Since their NHL careers began, they've been referred to as 'young players.'
Not anymore, says head coach Paul Maurice.
"The three players that I think transition out of me talking about them as young players (are Mark) Scheifele, (Adam) Lowry, and (Jacob) Trouba," Maurice said at the conclusion of the 2016-17 campaign.
"They've made huge improvements over those years in a short period of time to become drivers."
Scheifele and Trouba's NHL careers now span four seasons, while Lowry put the finishing touches on his third in early April.