The Artwork Ross Trophy was just about determined because the NHL’s 2019-20 season wound down.
Edmonton Oilers ahead Leon Draisaitl was working away within the points-scoring race with 110 factors in 71 video games. Whereas he was held scoreless within the final three video games earlier than the season was paused, the German heart had 13 factors within the Oilers’ final 10 video games — together with 5 factors (4 objectives, help) in opposition to the Predators on March 2.
Now there is a robust probability the common season won’t play out as talks have reportedly centered round heading to a 20-24 staff postseason resumption.
So the place does all the pieces stand if the common season is formally executed? To date, there’s been no phrase as to how issues will unfold. However till then, here is all the pieces it’s essential know on the celebrated trophy.
What’s the Artwork Ross Trophy?
Because the 1947-48 season, the Artwork Ross Trophy is given to the participant that leads the league in factors on the finish of the common season.
Awarded 70 instances, trophy winners embody a who’s who of hockey’s elite; Gordie Howe, Stan Mikita, Phil Esposito, Man Lafleur, Jarome Iginla, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid are among the many present and future Corridor of Famers who’ve gained the award.
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Who’re the 2020 main candidates?
The Oilers’ Leon Draisaitl was dominating in 2019-20 and was on tempo for 127 factors earlier than the season was paused. He completed the 2018-19 season in fourth with 105 factors (50 objectives, 50 assists), trailing Nikita Kucherov (128), teammate Connor McDavid (116) and Patrick Kane (110).
|Edmonton Oilers||Leon Draisaitl||71||110||127|
|Edmonton Oilers||Connor McDavid||64||97||114|
|New York Rangers||Artemiy Panarin||69||95||112|
|Boston Bruins||David Pastrnak||70||95||111|
|Colorado Avalanche||Nathan MacKinnon||69||93||109|
|Boston Bruins||Brad Marchand||70||87||102|
|Tampa Bay Lightning||Nikita Kucherov||68||85||100|
|Chicago Blackhawks||Patrick Kane||70||84||98|
|Toronto Maple Leafs||Auston Matthews||70||80||94|
|Buffalo Sabres||Jack Eichel||68||78||93|
|Florida Panthers||Jonathan Huberdeau||69||78||93|
Who has gained probably the most Artwork Ross Trophies?
The NHL’s all-time main scorer, Wayne Gretzky, has additionally gained the award a report 10 instances — together with seven consecutive seasons from 1980-81 to 1986-87. In reality, from 1981 to 2001, solely the identify Gretzky, Mario Lemieux or Jaromir Jagr gained the award.
Gretzky additionally holds the report for many factors in a single season with 215 (52 objectives, 163 assists), which he netted in the course of the 1985-86 season.
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Who has gained the Artwork Ross Trophy?
Tampa Bay Lightning ahead Nikita Kucherov is the reigning Artwork Ross Trophy winner. His 128 factors final season had been probably the most all-time in a single season by a Russian-born participant. Alexander Mogilny held the earlier report of 127 in 1992-93; nevertheless, he misplaced the Artwork Ross Trophy to Lemieux’s 161 factors.
Final 10 Artwork Ross Trophy winners
|2018-19||Tampa Bay Lightning||Nikita Kucherov||128|
|2017-18||Edmonton Oilers||Connor McDavid||108|
|2016-17||Edmonton Oilers||Connor McDavid||100|
|2015-16||Chicago Blackhawks||Patrick Kane||106|
|2014-15||Dallas Stars||Jamie Benn||87|
|2013-14||Pittsburgh Penguins||Sidney Crosby||104|
|2012-13||Tampa Bay Lightning||Martin St. Louis||60|
|2011-12||Pittsburgh Penguins||Evgeni Malkin||109|
|2010-11||Vancouver Canucks||Daniel Sedin||104|
|2009-10||Vancouver Canucks||Henrik Sedin||112|