The NHL has revealed its 2018-19 Player of The Year ballot.
Here’s the list, which includes all 22 eligible players and a few surprises: * Tyler Seguin, Colorado Avalanche: Seguinn’s two-time Norris Trophy winner has been the NHL’s most consistent player through five full seasons and was a finalist for the Norris Trophy twice.
He is tied with Alexander Ovechkin for the league lead in goals (47) and is second in points (83) and assists (38).
Seguins 13.4 goals per season is third in the league behind Ovechukks 33.9.
* Corey Perry, Edmonton Oilers: The Ducks star is the only other NHL player to score 40 goals, 60 points or more in a season.
Perry is tied for third in all-time goals (1,611), and tied for second in assists (34).
He leads the league with 890 points and has been named to the All-Star Game five times.
Perry has been one of the best players in the NHL during the past five seasons and has a career total of 1,624 goals and 1,856 assists.
* Tyler Johnson, Arizona Coyotes: Johnson leads the NHL with 10,854 penalty minutes, and ranks second in career shorthanded goals (7).
Johnson has four power-play goals and has played in all 82 games in each of the past two seasons.
He has a plus-38 rating and is tied on the team with 15 goals and 18 assists.
Johnson is also tied for the team lead with five game-winning goals.
* Alexander Oleszyn, Nashville Predators: The second-year forward leads the Predators in goals and points, and is the first player in franchise history to score 100 points in three consecutive seasons.
Olessyn has been a key part of the Predators top-four line for three of the last four seasons and leads the team in points, assists and power-game goals (17).
* Justin Schultz, St. Louis Blues: The first pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Schultz has become a superstar in St. Joseph’s hockey program, scoring more than a point per game in each season of his career.
Schultz ranks second on the program’s all-encompassing point totals (941), fourth in scoring (31 goals, 56 assists), fifth in game-winners (four) and sixth in goals.
Schultz has two-plus goals in 14 of the team’s past 18 games.
* Alex Goligoski, Edmonton Coyotes: The Coyotes captain leads the League in goals, points and plus-minus, and leads all rookies in goals in each category.
Goligosa has scored 50 goals in his first two seasons in the League and leads NHL rookies in points.
He leads all players in power-games (nine), game-winner goals (two), power-plays goals (four), shorthanded goal-scoring (two) and points (five).
Goligosi was one of two rookies to earn a first-round selection in the 2018 NHL Draft.
He will turn 23 on Jan. 27.
* Braden Holtby, St, Louis Blues (via Vegas Golden Knights): Holtby has had a fantastic start to his career, with 20 goals, 30 assists and 73 points in 66 games.
He ranks third in career scoring with 1,053 points and is a plus/minus rating of plus-30.
He was named to both the AHL All-Rookie Team and the AHL Second All-Stars Team.
* Mattias Ekholm, Tampa Bay Lightning: The Swedish winger led the League with 34 goals and is in the midst of his first season as the leading scorer.
Ekholm leads the Lightning with a plus minus rating of minus-30 and has scored 30 goals and added 41 assists.
He and Nikita Kucherov have been linemates in the last six seasons and have combined for seven career playoff goals.
Eklund is tied at third in scoring among all rookies with 1.86 goals per game and has one of his three game-breaking goals coming in the third period of the NHL All-star game.
* Ryan Johansen, Arizona Wild: The Wild’s star winger leads the AHL with 10 power-a-goals and is leading the League rookies in power play points with 23 and is fourth in shorthanded points with 37.
He also leads the Wild in games played (227), plus/minus differential (minus-19) and shorthanded time on ice (6:25:00).
Johansen has eight power-field goals and one shorthanded game this season.
* Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins captain leads all NHL rookies with 41 points, which is tied among rookies with Tampa Bay’s Auston Matthews.
Malkin leads the Penguins in power