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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. Rick Nash 1.143 2014-15
  Corey Perry 1.143 2014-15
24. Frank Nighbor* 1.130 1919-20
25. Mario Lemieux* 1.118 1988-89
26. Brett Hull* 1.103 1990-91
27. Frank Nighbor* 1.100 1917-18
28. Frank Nighbor* 1.056 1918-19
29. Cam Neely* 1.020 1993-94
30. Cy Denneny* 1.000 1923-24
  Maurice Richard* 1.000 1944-45
  Joe Malone* 1.000 1921-22
  Jack McDonald 1.000 1917-18
  Reg Noble* 1.000 1919-20
  Cy Denneny* 1.000 1918-19
  Billy Boucher 1.000 1922-23
  Corb Denneny 1.000 1919-20
  Thomas McCarthy 1.000 1919-20
39. Alexander Mogilny 0.987 1992-93
40. Mario Lemieux* 0.986 1995-96
41. Cooney Weiland* 0.977 1929-30
42. Phil Esposito* 0.974 1970-71
43. Jari Kurri* 0.973 1984-85
44. Brett Hull* 0.959 1991-92
45. Cy Denneny* 0.958 1922-23
46. Jack Darragh* 0.957 1919-20
47. Amos Arbour 0.955 1919-20
48. Corb Denneny 0.952 1917-18
  Odie Cleghorn 0.952 1919-20
50. Corb Denneny 0.950 1920-21
51. Nels Stewart* 0.944 1925-26
52. Howie Morenz* 0.933 1924-25
53. Dit Clapper* 0.932 1929-30
54. Cy Denneny* 0.931 1924-25
55. Wayne Gretzky* 0.912 1984-85
56. Mario Lemieux* 0.909 1987-88
  Howie Morenz* 0.909 1929-30
58. Teemu Selanne 0.905 1992-93
  Punch Broadbent* 0.905 1919-20
60. Brett Hull* 0.900 1989-90
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. Charlie Simmer 0.875 1979-80
  Joe Malone* 0.875 1918-19
  Odie Cleghorn 0.875 1921-22
68. Jari Kurri* 0.872 1985-86
  Phil Esposito* 0.872 1973-74
70. Cully Wilson 0.870 1919-20
71. Phil Esposito* 0.868 1971-72
72. Mike Bossy* 0.863 1978-79
73. Charlie Simmer 0.862 1980-81
74. Mike Bossy* 0.861 1980-81
75. Mario Lemieux* 0.857 1986-87
76. Didier Pitre* 0.850 1917-18
77. Sweeney Schriner* 0.846 1944-45
78. Babe Dye* 0.842 1923-24
79. Charlie Conacher* 0.838 1930-31
80. Alex Ovechkin 0.833 2014-15
  Bill Cowley* 0.833 1943-44
  Tyler Seguin 0.833 2014-15
  Mikkel Boedker 0.833 2014-15
  Mike Cammalleri 0.833 2014-15
  Ryan Johansen 0.833 2014-15
86. Bobby Hull* 0.831 1965-66
87. Jack Adams* 0.826 1922-23
88. Lanny McDonald* 0.825 1982-83
89. Harry Hyland* 0.824 1917-18
  Didier Pitre* 0.824 1918-19
91. Hec Kilrea 0.818 1929-30
92. Mario Lemieux* 0.814 2000-01
93. Jari Kurri* 0.812 1983-84
  Steve Yzerman* 0.812 1988-89
95. Harry Cameron* 0.809 1917-18
96. Pat LaFontaine* 0.807 1991-92
97. Mike Bossy* 0.800 1981-82
98. Michel Goulet* 0.797 1984-85
99. Syl Apps* 0.793 1942-43
100. Alex Ovechkin 0.793 2007-08
101. Corb Denneny 0.792 1921-22
  Odie Cleghorn 0.792 1922-23
  Frank Nighbor* 0.792 1920-21
  Reg Noble* 0.792 1920-21
105. Pavel Bure* 0.789 1993-94
106. Bobby Hull* 0.788 1966-67
107. Jack Darragh* 0.786 1918-19
  Harry Cameron* 0.786 1918-19
109. Steve Yzerman* 0.785 1989-90
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.785 1986-87
111. Bobby Hull* 0.784 1968-69
  Pavel Bure* 0.784 1999-00
113. Bernie Geoffrion* 0.781 1960-61
  Steve Yzerman* 0.781 1987-88
115. Sidney Crosby 0.780 2010-11
116. Jack Darragh* 0.778 1917-18
  Carson Cooper 0.778 1925-26
  Jack Adams* 0.778 1924-25
119. Peter Bondra 0.776 1995-96
120. Tim Kerr 0.773 1986-87
121. Charlie Conacher* 0.773 1931-32
122. Phil Esposito* 0.772 1974-75
123. Guy Lafleur* 0.769 1977-78
124. Howie Morenz* 0.767 1927-28
125. Charlie Conacher* 0.766 1934-35
126. Rick Martin 0.765 1974-75
127. Kevin Stevens 0.764 1992-93
128. Tim Kerr 0.763 1985-86
  Mike Bossy* 0.763 1984-85
130. Mario Lemieux* 0.763 1989-90
131. Mike Bossy* 0.762 1985-86
  Reggie Leach 0.762 1975-76
133. Sprague Cleghorn* 0.762 1919-20
  Charlie Conacher* 0.762 1933-34
135. Mike Bossy* 0.761 1983-84
136. Doug Bentley* 0.760 1943-44
137. Mike Bossy* 0.759 1982-83
138. Guy Lafleur* 0.757 1974-75
