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Gallagher: Three hundred points and counting

Brendan Gallagher has found a variety of different ways to register his name on the scoresheet since debuting in the NHL ranks

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - Nine games into the 2019-20 campaign, Brendan Gallagher added another milestone to his ever-growing resume.

On Sunday, the 27-year-old forward reached the 300-point plateau (155G, 145A) for his NHL career with an assist on Phillip Danault's second goal of the game against the Minnesota Wild.

Video: MTL@MIN: Danault notches second goal on deflection

The Canadiens' assistant captain, who accomplished his latest feat in his 497th NHL game, is off to another hot start to the season. He currently sits tied atop the Canadiens' scoring list alongside Max Domi with nine points.

And if history is any incidation, there will certainly be more to come from Gallagher production-wise as the season rolls on.

But for now, let's take a look back at where some of the veteran right winger's points have come from during his seven-plus seasons with the CH…

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Blessed with a wicked shot, Gallagher has beaten plenty of goaltenders with some serious heat over the years.

The two-time 30-goal scorer is always a threat to light the lamp.

Video: MTL@PIT: Gallagher picks top corner on breakaway

Video: DAL@MTL: Gallagher nets wicked snipe from the circle

Video: DET@MTL: Gallagher buries 100th NHL goal on breakaway

Video: CAR@MTL: Gallagher blasts home game-tying goal

Video: MTL@BOS: Gallagher picks off pass, snaps shot home

When it comes to solving netminders, Gallagher also has a penchant for tipping the puck home.

He really is a magician in that department, consistently showcasing his remarkable skill set around the net - along with his willingness to get his nose dirty on a nightly basis.

Video: MTL@BOS: Gallagher, Pacioretty play air-hockey in 2nd

Video: MTL@DET: Gallagher ties the game at 1 with a tip-in

Video: MTL@DET: Gallagher tips in second goal of the night

Video: MTL@NYI: Gallagher opens scoring with tip-in goal

Video: MTL@CBJ: Gallagher redirects shot past Bobrovsky

Video: WSH@MTL: Gallagher crashes the net and scores

Video: STL@MTL: Gallagher scores off crazy deflection

The Edmonton native has also made his fair share of sweet passes to feed his teammates, too.

Former Habs Alex Galchenyuk, Tomas Plekanec and Max Pacioretty have been among the long list of beneficiaries of Gallagher's handywork with a hockey puck.

Video: MTL@BOS: Gallagher, Pacioretty lead the rush on goal

Video: NYR@MTL: Gallagher feeds Galchenyuk for PPG

Video: MTL@OTT: Plekanec finishes a nice feed from Gallagher

Video: FLA@MTL: Plekanec nets Gallagher's centering feed

We couldn't close out the Gallagher celebratory highlight-reel without reliving his first career hat-trick on February 21, 2019 against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Bell Centre.

It came in his 467th career NHL game, and it really was a just reward for a player whose relentlessness and grit is off the charts.

Video: PHI@MTL: Gallagher records his first career hat trick

Congratulations, Brendan! Here's to milestones aplenty down the road.

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