Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin is in the midst of a career renaissance.
After scoring just nine goals and 23 points in 44 games in 2020–21, the 25-year-old center ranks 11th in the National Hockey League this season with 27 goals in just 49 games.
Larkin will look to extend his current 10-game point-scoring streak on Friday evening when his Red Wings take on the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning.
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) March 4, 2022
Over his last 10 games (dating back to Jan. 29), Larkin has amassed seven goals and 18 points. He most recently netted the game-tying goal late in the third period of Tuesday’s contest against the Carolina Hurricanes, which the Red Wings ultimately took in overtime by a 4–3 score.
Earlier in the 2021–22 season, Larkin strung together a seven-game point streak (featuring six goals and 10 points) between Nov. 13 and 27. The longest point streak of Larkin’s career lasted 14 games between Dec. 4 and 31, 2018, during which he racked up seven goals and 17 points.
On a related note: Red Wings defenseman Moritz Seider is currently riding a franchise-record seven-game point streak entering Friday’s action. On Tuesday, Seider surpassed Reed Larson for the longest point streak by a rookie defenseman in Red Wings history.
The Red Wings will visit the Lightning at Amalie Arena on Friday at 7:00 p.m. ET. You can read our preview of that game here.
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