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NHL 3 Stars: Connor McDavid scores 500th NHL point

The young stars of the NHL were in the spotlight on Wednesday night and they all performed.

Auston Matthews extended his point streak to 14 games when he scored a goal in the second period to lead Toronto to a 2-1 win over Ottawa. He now has 16 points in 12 games.

First star

Connor McDavid, C, Edmonton Oilers 

Connor McDavid, 24, matched Sidney Crosby’s milestone on Wednesday when he scored his 500th point in his 369th game, which is eighth-fastest in NHL history. He is the 18th player to score 500 points in fewer than 400 games.

McDavid had an assist on a goal by Jesse Puljujärvi and got point No. 501 with another assist on a Leon Draisaitl goal in the second. 

Second star

Brock Boeser, RW, Vancouver Canucks

Brock Boeser had a goal and two assists in Vancouver's 5-1 win against Calgary. His assists were on back-to-back goals from J.T. Miller and Nate Schmidt in the second period. At 5:54 of the third, he scored to extend the lead to 5-1.

Third star

Kevin Lankinen, G, Chicago Blackhawks

Kevin Lankinen made 29 saves in his first career shutout against the Detroit Red Wings. He also assisted on Philipp Kurashev’s power-play goal in the second period for his second point of the year.

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