Art Ross race: Malkin, Stamkos, Giroux vie for trophy
ART ROSS TROPHY SCORING RACE
|Evgeni Malkin (PIT)||67||45||50||95|
|Steven Stamkos (TBL)||74||52||35||87|
|Claude Giroux (PHI)||71||27||59||86|
Evgeni Malkin (97 points) -- The Penguins' star had a goal and an assist and extended his scoring lead to 10 points in Pittsburgh's 5-2 win against the New Jersey Devils at the Consol Energy Center on Sunday night. Malkin and the Pens return to action on Tuesday night, when they'll host the New York Islanders.
Steven Stamkos (87 points) -- Stamkos and the Lightning were idle on Sunday. Stamkos, who leads the League with 52 goals, will be back on the ice Monday night at Philadelphia.
Claude Giroux (86 points) -- Giroux also enjoyed a day off Sunday after he and the Flyers picked up a 4-1 win against Montreal on Saturday night to assure themselves of a playoff berth. Philadelphia hosts Tampa Bay on Monday at the Wells Fargo Center.