2010-11 NHL SEASON MILESTONES
Tuesday October 05, 2010
PLAYERS APPROACHING 1,000 GAMES
Dean McAmmond, free agent 996
Wade Redden, NY Rangers 994
Sergei Gonchar, Ottawa 991
Stephane Yelle, free agent 991
Craig Conroy, Calgary 991
Robert Lang, free agent 989
Ryan Smyth, Los Angeles 987
Mike Grier, Buffalo 987
Ed Jovanovski, Phoenix 969
Jamie Langenbrunner, New Jersey 965
Cory Stillman, Florida 960
Patrick Marleau, San Jose 953
Shean Donovan, free agent 951
Andrew Brunette, Minnesota 950
Vaclav Prospal, NY Rangers 949
Darcy Tucker, free agent 947
Todd Bertuzzi, Detroit 941
Petr Sykora, free agent 935
Adrian Aucoin, Phoenix 933
PLAYERS APPROACHING 400 GOALS
Jason Arnott, New Jersey 383
Daniel Alfredsson, Ottawa 375
Marian Hossa, Chicago 363
Miroslav Satan, free agent 363
PLAYERS APPROACHING 1,000 POINTS
Daniel Alfredsson, Ottawa 992
Alex Kovalev, Ottawa 990
Joe Thornton, San Jose 931
Jarome Iginla, Calgary 920
PLAYERS APPROACHING 1,500 POINTS
Mark Recchi, Boston 1485
Lindy Ruff (Buf) is coaching in his 13th consecutive season behind the bench of one club, tying Toe Blake (Montreal), Al Arbour (NY Islanders) and Lester Patrick (NY Rangers) for fourth all-time. Ruff also needs 17 wins to become the 16th coach in NHL history to reach 500 and 16 games to reach 1,000.
Ron Wilson (Tor) needs 18 wins to become the seventh coach in NHL history to reach 600.
Joel Quenneville (Chi) needs one game to reach 1,000.
Paul Maurice (Car) needs 23 games to reach 1,000. At 43, Maurice would become the youngest coach to reach the milestone, surpassing the 47-year-old Brian Sutter with Chicago in 2003-04.
MOVING UP TOP 25 ALL-TIME -- GAMES
Mark Recchi (Bos) needs 41 games to tie Ray Bourque (1,612) for eighth place all-time and 44 games to tie Larry Murphy (1,615) for seventh place.
Mike Modano (Det) needs 15 games to tie Doug Gilmour (1,474) for 17th place all-time.
Nicklas Lidstrom (Det) needs four games to tie Al MacInnis (1,416) for 26th place all-time and five games to tie Luke Richardson (1,417) for 25th place.
MOVING UP TOP 25 ALL-TIME -- GOALS
Teemu Selanne (Ana) needs two goals to tie Dino Ciccarelli (608) for 16th place all-time.
Mark Recchi (Bos) needs one goal to tie Mats Sundin and Joe Nieuwendyk (564) for 20th place all-time.
MOVING UP TOP 25 ALL-TIME -- ASSISTS
Mark Recchi (Bos) needs four assists to tie Stan Mikita (926) for 16th place all-time and seven assists to tie Larry Murphy (929) for 15th place.
MOVING UP TOP 25 ALL-TIME -- POINTS
Mark Recchi (Bos) needs 46 points to tie Paul Coffey (1,531) for 12th place all-time.
Mike Modano (Det) needs 10 points to tie John Bucyk (1,369) for 22nd place all-time.
MOVING UP TOP 25 ALL-TIME -- GAMES BY A GOALTENDER
Chris Osgood (Det) needs two games to tie Dominik Hasek (735) for 18th place all-time.
MOVING UP TOP 25 ALL-TIME -- WINS
Chris Osgood (Det) needs seven wins to tie Grant Fuhr (403) for ninth place all-time and 11 wins to tie Glenn Hall (407) for eighth place.
NEARING FRANCHISE RECORDS
Shane Doan (Phx) needs 51 games to tie Teppo Numminen (1,098) for first place in franchise history.
Patrik Elias (NJ) needs 33 goals to tie John MacLean (347) for first place in franchise history.
Radek Dvorak (Fla) needs 13 games to tie Robert Svehla (573) for first place in franchise history.
Rick Nash (CBJ) needs 26 games to tie David Vyborny (543) for first place in franchise history.
Miikka Kiprusoff (Cgy) needs 37 wins to tie Mike Vernon (262) for first place in franchise history.
LOOKING TO EXTEND STREAKS
Longest current streaks of 20+ goal seasons
11 Jarome Iginla
10 Daniel Alfredsson
10 Milan Hejduk
10 Marian Hossa
10 Vincent Lecavalier
10 Joe Thornton
8 Ilya Kovalchuk
7 Mike Knuble
7 Martin St. Louis
Longest current streaks of 30+ goal seasons
9 Jarome Iginla
7 Ilya Kovalchuk
5 Dany Heatley
5 Alex Ovechkin
4 Zach Parise
3 Rick Nash
Longest current streaks of 40+ goal seasons (2 or more)
6 Ilya Kovalchuk
5 Alex Ovechkin
Approaching Regular-Season Team Milestones
Calgary Flames need 60 goals for 10,000; need 40 games for 3,000 regular season (Atlanta & Calgary, inclusive)
Montreal Canadiens need 44 games for 6,000 regular season (Jan. 12 @ Pittsburgh)
New York Islanders need 50 games for 3,000 regular season (Feb. 1 @ Atlanta)
St. Louis Blues need 43 wins for 1,500.
Toronto Maple Leafs need 44 games for 6,000 regular season (Jan. 15 vs. Calgary)
Vancouver Canucks need 133 goals for 10,000.