NHL & WHA Single Season Leaders and Records for Plus/Minus

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 +/- Season
1.Bobby Orr* 124 1970-71
2.Larry Robinson* 120 1976-77
3.Wayne Gretzky* 100 1984-85
4.Dallas Smith 98 1970-71
5.Guy Lafleur* 89 1976-77
 Steve Shutt* 89 1976-77
7.Mark Howe* 87 1985-86
8.Brad McCrimmon 86 1985-86
9.Bobby Orr* 84 1973-74
10.Bobby Orr* 83 1971-72
 Bobby Clarke* 83 1975-76
12.Bobby Orr* 80 1974-75
 Wayne Gretzky* 80 1981-82
14.Bobby Clarke* 79 1974-75
 Serge Savard* 79 1976-77
16.Brian Engblom 78 1981-82
 Wayne Gretzky* 78 1983-84
 Jari Kurri* 78 1984-85
19.Jacques Laperriere* 77 1972-73
20.Bryan Trottier* 76 1978-79
21.Bill Barber* 74 1975-76
22.Steve Shutt* 73 1975-76
 Guy Lafleur* 73 1977-78
24.Serge Savard* 72 1974-75
 Reggie Leach 72 1975-76
 Pete Mahovlich 72 1975-76
27.Larry Robinson* 71 1977-78
 Denis Potvin* 71 1978-79
 Wayne Gretzky* 71 1985-86
30.Serge Savard* 70 1972-73
 Guy Lapointe* 70 1976-77
 Bryan Trottier* 70 1981-82
33.Phil Esposito* 69 1970-71
 Ken Hodge 69 1970-71
 Jacques Lemaire* 69 1976-77
 Brad Park* 69 1977-78
 Mike Bossy* 69 1981-82
 Wayne Gretzky* 69 1986-87
39.Rick Smith 68 1977-78
 Bryan Trottier* 68 1983-84
41.Guy Lafleur* 67 1975-76
42.Jimmy Watson 66 1975-76
 Rod Langway* 66 1981-82
44.Mike Bossy* 65 1983-84
45.Guy Lapointe* 64 1975-76
46.Brad Park* 63 1971-72
 Al Sims 63 1973-74
 Mike Bossy* 63 1978-79
 Brian Engblom 63 1980-81
50.Serge Savard* 62 1977-78
 Michel Goulet* 62 1983-84
52.Jean Ratelle* 61 1971-72
 Don Luce 61 1974-75
 Wayne Gretzky* 61 1982-83
 Charlie Huddy 61 1982-83
 Paul Coffey* 61 1985-86
57.Vic Hadfield 60 1971-72
 Larry Robinson* 60 1974-75
 Jim Schoenfeld 60 1979-80
 Mike Krushelnyski 60 1984-85
 Vladimir Konstantinov 60 1995-96
62.Wayne Cashman 59 1970-71
 Jacques Lemaire* 59 1972-73
64.Andre Dupont 58 1976-77
 Pierre Mondou 58 1978-79
66.Ed Westfall 57 1970-71
 Denis Potvin* 57 1977-78
 Clark Gillies* 57 1978-79
 Paul Coffey* 57 1984-85
 Mark Howe* 57 1986-87
71.Joe Watson 56 1975-76
 Bill Nyrop 56 1977-78
 Steve Shutt* 56 1977-78
 Larry Robinson* 56 1981-82
75.Lou Fontinato 55 1961-62
 Phil Esposito* 55 1968-69
 Bobby Orr* 55 1968-69
 Bobby Orr* 55 1972-73
 Guy Lafleur* 55 1978-79
 Mario Lemieux* 55 1992-93
81.Pierre Pilote* 54 1966-67
 Bobby Orr* 54 1969-70
 Phil Esposito* 54 1971-72
 Jacques Lemaire* 54 1977-78
 Marcel Dionne* 54 1980-81
 Denis Potvin* 54 1983-84
87.Bobby Hull* 53 1971-72
 Rod Seiling 53 1971-72
 J.C. Tremblay 53 1971-72
 Barry Ashbee 53 1973-74
 Guy Lafleur* 53 1974-75
 Reggie Leach 53 1974-75
 Ken Morrow 53 1981-82
 Scott Stevens* 53 1993-94
95.Guy Lapointe* 52 1972-73
 Serge Savard* 52 1975-76
 Bryan Trottier* 52 1977-78
 Ray Bourque* 52 1979-80
 Jimmy Watson 52 1979-80
 Rod Langway* 52 1980-81
