NHL & WHA Single Season Playoff Leaders and Records for Points

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hockey Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Rank Player PTS Year
1. Wayne Gretzky* 47 1985
2. Mario Lemieux* 44 1991
3. Wayne Gretzky* 43 1988
4. Wayne Gretzky* 40 1993
5. Wayne Gretzky* 38 1983
6. Paul Coffey* 37 1985
7. Evgeni Malkin 36 2009
8. Doug Gilmour* 35 1993
  Mike Bossy* 35 1981
  Wayne Gretzky* 35 1984
11. Mark Recchi 34 1991
  Mark Messier* 34 1988
  Joe Sakic* 34 1996
  Mario Lemieux* 34 1992
  Brian Leetch* 34 1994
  Wayne Gretzky* 34 1987
17. Rick Middleton 33 1983
  Kevin Stevens 33 1991
19. Barry Pederson 32 1983
20. Sidney Crosby 31 2009
  Al MacInnis* 31 1989
  Jari Kurri* 31 1985
  Mark Messier* 31 1990
  Craig Simpson 31 1990
  Jari Kurri* 31 1988
  Pavel Bure* 31 1994
27. Mark Messier* 30 1994
  Daniel Briere 30 2010
  Logan Couture 30 2016
30. Steve Payne 29 1981
  Bryan Trottier* 29 1981
  Bryan Trottier* 29 1982
  Jonathan Toews 29 2010
  Brian Bellows 29 1991
  Bryan Trottier* 29 1980
  Denis Savard* 29 1985
37. Mark Messier* 28 1987
  Jari Kurri* 28 1984
  Doug Gilmour* 28 1994
  Bob Bourne 28 1983
  Cam Neely* 28 1990
  Kevin Stevens 28 1992
  Brian Propp 28 1987
  Patrick Kane 28 2010
  Eric Staal 28 2006
46. Henrik Zetterberg 27 2008
  Esa Tikkanen 27 1988
  Sidney Crosby 27 2008
  Peter Forsberg* 27 2002
  Mike Bossy* 27 1982
  Pelle Eklund 27 1987
  Glenn Anderson* 27 1987
  Mario Lemieux* 27 1996
  Frank Mahovlich* 27 1971
  Ron Francis* 27 1992
  Phil Esposito* 27 1970
  Dave Gagner 27 1991
58. Marian Hossa 26 2008
  Cory Stillman 26 2006
  Brad Richards 26 2004
  David Krejci 26 2013
  Joe Sakic* 26 2001
  Eric Lindros* 26 1997
  Anze Kopitar 26 2014
  Mike Bossy* 26 1983
  Glenn Anderson* 26 1985
  Mark Messier* 26 1984
  Guy Lafleur* 26 1977
69. Bobby Hull* 25 1971
  Mark Messier* 25 1985
  Yvan Cournoyer* 25 1973
  Trevor Linden 25 1994
  Joe Sakic* 25 1997
  Jari Kurri* 25 1987
  Ken Linseman 25 1988
  Glenn Anderson* 25 1988
  Jeff Carter 25 2014
  Tim Kerr 25 1989
  Jari Kurri* 25 1990
  Tomas Sandstrom 25 1993
  Bobby Smith 25 1981
  Denis Potvin* 25 1981
  Ray Bourque* 25 1991
  Justin Williams 25 2014
85. Jaromir Jagr 24 1992
  Brent Burns 24 2016
  Sergei Fedorov* 24 1995
  Esa Tikkanen 24 1990
  Brett Hull* 24 2000
  Steve Yzerman* 24 1998
  Joe Murphy 24 1992
  Phil Esposito* 24 1972
  Henrik Zetterberg 24 2009
  Reggie Leach 24 1976
  Joe Mullen* 24 1989
  Peter Forsberg* 24 1999
  Dennis Hull 24 1973
  Martin St. Louis 24 2004
  Bobby Orr* 24 1972
100. Steve Yzerman* 23 2002
  Jaromir Jagr 23 1996
  Larry Murphy* 23 1991
  Vincent Damphousse 23 1993
  Mike Modano* 23 1999
  Claude Lemieux 23 1997
  Patrik Elias 23 2001
  Brian Propp 23 1989
  Mike Modano* 23 2000
  Brian Propp 23 1991
  Pavel Datsyuk 23 2008
  Jari Kurri* 23 1983
  Guy Lafleur* 23 1979
  Peter Stastny* 23 1985
