It’s time for another update to the NHL scoring race just over two months into the season.

Enough games have been played (just over one-third of the total) to make these numbers pretty realistic. The projections assume every player listed plays every game for the rest of the year and scores at the same pace they have so far.

  1. Marian Gaborik, NYR  (80 games) 67 goals, 51 assists, 118 points.
  2. Joe Thornton, SJS   (82 games) 19 goals, 90 assists, 109 points.
  3. Alex Ovechkin, WSH  (75 games) 64 goals, 43 assists, 107 points.
  4. Sidney Crosby, PIT  (82 games) 54 goals, 48 assists, 102 points.
  5. Ilya Kovalchuk, ATL   (76 games) 60 goals, 40 assists, 100 points.
  6. Corey Perry, ANA  (82 games) 41 goals, 59 assists, 100 points.
  7. Brad Richards, DAL  (80 games) 22 goals, 77 assists, 99 points.
  8. Anze Kopitar, LAK  (82 games) 40 goals, 57 assists, 97 points.
  9. Ryan Getzlaf, ANA  (82 games) 15 goals, 82 assists, 97 points.
  10. Evgeni Malkin, PIT  (75 games) 27 goals, 68 assists, 95 points.
  11. Zach Parise, NJD  (82 games) 47 goals, 47 assists, 94 points.
  12. Henrik Sedin, VAN  (82 games) 41 goals, 53 assists, 94 points.
  13. Steven Stamkos, TBL  (82 games) 52 goals, 39 assists, 91 points.
  14. Dany Heatley, SJS  (82 games) 52 goals, 38 assists, 90 points.
  15. Patrick Marleau, SJS  (82 games) 52 goals, 38 assists, 90 points.
  16. Jarome Iginla, CGY  (82 games) 52 goals, 36 assists, 88 points.
  17. Rick Nash, CBJ  (82 games) 44 goals, 44 assists, 88 points.
  18. Dustin Penner, EDM  (82 games) 44 goals, 44 assists, 88 points.
  19. Mikko Koivu, MIN  (82 games) 27 goals, 61 assists, 88 points.
  20. Rich Peverley, ATL  (82 games) 33 goals, 52 assists, 85 points.
  21. Martin St Louis, TBL  (82 games) 15 goals, 70 assists, 85 points.
  22. Nicklas Backstrom, WSH  (82 games) 21 goals, 62 assists, 83 points.
  23. Maxim Afinogenov, ATL  (82 games) 36 goals, 46 assists, 82 points.
  24. Henrik Zetterberg, DET  (82 games) 30 goals, 52 assists, 82 points.
  25. Daniel Alfredsson, OTT  (82 games) 28 goals, 54 assists, 82 points.
  26. Paul Stastny, COL  (82 games) 19 goals, 63 assists, 82 points.
  27. Tomas Kaberle, TOR  (82 games) 6 goals, 76 assists, 82 points.
  28. Alexander Semin, WSH  (73 games) 42 goals, 38 assists, 80 points.
  29. Ryan Smyth, LAK  (75 games) 31 goals, 48 assists, 79 points. **Smyth is injured so he won’t actually play 75 games.
  30. Patrick Kane, CHI  (82 games) 27 goals, 52 assists, 79 points.
  31. Vinny Prospal, NYR  (82 games) 18 goals, 61 assists, 79 points.
  32. Mike Green, WSH  (81 games) 9 goals, 69 assists, 78 points.
  33. Mike Fisher, OTT  (80 games) 40 goals, 37 assists, 77 points.
  34. Ryan Malone, TBL  (82 games) 46 goals, 30 assists, 76 points.
  35. Jeff Carter, PHI  (82 games) 30 goals, 46 assists, 76 points.
  36. Rene Bourque, CGY  (76 games) 25 goals, 51 assists, 76 points.
  37. Ales Hemsky, EDM  (76 games) 24 goals, 52 assists, 76 points. **Also injured and probably done for the year.
  38. Jamie Langenbrunner, NJD  (82 games) 19 goals, 57 assists, 76 points.
  39. Nik Antropov, ATL  (82 games) 7 goals, 69 assists, 76 points.
  40. James Neal, DAL  (78 games) 39 goals, 36 assists, 75 points.
  41. Tomas Plekanec, MTL  (82 games) 17 goals, 57 assists, 74 points.
  42. Ryan Kesler, VAN  (82 games) 15 goals, 59 assists, 74 points.
  43. Andrew Brunette, MIN  (82 games) 27 goals, 46 assists, 73 points.
  44. Kristian Huselius, CBJ  (78 games) 36 goals, 36 assists, 72 points.
  45. Mike Richards, PHI  (82 games) 36 goals, 36 assists, 72 points.
  46. Travis Zajac, NJD  (82 games) 25 goals, 47 assists, 72 points.
  47. Phil Kessel, TOR  (70 games) 47 goals, 23 assists, 70 points.
  48. Michael Cammalleri, MTL  (82 games) 42 goals, 28 assists, 70 points.
  49. Brooks Laich, WSH  (82 games) 26 goals, 44 assists, 70 points.
  50. Nathan Horton, FLA  (82 games) 23 goals, 47 assists, 70 points.
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