To the average person it would seem completely unreasonable that a player who has missed almost half a season could contend for any scoring titles or end of the hardware. However, Connor McDavid's previous success would indicate that it's not as crazy as originally thought. With McDavid set to hit the ice after missing 37 games with a collarbone injury, he has 32 games remaining to catch his freshman counterparts.
Obviously, players like Artemi Panarin, Jack Eichel and recent All-star dynamo Dylan Larkin are far ahead of the pack and don't show signs of slowing down, so this will have to be an incredible run that the soon to be 19 year center will have to go on. Currently McDavid has played in just 13 games and has 5 goals and 7 assists for 12 points. In his last season in the OHL, Connor fractured his hand in November with 51 points and returned in January and finished with 120 points. The NHL is a much different beast than the juniors, but if anyone can do it, McDavid can.