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Pretty Grand Larceny

Since we just looked at last year's Giveaway leaders, let's now turn our focus to those thieving Takeaway specialists. As reported previously, it appears that Takeaways are indeed correlated with team performance, so we have a relatively straightforward, clear-cut indicator as to how these players are helping their teams.

Results are from the 2005-6 NHL season.












Top 10 in Total Takeaways (The Swiper Award)
Rob BLAKE, COL 89
John MADDEN, N.J 84
Shelon SOURAY, MTL 83
Andrei MARKOV, MTL 81
Antii LAAKSONEN, COL 80
Mike MODANO, DAL 79
Marian HOSSA, ATL 75
Ian LAPERRIERE, COL 74
Daniel ALFREDSSON, OTT 74
Jason BLAKE, NYI 73
Stu BARNES, DAL 73
Saku KOIVU, MTL 73











Top 5 in 3rd Period & OT Takeaways (The John Havlicek Trophy)
Andrei MARKOV, MTL 31
Rob BLAKE, COL 31
Tony AMONTE, CGY 30
Brendan MORRISON, VAN 27
Craig RIVET, MTL 26
Henrik ZETTERBERG, DET 26
Karlis SKRASTINS, COL 26
Shawn HORCOFF, EDM 26