Dylan Larkin, the captain of the Detroit Red Wings, has achieved a new career milestone with a hat trick in a thrilling game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Larkin’s outstanding performance this season has seen him score 31 goals and provide 45 assists, totaling 76 points in 75 games. This surpasses his previous career high of 73 points, set during the 2018-2019 season.
Larkin’s remarkable achievement comes on the heels of prolonged contract negotiations, which ultimately resulted in an 8-year extension with an average annual value (AAV) of $8.7 million. The Red Wings’ management and fans alike can now breathe a sigh of relief, knowing that their captain will continue to be a driving force on the team for years to come.
With Larkin setting a new career high for points in a season, it’s clear that he is playing at the peak of his game. As the Red Wings continue their quest for success in the NHL, they can be confident in their captain’s ability to lead them towards a brighter future.
While the Red Wings may not be playoff-bound this season, this is certainly a light on the team and a positive step towards progress with Larkin having a career year and signing a new deal. The Red Wings will continue to rebuild and try to get the right pieces to return to the playoffs in the coming seasons.