Canada’s Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche scored 200 points in 197 NHL games, breaking Sergei Zubov’s record.
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Canada’s Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche broke Russia’s Sergei Zubov’s record for the fastest 200 points among NHL defensemen.
Makar set the record by scoring a goal against the Dallas Stars, which Colorado won 3-2. For the Canadian, this effective action was the 200th during his career in the NHL. It took him 197 matches to reach this mark. Thus, he broke the record of the Russian Zubov, who spent 207 matches on 200 points.
Makar, 24, is one of the most successful active hockey players in the NHL. He is the owner of the Stanley Cup, became the best newcomer in the NHL, the best defenseman in the league, the best player in the playoffs.
Zubov, who retired from the NHL in 2009, played 1,068 league games (152 goals + 619 assists) and scored 771 assists. He is an Olympic champion and two-time Stanley Cup winner. In 2019, he was inducted into the Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame.