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Connor McDavid of Oilers wins Art Ross Trophy

20-year-old center finishes with 100 points; Sidney Crosby first in goals with 44

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Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid won the Art Ross Trophy as the leading scorer in the NHL with 100 points in his second season in the League.

"It hasn't really sunk in yet, honestly. I don't really know what to say," McDavid said. "It means so much to me. I would not be in this position if it weren't for the guys on the team, guys like Leon [Draisaitl] and [Patrick Maroon], those guys that I play with all year long. Even up and down the lineup, it's such an honor to be able to play with this group."

McDavid, 20, had two assists against the Vancouver Canucks in a 5-2 win on Sunday, ending the regular season on a 14-game point streak to finish with 30 goals and 70 assists in 82 games. He ended the season 11 points ahead of Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks, who each had 89 points. Kane won the Art Ross last season with 106 points (46 goals, 60 assists). McDavid was the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. 

Crosby won the Rocket Richard Trophy, leading the League with 44 goals. Toronto Maple Leafs rookie center Auston Matthews and Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nikita Kucherov each tied for second with 40 goals.

It's the second time in Crosby's NHL career that he finished first in goals. He and Steven Stamkos of the Lightning each had 51 in 2009-10. Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals led the League in goals in each of the past four seasons.

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"When I won it in 2010, I probably didn't think I might get another chance at [winning the Rocket Richard]," Crosby said Sunday. "Just one of those years where pucks seemed to find the back of the net a little bit more. Typically I don't think 44 is enough to get it, but it kind of worked out that way this year. It's nice and get ready for the [Stanley Cup Playoffs] now."

Matthews, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, led rookies in scoring with 69 points (40 goals, 29 assists). Patrik Laine, the No. 2 pick in 2016 by the Winnipeg Jets, finished second with 64 points (36 goals, 28 assists).

Braden Holtby of the Capitals, who won the Vezina Trophy last season, tied with Cam Talbot of the Oilers for most wins (42). Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets had 41 and Devan Dubnyk of the Minnesota Wild had 40. 

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