- 60 and counting. David scored his 60th goal this season via a hat trick on Sunday to become the second Bruins player to ever record 60+ goals in a single season. He also became the third player in NHL history to score his 60th goal with a hat trick.
- Pasta’s pasta. David is known by the nickname “Pasta” and in 2021 he partnered with Stop & Shop to release his own pasta. The Pasta pasta cost 88 cents, in nod to his number, and all the proceeds went to pediatric cancer research.
- “Alexa play ‘Barbie Girl.’” David went viral for his love of the song “Barbie Girl” after a postgame interview during a game at Lake Tahoe. Sporting ‘90’s sunglasses, he chirped at broadcasters for interrupting him dancing to the song in the locker room to do the interview.
- Making dad proud. David was encouraged to play hockey by his father as a child. His dad lost his battle with cancer in 2013, and David cites making his dad proud as his inspiration for becoming a professional hockey player.
- Eko’s dad. David has a dog named Eko that he calls “little rabbit.” During the pandemic, David entertained fans by racing his dog in an eating contest off the floor.
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