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by Paul on 02/16/07 at 10:43 AM ET
via the Denver Post,
Sakic became the 17th NHL player to reach 600 goals with his five-point performance, leading the Avs to a victory in which they overcame 2-0 and 4-2 deficits. His empty-net goal with 9.9 seconds remaining put the game away and his name higher in the record books.
“An empty-netter isn’t the prettiest one to get (600), but it still feels pretty good,” Sakic said. “What it all means, I don’t know, we’ll figure that out some day. But it was just nice to have that put the game away. We needed to win here and we did.”
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