Watch Nazem Kadri’s highlight reel

The Toronto Maple Leafs were not able to secure an invite to the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoff party this year, finishing in 12th place in the Eastern Conference with a 38-36-8 record.

But the Leafs do have some promising building blocks for the future — including 23-year-old forward Nazem Kadri, a Canadian Muslim of Lebanese descent. In just his second full season with Toronto’s major-league club, the 2009 first-round draft pick was the team’s third-leading scorer with 50 points, racking up 20 goals and 30 assists.

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