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NHL & WHA Single Season Leaders and Records for Goals Per Game

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NHL Leaders

Rank Player G/G Season
1. Joe Malone* 2.200 1917-18
2. Cy Denneny* 1.800 1917-18
3. Newsy Lalonde* 1.643 1917-18
4. Joe Malone* 1.625 1919-20
5. Newsy Lalonde* 1.609 1919-20
6. Reg Noble* 1.500 1917-18
7. Babe Dye* 1.458 1920-21
8. Cy Denneny* 1.417 1920-21
9. Joe Malone* 1.400 1920-21
10. Newsy Lalonde* 1.375 1920-21
11. Newsy Lalonde* 1.353 1918-19
12. Punch Broadbent* 1.333 1921-22
13. Babe Dye* 1.310 1924-25
14. Odie Cleghorn 1.294 1918-19
15. Babe Dye* 1.292 1921-22
16. Cy Denneny* 1.227 1921-22
17. Aurele Joliat* 1.200 1924-25
18. Babe Dye* 1.182 1922-23
19. Wayne Gretzky* 1.176 1983-84
20. Wayne Gretzky* 1.150 1981-82
  Mario Lemieux* 1.150 1992-93
22. Frank Nighbor* 1.130 1919-20
23. Mario Lemieux* 1.118 1988-89
24. Brett Hull* 1.103 1990-91
25. Frank Nighbor* 1.100 1917-18
26. Frank Nighbor* 1.056 1918-19
27. Cam Neely* 1.020 1993-94
28. Maurice Richard* 1.000 1944-45
  Cy Denneny* 1.000 1923-24
  Joe Malone* 1.000 1921-22
  Billy Boucher 1.000 1922-23
  Thomas McCarthy 1.000 1919-20
  Reg Noble* 1.000 1919-20
  Cy Denneny* 1.000 1918-19
  Corb Denneny 1.000 1919-20
  Jack McDonald 1.000 1917-18
37. Alexander Mogilny 0.987 1992-93
38. Mario Lemieux* 0.986 1995-96
39. Cooney Weiland* 0.977 1929-30
40. Phil Esposito* 0.974 1970-71
41. Jari Kurri* 0.973 1984-85
42. Brett Hull* 0.959 1991-92
43. Cy Denneny* 0.958 1922-23
44. Jack Darragh* 0.957 1919-20
45. Amos Arbour 0.955 1919-20
46. Corb Denneny 0.952 1917-18
  Odie Cleghorn 0.952 1919-20
48. Corb Denneny 0.950 1920-21
49. Nels Stewart* 0.944 1925-26
50. Howie Morenz* 0.933 1924-25
51. Dit Clapper* 0.932 1929-30
52. Cy Denneny* 0.931 1924-25
53. Wayne Gretzky* 0.912 1984-85
54. Howie Morenz* 0.909 1929-30
  Mario Lemieux* 0.909 1987-88
56. Teemu Selanne 0.905 1992-93
  Punch Broadbent* 0.905 1919-20
58. Brett Hull* 0.900 1989-90
59. Mud Bruneteau 0.897 1943-44
60. Wayne Gretzky* 0.887 1982-83
61. Nels Stewart* 0.886 1929-30
62. Bernie Nicholls 0.886 1988-89
63. Joe Malone* 0.875 1918-19
  Odie Cleghorn 0.875 1921-22
  Charlie Simmer 0.875 1979-80
66. Jari Kurri* 0.872 1985-86
  Phil Esposito* 0.872 1973-74
68. Cully Wilson 0.870 1919-20
69. Phil Esposito* 0.868 1971-72
70. Mike Bossy* 0.863 1978-79
71. Charlie Simmer 0.862 1980-81
72. Mike Bossy* 0.861 1980-81
73. Mario Lemieux* 0.857 1986-87
74. Didier Pitre* 0.850 1917-18
75. Sweeney Schriner* 0.846 1944-45
76. Babe Dye* 0.842 1923-24
77. Charlie Conacher* 0.838 1930-31
78. Bill Cowley* 0.833 1943-44
79. Bobby Hull* 0.831 1965-66
80. Jack Adams* 0.826 1922-23
81. Lanny McDonald* 0.825 1982-83
82. Didier Pitre* 0.824 1918-19
  Harry Hyland* 0.824 1917-18
84. Hec Kilrea 0.818 1929-30
85. Mario Lemieux* 0.814 2000-01
86. Jari Kurri* 0.812 1983-84
  Steve Yzerman* 0.812 1988-89
88. Harry Cameron* 0.809 1917-18
89. Pat LaFontaine* 0.807 1991-92
90. Mike Bossy* 0.800 1981-82
91. Michel Goulet* 0.797 1984-85
92. Syl Apps* 0.793 1942-43
93. Alex Ovechkin 0.793 2007-08
94. Odie Cleghorn 0.792 1922-23
  Frank Nighbor* 0.792 1920-21
  Reg Noble* 0.792 1920-21
  Corb Denneny 0.792 1921-22
98. Pavel Bure* 0.789 1993-94
