The Kings player evaluations for 2010-11 are complete, and each of the polls had well over 1,000 votes, with several topping 2,000, so that’s an excellent sample size. How did the grades come out? I went through each player and noted the highest-percentage grade each player received. Perhaps the most interesting result is at the top. Near the end of the season, when we had a poll for “team MVP,” Anze Kopitar topped Jonathan Quick, 44.68 percent to 39.24 percent. But in the “grading,” Quick got a higher percentage of “A” votes (63.07) than Kopitar (61.56). Of course, different criteria could be used, and both polls were close. Here’s how the voting turned out…
A: Jonathan Quick, Anze Kopitar, Justin Williams, Willie Mitchell, Kyle Clifford.
B+: Alec Martinez, Rob Scuderi, Dustin Brown, Matt Greene.
B: Jarret Stoll, Ryan Smyth, Jonathan Bernier, Jack Johnson, Brad Richardson, Drew Doughty, Andrei Loktionov, Michal Handzus, Trevor Lewis, Brayden Schenn, Davis Drewiske.
C+: Wayne Simmonds, Oscar Moller, Jake Muzzin, Kevin Westgarth.
C: Dwight King, Scott Parse, John Zeiler, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Peter Harrold.
F: Dustin Penner.
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