The Penguins celebrated their captain Sidney Crosby's 1,200th

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The Penguins celebrated their captain Sidney Crosby's 1,200th

The Penguins celebrated their captain Sidney Crosby's 1,200th career game with a 10 goal performance at SAP Center that helped set the NHL record for most tallies in a day at 114a staggering 10 more than the previous mark. Saturday's average goals per game was 7. 6, with three contests reaching double digits. Captain Mark Stone led the way with a couple of shorthanded goals as Vegas pushed its season opening point streak to 12 gamesthe longest run by any team in more than a decade. Four players netted hat tricks Saturday night, including Auston Matthews who joined an elite list with his third of the season during the Maple Leafs' Hockey Fights Cancer night at Scotiabank Arena. PENGUINS PILE IN 10 DURING NHL RECORD SETTING NIGHTSidney Crosby celebrated his 1,200th career game in a contest that helped set the NHL record for most goals in a day as the Penguins reached a double digit goal total for the fourth time in 30 years and joined the Canucks as the second team to do so in 2023 24. Crosby 0 1 1 factored on Kris Letang's goal, marking the 290th time in their career that the pair has combined on a tally. Only two other forward defenseman duos have factored on more goals together: Wayne Gretzky and Paul Coffey 350 as well as Phil Esposito and Bobby Orr 306. Saturday also marked the 222nd time that the trio of Crosby, Letang and Evgeni Malkin 2 0 2 all found the score sheet in the same contestthe Penguins improved to 181 30 11 in those games. Jake Guentzel 2 2 4 , Reilly Smith 2 2 4 and Bryan Rust 1 3 4 all recorded a game high four points and combined for the fifth instance since the turn of the millennia that Pittsburgh featured three players record four plus points. The others: Nov. 27, 2019, March 20, 2012, Dec. 13, 2006 and March 29, 2001. THE STREAK GOES ON FOR VEGASMark Stone 2 2 4 scored twice on the penalty kill to achieve a franchise first while Adin Hill stopped all 41 shots he faced to help the Golden Knights extend their season opening point streak to 12 games. Vegas became just the 10th team in NHL history to post such a run and the first to do so since Chicago in 2012 13 24 GP a Blackhawks team that went on to capture the Stanley Cup https://www.wildprostore.com/dakota-mermis-jersey. Stone scored both of his goals on the penalty kill, becoming Vegas' first ever skater to record two shorthanded tallies in the same game. The Golden Knights captain also recorded his fifth four point outing with the club, surpassing Chandler Stephenson for sole possession of the most in franchise history. Hill's 41 saves marked the second most stops in a shutout performance by a Vegas goaltender, trailing only Marc Andre Fleury 42 on March 18, 2018. He improved to 6 0 1 in 2023 24the longest season opening point streak by a goaltender in franchise history. MULTIPLE HAT TRICKS ADD TO HOCKEY FIGHTS CANCER DONATIONJets forward Nino Niederreiter 3 0 3 and Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews 3 0 3 were two of four players that recorded a hat trick Saturday also Brayden Point Ryan O'Reilly. With every hat trick this season, AstraZeneca will donate $5,000 to the Hockey Fights Cancer Fund of the V Foundation up to $500,000. Click here for more information. Niederreiter's three goal outing helped the Jets rally for their League leading tied second multi goal comeback win of the season and improve to 7 0 0 in their last seven games against Arizona dating to Jan. 4, 2022. Among Swiss born players, only Timo Meier 4 has more career hat tricks than Niederreiter 3. Matthews netted his third hat trick of the seasonand 10th of his careerto recapture the League lead in goals https://www.wildprostore.com/michael-milne-jersey. In the process, Matthews surpassed Reg Noble 9 and moved into a tie with Rick Vaive for the fourth most hat tricks in Maple Leafs history. HURRICANES, WILD COMPLETE MULTI GOAL COMEBACKSOctober featured 67 comeback wins in 140 games 47. 9% tied with 1986 87 for the most in NHL history at this stage in a seasonand that trend looks to be staying steady in November, thanks in part to a couple of three goal comebacks from the Hurricanes and Wild on Saturday night. The Hurricanes rallied from a three goal deficit and multi goal, third period deficit to secure the victory. It marked the fourth time in the past 15 years the team rallied from three goals down on the road to earn a win in the regular season, following Jan. 1, 2022, Dec. 15, 2010 and Oct. 11, 2008. After the Wild fell into a three goal hole less than seven minutes into the contest, Marc Andre Fleury came into the game in relief and stopped 13 of 14 shots en route to his NHL record 65th shootout win. Minnesota claimed just its 10th three goal comeback victory in franchise history and second in the past five years also April 10, 2022 vs https://www.wildprostore.com/mats-zuccarello-jersey. LAK. HIGHLIGHTS FROM A PACKED #NHLSTATS: LIVE UPDATESWith 30 teams in action, Saturday's #NHLStats: Live Updates edition was action packed and brimmed with 114 notes to accompany the 114 goals on the record setting day. Some highlights included: Cam Talbot made 24 saves in a perfect performance and became the fifth goaltender in NHL history to record a shutout with six plus franchises, joining Sean Burke 7 , Lorne Chabot 6 , Dwayne Roloson 6 and Jaroslav Halak 6. Nikita Kucherov 1 4 5 factored on five of Tampa Bay's six goalsincluding all three of Brayden Point's talliesto help his club skate to victory. With his fourth career five point outing, Kucherov surpassed Vincent Lecavalier for the most in Lightning history. Elias Pettersson scored to record his 20th point of the season 6 14 20 in 11 GP and moved into a tie with Jack Hughes 5 15 20 in 10 GP for the most points in the NHL as the Canucks shut out the Stars to extend their point streak to seven games dating to Oct. 21 6 0 1 their longest run since 2021 22 8 0 1. Pettersson became the third player in franchise history to reach the 20 point mark in a season in 11 or fewer contests, joining Tony Tanti 10 GP in 1983 84 and Patrik Sundstrom 11 GP in 1983 84. Bedard 18 years, 110 days became the youngest player in franchise history to record a three game goal streaka mark previously held by Jeremy Roenick 19 years, 31 days on Feb. 17, 1989 and became the fifth Blackhawks player in nearly 80 years to score five goals through his first 10 career contests, joining Andrew Shaw 5 in 2011 12 , Jonathan Toews 5 in 2007 08 , Igor Radulov 5 from 2002 03 to 2003 04 and Dimitri Nabokov 5 in 1997 98. QUICK CLICKS WHL's Seattle Thunderbirds retire Patrick Marleau's No. 12 Max Pacioretty skating after Achilles injury, return for Capitals unclear CHL notebook: Kraken prospect Jagger Firkus improving production in WHL Former NFL player Carl Banks talks love of hockey ahead of Stadium Series Dan Rusanowsky found niche calling hockey, led to Hall of Fame as Foster Hewitt winnerTWO GAME SUNDAY CLOSES OUT FOURTH WEEK OF THE SEASONThe fourth week of the 2023 24 campaign will close out with Jesper Bratt and the Devils visiting Connor Bedard and the Blackhawks on Sportsnet and TVA Sports, before the Ducks welcome the Golden Knights to Honda Center.

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