Which player scored 50 goals in 50 games first
Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens was the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season. He scored his 50th goal on March 18, 1945, in the 50th (and final) game of the 1944–45 NHL season on goalie Harvey Bennett of the Boston Bruins.
How many hockey players have scored 50 goals in 50 games
Scoring 50 goals in the first 50 games of an NHL season has been done eight times by five players: Maurice Richard for the Montreal Canadiens (1944-45), Mike Bossy for the New York Islanders (1980-81), Wayne Gretzky (1981-82, 1983-84, 1984-85) for the Edmonton Oilers, Mario Lemieux (1988-89) for the Pittsburgh Penguins …
Who scored the first 50 goals in NHL
Maurice “Rocket” Richard
Maurice "Rocket" Richard was the NHL's first 50-goal scorer. Mike Bossy had a record nine consecutive 50-goal seasons.
Did Gretzky score 50 goals in 39 games
1981: Wayne Gretzky scores 50 goals in 39 games
How fast did Wayne Gretzky score 50 goals
On December 30th, 1981, Wayne Gretzky blew the hockey world's collective brains out the back of their skulls, scoring five of his team's seven goals in a 7-5 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers to reach the unbelievable total of 50 goals in 39 games.
What if Wayne Gretzky never scored a goal
If Wayne Gretzky never scored a single goal, he would still be the NHL's all-time scoring leader with 1,963 points. It's one of the most incredulous stats in all of sports, one that best exemplifies The Great One's greatness.
Did Wayne Gretzky score in his first game
1988: Wayne Gretzky's debut with the Los Angeles Kings is a Hollywood smash. Gretzky, acquired by the Kings in a trade with the Edmonton Oilers less than two months earlier, scores on his first shot and assists on three other goals in an 8-2 victory against the Detroit Red Wings.
Who scored 100 points in NHL first
He scored his hundredth point of the 1968–69 season on March 30, 1969 – only four weeks after Phil Esposito became the first ever player to score 100 points – while playing for the Detroit Red Wings.
Who has the fewest games to 80 points in NHL
Herb Cain has the fewest games with 80+ points in a season, with 49 games in 1943-44.
Who was the fastest to 100 points NHL
Boston scored five times in the third period en route to a 7-1 thumping of the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. The victory improved the Bruins to 48-8-5 and pushed them to 101 points through 61 games, making them the fastest team in NHL history to hit that 100-point plateau.
Who is the quickest NHL player to 500 points
Wayne Gretzky is fastest, reaching 500 points in 234 games, and Mario Lemieux is second at 287 games. Former Oilers forward Jari Kurri is sixth at 356 games, behind Peter Stastny (322), Mike Bossy (349) and Eric Lindros (352).
Who is the purest goal scorer in NHL history
There's Wayne Gretzky, because he's Wayne Gretzky and actually holds the NHL's all-time record with 894 goals. Mario Lemieux, because his goals-to-games ratio (690 in 914) is way better than anyone else on the board even though he played much of his hockey in the NHL's Garage League era.
Has anyone broken Wayne Gretzky records
Gretzky's record of 15 regular season overtime assists has now been surpassed by over 40 players. Patrick Kane is the current record holder at 26 assists in regular season overtime. Joe Sakic (16), Mark Messier (14), and Ray Bourque (13) have passed Gretzky's record (12) for most All-Star game assists.
What is the Gretzky rule
The Gretzky Rule stated that when there were coincidental minor penalties, instead of each team playing with one fe. In the 1980s, the Gretzky's Oilers would statistically out score the opposition when there were 4 skaters on each side.
What team did Wayne Gretzky score his first goal on
the Edmonton Oilers
1979: Wayne Gretzky scores his first NHL goal in the Edmonton Oilers' 4-4 tie with the Vancouver Canucks at Northlands Coliseum. Gretzky beats goalie Glen Hanlon for a game-tying power-play goal with 1:09 remaining in the third period. He also assists on a first-period goal by defenseman Risto Siltanen.
Who was the first to 500 points in the NHL
Wayne Gretzky is first, reaching 500 points in 234 games, and Mario Lemieux is second at 287 games.
Who scored 101 points in a game
33 years ago today, Lisa Leslie dropped 101 points in. the FIRST HALF of a high school game 👏
Who has the fewest NHL games to 100 points
The 2022-23 Boston Bruins set the NHL record as the quickest team to eclipse 100 points, doing so in just 61 games.
Who is the fastest to 700 points in NHL history
The only players in NHL history that reached the 700-point mark faster were Wayne Gretzky (317), Mario Lemieux (363), Peter Stastny (457), Mike Bossy (469) and Jari Kurri (483).
Who is the fastest to 500 points in NHL history
Wayne Gretzky is fastest, reaching 500 points in 234 games, and Mario Lemieux is second at 287 games.
Who is the fastest to 100 points in NHL history
BOSTON — David Pastrnak had a goal and two assists just a few hours after signing a new contract, and the surging Boston Bruins became the fastest team in NHL history to reach 100 points by beating the Buffalo Sabres 7-1 on Thursday night.
What is the fastest 3 goals by one player in NHL history
Bill Mosienko of the Chicago Blackhawks holds the record for the fastest three goals by one player; he had a hat trick in 21 seconds against the Rangers on March 23, 1952.
Who is the closest to Gretzky in points
Here is how the top 10 of the all-time scoring list looks:Wayne Gretzky — 894.Alex Ovechkin — 802.Gordie Howe — 801.Jaromir Jagr – 766.Brett Hull — 741.Marcel Dionne — 731.Phil Esposito — 717.Mike Gartner — 708.
Which NHL records will never be broken
Here is a countdown of 10 Gretzky records that will not be broken:Most Career Points (2,857)Most Hart Trophies in a Career (9)Most Assists in a Career (1,963)Most Professional Goals in a Career (1,072)Most Assists in a Season (163)Most Goals in a Season (92)Most Art Ross Trophies in a Career (10)
Who assisted Gretzky the most
196 — Goals by Gretzky on which Jari Kurri earned an assist. Kurri has the most assists on Gretzky's goals by any player.