 Paul Coffey* 52 1982-83
 Paul Coffey* 52 1983-84
 Charlie Huddy 52 1983-84
 Brad McCrimmon 52 1984-85
 Chris Pronger* 52 1999-00
 Peter Forsberg* 52 2002-03
 Milan Hejduk 52 2002-03
108.Bill White 51 1970-71
 Phil Esposito* 51 1973-74
 Bill White 51 1973-74
 Craig Ramsay 51 1974-75
 Mike Milbury 51 1977-78
 Ray Bourque* 51 1983-84
 Mark Howe* 51 1984-85
 Joe Mullen* 51 1988-89
116.Ken Hodge 50 1968-69
 Rod Gilbert* 50 1971-72
 Keith Magnuson 50 1971-72
 Yvan Cournoyer* 50 1972-73
 Larry Robinson* 50 1975-76
 Bryan Trottier* 50 1980-81
 Craig Muni 50 1986-87
 Jeff Schultz 50 2009-10
124.Brad Park* 49 1976-77
 Clark Gillies* 49 1977-78
 Larry Robinson* 49 1978-79
 Ray Bourque* 49 1982-83
 Greg Gilbert 49 1983-84
 Mario Marois 49 1983-84
 John Tonelli 49 1984-85
 Sergei Fedorov* 49 1995-96
 William Karlsson 49 2017-18
133.George Armstrong* 48 1961-62
 J.C. Tremblay 48 1961-62
 Pat Stapleton 48 1970-71
 Wayne Cashman 48 1973-74
 Bert Marshall 48 1976-77
 Jean Ratelle* 48 1977-78
 Danny Gare 48 1979-80
 Dave Taylor 48 1980-81
 Mark Napier 48 1981-82
 John Tonelli 48 1981-82
 Jari Kurri* 48 1982-83
 Brad McCrimmon 48 1987-88
 Theoren Fleury 48 1990-91
 Marty McSorley 48 1990-91
 Sergei Fedorov* 48 1993-94
 Chris Chelios* 48 1999-00
149.Carl Brewer 47 1961-62
 Phil Russell 47 1973-74
 Jocelyn Guevremont 47 1975-76
 Bobby Clarke* 47 1977-78
 Serge Savard* 47 1978-79
 Charlie Simmer 47 1979-80
 Terry Murray 47 1980-81
 Larry Robinson* 47 1980-81
 Keith Acton 47 1981-82
 Mark Howe* 47 1982-83
 Brian Propp 47 1983-84
 Dave Poulin 47 1986-87
 Chris Pronger* 47 1997-98
 Thomas Vanek 47 2006-07
163.Bill Hajt 46 1974-75
 Guy Lapointe* 46 1974-75
 Gary Dornhoefer 46 1976-77
 Rick MacLeish 46 1976-77
 Ian Turnbull 46 1976-77
 Guy Lapointe* 46 1977-78
 Charlie Huddy 46 1984-85
 Lee Fogolin 46 1985-86
 Petr Svoboda 46 1987-88
172.Gordie Howe* 45 1968-69
 Pit Martin 45 1971-72
 Bill Barber* 45 1974-75
 Tom Bladon 45 1975-76
 Larry Goodenough 45 1975-76
 Börje Salming* 45 1976-77
 Bob Dailey 45 1977-78
 Brian Propp 45 1979-80
 Steve Shutt* 45 1979-80
 Bob Lorimer 45 1980-81
 Glenn Anderson* 45 1981-82
 Kevin Lowe* 45 1981-82
 Jamie Macoun 45 1984-85
 Dave Poulin 45 1984-85
 Jari Kurri* 45 1985-86
 Brad McCrimmon 45 1986-87
 Doug Gilmour* 45 1988-89
 Larry Murphy* 45 1992-93
 Patrik Elias 45 2000-01
 Joe Sakic* 45 2000-01
 Alex Ovechkin 45 2009-10
193.Gary Bergman 44 1968-69
 Frank Mahovlich* 44 1968-69
 Dallas Smith 44 1968-69
 Chico Maki 44 1971-72
 Don Marcotte 44 1973-74
 Craig Ramsay 44 1975-76
 Gerry Hart 44 1977-78
 Dave Lewis 44 1978-79
 Steve Larmer 44 1982-83
 Murray Craven 44 1984-85
 Brian Propp 44 1984-85
 Ray Bourque* 44 1986-87
 Esa Tikkanen 44 1986-87
 Colin Patterson 44 1988-89
 Paul Ysebaert 44 1991-92
