On This Date 3/7/1989

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Lanny McDonald of the Calgary Flames becomes the 23rd player to reach 1,000 points in an NHL career. McDonald gets the milestone with a goal at 2:46 into the first period. Lanny McDonald would add a second goal in the third period, as the Flames scorched the Winnipeg Jets 9-5 at the Saddledome. McDonald would add five more goals over the next two weeks to reach 500. He would retire following the season, with 500 goals and 506 assists for 1,006 points.

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