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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. Mario Lemieux* 1.150 1992-93
  Wayne Gretzky* 1.150 1981-82
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. Joe Malone* 1.000 1921-22
  Corb Denneny 1.000 1919-20
  Reg Noble* 1.000 1919-20
  Maurice Richard* 1.000 1944-45
  Rick Nash 1.000 2014-15
  Cy Denneny* 1.000 1918-19
  Cy Denneny* 1.000 1923-24
  Billy Boucher 1.000 1922-23
  Thomas McCarthy 1.000 1919-20
  Jack McDonald 1.000 1917-18
38. Alexander Mogilny 0.987 1992-93
39. Mario Lemieux* 0.986 1995-96
40. Cooney Weiland* 0.977 1929-30
41. Phil Esposito* 0.974 1970-71
42. Jari Kurri* 0.973 1984-85
43. Brett Hull* 0.959 1991-92
44. Cy Denneny* 0.958 1922-23
45. Jack Darragh* 0.957 1919-20
46. Amos Arbour 0.955 1919-20
47. Odie Cleghorn 0.952 1919-20
  Corb Denneny 0.952 1917-18
49. Corb Denneny 0.950 1920-21
50. Nels Stewart* 0.944 1925-26
51. Howie Morenz* 0.933 1924-25
52. Dit Clapper* 0.932 1929-30
53. Cy Denneny* 0.931 1924-25
54. Wayne Gretzky* 0.912 1984-85
55. Mario Lemieux* 0.909 1987-88
  Howie Morenz* 0.909 1929-30
57. Punch Broadbent* 0.905 1919-20
  Teemu Selanne 0.905 1992-93
59. Brett Hull* 0.900 1989-90
  Corey Perry 0.900 2014-15
61. Mud Bruneteau 0.897 1943-44
62. Wayne Gretzky* 0.887 1982-83
63. Nels Stewart* 0.886 1929-30
64. Bernie Nicholls 0.886 1988-89
65. Joe Malone* 0.875 1918-19
  Charlie Simmer 0.875 1979-80
  Odie Cleghorn 0.875 1921-22
  Sidney Crosby 0.875 2014-15
69. Jari Kurri* 0.872 1985-86
  Phil Esposito* 0.872 1973-74
71. Cully Wilson 0.870 1919-20
72. Phil Esposito* 0.868 1971-72
73. Mike Bossy* 0.863 1978-79
74. Charlie Simmer 0.862 1980-81
75. Mike Bossy* 0.861 1980-81
76. Mario Lemieux* 0.857 1986-87
77. Didier Pitre* 0.850 1917-18
78. Sweeney Schriner* 0.846 1944-45
79. Babe Dye* 0.842 1923-24
80. Charlie Conacher* 0.838 1930-31
81. Bill Cowley* 0.833 1943-44
82. Bobby Hull* 0.831 1965-66
83. Jack Adams* 0.826 1922-23
84. Lanny McDonald* 0.825 1982-83
85. Didier Pitre* 0.824 1918-19
  Harry Hyland* 0.824 1917-18
87. Hec Kilrea 0.818 1929-30
88. Mario Lemieux* 0.814 2000-01
89. Steve Yzerman* 0.812 1988-89
  Jari Kurri* 0.812 1983-84
91. Harry Cameron* 0.809 1917-18
92. Pat LaFontaine* 0.807 1991-92
93. Mike Bossy* 0.800 1981-82
94. Michel Goulet* 0.797 1984-85
95. Syl Apps* 0.793 1942-43
96. Alex Ovechkin 0.793 2007-08
97. Corb Denneny 0.792 1921-22
  Odie Cleghorn 0.792 1922-23
  Frank Nighbor* 0.792 1920-21
  Reg Noble* 0.792 1920-21
101. Pavel Bure* 0.789 1993-94
102. Bobby Hull* 0.788 1966-67
103. Harry Cameron* 0.786 1918-19
  Jack Darragh* 0.786 1918-19
105. Wayne Gretzky* 0.785 1986-87
  Steve Yzerman* 0.785 1989-90
107. Bobby Hull* 0.784 1968-69
  Pavel Bure* 0.784 1999-00
109. Bernie Geoffrion* 0.781 1960-61
  Steve Yzerman* 0.781 1987-88
111. Sidney Crosby 0.780 2010-11
112. Jack Adams* 0.778 1924-25
  Tyler Seguin 0.778 2014-15
  Jack Darragh* 0.778 1917-18
  Carson Cooper 0.778 1925-26
  Tanner Pearson 0.778 2014-15
117. Peter Bondra 0.776 1995-96
118. Tim Kerr 0.773 1986-87
119. Charlie Conacher* 0.773 1931-32
120. Phil Esposito* 0.772 1974-75
121. Guy Lafleur* 0.769 1977-78
122. Howie Morenz* 0.767 1927-28
123. Charlie Conacher* 0.766 1934-35
124. Rick Martin 0.765 1974-75
125. Kevin Stevens 0.764 1992-93
126. Mike Bossy* 0.763 1984-85
  Tim Kerr 0.763 1985-86
128. Mario Lemieux* 0.763 1989-90
129. Mike Bossy* 0.762 1985-86
  Reggie Leach 0.762 1975-76
131. Charlie Conacher* 0.762 1933-34
  Sprague Cleghorn* 0.762 1919-20
133. Mike Bossy* 0.761 1983-84
134. Doug Bentley* 0.760 1943-44
135. Mike Bossy* 0.759 1982-83
136. Guy Lafleur* 0.757 1974-75
137. Jaromir Jagr 0.756 1995-96
138. Glenn Anderson* 0.750 1985-86
  Harry Cameron* 0.750 1920-21
  Harry Cameron* 0.750 1921-22
  Dennis Maruk 0.750 1981-82
  Goldie Prodger 0.750 1920-21
