John Carlson's case for the Norris trophy keeps growing stronger.
After notching his 100th career goal Wednesday night in Los Angeles, he quickly netted No. 101 off a pass from TJ Oshie.
It marked the 11th goal of the year for Carlson and his 42nd point in just 30 games.
According to Stat Centre, Carlson tied Al MacInnis (1990-91) and Denis Potvin (1975-76) for the most points by a defenseman in the first 30 games of a season (42) since Bobby Orr tallied 56 to start the 1974-75 season.
Both Potvin and Orr won the Norris trophy the years they pulled off this statistical feat.
It'd be unfair to expect Carlson to keep up this pace, but he's showing no signs of slowing down two months into the season.
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