The Champions League continues Wednesday on Paramount+.
AC Milan @ Atlético Madrid
What to Know
We’re heading into Matchday 5 of the Champions League group stage, and AC Milan will be playing Atletico Madrid at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday, Nov. 24 at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. AC Milan tied Porto 1-1 in their previous leg to earn one point. Atletico Madrid is coming off of a 2-0 defeat to Liverpool. Right now, AC Milan (one point) is last in Group B, while Atletico Madrid (four points) is in third place in the group. Recall that only the top two teams in the group will advance to the knockout phase. The teams both need a win to help get themselves out of the bottom half of the group. Keep up with this and all the UEFA Champions League action on CBSSports.com.
Some 2,947 hits later, the journeyman hasn’t stopped doing what he does best and is now able to say he stands at the peak of his craft. He hit the mark in 888 games.
A couple of days ago Schenn told Sportsnet that he “didn’t really think too much of it,” and that he “doesn’t really care too much about the number,” however as he broke the record, the fans in attendance made sure to let him know how much they cared.
Chants of “LUKE! LUKE!” broke out at Rogers Arena in Vancouver for the new leader in the category.
The 33-year-old has played for seven teams throughout his career and won two Stanley Cups during his time with the Tampa Bay Lightning. On every team he’s been on, he’s done what he does best. Hit.
Five forwards still remain above him on the hits leaderboard: Milan Lucic, Alex Ovechkin, Matt Martin, Dustin Brown, and the recently coronated Cal Clutterbuck sits atop the rankings with 3,647.
It was a celebratory day for the Schenn family, as brother Brayden played in his 800th NHL game across the country as his St. Louis Blues took on the Pittsburgh Penguins. But Brayden still has a ways to go if he wants to catch up to Luke’s physical domination, as the centre only has 1,700 hits to his name.