January 26, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks defense Brad Stuart (7) fights with Avalanche defense Ryan O'Byrne (3) in the first period at HP Pavilion. San Jose won 4-0. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton.
Marleau has scored exactly two goals in each game this season, joining Ottawa's Cy Denneny in 1917-18 as the only players to open a campaign with four multigoal games, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Both of Marleau's goals came after Ryan O'Byrne took two additional minor penalties for retaliating after San Jose's Brad Stuart flattened Colorado captain Gabriel Landeskog with a vicious hit.
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