TSN Releases Projected Scoring Leaders

Scott Cullen of TSN has put out a Top 250 projected scoring for the upcoming season. We’ve posted below the Top 40.  He has only Alex Ovechkin as the only 50 goal scorer, and only 3 players (Ovechkin, Malkin, and Crosby) scoring over a 100 points. Only 13 players are projected to point a game or better.


RANK PLAYER TEAM POS G A PTS +/- PPP PIM
1 Alexander Ovechkin WAS LW 55 54 109 5 43 54
2 Evgeni Malkin PIT C 41 67 108 12 40 76
3 Sidney Crosby PIT C 33 68 101 10 43 71
4 Pavel Datsyuk DET C 30 65 95 27 36 20
5 Nicklas Backstrom WAS C 23 71 94 14 39 44
6 Joe Thornton SJ C 25 65 90 19 39 53
7 Ryan Getzlaf ANA C 28 60 88 17 40 99
8 Dany Heatley SJ LW 47 41 88 10 31 82
9 Ilya Kovalchuk ATL LW 47 41 88 -8 38 58
10 Marc Savard BOS C 22 66 88 7 34 72
11 Jarome Iginla CAL RW 40 46 86 7 32 62
12 Jason Spezza OTT C 33 50 83 7 32 63
13 Rick Nash CBJ RW 42 40 82 7 23 79
14 Zach Parise NJ LW 36 44 80 13 25 26
15 Henrik Zetterberg DET C 36 44 80 18 30 34
16 Henrik Sedin VAN C 19 61 80 15 31 56
17 Martin St. Louis TB RW 32 48 80 -4 27 24
18 Daniel Sedin VAN LW 30 49 79 14 30 40
19 Mike Richards PHI C 29 48 77 16 32 69
20 Daniel Alfredsson OTT RW 28 48 76 10 29 30
21 Jeff Carter PHI C 40 36 76 12 22 70
22 Eric Staal CAR C 37 38 75 6 26 54
23 Jonathan Toews CHI C 36 39 75 14 26 57
24 Derek Roy BUF C 30 44 74 2 26 42
25 Vincent Lecavalier TB C 32 41 73 -11 25 64
26 Anze Kopitar LA C 29 44 73 -11 26 30
27 Bobby Ryan ANA LW 34 39 73 15 28 46
28 Mike Ribeiro DAL C 22 51 73 3 26 44
29 Patrick Kane CHI RW 23 48 71 -3 32 47
30 Corey Perry ANA RW 33 38 71 12 25 106
31 Olli Jokinen CAL C 32 39 71 -1 29 74
32 Shane Doan PHO LW 27 43 70 1 24 65
33 Simon Gagne PHI LW 33 36 69 20 23 36
34 Patrik Elias NJ LW 25 43 68 9 27 34
35 Martin Havlat MIN RW 28 40 68 12 17 34
36 Jean-Pierre Dumont NAS RW 22 46 68 3 19 26
37 Alex Tanguay TB LW 22 46 68 7 21 42
38 Thomas Vanek BUF LW 39 28 67 3 25 52
39 Alexander Frolov LA LW 30 37 67 -4 24 28
40 Mike Cammalleri MON RW 30 37 67 -4 28 48

2 Comments

  1. johnny

    September 26, 2009 at 6:49 pm

    With 79 pts in 62 games last year, I thought Semin would be on any list forecasting top scorers.

  2. Mark

    September 27, 2009 at 9:05 am

    I guess they figure Semin will get hurt again this year, which wouldn’t surprise anyone.

    I think Semin takes over the ‘Glass Leg’ Award from slick Nik Antropov