GVT, separated into skaters and goaltenders, as well as notes on some of the top performers and biggest movers since the previous update.