With three points in Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames, Sidney Crosby opened up a six-point lead on the next-best scorer in the NHL and a 13-point lead on the two players tied for third. With a history of running up points that no other player in the game today can match, he's the favourite to win the 2013-14 Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer.
What stands between him and that goal? The slideshow that follows ranks the greatest obstacles to Crosby winning his second scoring title.
Unless otherwise noted, statistics are courtesy of NHL.com and current though the afternoon of December 21.