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Raiders Alum Draisaitl Wins NHL’s Art Ross Trophy

Prince Albert Daily Herald

With the conclusion of the 2019-20 NHL regular season announced on Tuesday, Raiders alumnus Leon Draisaitl claimed the season’s Art Ross Trophy as the league’s leading scorer.

In 71 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season, the Cologne, Germany product had 43 goals and 67 assists to lead the league with 110 points. Draisaitl recorded 33 multi-point games over the course of the season, including a five-point nights on Nov. 14 against the Colorado Avalanche and March 2 against the Nashville Predators.

Draisaitl was selected with the second pick in the 2012 CHL Import Draft. He dressed in 128 career games with the Raiders from 2012 to 2014, scoring 59 goals and adding 104 assists in the regular season. He dded a goal and eight assists in nine career games in the WHL Playoffs with the Raiders.

In the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Draisaitl was drafted third overall by the Oilers. In his more than five years with the Oilers, he has piled up 422 points (168 goals, 254 assists) in 422 contests. He also has 16 points (six goals, 10 assists) in 13 games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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