On This Date 3/2/1969

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Phil Esposito becomes the first player in NHL history with 100 points in a season, scoring two goals as the Boston Bruins blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0 at Boston Garden. Esposito would later be joined by Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings and Bobby Hull of the Chicago Black Hawks, as three players reached the century mark in 1969. It would be Phil Esposito, winning the scoring title and MVP in 1969, with 44 goals and 79 assists.

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