NHL Century Club for 2018-19: Which teams will get to 100 points? – ESPN

P.K. Subban, Pekka Rinne and the Predators paced the NHL with 117 points in 2017-18. Will they repeat the feat in 2018-19? 

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Greg WyshynskiESPN

A lot can change in a decade. That’s obvious when you look back at the NHL’s 2008-09 season, which not only has things called the “Southeast” and “Northwest” divisions, but only seven 100-point teams, including the Detroit Red Wings and Vancouver Canucks.

Last season, the NHL saw 11 teams cross the 100-point mark, including one team (the Vegas Golden Knights) that didn’t exist before that season. The Red Wings and Canucks? They picked sixth and seventh overall, respectively, in the NHL draft, having finished a significant distance away from the playoffs, let alone 100 points.

Which teams might have a shot at crossing the century mark in 2018-19? Here’s a look at the pathway to that accomplishment for every team — along with the chances they get there.

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Last season’s points total: 101

Three-season points average: 103.0

They can hit 100 points this season if: John Gibson gives them another 60 starts of .926 save-percentage goaltending, Ryan Getzlaf plays 70 games, and the supporting cast makes up for the expected manpower loss of Ryan Kesler and continuing firepower loss of former scoring leader Corey Perry. And by that we mean another 30-goal season from Rickard Rakell, please and thank you.

Will they hit 100 points this season? The averages lead one to believe that the Ducks can hit the century mark again in the Pacific Division, which produced three such teams last season. But with last season’s middling teams trending back up (in theory),

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