Connor McDavid Becomes 1st Player With 150 Points Since 1996

on Saturday night. Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers becomes the first player in 27 years to reach 150 points in a season.

SAN JOSE (AP) - Connor McDavid, who scored a goal and had an assist during the first period in Saturday's match between the Edmonton Oilers and the San Jose Sharks, became the first player to reach 150 career points in 27 years.

McDavid assisted Ryan Nugent Hopkins in the opening period, earning his 87th point. He then scored his 63rd and final goal with 1:44 remaining in the period to surpass Mario Lemieux's 161-point total in 1995-96.

McDavid scored another goal in third period, giving him 151 points for the season.

McDavid is the only player to ever record 150 points during a single season. He joins Wayne Gretzky (9 times), Lemieux (4 times), Phil Esposito (four times), Steve Yzerko, and Bernie Nichols.