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Sittler thinks 10-point game not out of reach

Leith Dunick

Jun 30, 2022 2:08 PM


THUNDER BAY – Forty-six years ago, Darryl Sittler entered the NHL’s record books, scoring 10 points in a single night against the Boston Bruins.

Nearly five decades later, it still stands.

That comes as a bit of a surprise to Sittler, now 71, who said he thought the record wouldn’t survive the 1980s.

“I often thought Wayne Gretzky or Mario Lemieux in their prime in the ‘80s they were getting 200 points a season and that they would be the guys to do it. But they weren’t able to. They got eight points a couple of times,” said Sittler, ...