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Red Wings win as Dylan Larkin Hat Trick is born

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Posted at 9:52 PM, Jan 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-22 22:07:51-05

The Gordie Howe Hat Trick has company.

Red Wings rookie Dylan Larkin continues to amaze, and introduced us to a new feat on Friday night.

The 19-year-old chipped a tooth, scored a goal, and registered an assist in Detroit's 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.

Larkin took a high stick to the face at the 12:43 mark of the third period. On his next shift, he scored a goal to break the scoreless tie. 

Later in the third, he set up Henrik Zetterberg on a goal that sealed the game.

"It woke me up. Maybe I should take a stick in the face every game," Larkin said on the Red Wings postgame show on Fox Sports Detroit.

'Dylan Larkin' was trending nationally on Twitter Friday night.