99. Bobby Hull* 0.788 1966-67
100. Harry Cameron* 0.786 1918-19
  Jack Darragh* 0.786 1918-19
102. Steve Yzerman* 0.785 1989-90
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.785 1986-87
104. Pavel Bure* 0.784 1999-00
  Bobby Hull* 0.784 1968-69
106. Steve Yzerman* 0.781 1987-88
  Bernie Geoffrion* 0.781 1960-61
108. Sidney Crosby 0.780 2010-11
109. Jack Darragh* 0.778 1917-18
  Jack Adams* 0.778 1924-25
  Carson Cooper 0.778 1925-26
112. Peter Bondra 0.776 1995-96
113. Tim Kerr 0.773 1986-87
114. Charlie Conacher* 0.773 1931-32
115. Phil Esposito* 0.772 1974-75
116. Guy Lafleur* 0.769 1977-78
117. Howie Morenz* 0.767 1927-28
118. Charlie Conacher* 0.766 1934-35
119. Rick Martin 0.765 1974-75
120. Kevin Stevens 0.764 1992-93
121. Mike Bossy* 0.763 1984-85
  Tim Kerr 0.763 1985-86
123. Mario Lemieux* 0.763 1989-90
124. Reggie Leach 0.762 1975-76
  Mike Bossy* 0.762 1985-86
126. Charlie Conacher* 0.762 1933-34
  Sprague Cleghorn* 0.762 1919-20
128. Mike Bossy* 0.761 1983-84
129. Doug Bentley* 0.760 1943-44
130. Mike Bossy* 0.759 1982-83
131. Guy Lafleur* 0.757 1974-75
132. Jaromir Jagr 0.756 1995-96
133. Herb Cain 0.750 1943-44
  Bill Cook* 0.750 1926-27
  Dennis Maruk 0.750 1981-82
  Glenn Anderson* 0.750 1985-86
  Harry Cameron* 0.750 1921-22
  Goldie Prodger 0.750 1920-21
  Steve Shutt* 0.750 1976-77
  Harry Cameron* 0.750 1920-21
  Maurice Richard* 0.750 1946-47
  Luc Robitaille* 0.750 1992-93
143. Michel Goulet* 0.747 1983-84
144. Jaromir Jagr 0.746 1996-97
145. Tyler Seguin 0.742 2014-15
  Howie Morenz* 0.742 1925-26
147. Billy Burch* 0.741 1924-25
148. Gaye Stewart 0.740 1945-46
149. Cam Neely* 0.739 1990-91
150. Marcel Dionne* 0.738 1978-79
151. Danny Gare 0.737 1979-80
152. Steven Stamkos 0.732 2011-12
153. Jean Ratelle* 0.730 1971-72
154. Pat LaFontaine* 0.730 1989-90
  Tim Kerr 0.730 1984-85
156. Mike Bossy* 0.726 1977-78
157. Marcel Dionne* 0.725 1980-81
158. Cam Neely* 0.724 1989-90
  Dino Ciccarelli* 0.724 1981-82
160. Peter Bondra 0.723 1994-95
161. Pavel Bure* 0.723 1992-93
162. Jimmy Herbert 0.722 1925-26
163. Rob Brown 0.721 1988-89
164. Carl Liscombe 0.720 1943-44
  Lorne Carr 0.720 1943-44
166. Pavel Bure* 0.720 2000-01
167. Wendel Clark 0.719 1993-94
168. Brendan Shanahan* 0.718 1992-93
169. Howie Morenz* 0.718 1930-31
170. Bobby Hull* 0.714 1961-62
  Pierre Larouche 0.714 1985-86
172. Michel Goulet* 0.713 1982-83
173. Teemu Selanne 0.712 1997-98
174. Alex Ovechkin 0.709 2008-09
175. Mickey Roach 0.708 1922-23
  Reg Noble* 0.708 1921-22
  Sprague Cleghorn* 0.708 1921-22
  Billy Boucher 0.708 1921-22
  Bill Cook* 0.708 1931-32
180. Michel Goulet* 0.707 1985-86
181. Alf Skinner 0.706 1918-19
182. Phil Esposito* 0.705 1972-73
183. Brett Hull* 0.704 1993-94
184. Jean Beliveau* 0.703 1958-59
185. Rick Vaive 0.701 1981-82
186. Craig Simpson 0.700 1987-88
  Guy Lafleur* 0.700 1976-77
  Blaine Stoughton 0.700 1979-80
  Gordie Howe* 0.700 1952-53
  Guy Lafleur* 0.700 1975-76
  Marcel Dionne* 0.700 1982-83
192. Pierre Turgeon 0.699 1992-93
193. Bill Cook* 0.698 1930-31
  Ray Sheppard 0.698 1994-95
195. Pierre Larouche 0.697 1975-76
  Gary Roberts 0.697 1991-92
197. John Ogrodnick 0.696 1984-85
  Alexander Mogilny 0.696 1995-96
199. Syd Howe* 0.696 1943-44
  Didier Pitre* 0.696 1920-21
