Howard had his second elite season in a row in 2012-13. He was 21-13-7 with a 2.13 GAA, .923 SV% and tied for the NHL lead in shutouts with five. His strong play was rewarded with a six-year contract extension. His career 2.39/.917 suggest that he is going to stay near the top of fantasy's best netminders. He is on one of the best teams he's played on in his career and he should reap all the benefits.