Larkin has points in 12 successive games. The Red Wings were 9-2-2 January. That these two runs correlate is no mere coincidence.
Here’s another common occurrence – the reason for Larkin’s success at piling up points is resulting from by the same factors that are enabling the Red Wings to pile up points in the NHL standings.
It’s about paying attention to detail, doing the little things right and most of all, playing the game with equal fervor with and without the puck and all across all 200 feet of the ice surface.