Wednesday, November 06, 2019

NHL Milestones: 500 or Bust with a Lot of B's & Kelowna Rockets!

Congratulations to former Kelowna Rockets defenseman, Tyson Barrie, on his 500th NHL game last night! Toronto won it's game, 3-1, against the LA Kings. I'm looking forward to being behind the camera again tonight at the Rockets game📹
Tyson Barrie (L) and Madison Bowey (R) on the Kelowna Rockets Wall of Recognition
Former Vancouver Giants forward, Brendan Gallagher, hit that same milestone on October 30th for Montreal against Arizona! Game 499 was against Toronto. There is TOO MUCH Toronto coverage on Hockey Night In Canada!

500 career assists for Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins😮
That took place on November 2 versus Ottawa!

Catching up from the spring, another Vancouver Giants alumnus, Milan Lucic, recorded his 500th NHL point on March 30th in Edmonton against Anaheim. He was traded to the other Alberta team, Calgary, in the off-season.

On March 28th, Victor Olofsson made his NHL debut for the Buffalo Sabres at home against Detroit. He became the 500th player ever to play for the Sabres! He is from Sweden and that's where the Sabres have two upcoming games against Tampa Bay.

San Jose captain, Logan Couture, hit 500 career points against the Vegas Golden Knights on March 18.

Jake Muzzin of the Maple Leafs played in his 500th game on February 6, 2019 in the Battle of Ontario versus Ottawa.

Jay Beagle of the Canucks appeared in his 500th game on February 4th against Philadelphia.

Brandon Saad of the Blackhawks scored against the Sabres in his 500th NHL game on February 2nd.

Bryan Little hit 500 career points on January 11 for the Winnipeg Jets against Detroit.

Jason Pominville reached the milestone of 500 points with the Buffalo Sabres on October 30, 2018. His career total is 727 points as the soon-to-be 37-year-old forward has not played for an NHL team this season.

#91, Tyler Seguin, has had 91 points since the start of the 2018/19 season. It was late in the 2017/18 season (March 27) that he hit 500 career points for the Dallas Stars.

Coach Bruce Boudreau of the Minnesota Wild reached 500 career wins on March 24, 2018.

Here was the 500th career point of another Kelowna Rockets alumnus on December , 2017. Not a "blast from the past" (or point) but a quick snap to get the job done☑️