Jason Gregor: NHL should follow its own rule book and cut down on obstruction to let skilled players flourish
If he scores eight more goals, he'll become only the third 18 year-old to score 40, joining Wayne Gretzky (51), Dale Hawerchuk (45) and Sylvain Turgeon (40). He can also become only the eighth player to average a point-per-game in their 18 year-old season.
Patrik Laine Making The Case To Bring Home The Calder
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But when it comes to the top rookie in the NHL at this point, it is difficult to look past Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine, the No. 2...
GAME DAY: Seeking third straight W, Jets host Sharks
The only 18-year-old rookie in NHL history to score 40 goals in a season is former Winnipeg Jet Dale Hawerchuk, who had 45 goals during the 1981-82 season…Since representing the Jets at the NHL All-star Game, Laine has 17 points (9g, 8a) in 12 games.
March 6: Dale Hawerchuk has record-setting period
After the Kings tie the game 2-2, Hawerchuk helps the Jets take a 3-2 lead when he assists on a goal by defenseman Wade Campbell at 7:45. The next two assists come on goals by linemate Paul MacLean, who scores a power-play goal at 9:29 and beats ...