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

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NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Rank Player EV Season
1. Wayne Gretzky* 68 1981-82
2. Brett Hull* 57 1990-91
3. Wayne Gretzky* 55 1983-84
4. Wayne Gretzky* 54 1984-85
  Jari Kurri* 54 1984-85
6. Steve Shutt* 52 1976-77
  Teemu Selanne* 52 1992-93
8. Phil Esposito* 51 1970-71
  Reggie Leach 51 1975-76
10. Phil Esposito* 50 1973-74
11. Lanny McDonald* 49 1982-83
  Alexander Mogilny 49 1992-93
13. Steven Stamkos 48 2011-12
14. Mike Bossy* 47 1981-82
  Wayne Gretzky* 47 1982-83
  Mario Lemieux* 47 1992-93
17. Jari Kurri* 46 1985-86
18. Guy Lafleur* 45 1977-78
  Mike Bossy* 45 1983-84
  Tim Kerr 45 1983-84
  Steve Yzerman* 45 1988-89
  Brett Hull* 45 1989-90
  Brett Hull* 45 1991-92
  Pavel Bure* 45 1999-00
25. Rick Martin 44 1973-74
26. Michel Goulet* 43 1982-83
  Michel Goulet* 43 1983-84
  Alex Ovechkin 43 2007-08
29. Frank Mahovlich* 42 1968-69
  Guy Lafleur* 42 1976-77
  Mike Bossy* 42 1978-79
  Peter Stastny* 42 1982-83
  Wayne Gretzky* 42 1986-87
  Stephane Richer 42 1989-90
35. Gordie Howe* 41 1951-52
  Frank Mahovlich* 41 1960-61
  Bobby Hull* 41 1961-62
  Danny Gare 41 1975-76
  Reggie Leach 41 1979-80
  Mike Bossy* 41 1982-83
  Bob Carpenter 41 1984-85
  Mario Lemieux* 41 1988-89
  Bernie Nicholls 41 1988-89
  Jaromir Jagr 41 1995-96
  Keith Tkachuk 41 1996-97
  Teemu Selanne* 41 1997-98
47. Jean Ratelle* 40 1971-72
  Marcel Dionne* 40 1978-79
  Wayne Babych 40 1980-81
  Mark Messier* 40 1981-82
  Rick Middleton 40 1982-83
  Mike Bossy* 40 1984-85
  Pavel Bure* 40 1992-93
  Alexander Mogilny 40 1995-96
  John LeClair 40 1996-97
56. Maurice Richard* 39 1944-45
  Bobby Hull* 39 1971-72
  Guy Chouinard 39 1978-79
  Guy Lafleur* 39 1978-79
  Danny Gare 39 1979-80
  Mike Rogers 39 1979-80
  Glenn Anderson* 39 1983-84
  John Ogrodnick 39 1984-85
  Mike Bossy* 39 1985-86
  Pat LaFontaine* 39 1989-90
  Steve Yzerman* 39 1989-90
  Sergei Fedorov* 39 1993-94
  Teemu Selanne* 39 1996-97
69. Gordie Howe* 38 1950-51
  Ken Hodge 38 1970-71
  Guy Lafleur* 38 1975-76
  Steve Shutt* 38 1975-76
  Marcel Dionne* 38 1976-77
  Rick MacLeish 38 1976-77
  Pierre Larouche 38 1979-80
  Blaine Stoughton 38 1979-80
  Mike Bossy* 38 1980-81
  Dennis Maruk 38 1981-82
  Blaine Stoughton 38 1981-82
  Marcel Dionne* 38 1982-83
  Michel Goulet* 38 1984-85
  Wayne Gretzky* 38 1985-86
  Mario Lemieux* 38 1987-88
  Wayne Gretzky* 38 1988-89
  Gary Roberts 38 1991-92
  Steve Yzerman* 38 1992-93
  Ziggy Palffy 38 1996-97
  Evgeni Malkin 38 2011-12
89. Gordie Howe* 37 1952-53
  Phil Esposito* 37 1968-69
  Phil Esposito* 37 1971-72
  Rod Gilbert* 37 1971-72
  Mickey Redmond 37 1972-73
  Jean Pronovost 37 1975-76
  Wayne Gretzky* 37 1979-80
  Rick Martin 37 1979-80
  Rick Vaive 37 1981-82
  Glenn Anderson* 37 1982-83
  Mark Napier 37 1982-83
  Jari Kurri* 37 1983-84
  Dale Hawerchuk* 37 1986-87
  Jari Kurri* 37 1986-87
  Joe Mullen* 37 1988-89
  Luc Robitaille* 37 1992-93
  Peter Bondra 37 1995-96
  Jaromir Jagr 37 2000-01
  Alex Ovechkin 37 2009-10
  John Tavares 37 2018-19
109. Bobby Hull* 36 1968-69
  Guy Lafleur* 36 1974-75
  Lanny McDonald* 36 1977-78
  Peter McNab 36 1977-78
  Mike Bossy* 36 1979-80
  Marcel Dionne* 36 1979-80
  Wayne Gretzky* 36 1980-81
  Jacques Richard 36 1980-81
  John Ogrodnick 36 1982-83
  Mike Bullard 36 1983-84
  Luc Robitaille* 36 1987-88
  Luc Robitaille* 36 1988-89
  Gary Leeman 36 1989-90
  Petr Nedved 36 1995-96
  Peter Bondra 36 1997-98
