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NHL & WHA Single Season Leaders and Records for Even Strength Goals

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Members of the Hockey Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NHL Leaders

Rank Player EV Season
1. Wayne Gretzky* 68 1981-82
2. Brett Hull* 57 1990-91
3. Wayne Gretzky* 55 1983-84
4. Jari Kurri* 54 1984-85
  Wayne Gretzky* 54 1984-85
6. Steve Shutt* 52 1976-77
  Teemu Selanne 52 1992-93
8. Reggie Leach 51 1975-76
9. Maurice Richard* 50 1944-45
  Bobby Hull* 50 1961-62
  Phil Esposito* 50 1970-71
  Bernie Geoffrion* 50 1960-61
  Phil Esposito* 50 1973-74
14. Gordie Howe* 49 1952-53
  Alexander Mogilny 49 1992-93
  Lanny McDonald* 49 1982-83
17. Frank Mahovlich* 48 1960-61
  Steven Stamkos 48 2011-12
19. Mike Bossy* 47 1981-82
  Gordie Howe* 47 1951-52
  Mario Lemieux* 47 1992-93
  Wayne Gretzky* 47 1982-83
  Jean Beliveau* 47 1955-56
24. Jari Kurri* 46 1985-86
25. Guy Lafleur* 45 1977-78
  Jean Beliveau* 45 1958-59
  Tim Kerr 45 1983-84
  Brett Hull* 45 1991-92
  Mike Bossy* 45 1983-84
  Pavel Bure* 45 1999-00
  Maurice Richard* 45 1946-47
  Brett Hull* 45 1989-90
  Steve Yzerman* 45 1988-89
34. Joe Malone* 44 1917-18
  Gordie Howe* 44 1956-57
  Rick Martin 44 1973-74
37. Cooney Weiland* 43 1929-30
  Michel Goulet* 43 1982-83
  Alex Ovechkin 43 2007-08
  Gordie Howe* 43 1950-51
  Michel Goulet* 43 1983-84
  Maurice Richard* 43 1949-50
43. Peter Stastny* 42 1982-83
  Stephane Richer 42 1989-90
  Frank Mahovlich* 42 1968-69
  Wayne Gretzky* 42 1986-87
  Mike Bossy* 42 1978-79
  Maurice Richard* 42 1950-51
  Guy Lafleur* 42 1976-77
50. Reggie Leach 41 1979-80
  Bernie Nicholls 41 1988-89
  Jaromir Jagr 41 1995-96
  Mario Lemieux* 41 1988-89
  Keith Tkachuk 41 1996-97
  Teemu Selanne 41 1997-98
  Danny Gare 41 1975-76
  Dickie Moore* 41 1958-59
  Dit Clapper* 41 1929-30
  Mike Bossy* 41 1982-83
  Bob Carpenter 41 1984-85
61. Mark Messier* 40 1981-82
  Jean Ratelle* 40 1971-72
  Mike Bossy* 40 1984-85
  Marcel Dionne* 40 1978-79
  Wayne Babych 40 1980-81
  Rick Middleton 40 1982-83
  John LeClair 40 1996-97
  Andy Bathgate* 40 1958-59
  Alexander Mogilny 40 1995-96
  Pavel Bure* 40 1992-93
  Howie Morenz* 40 1929-30
72. Mike Rogers 39 1979-80
  Danny Gare 39 1979-80
  Teemu Selanne 39 1996-97
  Steve Yzerman* 39 1989-90
  Guy Chouinard 39 1978-79
  Mike Bossy* 39 1985-86
  John Ogrodnick 39 1984-85
  Guy Lafleur* 39 1978-79
  Sergei Fedorov 39 1993-94
  Bobby Hull* 39 1971-72
  Glenn Anderson* 39 1983-84
  Joe Malone* 39 1919-20
  Pat LaFontaine* 39 1989-90
  Bobby Hull* 39 1959-60
  Bronco Horvath 39 1959-60
  Ken Hodge 39 1970-71
  Nels Stewart* 39 1929-30
89. Marcel Dionne* 38 1982-83
  Rick MacLeish 38 1976-77
  Bernie Geoffrion* 38 1954-55
  Michel Goulet* 38 1984-85
  Pierre Larouche 38 1979-80
  Dennis Maruk 38 1981-82
  Blaine Stoughton 38 1979-80
  Blaine Stoughton 38 1981-82
  Ziggy Palffy 38 1996-97
  Evgeni Malkin 38 2011-12
  Doug Bentley* 38 1943-44
  Babe Dye* 38 1924-25
  Mike Bossy* 38 1980-81
  Marcel Dionne* 38 1976-77
  Gordie Howe* 38 1955-56
  Mario Lemieux* 38 1987-88
  Wayne Gretzky* 38 1988-89
  Steve Yzerman* 38 1992-93
  Maurice Richard* 38 1955-56
  Wayne Gretzky* 38 1985-86
  Gary Roberts 38 1991-92
  Gordie Howe* 38 1962-63
  Steve Shutt* 38 1975-76
  Maurice Richard* 38 1954-55
  Guy Lafleur* 38 1975-76
114. Glenn Anderson* 37 1982-83
  Maurice Richard* 37 1953-54
  Rod Gilbert* 37 1971-72
  Camille Henry 37 1962-63
  Phil Esposito* 37 1968-69
  Alex Ovechkin 37 2009-10
  Mark Napier 37 1982-83
  Newsy Lalonde* 37 1919-20
  Rick Vaive 37 1981-82
  Joe Mullen* 37 1988-89
