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Those offensive numbers are impossible to ignore.

3. Shea Webber, Predators

Like Green, evolving into a contender for years to come.

VEZINA (goalie)

1. Steve Mason, Blue Jackets

Columbus’ late-season push has him back atop the list.

2. Tim Thomas, Bruins

Boston’s late-season stumbles are not helping his cause.

3. Niklas Backstrom, Wild

Minnesota needs to make the playoffs for him to have a chance.



Patrick Sharp, Blackhawks

The Blackhawks have struggled a bit in recent weeks after ascending to the No. 4 spot in the Western Conference, and not having Sharp in the lineup may have a lot to do with that. Sharp scored a pair of goals in his return from a knee injury Sunday. He adds a much-needed boost of scoring depth and could help make the young Blackhawks dangerous in the postseason.


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