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Numbers and notables

by Brian Barbosa / Vancouver Canucks
In a career that spanned 20 years, there are numerous numbers and milestones and for one of the best players to wear a Canucks sweater, the list is a lengthy one. Here is a list that outlines just some of his contributions to the game of hockey during his tenure in the NHL.


ROOKIE SEASON

Second Overall draft pick (1st pick = Mike Modano) at the 1988 NHL entry draft in Montreal

101 Medicine Hat Tigers drafted to the NHL

Oct. 6 NHL Debut at home vs. Winnipeg

First NHL Goal Oct. 18th in Long Island against Islander goalie Kelly Hrudey assisted by Lidster and Tanti

First NHL Hat-Trick Nov. 7th against Minnesota goalies Jon Casey and Kari Takko

Tied for first in goals (30) with Skriko

First in ppg (10)

Second in pts (59)

Playoffs debut vs. Calgary (7games, 7pts)

Second in Calder Trophy Voting

Hockey News Rookie of the Year

FIRST TOUR 1988-1998

Finished second in team scoring four times (88-89, 89-90, 94-95, 95-96,)

First in team scoring twice (90-91, 91-92)

100th NHL point vs PHI Feb. 28

Youngest player in NHL All-Star game (first appearance)

One of three captains during 90-91 season

300th NHL game vs. Hartford on Mar. 7

Named Team Captain at 21 (youngest serving captain in the league)

Appeared in 10 games for Team Canada at 1991 World Championships (1G 4A 4pts)

200th NHL Point against Winnipeg on Nov. 5/92

Second in Playoff Goals in 1994 with 12

Made Stanley Cup Final Appearance against New York Rangers

Set team record for fastest goal scored. 9 seconds vs Anaheim Jan. 16/94

500th NHL Point against Colorado on Mar.19/96

First NHL Playoff Hat Trick vs. Colorado game 5 ‘96

600th NHL Game Mar.17 vs. Toronto

200th NHL goal Oct.12 vs. LA Oct.12/96

Personal longest NHL playing streak 482

Played for Canada at the Olympics (6GP 1G 0A 1P)

700th NHL Game on Jan. 21/98vs. Phoenix

WHILE AWAY 1998-2001

Led the Islanders in assists (29) and PPG (8) second in points (47) 1998-99

700th NHL career point on Apr.3 vs. New Jersey 2001

300th NHL goal Feb. 13/01 vs. Colorado

900th NHL Game Feb. 1/01 vs. Boston (scored the GWG)

SECOND TOUR 2001-2008

First game back with Vancouver Nov.11/01 vs. Minnesota

First goal with Vancouver since return Nov.23/01

First point with Vancouver since return Nov. 15/01 vs. St. Louis

1000th NHL Game Mar.26/02 vs. LA (746 as a Canuck)

Honoured for playing 1000 NHL Games Oct. 24/02 vs. Anaheim

Scored (past record) club leading 263rd goal as a Canuck Nov. 25/02 vs. Minnesota

Most games played (919) in a Canucks Uniform Feb.16/04

674th and 675th points as a Canuck, Franchise record on Mar. 8/04 vs. Colorado

Took and scored first career Penalty Shot Nov.20/05 vs. Anaheim

1200th Career NHL Game Jan. 2/05 vs. St. Louis

300th Career goal in a Canucks Uniform Oct.5/06 vs. Detroit

300th career assist and 700th point as a Canuck Nov.14/06 vs. Detroit

First Canuck to play 1000 games in a Canuck uniform Apr.13/06 at San Jose

Scored 367th Career NHL Goal to pass Jacques Lemaire as the 97th all time goal scorer in league history Mar. 21/07 vs Nashville

Set record for fastest two power play goals scored in 13 seconds Jan. 13/07

33rd on all time Games Played leaders (passed by Joe Sakic this season)

Finished 99th all time Point leaders with 867pts

IN REVIEW

Only Canucks Rookie to be named most valuable player (named team MVP four times)

Led Canucks in points twice 1990-91, 1991-92

Captain for six seasons

1991 and 1992 all star games

Canucks Most career playoff points (95 with Van, 99 NHL)

11 different playoff years




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