...that a forward who is, among his Eastern Conference forward cohort:
- 7th in total scoring (48 points)
- 2nd in goals (30)
- 4th in ice time (22:58)
- 1st in power play goals (12)
- one off the lead in game-winning goals (4)
- 4th in hits (102)
- tied in blocked shots with Selke winner Rod Brind'Amour
- 6th in takeaways
- was named the NHL's first star for the week ending December 30th
- twice (in two years) been named as a first team all-NHL player
...is only fifth among forwards in Eastern Conference All-Star voting?
Vote for this guy...
...and bring a smile to the face of his mom...
photos: Associated Press, Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post