Following each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Houses of the Hockey contributors will rank their top three choices for the Conn Smythe Trophy. Below are composite rankings based on performances through two rounds.
HOTH Conn Smythe Standings for May 14, 2011:
1. Dwayne Roloson
2. Ryan Kesler
3. Tim Thomas
Two rounds deep and Dwayne Roloson is still on top of our Conn Smythe Trophy rankings. Roloson narrowly edged out Ryan Kesler, while there was a steep drop off in votes garnered after second place.
You can check our rankings through the first round here.
Others receiving votes: Martin St. Louis, Patrice Bergeron, Joe Thornton, Sean Bergenheim(!), Zdeno Chara