Top 10 projected goal scorers

Steven Stamkos is a dangerous forward for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Bruce Fedyck/US Presswire

In 1994-95, the NHL narrowly avoided hockey Armageddon, as a handful of large-market owners came to the conclusion that the need to implement a salary cap was not dire enough to cancel an entire season, thereby ending a lockout that had been more than three months in the making.