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Toronto Maple Leafs winger Mitch Marner has set the franchise record for longest point streak after extending his streak to 19 games.

Marner set the new record in the second period of Saturday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. With the Leafs on the penalty kill, Marner initially got a chance off a poor turnover in the Lightning’s zone, but didn’t get the goal until a few seconds later when David Kampf set up Marner in the slot for the one timer goal, giving the Leafs a 1-0 lead in the game.

With that, Marner has passed Darryl Sittler and Eddie Olczyk’s record of 18 straight games with a point. Marner has eight goals, 17 assists, and 25 points over the course of this streak, dating back to October 27th against the San Jose Sharks. Sittler had 17 goals, 16 assists, and 33 points over his streak in 1978-79, while Olczyk had 11 goals, 17 assists, and 28 points during his in 1989-90.

This streak has taken place for most of the season so far for Marner, so his totals on the season aren’t too far off from his production during the streak. Marner has nine goals, 21 assists, and 30 points in 26 games this season.

The former fourth overall pick of the Leafs in 2015 has spent all seven seasons of his career with the Leafs. He’s currently in the fourth year of his six year deal with a $10,903,000 cap hit, a contract that was met with some skepticism at the time of signing, but one Marner has certainly lived up to over the course of the deal.

Much like Marner, the Leafs have also been riding a hot streak over the last month or so, which was much needed after a slow start to the season. Going into the game against the Lightning, the Leafs have won five games in a row, and have points in their last nine games and 14 of their last 15, and sit second in the Atlantic division with a 15-5-5 record.

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