  Steve Shutt* 0.750 1976-77
  Maurice Richard* 0.750 1946-47
  Herb Cain 0.750 1943-44
  Bill Cook* 0.750 1926-27
  Luc Robitaille* 0.750 1992-93
148. Michel Goulet* 0.747 1983-84
149. Jaromir Jagr 0.746 1996-97
150. Howie Morenz* 0.742 1925-26
151. Billy Burch* 0.741 1924-25
152. Gaye Stewart 0.740 1945-46
153. Cam Neely* 0.739 1990-91
154. Marcel Dionne* 0.738 1978-79
155. Danny Gare 0.737 1979-80
156. Steven Stamkos 0.732 2011-12
157. Jean Ratelle* 0.730 1971-72
158. Tim Kerr 0.730 1984-85
  Pat LaFontaine* 0.730 1989-90
160. Mike Bossy* 0.726 1977-78
161. Marcel Dionne* 0.725 1980-81
162. Dino Ciccarelli* 0.724 1981-82
  Cam Neely* 0.724 1989-90
164. Peter Bondra 0.723 1994-95
165. Pavel Bure* 0.723 1992-93
166. Jimmy Herbert 0.722 1925-26
167. Rob Brown 0.721 1988-89
168. Lorne Carr 0.720 1943-44
  Carl Liscombe 0.720 1943-44
170. Pavel Bure* 0.720 2000-01
171. Wendel Clark 0.719 1993-94
172. Brendan Shanahan* 0.718 1992-93
173. Howie Morenz* 0.718 1930-31
174. Pierre Larouche 0.714 1985-86
  Bobby Hull* 0.714 1961-62
176. Michel Goulet* 0.713 1982-83
177. Teemu Selanne 0.712 1997-98
178. Alex Ovechkin 0.709 2008-09
179. Mickey Roach 0.708 1922-23
  Bill Cook* 0.708 1931-32
  Sprague Cleghorn* 0.708 1921-22
  Reg Noble* 0.708 1921-22
  Billy Boucher 0.708 1921-22
184. Michel Goulet* 0.707 1985-86
185. Alf Skinner 0.706 1918-19
186. Phil Esposito* 0.705 1972-73
187. Brett Hull* 0.704 1993-94
188. Jean Beliveau* 0.703 1958-59
189. Rick Vaive 0.701 1981-82
190. Gordie Howe* 0.700 1952-53
  Craig Simpson 0.700 1987-88
  Blaine Stoughton 0.700 1979-80
  Guy Lafleur* 0.700 1975-76
  Marcel Dionne* 0.700 1982-83
  Guy Lafleur* 0.700 1976-77
196. Pierre Turgeon 0.699 1992-93
197. Ray Sheppard 0.698 1994-95
  Bill Cook* 0.698 1930-31
199. Pierre Larouche 0.697 1975-76
  Gary Roberts 0.697 1991-92
201. John Ogrodnick 0.696 1984-85
  Alexander Mogilny 0.696 1995-96
203. Cully Wilson 0.696 1922-23
  Syd Howe* 0.696 1943-44
  Maurice Richard* 0.696 1943-44
  Didier Pitre* 0.696 1920-21
  Tim Kerr 0.696 1988-89
  Billy Boucher 0.696 1923-24
209. Stephane Richer 0.694 1987-88
  Alex Ovechkin 0.694 2009-10
211. Wayne Babych 0.692 1980-81
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.692 1988-89
213. Steve Yzerman* 0.691 1992-93
214. Brian Bellows 0.688 1989-90
  Jimmy Carson 0.688 1987-88
  Mario Lemieux* 0.688 1991-92
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.688 1980-81
  Rick Kehoe 0.688 1980-81
219. Frank Mahovlich* 0.686 1960-61
220. Pierre Larouche 0.685 1979-80
221. Peter Bondra 0.684 1997-98
  Rick Vaive 0.684 1983-84
  Mickey Redmond 0.684 1972-73
224. Tim Kerr 0.683 1983-84
  Jari Kurri* 0.683 1986-87
226. Jonathan Cheechoo 0.683 2005-06
  Sergei Fedorov 0.683 1993-94
228. Rick Tocchet 0.682 1988-89
229. Lynn Patrick* 0.681 1941-42
230. Joe Nieuwendyk* 0.680 1987-88
  Mike Bossy* 0.680 1979-80
  Rick Middleton 0.680 1981-82
  Stephane Richer 0.680 1989-90
234. Eric Lindros 0.677 1993-94
235. Guy Lafleur* 0.676 1979-80
  Steven Stamkos 0.676 2013-14
237. Glenn Anderson* 0.675 1983-84
  Kevin Stevens 0.675 1991-92
  Brett Hull* 0.675 1992-93
  Al Secord 0.675 1982-83
241. Eric Lindros 0.672 1992-93
242. Gordie Howe* 0.671 1951-52
  Jean Beliveau* 0.671 1955-56
244. Mike Bullard 0.671 1983-84
  Mickey Redmond 0.671 1973-74
246. Jaromir Jagr 0.667 1999-00
  Cy Denneny* 0.667 1919-20
  Glenn Anderson* 0.667 1982-83
  Jacques Richard 0.667 1980-81
  Rick Martin 0.667 1973-74
  Alex Ovechkin 0.667 2012-13
  Evgeni Malkin 0.667 2011-12
  Cy Denneny* 0.667 1925-26
  Jaromir Jagr 0.667 1994-95
  Billy Burch* 0.667 1923-24
  Ilya Kovalchuk 0.667 2005-06
  Brock Nelson 0.667 2014-15

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. Rich LeDuc 0.642 1976-77
  Blaine Stoughton 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