Huberdeau posted 27 goals and 69 points -- both career highs -- in 82 games this season. After the departures of Reilly Smith and Jonathan Marchessault due to the expansion draft, Huberdeau was enlisted on the Panthers' top line. Huberdeau has always been this type of player, so being healthy for a full season and rifling a career-best 204 shots on goal certainly helped him make new personal records. The 24-year-old also logged significant power-play minutes, where he notched seven goals and 19 points.
Huberdeau lit the lamp twice on eight shots with a plus-2 rating in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Maple Leafs. After scoring only two points, both assists, in his previous seven games, Huberdeau roared back to life and notched his 24th and 25th goals of the season. The Panthers' playoff hopes are on life support, but that likely won't keep the 24-year-old from being productive down the stretch as he tries to collect the three points he needs for his first career 70-point campaign.
Huberdeau scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Monday's 5-3 loss to the Senators. The goal was his 23rd of the season and tied the game up at 3-3 early in the third period, but the Panthers ran out of steam despite Huberdeau's efforts. He now has four goals and eight points in his last nine games, and the 24-year-old will need to stay hot down the stretch if Florida is going to insert itself into the Eastern Conference playoff picture.
Huberdeau recorded a goal, an assist and five shots on net in a 4-3 shootout victory over the Rangers on Saturday. This was the 24-year-old's second straight game with a goal and third score in the last four contests. He's already at a career high in goals, and with his multi-point game Saturday, Huberdeau has set a new career best with 61 points. Hard to dislike those scoring numbers.
Huberdeau scored his 20th goal of the season during Sunday's 4-1 win over the Flyers. The 24-year-old forward is living up to the hype of being the No. 3 overall pick in 2011. With 58 points, he currently sits just one point behind his career high, set two seasons ago. Huberdeau has also scored 16 power-play points.
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