  Tyler Johnson 23 2015
  Milan Hejduk 23 2001
  Johan Franzen 23 2009
  Mike Bossy* 23 1980
  Joe Pavelski 23 2016
  Frank Mahovlich* 23 1973
  Patrick Kane 23 2015
  Ray Bourque* 23 1983
  David Krejci 23 2011
  Mike Richards 23 2010
  Jacques Lemaire* 23 1979
125. Yvan Cournoyer* 22 1971
  Jean Beliveau* 22 1971
  Denis Savard* 22 1990
  Valeri Kamensky 22 1997
  Petr Sykora 22 2001
  Jeremy Roenick 22 1992
  Luc Robitaille* 22 1993
  Henrik Sedin 22 2011
  Craig Janney 22 1991
  Rick MacLeish 22 1974
  Neal Broten 22 1991
  Ken Linseman 22 1980
  Marian Gaborik 22 2014
  Steve Larmer 22 1990
  Craig Janney 22 1990
  Steve Larmer 22 1985
  Wayne Gretzky* 22 1989
  Valeri Kamensky 22 1996
  Evgeni Malkin 22 2008
  Mats Naslund 22 1987
  Phil Kessel 22 2016
  Patrick Sharp 22 2010
  Jason Spezza 22 2007
  Daniel Alfredsson 22 2007
  Dany Heatley 22 2007
  Jarome Iginla 22 2004
  Doug Gilmour* 22 1989
  Glenn Anderson* 22 1990
  Paul Coffey* 22 1984
  Nikita Kucherov 22 2015
155. Larry Robinson* 21 1978
  John LeClair 21 1997
  Guy Lafleur* 21 1978
  Stephane Richer 21 1995
  Rod Brind'Amour 21 1997
  Stan Mikita* 21 1962
  Joe Nieuwendyk* 21 1999
  Joe Thornton 21 2016
  Alex Kovalev 21 1994
  Jonathan Toews 21 2015
  Duncan Keith 21 2015
  Peter Forsberg* 21 1996
  Darryl Sittler* 21 1977
  Ville Leino 21 2010
  Claude Giroux 21 2010
  Dino Ciccarelli* 21 1981
  Wayne Gretzky* 21 1981
  Denis Potvin* 21 1982
  Alex Ovechkin 21 2009
  Mark Messier* 21 1983
  Brett Hull* 21 1990
  Brent Sutter 21 1983
  Gilbert Perreault* 21 1980
  Bill Barber* 21 1980
  Michel Goulet* 21 1985
  Rick Tocchet 21 1987
  Ray Bourque* 21 1988
  Bob Probert 21 1988
  Bernie Federko* 21 1986
  Doug Gilmour* 21 1986
  Chris Chelios* 21 1992
  Alex Tanguay 21 2001
  Chris Pronger* 21 2006
  Duane Sutter 21 1983
189. Sergei Fedorov* 20 1998
  Don Maloney 20 1979
  Patrik Elias 20 2000
  Jason Arnott 20 2000
  Dustin Brown 20 2012
  Patrick Kane 20 2014
  Patrice Bergeron 20 2011
  Daniel Sedin 20 2011
  Martin St. Louis 20 2011
  Anze Kopitar 20 2012
  Ryan Getzlaf 20 2015
  Gordie Howe* 20 1955
  Glenn Anderson* 20 1983
  Bryan Trottier* 20 1983
  Denis Potvin* 20 1983
  Charlie Huddy 20 1985
  Stan Mikita* 20 1973
  Larry Robinson* 20 1987
  Adam Oates* 20 1988
  Patrik Sundstrom 20 1988
  Mike Modano* 20 1991
  Butch Goring 20 1981
  Ken Linseman 20 1981
  Bobby Orr* 20 1970
  John Bucyk* 20 1972
  Jacques Lemaire* 20 1973
  Rick MacLeish 20 1975
  Brad Park* 20 1978
  Phil Esposito* 20 1979
  Bob Bourne 20 1980
  Bobby Clarke* 20 1980
  Paul Holmgren 20 1980
  Cam Neely* 20 1991
  Adam Oates* 20 1991
  Petr Nedved 20 1996
  Steve Yzerman* 20 1996
  Sergei Fedorov* 20 1997
  Sergei Fedorov* 20 1996
  Ray Ferraro 20 1993
  Wayne Gretzky* 20 1997
  Esa Tikkanen 20 1991
  Wendel Clark 20 1993
231. Butch Goring 19 1980
  Tomas Holmstrom 19 1998
  Nathan Horton 19 2013
  Ilya Kovalchuk 19 2012