139. Jaromir Jagr 0.756 1995-96
140. Dennis Maruk 0.750 1981-82
  Harry Cameron* 0.750 1920-21
  Harry Cameron* 0.750 1921-22
  Goldie Prodger 0.750 1920-21
  Maurice Richard* 0.750 1946-47
  Herb Cain 0.750 1943-44
  Steve Shutt* 0.750 1976-77
  Glenn Anderson* 0.750 1985-86
  Bill Cook* 0.750 1926-27
  Luc Robitaille* 0.750 1992-93
150. Michel Goulet* 0.747 1983-84
151. Jaromir Jagr 0.746 1996-97
152. Howie Morenz* 0.742 1925-26
153. Billy Burch* 0.741 1924-25
154. Gaye Stewart 0.740 1945-46
155. Cam Neely* 0.739 1990-91
156. Marcel Dionne* 0.738 1978-79
157. Danny Gare 0.737 1979-80
158. Steven Stamkos 0.732 2011-12
159. Jean Ratelle* 0.730 1971-72
160. Tim Kerr 0.730 1984-85
  Pat LaFontaine* 0.730 1989-90
162. Mike Bossy* 0.726 1977-78
163. Marcel Dionne* 0.725 1980-81
164. Dino Ciccarelli* 0.724 1981-82
  Cam Neely* 0.724 1989-90
166. Peter Bondra 0.723 1994-95
167. Pavel Bure* 0.723 1992-93
168. Jimmy Herbert 0.722 1925-26
169. Rob Brown 0.721 1988-89
170. Carl Liscombe 0.720 1943-44
  Lorne Carr 0.720 1943-44
172. Pavel Bure* 0.720 2000-01
173. Wendel Clark 0.719 1993-94
174. Brendan Shanahan* 0.718 1992-93
175. Howie Morenz* 0.718 1930-31
176. Wayne Simmonds 0.714 2014-15
  Steven Stamkos 0.714 2014-15
  Tanner Pearson 0.714 2014-15
  Bobby Hull* 0.714 1961-62
  James Neal 0.714 2014-15
  Pierre Larouche 0.714 1985-86
182. Michel Goulet* 0.713 1982-83
183. Teemu Selanne 0.712 1997-98
184. Alex Ovechkin 0.709 2008-09
185. Billy Boucher 0.708 1921-22
  Reg Noble* 0.708 1921-22
  Mickey Roach 0.708 1922-23
  Sprague Cleghorn* 0.708 1921-22
  Bill Cook* 0.708 1931-32
190. Michel Goulet* 0.707 1985-86
191. Alf Skinner 0.706 1918-19
192. Phil Esposito* 0.705 1972-73
193. Brett Hull* 0.704 1993-94
194. Jean Beliveau* 0.703 1958-59
195. Rick Vaive 0.701 1981-82
196. Craig Simpson 0.700 1987-88
  Blaine Stoughton 0.700 1979-80
  Guy Lafleur* 0.700 1976-77
  Gordie Howe* 0.700 1952-53
  Guy Lafleur* 0.700 1975-76
  Marcel Dionne* 0.700 1982-83
202. Pierre Turgeon 0.699 1992-93
203. Ray Sheppard 0.698 1994-95
  Bill Cook* 0.698 1930-31
205. Pierre Larouche 0.697 1975-76
  Gary Roberts 0.697 1991-92
207. Alexander Mogilny 0.696 1995-96
  John Ogrodnick 0.696 1984-85
209. Billy Boucher 0.696 1923-24
  Cully Wilson 0.696 1922-23
  Maurice Richard* 0.696 1943-44
  Tim Kerr 0.696 1988-89
  Didier Pitre* 0.696 1920-21
  Syd Howe* 0.696 1943-44
215. Alex Ovechkin 0.694 2009-10
  Stephane Richer 0.694 1987-88
217. Wayne Babych 0.692 1980-81
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.692 1988-89
219. Steve Yzerman* 0.691 1992-93
220. Brian Bellows 0.688 1989-90
  Rick Kehoe 0.688 1980-81
  Jimmy Carson 0.688 1987-88
  Mario Lemieux* 0.688 1991-92
  Wayne Gretzky* 0.688 1980-81
225. Frank Mahovlich* 0.686 1960-61
226. Pierre Larouche 0.685 1979-80
227. Mickey Redmond 0.684 1972-73
  Rick Vaive 0.684 1983-84
  Peter Bondra 0.684 1997-98
230. Jari Kurri* 0.683 1986-87
  Tim Kerr 0.683 1983-84
232. Jonathan Cheechoo 0.683 2005-06
  Sergei Fedorov 0.683 1993-94
234. Rick Tocchet 0.682 1988-89
235. Lynn Patrick* 0.681 1941-42
236. Joe Nieuwendyk* 0.680 1987-88
  Mike Bossy* 0.680 1979-80
  Rick Middleton 0.680 1981-82
  Stephane Richer 0.680 1989-90
240. Eric Lindros 0.677 1993-94
241. Guy Lafleur* 0.676 1979-80
  Steven Stamkos 0.676 2013-14
243. Glenn Anderson* 0.675 1983-84
  Brett Hull* 0.675 1992-93
  Al Secord 0.675 1982-83
  Kevin Stevens 0.675 1991-92
247. Eric Lindros 0.672 1992-93
248. Gordie Howe* 0.671 1951-52
  Jean Beliveau* 0.671 1955-56
250. Mickey Redmond 0.671 1973-74
  Mike Bullard 0.671 1983-84

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. Rick Dudley 0.581 1975-76
  Serge Bernier 0.581 1976-77
50. Jim Harrison 0.576 1975-76