Quick Bit: Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl lead the way in points after the second round.

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We are are halfway to the Stanley Cup being raised.

The first two rounds are complete in the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs and we had ourselves a number of strong individual performances.

It’s still too early to determine who the Conn Smythe winner will be, but there are most certainly some frontrunners. Stars like Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Nikita Kucherov are showing out as the conference finals get set to begin.

Four teams remain, and those on the squads that are still alive continue to have a chance at racking up points on their way to a potential Stanley Cup.

Let’s dive into the scoring leaders so far in the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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A number of players showed out in the first two rounds.

Leading away is the dynamic Edmonton duo of McDavid and Draisaitl. The two have identical stat lines so far, with seven goals and 19 assists through 11 games. Their points per game rates sit in the top 10 all-time in NHL history so far.

Mika Zibanejad and Adam Fox have been crucial for the Rangers in their series comebacks against the Penguins and Hurricanes. Zibanejad is coming off a three-assist performance in Game 7 while Fox opened the scoring in that win over Carolina.

Nikita Kucherov is back at it again with 15 points as the he and the defending champs eye a three-peat while Evander Kane’s 12 goals lead all skaters this postseason.

Rank
PLAYER
GOALS
ASSISTS
POINTS
1.
Connor McDavid
7
19
26
2.
Leon Draisaitl
7
19
26
3.
Mika Zibanejad
7
12
19
4.
Adam Fox
5
13
18
T5.
Nikita Kucherov
4
11
15
T5.
Evander Kane
12
3
15
7.
Johnny Gaudreau
3
11
14
T8.
Cale Makar
3
10
13
T8.
David Perron
9
4
13
T8.
Nathan MacKinnon
8
5
13
T11.
Carter Verhaeghe
6
6
12
T11.
Ryan O’Reilly
7
5
12
T11.
Zach Hyman
8
4
12
T11.
Andrew Copp
6
6
12
T15.
Chris Kreider
8
3
11
T15.
Artemi Panarin
4
7
11
T15.
Brad Marchand
4
7
11
T15.
Gabriel Landeskog
6
5
11
T15.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
4
7
11
T15.
Sebastian Aho
4
7
11
T15.
Teuvo Teravainen
4
7
11
T15.
Pavel Buchnevich
1
10
11
T15.
Mikko Rantanen
1
10
11

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