Pastrnak Has the Ability to Accomplish Something Incredible Tonight

Published March 25, 2023 at 1:13 PM
BY MACKENZIE STERN-KOLESNIKOW
     
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David Pastrnak has had an incredible season, he continued his impressive season with his 49th goal on Thursday, tonight, he can accomplish a special milestone in his career.

Pastrnak can score his 50th goal tonight



Tonight, the Bruins face off against the Lightning, at Boston's TD Garden. This gives Pastrnak the opportunity to score his 50th goal, scoring it at home would add to how special the moment would be.

David Pastrnak (49-4695 in 71 GP) can become the sixth player in franchise history to record 50-goals in a single season, the others: Phil Esposito (5x), Cam Neely (3x), Ken Hodge (1973-74), Rick Middleton (1981-82) and Johnny Bucyk (1970-71).

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His current 95 points this season also ties him with the career-high personal record he set during the 2019-2020 season that was shortened due to the pandemic.

That's not the only record Pastrnak can set tonight



Pastrnak currently sits at 599 career points, if he records one point during tonight's match against the Lightning, Pastrnak will be the third fastest Bruin to reach 600 points, behind Orr and Bourque.

David Pastrnak (289-310599 in 581 GP) can reach the 600-point mark and require the third-fewest games to do so among skaters who debuted with the Bruins behind only Bobby Orr (461 GP) and Ray Bourque (569 GP).

Pastrnak has the incredible opportunity to become the second player in the league to reach 50 goals this season, McDavid already has a lead with 60 goals.


If Pastrnak scores tonight, it will be special in many ways.

As seen on Bruinsinsider - Pastrnak Has the Opportunity to Join Bruins' Legends Today
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