Michael Leighton flies to the top
When it comes to the NHL playoffs, there's nothing more valuable than having a red-hot goalie ... just ask the Blackhawks and Flyers. The two most ferocious goalies from the NHL conference finals -- Michael Leighton and Antti Niemi -- will also be the two goalies headed to the Stanley Cup finals. Coincidence? We don't think so. That's why Leighton and Niemi rock the top two most powerful spots on the rankings this week.
Yet does Niemi deserve to be higher than Leighton because of ...
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