Tampa and Vancouver are separated by over 3,200 miles, but with about 17 games remaining in the NHL regular season, Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks leads the NHL in scoring by one point (79) over Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning (78). Stamkos’ teammate Martin St. Louis (75) and Sedin’s teammate, and twin brother Henrik Sedin (74) are a close third and fourth, respectively.
If Sedin wins the Art Ross Trophy for being the NHL’s leading scorer, it would mark the first time ever that brothers won back-to-back titles. They also have a shot at being the first brothers to win back-to-back MVP awards.
Of course, this only became possible after Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins was sidelines in early January with a concussion. It is still unclear when Crosby will return.
Here is a look at how the points title race has evolved this season…
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