It's been a long time between career years for Jason Arnott. A dozen to be exact.
Arnott has not reached the 68-point mark since his rookie season for the Oilers in 1993-94. His next point for Dallas will give him 68, and he has 13 games to reach, then surpass, that mark.
After his impressive freshman campaign, fantasy owners felt Arnott, the 1993 seventh overall pick, would be an 80-point player in no time. But as season after season went by the wayside, it seemed Arnott had found his niche in the 55- to 59-point range.
Well, 12 years later, Arnott may see that 80-point plateau after all.
The key for Arnott this season has been his consistency. Only twice has he gone more than two games in a row without a point.
A secondary factor in his breakout is the fact he hasn't missed a game this year. Arnott has never played a full NHL season before, so that in itself is a milestone.
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