Evgeni Malkin has reached another career milestone.
In last night’s 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins, Malkin scored a goal and registered an assist, giving him is 1,099th and 1,100th career points.
Malkin has been on a heater lately, with assists in the past 8 straight games.
It took Malkin 935 games to reach the career milestone, becoming the 2nd fastest active NHL player to meet that mark, behind only Sidney Crosby.
Malkin’s 1,100th point also moved him up on the NHL’s all-time scoring list, putting him as the 63rd all-time highest scorer in league history.
Evgeni Malkin (1,100 points) surpassed Glenn Anderson (1,099) for 63rd place on the NHL's career scoring list.— Seth Rorabaugh (@SethRorabaugh) March 16, 2021
Following the game, Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan had high praise for Malkin, saying “Geno is a guy that relies so heavily on his confidence level, and he puts a lot of pressure on himself to produce. When it doesn’t go the right way, he’s harder on himself than anyone. When a few go in for him, you can see it build and usually, his game follows.”
Scoring 1,100 points and moving farther up the list of the NHL’s all-time scorers? Not bad for Mr. 101.