  Alex Ovechkin 36 2008-09
  Sidney Crosby 36 2009-10
126. Ken Hodge 35 1968-69
  Gordie Howe* 35 1968-69
  Jacques Lemaire* 35 1972-73
  Bill Goldsworthy 35 1973-74
  Ken Hodge 35 1973-74
  Pierre Larouche 35 1975-76
  Guy Lafleur* 35 1979-80
  Charlie Simmer 35 1979-80
  Mike Gartner* 35 1980-81
  Rick Kehoe 35 1980-81
  Dino Ciccarelli* 35 1981-82
  Mark Messier* 35 1982-83
  Blaine Stoughton 35 1982-83
  Brian Sutter 35 1982-83
  Peter Stastny* 35 1983-84
  Rick Vaive 35 1983-84
  Mario Lemieux* 35 1986-87
  Theoren Fleury 35 1990-91
  Kevin Stevens 35 1991-92
  Petr Nedved 35 1992-93
  John LeClair 35 1997-98
  Pavel Bure* 35 2000-01
  Jarome Iginla 35 2001-02
  Jarome Iginla 35 2007-08
  Corey Perry 35 2013-14
  Connor McDavid 35 2017-18
  Patrick Kane 35 2018-19
153. Bernie Geoffrion* 34 1960-61
  Bobby Hull* 34 1967-68
  Yvan Cournoyer* 34 1972-73
  Lowell MacDonald 34 1973-74
  Guy Charron 34 1977-78
  Gilbert Perreault* 34 1977-78
  Dave Taylor 34 1980-81
  Jari Kurri* 34 1982-83
  Al Secord 34 1982-83
  Glenn Anderson* 34 1985-86
  Stephane Richer 34 1987-88
  Craig Simpson 34 1987-88
  Steve Yzerman* 34 1987-88
  Gary Roberts 34 1989-90
  Luc Robitaille* 34 1990-91
  Mark Recchi* 34 1992-93
  Pierre Turgeon 34 1992-93
  Jaromir Jagr 34 1996-97
  Ilya Kovalchuk 34 2007-08
172. Mud Bruneteau 33 1943-44
  Herb Cain 33 1943-44
  Carl Liscombe 33 1943-44
  Maurice Richard* 33 1946-47
  Bobby Hull* 33 1959-60
  Bobby Hull* 33 1970-71
  Bobby Schmautz 33 1972-73
  Reggie Leach 33 1974-75
  Eric Vail 33 1974-75
  Steve Shutt* 33 1977-78
  Charlie Simmer 33 1980-81
  Dale Hawerchuk* 33 1981-82
  Darcy Rota 33 1982-83
  Darryl Sittler* 33 1982-83
  Mike Gartner* 33 1984-85
  Dale Hawerchuk* 33 1984-85
  Tim Kerr 33 1984-85
  John Tonelli 33 1984-85
  Mike Foligno 33 1985-86
  Denis Savard* 33 1986-87
  Jimmy Carson 33 1987-88
  Hakan Loob 33 1987-88
  Pat Verbeek 33 1987-88
  Brian Bellows 33 1989-90
  Wayne Gretzky* 33 1990-91
  Joe Sakic* 33 1990-91
  Steve Yzerman* 33 1990-91
  Ray Ferraro 33 1991-92
  Brendan Shanahan* 33 1992-93
  Ray Sheppard 33 1993-94
  Jaromir Jagr 33 1998-99
  Simon Gagne 33 2005-06
  Jake Guentzel 33 2018-19
  Alex Ovechkin 33 2018-19
206. Gaye Stewart 32 1945-46
  Jean Beliveau* 32 1958-59
  Frank Mahovlich* 32 1961-62
  Bobby Hull* 32 1966-67
  Stan Mikita* 32 1969-70
  Mickey Redmond 32 1971-72
  Jim Pappin 32 1972-73
  Marcel Dionne* 32 1975-76
  Peter McNab 32 1976-77
  Bryan Trottier* 32 1978-79
  Mike Gartner* 32 1979-80
  Dennis Maruk 32 1980-81
  Marcel Dionne* 32 1981-82
  Mike Gartner* 32 1983-84
  Steve Larmer 32 1984-85
  Mario Lemieux* 32 1984-85
  Denis Savard* 32 1985-86
  Sylvain Turgeon 32 1985-86
  Michel Goulet* 32 1986-87
  Tim Kerr 32 1986-87
  Joe Mullen* 32 1986-87
  Steve Thomas 32 1986-87
  Pat LaFontaine* 32 1987-88
  Luc Robitaille* 32 1989-90
  Petr Klima 32 1990-91
  Cam Neely* 32 1990-91
  Rick Tocchet 32 1990-91
  Mike Gartner* 32 1992-93
  Eric Lindros* 32 1992-93
  Alexander Semak 32 1992-93
  Mike Modano* 32 1993-94
  John LeClair 32 1995-96
  Eric Lindros* 32 1995-96
  Mark Messier* 32 1995-96
  Peter Bondra 32 1996-97
  Mario Lemieux* 32 1996-97
  Pavel Bure* 32 1997-98
  Jaromir Jagr 32 1999-00
  Joe Sakic* 32 2000-01
  Glen Murray 32 2001-02
  Markus Naslund 32 2001-02
  Milan Hejduk 32 2002-03
  Glen Murray 32 2002-03
  Brad Boyes 32 2007-08
  Corey Perry 32 2010-11
  Rick Nash 32 2014-15
  Auston Matthews 32 2016-17
  Alex Ovechkin 32 2017-18
  Jeff Skinner 32 2018-19
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