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By The Numbers: Dylan Larkin

by Bill Roose / Detroit Red Wings

By The Numbers will highlight the Red Wings on-ice accomplishments during the first half of the 2015-16 season. For the next few days By The Numbers will profile a different player on the team, focusing on their statistical highs. Here is a look at rookie forward Dylan Larkin.


Is tied with Henrik Zetterberg for the team lead in points produced in his first 48 games of his NHL career. Also ranks second among league rookies in points. Only Chicago’s 24-year-old freshman Atremi Panarin has more with 46 points in 52 games.


Leads all rookies, and ranks tied for third in the league with a plus-24 rating. Has reached a single-game best (plus-3) three times in victories over Toronto (Oct. 9), Carolina (Oct. 10) and Arizona (Dec. 3).


Set franchise rookie record with points in five straight games to start season. Logged two points (1-1-2) in his NHL debut vs. Toronto (Oct. 9), an assist at Carolina (Oct. 10), assist vs. Tampa Bay (Oct. 13), assist vs. Carolina (Oct. 16), and goal at Montreal (Oct. 17).


Finishes the unofficial first half of the season tied with Rick Lapointe (1975-76) for No. 20 on the franchise’s all-time rookie points list. Larkin is on pace to finish the season with 56 points, which would tie him for ninth all-time with Petr Klima who registered 32 goals and 24 assists during the 1985-86 season.


Leads the Red Wings in the number of shots on goal. His shot totals also rank him in the top 25 among Eastern Conference skaters. Henrik Zetterberg is second on the team with 112.


Is second on the team, and third among league rookies, in assists. Only Zetterberg (), Chicago’s Artemi Panarin (29) and Arizona’s Max Domi (19) has more. Currently, Larkin ranks No. 16 on the club’s all-time rookie assists list.

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