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CLUTCH FACTOR: Mario moves back in front
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Only the top 25 scorers in the NHL are eligible (ties for 25th was broken by number of goals)
Rank players by total points (categories kept by STATS Inc.) in:
- Third period: The game is often in the balance.
- Overtime: Goes without saying, a goal means a win.
- Scoring when tied: One-goal lead in today's NHL is huge.
- Last five minutes of a period: The ice is bad, players are tired.
- Road games: Who can quiet the crowd. If players have the same number of points in one area, players are ranked by goals within that category. First place earns 25 points, second 24 and so on. Statistics through games of Feb. 23.
|Clutch factor: The Top 10|
|Overall rank||Last week||Player||3rd period points||OT points||Points when game is tied||Points in Last 5 minutes||Road points||TOTAL score|
|Comment: This is what scoring twice in overtime gets you.|
|Comment: He may have dropped a spot, but he's still hottest player in NHL.|
|Comment: Four-point outburst Sunday wasn't enough to maintain position.|
|Comment: Hurt by playing games at home this week.|
|Comment: Two more goals Sunday, better than anyone else in final minutes.|
|Comment: Loses out on tiebreaker for fifth because of one less total point.|
|Comment: Holds steady for yet another week.|
|Comment: Leader of |