By earning his 40th win of the season with an overtime decision against Anaheim on Saturday, Talbot tied Grant Fuhr's franchise record for most victories in a single regular season.
The Oilers legend responded with a great measure of class.
Talbot responded in kind.
What sets Fuhr apart, of course, is the five Stanley Cups won with the Oilers. But based on the way the past decade has gone in Edmonton, winning a round or two would certainly help boost Talbot's standing in Edmonton hockey history even further.