Evgeni Malkin has bolted to second in the NHL points race with 35 points after finishing November with 4 goals and 21 points, the second most points in a month for Malkin in his career. Malkin’s 21 assists are also quite a feat.
Per James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail, Malkin’s 21 assists are the most assists in a month since Wayne Gretzky in January 1996. According to Hockey Reference, Gretzky posted 4 goals and 21 assists that month.