NHL & WHA Single Season Playoff Leaders and Records for Points

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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. Mike Bossy* 35 1981
  Wayne Gretzky* 35 1984
  Doug Gilmour* 35 1993
11. Wayne Gretzky* 34 1987
  Mark Messier* 34 1988
  Mark Recchi* 34 1991
  Mario Lemieux* 34 1992
  Brian Leetch* 34 1994
  Joe Sakic* 34 1996
17. Rick Middleton 33 1983
  Kevin Stevens 33 1991
19. Barry Pederson 32 1983
  Evgeny Kuznetsov 32 2018
21. Jari Kurri* 31 1985
  Jari Kurri* 31 1988
  Al MacInnis* 31 1989
  Mark Messier* 31 1990
  Craig Simpson 31 1990
  Pavel Bure* 31 1994
  Sidney Crosby 31 2009
28. Mark Messier* 30 1994
  Daniel Briere 30 2010
  Logan Couture 30 2016
31. Bryan Trottier* 29 1980
  Steve Payne 29 1981
  Bryan Trottier* 29 1981
  Bryan Trottier* 29 1982
  Denis Savard* 29 1985
  Brian Bellows 29 1991
  Jonathan Toews 29 2010
38. Bob Bourne 28 1983
  Jari Kurri* 28 1984
  Mark Messier* 28 1987
  Brian Propp 28 1987
  Cam Neely* 28 1990
  Kevin Stevens 28 1992
  Doug Gilmour* 28 1994
  Eric Staal 28 2006
  Patrick Kane 28 2010
  Evgeni Malkin 28 2017
48. Phil Esposito* 27 1970
  Frank Mahovlich* 27 1971
  Mike Bossy* 27 1982
  Glenn Anderson* 27 1987
  Pelle Eklund 27 1987
  Esa Tikkanen 27 1988
  Dave Gagner 27 1991
  Ron Francis* 27 1992
  Mario Lemieux* 27 1996
  Peter Forsberg* 27 2002
  Sidney Crosby 27 2008
  Henrik Zetterberg 27 2008
  Sidney Crosby 27 2017
  Alex Ovechkin 27 2018
62. Guy Lafleur* 26 1977
  Mike Bossy* 26 1983
  Mark Messier* 26 1984
  Glenn Anderson* 26 1985
  Eric Lindros* 26 1997
  Joe Sakic* 26 2001
  Brad Richards 26 2004
  Cory Stillman 26 2006
  Marian Hossa 26 2008
  David Krejci 26 2013
  Anze Kopitar 26 2014
73. Bobby Hull* 25 1971
  Yvan Cournoyer* 25 1973
  Denis Potvin* 25 1981
  Bobby Smith 25 1981
  Mark Messier* 25 1985
  Jari Kurri* 25 1987
  Glenn Anderson* 25 1988
  Ken Linseman 25 1988
  Tim Kerr 25 1989
  Jari Kurri* 25 1990
  Ray Bourque* 25 1991
  Tomas Sandstrom 25 1993
  Trevor Linden 25 1994
  Joe Sakic* 25 1997
  Jeff Carter 25 2014
  Justin Williams 25 2014
89. Phil Esposito* 24 1972
  Bobby Orr* 24 1972
  Dennis Hull 24 1973
  Reggie Leach 24 1976
  Joe Mullen* 24 1989
  Esa Tikkanen 24 1990
  Jaromir Jagr 24 1992
  Joe Murphy 24 1992
  Sergei Fedorov* 24 1995
  Steve Yzerman* 24 1998
  Peter Forsberg* 24 1999
  Brett Hull* 24 2000
  Martin St. Louis* 24 2004
  Henrik Zetterberg 24 2009
  Brent Burns 24 2016
104. Frank Mahovlich* 23 1973
  Guy Lafleur* 23 1979
  Jacques Lemaire* 23 1979
  Mike Bossy* 23 1980
  Ray Bourque* 23 1983
  Jari Kurri* 23 1983
  Peter Stastny* 23 1985
  Brian Propp 23 1989
  Larry Murphy* 23 1991
  Brian Propp 23 1991
  Vincent Damphousse 23 1993
  Jaromir Jagr 23 1996
  Claude Lemieux 23 1997
  Mike Modano* 23 1999
  Mike Modano* 23 2000
  Patrik Elias 23 2001
  Milan Hejduk 23 2001
  Steve Yzerman* 23 2002
  Pavel Datsyuk 23 2008
  Johan Franzen 23 2009
  Mike Richards 23 2010
  David Krejci 23 2011
  Tyler Johnson 23 2015
  Patrick Kane 23 2015
  Joe Pavelski 23 2016
  Phil Kessel 23 2017
  Nicklas Backstrom 23 2018
  Brad Marchand 23 2019
  Ryan O'Reilly 23 2019
133. Jean Beliveau* 22 1971
  Yvan Cournoyer* 22 1971
  Rick MacLeish 22 1974
  Ken Linseman 22 1980
  Paul Coffey* 22 1984
  Steve Larmer 22 1985
  Mats Naslund 22 1987
  Doug Gilmour* 22 1989
  Wayne Gretzky* 22 1989
  Glenn Anderson* 22 1990
  Craig Janney 22 1990
  Steve Larmer 22 1990
  Denis Savard* 22 1990
  Neal Broten 22 1991
  Craig Janney 22 1991
  Jeremy Roenick 22 1992
  Luc Robitaille* 22 1993
  Valeri Kamensky 22 1996
  Valeri Kamensky 22 1997
  Petr Sykora 22 2001
  Jarome Iginla 22 2004
