When you enter the NHL as the No. 2 overall pick, expectations are enormous. And a season as a bit player on a Stanley Cup championship team can lower the bar for the following season.

While many dream of Tyler Seguin emerging as a superstar, the speedster's second season still exceeded expectations in the eyes of Bruins fans.

Prior to last night's 5-3 loss to Pittsburgh at the Garden, Seguin was given the Seventh Player Award as the player who "performed beyond expectations as voted by the fans."