The NHL released some ‘at the quarter-mark’ stats via their public relations on Tuesday and it’s just a good as we had hoped it would be. Heading into Tuesday’s contests, this season’s 1956 goals scored represent the second-most markers in the last 23 seasons (2005-06 had 2007 goals). Additionally, the 1462 even-strength tallies are the most at this point in the season in 27 years.
We have four players on pace to break 130 points – something we haven’t seen since 1995-96 when Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr both accomplished the feat. We have a defenseman sitting tied for third in scoring and pacing for 125. 125! Additionally, Leon Draisaitl and Connor McDavid are poised to make a run at breaking 150.
The good times are killing me. In the best way possible.
I could give you all a synopsis on Tuesday night’s affairs here. Probably add a little more fantasy context than your average SportsCentre segment. But instead, tonight I’ll do a little something different. Earlier th