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Ryan Getzlaf collects 800th point with assist on Eaves goal (VIDEO)

Feb 20, 2017; Glendale, AZ, USA; Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) looks on during a face off in the third period against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 20, 2017; Glendale, AZ, USA; Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf (15) looks on during a face off in the third period against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Less than 100 players in the NHL's 100-year history have recorded 1,000 points or more. The Anaheim Ducks captain took another step towards that elusive club on Saturday.

Did someone say 'hot start?' Patrick Eaves has got your hot start right here! @AnaheimDucks #NHLDucks pic.twitter.com/yXMQ0guVki

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In trademark Ryan Getzlaf style, the Ducks center fired a pinpoint pass to a wide open Patrick Eaves just 39 seconds into the Ducks tilt with the Pacific Division rivals San Jose.

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Already second all-time on the Ducks in points, Getzlaf only trails future Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne in total points with the team. While the assist widened the gap he has on Selanne for most assists all-time with 565.