 John LeClair 44 1996-97
209.Doug Jarrett 43 1966-67
 Carl Brewer 43 1969-70
 Pat Stapleton 43 1971-72
 Bill White 43 1971-72
 Rod Seiling 43 1972-73
 Gregg Sheppard 43 1974-75
 Mike O'Connell 43 1982-83
 Brad McCrimmon 43 1988-89
 Craig Muni 43 1988-89
 Nicklas Lidström* 43 1993-94
 Mike Modano* 43 1996-97
220.Alex Delvecchio* 42 1968-69
 Frank Mahovlich* 42 1971-72
 Dale Rolfe 42 1971-72
 Frank Mahovlich* 42 1972-73
 Pete Mahovlich 42 1973-74
 Tom Bladon 42 1974-75
 Joe Watson 42 1974-75
 Dallas Smith 42 1975-76
 Ross Lonsberry 42 1976-77
 Bill Nyrop 42 1976-77
 Denis Potvin* 42 1976-77
 Terry O'Reilly 42 1977-78
 Bobby Clarke* 42 1979-80
 Glen Cochrane 42 1982-83
 Brent Sutter 42 1984-85
 Kevin Lowe* 42 1986-87
 Al MacInnis* 42 1990-91
 Daniel Alfredsson 42 2006-07
238.Don Awrey 41 1970-71
 Wayne Cashman 41 1971-72
 Dale Rolfe 41 1972-73
 Andre Dupont 41 1974-75
 Sheldon Kannegiesser 41 1974-75
 Jerry Korab 41 1974-75
 Pete Mahovlich 41 1974-75
 Jimmy Watson 41 1974-75
 Andre Dupont 41 1975-76
 Bill Hajt 41 1975-76
 Ross Lonsberry 41 1977-78
 Rick Middleton 41 1977-78
 Reggie Leach 41 1979-80
 Wayne Gretzky* 41 1980-81
 Behn Wilson 41 1980-81
 Glenn Anderson* 41 1983-84
 Brad Marsh 41 1984-85
 Håkan Loob 41 1987-88
 Mario Lemieux* 41 1988-89
 Pavel Datsyuk 41 2007-08

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player +/- Season
1.Ulf Nilsson 65 1975-76
2.Ron Plumb 64 1976-77
3.Bobby Hull* 62 1975-76
4.Anders Hedberg 60 1975-76
 Anders Hedberg 60 1977-78
 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 60 1977-78
7.Ulf Nilsson 57 1976-77
8.Bobby Hull* 55 1974-75
 Bobby Hull* 55 1977-78
10.Poul Popiel 53 1976-77
11.Robbie Ftorek 49 1974-75
 John Hughes 49 1974-75
13.Anders Hedberg 48 1976-77
14.Real Cloutier 47 1976-77
 Ulf Nilsson 47 1974-75
16.Gordie Howe* 46 1977-78
 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 46 1975-76
 Marty Howe 46 1974-75
19.Dick Sentes 44 1974-75
20.Lars-Erik Sjoberg 43 1974-75
 John Schella 43 1974-75
 Mike Ford 43 1974-75
23.Ulf Nilsson 41 1977-78
 Mark Howe* 41 1976-77
 Poul Popiel 41 1974-75
26.J.C. Tremblay 40 1975-76
 Gordie Howe* 40 1974-75
 Mark Howe* 40 1974-75
 Marty Howe 40 1975-76
 Andre Lacroix 40 1974-75
31.Mike Ford 39 1975-76
32.Anders Hedberg 38 1974-75
 Glen Irwin 38 1974-75
 Dave Keon* 38 1976-77
35.Paul Shmyr 37 1978-79
 Rich Preston 37 1976-77
37.Robbie Ftorek 36 1975-76
 Rick Ley 36 1977-78
 Jim Sherrit 36 1974-75
40.Larry Hale 35 1974-75
 Dennis Sobchuk 35 1974-75
 Marc Tardif 35 1975-76
 Blair MacDonald 35 1978-79
44.Andre Hinse 34 1974-75
45.Real Cloutier 33 1975-76
 Dave Langevin 33 1978-79
47.Frank Hughes 32 1974-75
 Ted Green 32 1975-76
49.Terry Ruskowski 31 1976-77
 John Miszuk 31 1975-76
 Robbie Ftorek 31 1977-78