GWMHL

2010-11 Season Hits Halfway Mark

In News on February 20, 2011 at 12:15 pm

The GWMHL has reached the midway point of its 2010-11 season, and although most of the top teams from last year are still competing for divisional crowns, including league-leading Salem (26-11-3), South Carolina, West Virginia, and Portland, some dark horses have emerged. Among them: the Baltimore Crab, with a strong 23-13-4 record and a real shot at a decent playoff position, and the St. Louis Blues, looking for revenge after last year’s first-round disappointment.

There’s no secret to Salem’s record: offense, offense, offense. They have the top powerplay in the league (28.9%, nearly 6% better than the next-closest team) and are being led by Patrick Marleau, who has already reached the 40-goal plateau.

South Carolina’s Evgeni Nabokov leads all the major goaltending categories as he looks to lead the Fire Ants into the post-season. See some of the key statistical leaders after the jump!

Points
Crosby, WVR, 70
Marleau, SAL, 66
Iginla, PWH, 60
Semin, WVR, 59
Eriksson, SAL, 56

Goals
Marleau, SAL, 40
Iginla, PWH, 36
Semin, WVR, 35
Bourque, VAN, 29
D. Sedin, BAL, 29

Assists
Crosby, WVR, 43
Doughty, STL, 36
Eriksson, SAL, 35
Malkin, BAL, 35
Wolski, ORE, 35

Plus-Minus
Pronger, STL, 35
Marleau, SAL, 34
Doughty, STL, 34
Iginla, PWH, 28
Semin, WVR, 27

Penalty Minutes
Laperriere, SCA, 127
Bourque, VAN, 112
Kesler, EDH, 104
Downie, SOU, 90
Hartnell, SOU, 86

Goals Against Average
Nabokov, SCA, 32GP, 2.02
Hedberg, STE, 19GP, 2.18
Kiprusoff, CHA, 20GP, 2.26
Thomas, STE, 21GP, 2.36
Halak, BAL, 20GP, 2.37

Save Percentage
Nabokov, SCA, 32GP, .935
Thomas, STE, 21GP, .934
Kiprusoff, CHA, 20GP, .926
Vokoun, SAN, 33GP, .924
Hedberg, STE, 19GP, .924

Shutouts
Nabokov, SCA, 32GP, 6
Kiprusoff, CHA, 20GP, 3
Vokoun, SAN, 33GP, 3
Hiller, MID, 20GP, 3
Rask, EDH, 20GP, 3

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