Dan Marrazza
Monday February 15th, 2016

The Red Wings and Bruins combined for 11 goals on Sunday, paced by none other than the Magic Man himself, Pavel Datsyuk. 

Datsyuk added a trio of points to his career total, including his 900th on a first period goal: 

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The inimitable forward finished the game with two goals and an assist, adding another tally in the second period and then assisting on Henrik Zetterberg’s game-winning goal in the third period.

Datsyuk became the sixth player to hit the milestone in a Detroit uniform. The other five—Gordie Howe, Steve Yzerman, Sergei Fedorov, Nicklas Lidstrom and Alex Delvechhio—are all already in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Currently, Datsyuk sits 14th among active scorers, six behind Sidney Crosby, who reached the 900-point plateau on February 6, and in 251 games fewer than Datsyuk’s 928. His 593 assists, all with Detroit, places him seventh among those currently in the NHL.

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