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Sakic Reaches 100 Points

by Staff Writer / Colorado Avalanche
Joe Sakic's three points on Sunday night against Calgary gave him 100 for the season.He becomes the second oldest player in NHL history to eclipse 100 points, joining Gordie Howe, who had 103 points at the age of 40 in 1968-89.


Sakic reached the 100-point plateau for the sixth time in his career and the first time since 2000-01. Joe's six career 100-point seasons are tied for the sixth most in NHL history. Wayne Gretzky has the most with 15.

100-POINT SEASONS, AVALANCHE HISTORY (since 1995-96)

Joe Sakic 120 1995-96
Joe Sakic 118 2000-01
Peter Forsberg 116 1995-96
Peter Forsberg 106 2002-03
Joe Sakic 100 2006-07

Sakic tied Marian Hossa for sixth in the league in scoring this year. He also led the Avs in goals (36) and assists (64).

Sakic also scored his 610th career goal Sunday, tying Bobby Hull for 14th place on the all-time list with 1,589 points.He is just one shy of tying Phil Esposito for eighth place on the NHL's all-time scoring list.

Sakic's goal was also the 200th power-play tally of his career, making him just the 14th player in NHL history to score 200 power play goals.

Sakic finished 20 points in eight games against the Flames this year, tying the franchise record for most points against a single team in one season.He equaled the mark set by Peter Stastny versus the Hartford Whalers in 1987-88.His 20 points are the most by any player against one team this year.
Sakic also set a new franchise record for most assists against one team in a single season with 15.He broke the previous mark set by Peter Stastny against the Whalers in '87-88.
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