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Gaudreau notches most even-strength points since Jagr in 1995-96

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Johnny Gaudreau's spectacular season just won't stop.

After recording two goals in a 5-2 win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, the 28-year-old has reached 85 even-strength points on the season. The last player to record more was Jaromir Jagr when he had 95 during the 1995-96 campaign.

Only 17 other players in NHL history have recorded over 85 even-strength points in a single season, according to The Canadian Press' Darren Haynes.

Gaudreau was quick to credit his teammates when asked about the feat postgame.

"Playing with some good players, obviously," Gaudreau said, according to Postmedia's Wes Gilbertson. "You don't do that by yourself."

Gaudreau has set a career high in goals (38), assists (69), and points (107) and still has six games left. He also leads the NHL with a plus-61 plus-minus rating.

The big night didn't stop there. Gaudreau, who's spent his entire career in Calgary, also became the fifth player to record 600 points with the Flames, according to StatsCentre. He joins Jarome Iginla, Joe Nieuwendyk, Theo Fleury, and Al MacInnis.

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