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Spredfast : THIS DATE IN 2017: Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning became the 6th goalie in NHL history to reach the 20-win mark within his first 25 appearances of a season. #NHLStats

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Spredfast : Most regular-season games with 4+ assists, NHL history:

76 – Wayne Gretzky
36 – Mario Lemieux
19 – Paul Coffey
16 – Bryan Trottier
15 – Adam Oates
15 – Dale Hawerchuk
13 – Bobby Orr
12 – Gilbert Perreault
12 – Nicklas Backstrom


Spredfast : Mikko Rantanen of the Colorado Avalanche collected 1-3—4 to extend his point streak to 12 games (6-17—23) and become the first player to reach the 50-point mark this season (13-39—52 in 31 GP). #NHLStats

Spredfast : Brad Marchand scored the 46th game-winning goal of his NHL career (all w/ BOS) to pass Dit Clapper (45) for sole possession of eighth place on the Boston Bruins all-time list. #NHLStats

Spredfast : Patrick Marleau of the Toronto Maple Leafs scored the 543rd goal of his NHL career to move within one of tying Maurice Richard (544) for 30th place on the League’s all-time list.

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Spredfast : Alex Ovechkin (Washington Capitals) now has a hat trick against 13 different clubs.

Only 12 players in NHL history have scored a hat trick against more than 13 different teams; Brett Hull (20) tops the list followed by Mario Lemieux (19) and Mike Bossy (19). #NHLStats

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Twitter Web Client : The Vancouver Canucks won in regulation after trailing in the last 4:00 of the 3rd for the 8th time in franchise history.

The last such instance was Oct. 8, 2000 at TBL when they trailed 4-2 before scoring 3 goals in the final 2:55 to win, including the GWG by Denis Pederson. #NHLStats

Twitter Web Client : Alex Ovechkin recorded his 21st career hat trick - and first since Nov. 25, 2017 - to move past Pavel Bure and Darryl Sittler and into a tie with Glenn Anderson and Richard Martin for 12th-most in NHL history. Teemu Selanne ranks 11th with 22. #NHLStats #DETvsWSH