GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 16: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrates after scoring a thrid period goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on April 16, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Red Wings defeated the Coyotes 7-4 to tie the series at 1-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
In the last day or so, I've seen a fair amount of talk about how if the Boston Bruins win the Stanley Cup Final this evening they will do having one of the lowest regular season point total leaders of all time. David Krejci and Milan Lucic led the Bruins this season with 62 points.Lucic and Nathan Horton had 30 and 26 goals respectively to lead the squad from Beantown.
Puck Daddy's Justin Bourne asked the following question on Twitter:
Honest question: has any team ever won a Stanley Cup with a leading scorer that tallied a lower reg season pt total than Looch/Horton? #Team
The answers Bourne got:
So we have Elias in '03 ("dead puck era"), Dave Keon in '67, and Bill Hay in '61 (thanks, @asktheduffer). What B's are doing is impressive.
What the Bruins are doing this postseason should give the Coyotes faithful some hope. The Coyotes leading point producer this past season was Shane Doan with 60 points. The Coyotes Captain started slowly as usual in 2010 - 2011. He only had one goal and seven points before December. Now about the goaltending...