  Daniel Alfredsson 22 2007
  Dany Heatley 22 2007
  Jason Spezza 22 2007
  Evgeni Malkin 22 2008
  Patrick Sharp 22 2010
  Henrik Sedin 22 2011
  Marian Gaborik 22 2014
  Nikita Kucherov 22 2015
  Phil Kessel 22 2016
  Reilly Smith 22 2018
164. Stan Mikita* 21 1962
  Darryl Sittler* 21 1977
  Guy Lafleur* 21 1978
  Larry Robinson* 21 1978
  Bill Barber* 21 1980
  Gilbert Perreault* 21 1980
  Dino Ciccarelli* 21 1981
  Wayne Gretzky* 21 1981
  Denis Potvin* 21 1982
  Mark Messier* 21 1983
  Brent Sutter 21 1983
  Duane Sutter 21 1983
  Michel Goulet* 21 1985
  Bernie Federko* 21 1986
  Doug Gilmour* 21 1986
  Rick Tocchet 21 1987
  Ray Bourque* 21 1988
  Bob Probert 21 1988
  Brett Hull* 21 1990
  Chris Chelios* 21 1992
  Alex Kovalev 21 1994
  Stephane Richer 21 1995
  Peter Forsberg* 21 1996
  Rod Brind'Amour 21 1997
  John LeClair 21 1997
  Joe Nieuwendyk* 21 1999
  Alex Tanguay 21 2001
  Chris Pronger* 21 2006
  Alex Ovechkin 21 2009
  Claude Giroux 21 2010
  Ville Leino 21 2010
  Duncan Keith 21 2015
  Jonathan Toews 21 2015
  Joe Thornton 21 2016
  Jake Guentzel 21 2017
  Jonathan Marchessault 21 2018
  Sidney Crosby 21 2018
  Jake Guentzel 21 2018
  T.J. Oshie 21 2018
  Blake Wheeler 21 2018
204. Gordie Howe* 20 1955
  Bobby Orr* 20 1970
  John Bucyk* 20 1972
  Jacques Lemaire* 20 1973
  Stan Mikita* 20 1973
  Rick MacLeish 20 1975
  Brad Park* 20 1978
  Phil Esposito* 20 1979
  Don Maloney 20 1979
  Bob Bourne 20 1980
  Bobby Clarke* 20 1980
  Paul Holmgren 20 1980
  Butch Goring 20 1981
  Ken Linseman 20 1981
  Glenn Anderson* 20 1983
  Denis Potvin* 20 1983
  Bryan Trottier* 20 1983
  Charlie Huddy 20 1985
  Larry Robinson* 20 1987
  Adam Oates* 20 1988
  Patrik Sundstrom 20 1988
  Mike Modano* 20 1991
  Cam Neely* 20 1991
  Adam Oates* 20 1991
  Esa Tikkanen 20 1991
  Wendel Clark 20 1993
  Ray Ferraro 20 1993
  Sergei Fedorov* 20 1996
  Petr Nedved 20 1996
  Steve Yzerman* 20 1996
  Sergei Fedorov* 20 1997
  Wayne Gretzky* 20 1997
  Sergei Fedorov* 20 1998
  Jason Arnott 20 2000
  Patrik Elias 20 2000
  Patrice Bergeron 20 2011
  Daniel Sedin 20 2011
  Martin St. Louis* 20 2011
  Dustin Brown 20 2012
  Anze Kopitar 20 2012
  Patrick Kane 20 2014
  Ryan Getzlaf 20 2015
  John Carlson 20 2018
  David Pastrnak 20 2018
  Mark Scheifele 20 2018
  Logan Couture 20 2019
  Jaden Schwartz 20 2019

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. Tom Webster 26 1973
  Ulf Nilsson 26 1976
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. Paulin Bordeleau 21 1977
  Marc Tardif 21 1975
16. Wayne Gretzky* 20 1979
  Gordie Howe* 20 1975
  Bobby Hull* 20 1976
19. Ralph Backstrom 19 1974
  Mark Howe* 19 1974
  Peter Sullivan 19 1977
  Tom Webster 19 1976
  Anders Hedberg 19 1976
  Larry Pleau 19 1973
  Jim Dorey 19 1973
  Ron Chipperfield 19 1979
27. Larry Lund 18 1975
  Blair MacDonald 18 1979
  Mike Walton 18 1974
30. Mike Antonovich 17 1978
  Tommy Williams 17 1973
  Gordie Howe* 17 1974
  Mike Walton 17 1975
  Andre Hinse 17 1974
  Terry Ruskowski 17 1977
36. Mark Howe* 16 1976
  Mike Ford 16 1977
  Reg Thomas 16 1977
  Real Cloutier 16 1978
  Dave Keon* 16 1978
  Terry Ruskowski 16 1976
  Fran Huck 16 1975
  Gord Labossiere 16 1974
  Rejean Houle 16 1975
  Serge Bernier 16 1975
46. Morris Lukowich 15 1979
  Rosaire Paiement 15 1976
  Willy Lindstrom 15 1979
  Brett Callighen 15 1979
  Murray Hall 15 1974
  Rosaire Paiement 15 1974
  Marc Tardif 15 1978
  Mark Howe* 15 1978
  Anders Hedberg 15 1978
  Poul Popiel 15 1974
  Blair MacDonald 15 1977
  Willy Lindstrom 15 1977
  Norm Dube 15 1977
  Andre Boudrias 15 1977
  Christian Bordeleau 15 1975
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