  Maurice Richard* 0.696 1943-44
  Cully Wilson 0.696 1922-23
  Billy Boucher 0.696 1923-24
  Tim Kerr 0.696 1988-89
205. Alex Ovechkin 0.694 2009-10
  Stephane Richer 0.694 1987-88
207. Wayne Babych 0.692 1980-81
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.692 1988-89
209. Steve Yzerman* 0.691 1992-93
210. Rick Nash 0.690 2014-15
211. Rick Kehoe 0.688 1980-81
  Mario Lemieux* 0.688 1991-92
  Brian Bellows 0.688 1989-90
  Jimmy Carson 0.688 1987-88
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.688 1980-81
216. Frank Mahovlich* 0.686 1960-61
217. Pierre Larouche 0.685 1979-80
218. Mickey Redmond 0.684 1972-73
  Peter Bondra 0.684 1997-98
  Rick Vaive 0.684 1983-84
221. Tim Kerr 0.683 1983-84
  Jari Kurri* 0.683 1986-87
223. Jonathan Cheechoo 0.683 2005-06
  Sergei Fedorov 0.683 1993-94
225. Rick Tocchet 0.682 1988-89
226. Lynn Patrick* 0.681 1941-42
227. Rick Middleton 0.680 1981-82
  Stephane Richer 0.680 1989-90
  Joe Nieuwendyk* 0.680 1987-88
  Mike Bossy* 0.680 1979-80
231. Eric Lindros 0.677 1993-94
232. Guy Lafleur* 0.676 1979-80
  Steven Stamkos 0.676 2013-14
234. Glenn Anderson* 0.675 1983-84
  Al Secord 0.675 1982-83
  Kevin Stevens 0.675 1991-92
  Brett Hull* 0.675 1992-93
238. Eric Lindros 0.672 1992-93
239. Gordie Howe* 0.671 1951-52
  Jean Beliveau* 0.671 1955-56
241. Mike Bullard 0.671 1983-84
  Mickey Redmond 0.671 1973-74
243. Alex Ovechkin 0.667 2012-13
  Glenn Anderson* 0.667 1982-83
  Evgeni Malkin 0.667 2011-12
  Cy Denneny* 0.667 1925-26
  Jacques Richard 0.667 1980-81
  Billy Burch* 0.667 1923-24
  Cy Denneny* 0.667 1919-20
  Jaromir Jagr 0.667 1999-00
  Jaromir Jagr 0.667 1994-95
  Rick Martin 0.667 1973-74
  Ilya Kovalchuk 0.667 2005-06

WHA Leaders

Rank Player G/G Season
1. Anders Hedberg 1.029 1976-77
2. Bobby Hull* 0.987 1974-75
3. Real Cloutier 0.974 1978-79
4. Marc Tardif 0.876 1975-76
5. Real Cloutier 0.868 1976-77
6. Marc Tardif 0.833 1977-78
7. Anders Hedberg 0.818 1977-78
8. Anders Hedberg 0.815 1974-75
9. Morris Lukowich 0.812 1978-79
10. Bobby Hull* 0.809 1972-73
11. Marc Tardif 0.790 1976-77
12. Danny Lawson 0.782 1972-73
13. Real Cloutier 0.767 1977-78
14. Mark Napier 0.750 1976-77
  Real Cloutier 0.750 1975-76
16. Tom Simpson 0.743 1974-75
17. Robbie Ftorek 0.738 1977-78
18. Mike Walton 0.731 1973-74
19. Serge Bernier 0.711 1974-75
20. Bill Flett 0.708 1976-77
21. Bobby Hull* 0.707 1973-74
22. Wayne Rivers 0.692 1974-75
23. Vaclav Nedomansky 0.691 1975-76
24. Tom Webster 0.688 1972-73
25. Tom Webster 0.672 1973-74
26. Bobby Hull* 0.662 1975-76
27. Ron Ward 0.662 1972-73
28. Marc Tardif 0.658 1974-75
  Anders Hedberg 0.658 1975-76
30. Blaine Stoughton 0.642 1976-77
  Rich LeDuc 0.642 1976-77
32. Andre Lacroix 0.641 1972-73
  Danny Lawson 0.641 1973-74
34. Mike Walton 0.640 1974-75
35. Frank Hughes 0.632 1974-75
36. Rejean Houle 0.630 1975-76
37. Rejean Houle 0.625 1974-75
38. Bobby Hull* 0.618 1976-77
39. Tom Webster 0.606 1974-75
40. Christian Bordeleau 0.603 1972-73
41. Tom Webster 0.600 1975-76
42. Bobby Hull* 0.597 1977-78
43. Dick Sentes 0.595 1974-75
44. Jim Harrison 0.591 1972-73
45. Del Hall 0.588 1975-76
46. Robbie Ftorek 0.585 1974-75
47. Ron Chipperfield 0.582 1978-79
48. Serge Bernier 0.581 1976-77
  Rick Dudley 0.581 1975-76
50. Jim Harrison 0.576 1975-76