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19-Year-Old Gretzky
Reaches 100 Points

Wayne Gretzky

Feb. 24, 1980: Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky (pictured) became the first player in NHL history to score 100 points in a season prior to his 20th birthday. His 100th career point came as an assist in just his 61st career game, a 4-2 Oilers loss to the Bruins.


March 20, 1971
Dryden vs. Dryden in goal

Nov. 9, 1971
Atlanta and Islanders join NHL

March 29, 1973
Clarke reaches 100-point plateau

May 19, 1974
Expansion Flyers win Stanley Cup

June 11, 1974
K.C. and Washington receive franchises

Oct. 8, 1975
Jarvis plays in first game

Feb. 7, 1976
Sittler sets record with 10-point game

April 3, 1977
Habs win record 60 games

April 1, 1978
Bossy becomes 1st rookie to score 50

June 13, 1978
Barons and North Stars merge

June 22, 1979
Four WHA teams join the NHL

Nov. 28, 1979
Goalie Smith credited with goal

Feb. 24, 1980
Gretzky youngest 100-point scorer

March 9, 1980
Gordie, Marty and Mark skate together


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