Joe Pavelski set the report for many targets scored within the NHL postseason by a United States-born participant with one for the Dallas Stars in a 3-2 double-overtime win towards the Tampa Bay Lightning in Sport 5 of the Stanley Cup Closing on Saturday.
Pavelski, a Wisconsin native, has scored 13 targets this postseason to provide him 61 in his NHL profession. Mullen, a New York native, scored 60, and Mike Modano, from Michigan, scored 58.
“It is enjoyable to be up there with these guys, and we’ll attempt to maintain going,” Pavelski mentioned. “We’ll take a look at it one other day, another time, I am not too apprehensive about it proper now. We’re attempting to get that trophy.”
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Pavelski scored with 6:45 remaining within the third interval to tie the sport 2-2, and Corey Perry scored 9:23 into the second additional time to increase Dallas’ season. Pavelski’s 60th aim tied Sport Four within the third interval earlier than the Stars misplaced 5-Four in additional time.
Sport 6 of the best-of-7 collection is Monday in Edmonton, the hub metropolis for the Cup Closing (eight p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).
Pavelski scored 14 targets in 67 video games this season after scoring 38 for the San Jose Sharks the season earlier than. The 36-year-old has performed 160 NHL postseason video games and scored two targets within the round-robin portion of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers this postseason.
Modano performed 176 Stanley Cup Playoff video games and received the Stanley Cup in 1999 when the Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres.
Mullen performed 143 playoff video games and who received the Cup with the Calgary Flames in 1989 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992.
Pavelski is the fourth NHL participant to attain at the very least 10 targets in a postseason at age 36 or older, becoming a member of Maurice Richard (11 with the Montreal Canadiens in 1958 at 36), Wayne Gretzky (10 with the New York Rangers in 1997 at 36), and Brett Hull (10 with the Detroit Purple Wings in 2002 at 37).