  Denis Potvin* 19 1980
  Nicklas Lidstrom* 19 1998
  Ron Francis* 19 1995
  Neal Broten 19 1995
  Al MacAdam 19 1981
  Brad Marchand 19 2011
  Ryan Kesler 19 2011
  Vincent Lecavalier 19 2011
  Milan Lucic 19 2013
  Patrick Kane 19 2013
  Jean Beliveau* 19 1956
  Fleming MacKell 19 1958
  Gordie Howe* 19 1964
  John Bucyk* 19 1970
  Sidney Crosby 19 2016
  Nikita Kucherov 19 2016
  Jacques Lemaire* 19 1971
  Bobby Smith 19 1989
  Mats Naslund 19 1986
  Gregg Sheppard 19 1974
  Guy Lafleur* 19 1975
  Denis Potvin* 19 1976
  Jacques Lemaire* 19 1977
  Peter McNab 19 1978
  Sandis Ozolinsh 19 1996
  Joe Sakic* 19 1999
  Thomas Gradin 19 1982
  Adam Oates* 19 1992
  Chris Chelios* 19 1989
  Mario Lemieux* 19 1989
  Shawn Horcoff 19 2006
  Daniel Briere 19 2006
  Joel Otto 19 1989
  Denis Savard* 19 1989
  Fredrik Modin 19 2004
  Brett Hull* 19 1991
  Bernie Nicholls 19 1992
  Brendan Shanahan* 19 2002
  Joe Sakic* 19 2002
  Gary Roberts 19 2002
  Sergei Fedorov* 19 2002
  Rob Blake* 19 2001
  Craig Simpson 19 1988
  Rick Tocchet 19 1992
  Sergei Zubov 19 1994
  Geoff Courtnall 19 1994
  Ted Lindsay* 19 1955
  Sidney Crosby 19 2010
  Mike Cammalleri 19 2010
  Clark Gillies* 19 1984
  Darryl Sutter 19 1985
  Troy Murray 19 1985
  Dave Andreychuk 19 1993
  Joe Mullen* 19 1986
  Al MacInnis* 19 1986
  Wayne Gretzky* 19 1986
  Kent Nilsson 19 1987
  Ryan Walter 19 1987
  John Chabot 19 1988

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player PTS Year
1. Serge Bernier 36 1977
2. Anders Hedberg 29 1977
3. Norm Beaudin 28 1973
4. Ulf Nilsson 27 1977
  Real Cloutier 27 1977
6. Ulf Nilsson 26 1976
  Tom Webster 26 1973
8. Bobby Hull* 25 1973
9. Dan Labraaten 24 1977
10. Tim Sheehy 23 1973
  Larry Lund 23 1974
12. Bobby Hull* 22 1977
  Mark Howe* 22 1975
14. Marc Tardif 21 1975
  Paulin Bordeleau 21 1977
16. Bobby Hull* 20 1976
  Gordie Howe* 20 1975
  Wayne Gretzky* 20 1979
19. Peter Sullivan 19 1977
  Anders Hedberg 19 1976
  Ron Chipperfield 19 1979
  Ralph Backstrom 19 1974
  Mark Howe* 19 1974
  Tom Webster 19 1976
  Larry Pleau 19 1973
  Jim Dorey 19 1973
27. Mike Walton 18 1974
  Larry Lund 18 1975
  Blair MacDonald 18 1979
30. Mike Walton 17 1975
  Terry Ruskowski 17 1977
  Mike Antonovich 17 1978
  Tommy Williams 17 1973
  Gordie Howe* 17 1974
  Andre Hinse 17 1974
36. Rejean Houle 16 1975
  Fran Huck 16 1975
  Serge Bernier 16 1975
  Mark Howe* 16 1976
  Real Cloutier 16 1978
  Gord Labossiere 16 1974
  Terry Ruskowski 16 1976
  Reg Thomas 16 1977
  Mike Ford 16 1977
  Dave Keon* 16 1978
46. Brett Callighen 15 1979
  Anders Hedberg 15 1978
  Willy Lindstrom 15 1979
  Morris Lukowich 15 1979
  Mark Howe* 15 1978
  Marc Tardif 15 1978
  Christian Bordeleau 15 1975
  Rosaire Paiement 15 1976
  Willy Lindstrom 15 1977
  Andre Boudrias 15 1977
  Norm Dube 15 1977
  Poul Popiel 15 1974
  Rosaire Paiement 15 1974
  Blair MacDonald 15 1977
  Murray Hall 15 1974