  Jari Kurri* 37 1983-84
  Jaromir Jagr 37 2000-01
  Luc Robitaille* 37 1992-93
  Gaye Stewart 37 1945-46
  Dale Hawerchuk* 37 1986-87
  Wayne Gretzky* 37 1979-80
  Peter Bondra 37 1995-96
  Tod Sloan 37 1955-56
  Rick Martin 37 1979-80
  Jean Beliveau* 37 1954-55
  Jean Pronovost 37 1975-76
  Mickey Redmond 37 1972-73
  Jari Kurri* 37 1986-87
137. Mike Bullard 36 1983-84
  Peter Bondra 36 1997-98
  Petr Nedved 36 1995-96
  Luc Robitaille* 36 1987-88
  Sidney Crosby 36 2009-10
  John Ogrodnick 36 1982-83
  Alex Ovechkin 36 2008-09
  Luc Robitaille* 36 1988-89
  Gary Leeman 36 1989-90
  Lanny McDonald* 36 1977-78
  Cy Denneny* 36 1917-18
  Carl Liscombe 36 1943-44
  Dickie Moore* 36 1957-58
  Guy Lafleur* 36 1974-75
  Marcel Dionne* 36 1979-80
  Bobby Hull* 36 1968-69
  Peter McNab 36 1977-78
  Phil Esposito* 36 1971-72
  Frank Mahovlich* 36 1962-63
  Lorne Carr 36 1943-44
  Herb Cain 36 1943-44
  Hec Kilrea 36 1929-30
  Wayne Gretzky* 36 1980-81
  Jacques Richard 36 1980-81
  Charlie Conacher* 36 1934-35
162. Jarome Iginla 35 2001-02
  Corey Perry 35 2013-14
  Jarome Iginla 35 2007-08
  Jacques Lemaire* 35 1972-73
  Babe Dye* 35 1920-21
  Bill Goldsworthy 35 1973-74
  Mario Lemieux* 35 1986-87
  Ken Hodge 35 1973-74
  Mud Bruneteau 35 1943-44
  Gordie Howe* 35 1968-69
  Gordie Howe* 35 1949-50
  John LeClair 35 1997-98
  Pavel Bure* 35 2000-01
  Dickie Moore* 35 1960-61
  Theoren Fleury 35 1990-91
  Andy Bathgate* 35 1962-63
  Kevin Stevens 35 1991-92
  Ken Hodge 35 1968-69
  Petr Nedved 35 1992-93
  Brian Sutter 35 1982-83
  Mike Bossy* 35 1979-80
  Dino Ciccarelli* 35 1981-82
  Guy Lafleur* 35 1979-80
  Charlie Simmer 35 1979-80
  Mark Messier* 35 1982-83
  Rick Vaive 35 1983-84
  Rick Kehoe 35 1980-81
  Mike Gartner* 35 1980-81
  Peter Stastny* 35 1983-84
  Pierre Larouche 35 1975-76
  Blaine Stoughton 35 1982-83
193. Craig Simpson 34 1987-88
  Bill Cook* 34 1931-32
  Mark Recchi 34 1992-93
  Dave Taylor 34 1980-81
  Pierre Turgeon 34 1992-93
  Gary Roberts 34 1989-90
  Jaromir Jagr 34 1996-97
  Luc Robitaille* 34 1990-91
  Sid Abel* 34 1949-50
  Jean Beliveau* 34 1959-60
  Al Secord 34 1982-83
  Jari Kurri* 34 1982-83
  Charlie Conacher* 34 1931-32
  Glenn Anderson* 34 1985-86
  Cy Denneny* 34 1920-21
  Yvan Cournoyer* 34 1972-73
  Nels Stewart* 34 1925-26
  Ilya Kovalchuk 34 2007-08
  Lowell MacDonald 34 1973-74
  Steve Yzerman* 34 1987-88
  Stephane Richer 34 1987-88
  Gilbert Perreault* 34 1977-78
  Bobby Hull* 34 1967-68
  Guy Charron 34 1977-78
217. Doug Bentley* 33 1942-43
  Gordie Howe* 33 1953-54
  Newsy Lalonde* 33 1920-21
  Jaromir Jagr 33 1998-99
  Ted Lindsay* 33 1947-48
  Dale Hawerchuk* 33 1981-82
  Bill Cook* 33 1926-27
  Darcy Rota 33 1982-83
  Howie Morenz* 33 1927-28
  Darryl Sittler* 33 1982-83
  Simon Gagne 33 2005-06
  Charlie Simmer 33 1980-81
  Ray Sheppard 33 1993-94
  Sid Smith 33 1954-55
  Jean Beliveau* 33 1956-57
  Dale Hawerchuk* 33 1984-85
  Tim Kerr 33 1984-85
  Bobby Hull* 33 1970-71
  Steve Shutt* 33 1977-78
  Mike Gartner* 33 1984-85
  Hakan Loob 33 1987-88
  Jimmy Carson 33 1987-88
  Pat Verbeek 33 1987-88
  John Tonelli 33 1984-85
  Denis Savard* 33 1986-87
  Reggie Leach 33 1974-75
  Eric Vail 33 1974-75
  Parker MacDonald 33 1962-63
  Brian Bellows 33 1989-90
  Claude Provost 33 1961-62
  Maurice Richard* 33 1956-57
  Gordie Howe* 33 1957-58
  Brendan Shanahan* 33 1992-93
  Andy Hebenton 33 1958-59
  Ed Litzenberger 33 1958-59
  Ray Ferraro 33 1991-92
  Bobby Schmautz 33 1972-73
  Steve Yzerman* 33 1990-91
  Joe Sakic* 33 1990-91
  Wayne Gretzky* 33 1990-91
  Gordie Howe* 33 1961-62
  Frank Mahovlich* 33 1961-62
  Mike Foligno 33 1985-86