NHL & WHA Yearly Playoff Leaders and Records for Goals

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

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Year Player G
2019 Logan Couture 14
2018 Alex Ovechkin 15
2017 Jake Guentzel 13
2016 Joe Pavelski 14
2015 Tyler Johnson 13
2014 Marian Gaborik 14
2013 Patrick Sharp 10
2012 Zach Parise 8
  Ilya Kovalchuk 8
  Anze Kopitar 8
  Claude Giroux 8
  Jeff Carter 8
  Dustin Brown 8
  Daniel Briere 8
2011 David Krejci 12
2010 Mike Cammalleri 13
2009 Sidney Crosby 15
2008 Henrik Zetterberg 13
  Johan Franzen 13
2007 Daniel Alfredsson 14
2006 Fernando Pisani 14
2004 Jarome Iginla* 13
2003 Jamie Langenbrunner 11
2002 Brett Hull* 10
2001 Joe Sakic* 13
2000 Brett Hull* 11
1999 Joe Nieuwendyk* 11
1998 Sergei Fedorov* 10
1997 Claude Lemieux 13
  Rod Brind'Amour 13
1996 Joe Sakic* 18
1995 Claude Lemieux 13
1994 Pavel Bure* 16
1993 Wayne Gretzky* 15
1992 Mario Lemieux* 16
1991 Kevin Stevens 17
1990 Craig Simpson 16
1989 Joe Mullen* 16
1988 Jari Kurri* 14
1987 Jari Kurri* 15
1986 Joe Mullen* 12
1985 Jari Kurri* 19
1984 Jari Kurri* 14
1983 Mike Bossy* 17
1982 Mike Bossy* 17
1981 Steve Payne 17
  Mike Bossy* 17
1980 Bryan Trottier* 12
  Bill Barber* 12
1979 Jacques Lemaire* 11
1978 Guy Lafleur* 10
1977 Bobby Schmautz 11
1976 Reggie Leach 19
1975 Guy Lafleur* 12
1974 Rick MacLeish 13
1973 Yvan Cournoyer* 15
1972 Ken Hodge 9
  Phil Esposito* 9
  John Bucyk* 9
1971 Frank Mahovlich* 14
1970 Phil Esposito* 13
1969 Derek Sanderson 8
  Phil Esposito* 8
1968 Bill Goldsworthy 8
  Wayne Connelly 8
1967 Jim Pappin 7
1966 Norm Ullman* 6
  Andy Bathgate* 6
1965 Bobby Hull* 10
1964 Gordie Howe* 9
1963 Bobby Hull* 8
1962 Bobby Hull* 8
1961 Stan Mikita* 6
1960 Dickie Moore* 6
1959 Marcel Bonin 10
1958 Maurice Richard* 11
1957 Bernie Geoffrion* 11
1956 Jean Beliveau* 12
1955 Gordie Howe* 9
1954 Bernie Geoffrion* 6
1953 Ed Sandford 8
1952 Ted Lindsay* 5
1951 Maurice Richard* 9
1950 Pentti Lund 6
  Sid Abel* 6
1949 Gordie Howe* 8
1948 Ted Kennedy* 8
1947 Maurice Richard* 6
  Billy Reay 6
1946 Maurice Richard* 7
  Toe Blake* 7
1945 Ted Kennedy* 7
1944 Maurice Richard* 12
1943 Carl Liscombe 6
  Art Jackson 6
  Joe Carveth 6
1942 Don Grosso 8
1941 Eddie Wiseman 6
1940 Hank Goldup 5
  Syl Apps* 5
1939 Gordie Drillon* 7
1938 Gordie Drillon* 7
1937 Herbie Lewis* 4
  Marty Barry* 4
1936 Buzz Boll 7
1935 Baldy Northcott 4
1934 Herbie Lewis* 6
1933 Cecil Dillon 8
1932 Bun Cook* 6
  Charlie Conacher* 6
1931 Cooney Weiland* 6
  Johnny Gagnon 6
1930 Dit Clapper* 4
1929 Butch Keeling 3
  Andy Blair 3
1928 Frank Boucher* 7
1927 Cy Denneny* 5
1926 Merlyn Phillips 3
1925 Howie Morenz* 3
1924 Howie Morenz* 3
1923 Cy Denneny* 2
1922 Frank Nighbor* 2
  Babe Dye* 2
  Cy Denneny* 2
1921 Georges Boucher* 3
1919 Newsy Lalonde* 11
1918 Newsy Lalonde* 4

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Year Player G
1979 Willy Lindstrom 10
  Wayne Gretzky* 10
1978 Mike Antonovich 10
1977 Real Cloutier 14
  Serge Bernier 14
1976 Anders Hedberg 13
1975 Mike Walton 10
  Marc Tardif 10
  Mark Howe* 10
  Rejean Houle 10
1974 Mike Walton 10
1973 Norm Beaudin 13