NHL & WHA Yearly Leaders and Records for Penalties in Minutes

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

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Season Player PIM
2020-21 Oliver Bjorkstrand 19
2019-20 Evander Kane 122
2018-19 Evander Kane 153
2017-18 Micheal Haley 212
2016-17 Mark Borowiecki 154
2015-16 Derek Dorsett 177
2014-15 Steve Downie 238
2013-14 Tom Sestito 213
2012-13 Colton Orr 155
2011-12 Derek Dorsett 235
2010-11 Zenon Konopka 307
2009-10 Zenon Konopka 265
2008-09 Daniel Carcillo 254
2007-08 Daniel Carcillo 324
2006-07 Ben Eager 233
2005-06 Sean Avery 257
2003-04 Sean Avery 261
2002-03 Jody Shelley 249
2001-02 Peter Worrell 354
2000-01 Matthew Barnaby 265
1999-00 Denny Lambert 219
1998-99 Rob Ray 261
1997-98 Donald Brashear 372
1996-97 Gino Odjick 371
1995-96 Matthew Barnaby 335
1994-95 Enrico Ciccone 225
1993-94 Tie Domi 347
1992-93 Marty McSorley 399
1991-92 Mike Peluso 408
1990-91 Rob Ray 350
1989-90 Basil McRae 351
1988-89 Tim Hunter 375
1987-88 Bob Probert 398
1986-87 Tim Hunter 361
1985-86 Joe Kocur 377
1984-85 Chris Nilan 358
1983-84 Chris Nilan 338
1982-83 Randy Holt 275
1981-82 Paul Baxter 409
1980-81 Tiger Williams 343
1979-80 Jimmy Mann 287
1978-79 Tiger Williams 298
1977-78 Dave Schultz 405
1976-77 Tiger Williams 338
1975-76 Steve Durbano 370
1974-75 Dave Schultz 472
1973-74 Dave Schultz 348
1972-73 Dave Schultz 259
1971-72 Bryan Watson 212
1970-71 Keith Magnuson 289
1969-70 Keith Magnuson 213
1968-69 Forbes Kennedy 219
1967-68 Barclay Plager 153
  Don Awrey 153
1966-67 John Ferguson 177
1965-66 Reggie Fleming 166
1964-65 Carl Brewer 177
1963-64 Terry Harper 151
  Vic Hadfield 151
1962-63 Howie Young 273
1961-62 Lou Fontinato 167
1960-61 Pierre Pilote* 169
1959-60 Carl Brewer 150
1958-59 Ted Lindsay* 184
1957-58 Lou Fontinato 152
1956-57 Gus Mortson 147
1955-56 Lou Fontinato 206
1954-55 Fern Flaman* 150
1953-54 Gus Mortson 132
1952-53 Maurice Richard* 112
1951-52 Gus Kyle 127
1950-51 Gus Mortson 142
1949-50 Gus Kyle 143
1948-49 Bill Ezinicki 143
1947-48 Bill Barilko 147
1946-47 Gus Mortson 133
1945-46 Jack Stewart* 73
1944-45 Pat Egan 86
1943-44 Murph Chamberlain 105
1942-43 Jimmy Orlando 109
1941-42 Jimmy Orlando 141
1940-41 Jimmy Orlando 99
1939-40 Red Horner* 87
1938-39 Red Horner* 85
1937-38 Art Coulter* 90
1936-37 Red Horner* 134
1935-36 Red Horner* 167
1934-35 Red Horner* 125
1933-34 Red Horner* 156
1932-33 Red Horner* 144
1931-32 Red Dutton* 111
1930-31 Harvey Rockburn 124
1929-30 Joe Lamb 119
1928-29 Red Dutton* 141
1927-28 Eddie Shore* 165
1926-27 Eddie Shore* 136
1925-26 Bert Corbeau 125
1924-25 Billy Boucher 92
1923-24 Reg Noble* 79
1922-23 Jack Adams* 66
1921-22 Sprague Cleghorn* 80
1920-21 Billy Coutu 117
1919-20 Cully Wilson 86
1918-19 Joe Hall* 130
1917-18 Ken Randall 116

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Season Player PIM
1978-79 Rick Vaive 248
  Scott Campbell 248
1977-78 Steve Durbano 284
1976-77 Frank Beaton 274
1975-76 Curt Brackenbury 365
1974-75 Gord Gallant 203
1973-74 Gord Gallant 223
1972-73 John Schella 239