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NHL Goals

Category: Hockey

  • Most goals, one game: 7, Joe Malone (January 31, 1920)
  • Most goals, one season: 92, Wayne Gretzky (1981–82)
  • Most goals career: 894, Wayne Gretzky (1979-99)
  Game(s)
1 Most goals, one game: 7, Joe Malone (January 31, 1920)
2 Most goals, road game: 6, Red Berenson (November 7, 1968)
3 Most goals, one game for a Rookie in their first game: 4, Auston Matthews (October 12, 2016)
4 Most goals, one period: 4, Max Bentley (January 28, 1943), Busher Jackson (November 20, 1934), Clint Smith (March 4, 1945), Red Berenson (November 7, 1968), Wayne Gretzky (February 18, 1981), Grant Mulvey (February 3, 1982), Bryan Trottier (February 13, 1982), Tim Kerr (April 13, 1985), Al Secord (January 7, 1987), Joe Nieuwendyk (January 11, 1989), Peter Bondra (February 5, 1994), Mario Lemieux (January 26, 1997), and Patrick Marleau (January 23, 2017)
5 Most goals in different ways: 5,  Mario Lemieux, full strength, power-play, short-handed, penalty shot and empty net (December 31, 1988)
 
  Season(s)
1 Most goals, 50 games from start of season: 61, Wayne Gretzky (1981–82 and 1983–84)
2 Fastest 50 goals from start of season: 39 games, Wayne Gretzky (December 30, 1981)
3 Most goals scored by a single player in an expansion team's inaugural season: 43, William Karlsson (2017–18)
4 Most game-winning goals in a season: 16, Phil Esposito (1970–71 and 1971–72) and Michel Goulet (1983–84)
5 Most goals, one season: 92, Wayne Gretzky (1981–82)
6 Most goals, one season for a Rookie: 76, Teemu Selänne (1992–93)
 
  Career
1 Most goals career: 894, Wayne Gretzky (1979-99)
2 Most game-winning goals career: 135, Jaromir Jagr (1990-2018)
 
  Season & Playoffs
1 Most goals, one season, including playoffs: 100, Wayne Gretzky (1983–84)
 
  Career & Playoffs
1 Most goals career, including playoffs: 1016, Wayne Gretzky (1979-99)
 
  Playoffs
1 Most goals, one playoff series: 12, Jari Kurri (six-game series) (1985)
2 Most goals in a Stanley Cup Final: 9, Cyclone Taylor (1918, five games), Frank Foyston (1919, five games), Babe Dye (1922, five games)
3 Most goals, one playoff game: 5, Newsy Lalonde (March 1, 1919), Maurice Richard (March 23, 1944), Darryl Sittler (April 22, 1976), Reggie Leach (May 6, 1976), and Mario Lemieux (April 25, 1989)
4 Most goals, one home playoff game: 5, Maurice Richard (March 23, 1944), Darryl Sittler (April 22, 1976), Reggie Leach (May 6, 1976), and Mario Lemieux (April 25, 1989)
5 Most goals, one road playoff game: 5, Newsy Lalonde (March 1, 1919)
6 Most goals, in playoffs one season: 19, Reggie Leach (1976) and Jari Kurri (1985)
7 Most goals, one playoff period: 4, Tim Kerr (April 13, 1985) and Mario Lemieux (April 25, 1989)
8 Most goals in one period during the Finals: 3, Busher Jackson (April 5, 1932), Ted Lindsay (April 5, 1955), Maurice Richard (April 6, 1957), Wayne Gretzky (May 25, 1985), Dirk Graham (June 1, 1992), and Peter Forsberg (June 6, 1996)
9 Most game-winning goals in playoffs one season: 7,  Brad Richards (2004)
10 Most game-winning goals in a playoff series: 4, Mike Bossy (six-game series) (1983)
11 Most game-winning goals, playoffs, career: 24, Wayne Gretzky and Brett Hull,
12 Most goals, playoffs, career; 122, Wayne Gretzky
13 Most goals in the Finals, career: 34, Maurice Richard
  • Last Update: Jan 28, 2021
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