Moneypuck Awards for the First 2 Rounds of the 2014 NHL Playoffs

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Moneypuck Awards for the First 2 Rounds of the 2014 NHL Playoffs
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Wins and goals are all that matters in the postseason, but they are created in many ways. Winning faceoffs, drawing penalties and driving possession are just a few of the less recognizable ways that the world's best players are providing that extra value for their teams. Who have been the moneypuck giants after two rounds of playoff action?

To answer that question, I made use of some lesser known but exciting new statistics that have relatively recently become available via the NHL's published game files and the sites that mine and amalgamate them.

Selecting 10 interesting categories with proven links to goals and wins, we have identified a handful of players who are delivering all the little extras, like most notably Anze Kopitar and Jonathan Toews.

Who are the players who have been making those additional contributions over the first two rounds of this year's playoffs? Let's find out.

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