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Quite a night for the Edmonton Oilers as they win 8 – 4 over the Chicago Blackhawks. The team is still a bottom dweller in the Western Conference, sadly, but they can celebrate a little bit.

Center Sam Gagne had a hand in everything last night with 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points. The feat has not been done since 1989 by Mario Lemieux against the Philadelphia Flyers in the playoffs. Lemieux also had the last regular season 8 point night which was on December 31, 1988.

If you happen to think Lemiuex is a big name, Gagne now joins the ranks of Wayne Gretzky, Paul Coffey, Peter Statsny, Bryan Trottier and Rocket Richard in having scored 8 points in a night.

A little bit of luck, a lot of skill, and crazy stuff like this happens.

3 Comments

  1. 20 Morrison

    February 3, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    What a boss

  2. Gedert Adams

    February 4, 2012 at 1:40 pm

    That is amazing. Helps on every goal.

  3. matt

    February 11, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    nexus 1000 shin guards if you look closely.

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