Sunday, January 08, 2012
With Doan getting his hat trick, defenseman Larry Murphy, who scored 287 goals and had 28 two-goal games in a 21-season NHL career that ended in 2001 has more career goals/hat tricks of players who never recorded a hit.
The active leaders among no-hat-trick players are Brad Richards (235 goals) and Pavel Datsyuk (26 two-goal games).
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