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On this day in sports: Joe Sakic becomes youngest NHL player to record 100 points

In 1990, Joe Sakic was just 20 years old playing for the Quebec Nordiques.

DENVER — "Super" Joe Sakic is still one of -- if not the -- best players in Colorado Avalanche franchise history.

But before the club moved to the Mile High City, Sakic was making a name for himself in the league with the Quebec Nordiques -- who eventually became the Colorado Avalanche.

On this day, March 31, 1990: The 20-year-old Sakic became the youngest player in NHL history to record 100 points in a single season. He would accomplish that feat in six different seasons over his career.

Sakic's milestone fell in 2006 when Pittsburgh Penguins rookie Sidney Crosby reached the same mark (102 total points) at 18 years old.

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