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NHL FORWARD RECORDS
Regular Season and Playoff Records
Last Update: Mar 16, 2012
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Single Game Records

Most Points by a Forward in one Game: 10
Darryl Sittler (C), Toronto Maple Leafs - Feb 7, 1976

Most Goals by a Forward in one Game: 7
Joe Malone (C/LW), Quebec Bulldogs - Jan 31, 1920

Most Assists by a Forward in one Game: 7
Billy Taylor (C), Detroit Red Wings - Mar 16, 1947
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - Feb 15, 1980
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - Dec 11, 1985
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - Feb 14, 1986

Most Points by a Forward in one Playoff Game: 8
Patrik Sundstrom (C), New Jersey Devils - Apr 22, 1988
Mario Lemieux (C), Pittsburgh Penguins - Apr 25, 1989

Most Shorthanded Goals by a Forward in one Game: 3
Theoren Fleury (RW), Calgary Flames - Mar 9, 1991

Most Goals by a Forward in one Playoff Game: 5
Newsy Lalonde (C), Montreal Canadiens - Mar 1, 1919
Rocket Richard (RW), Canadiens - Mar 23, 1944
Darryl Sittler (C), Toronto Maple Leafs - Apr 22, 1976
Reggie Leach (RW), Philadelphia Flyers - May 6, 1976
Mario Lemieux (C), Pittsburgh Penguins - Apr 25, 1989

Single Season Records

Most Points by a Forward in a season: 215
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - 1985-86

Most Goals by a Forward in a season: 92
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - 1981-82

Most Assists by a Forward in a season: 163
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - 1985-86

Most Points by a Forward in Playoff season: 47
Wayne Gretzky (C), Edmonton Oilers - 1985

Most Goals by a Forward in Playoff season: 19
Jari Kurri (RW), Edmonton Oilers - 1985
Reggie Leach (RW), Philadelphia Flyers - 1976

Most Power Play Goals by a Forward in a season: 34
Tim Kerr (C/RW), Philadelphia Flyers - 1985-86

Most Points by a Left Winger in one season: 125
Luc Robitaille, Los Angeles Kings - 1992-93

Most Points by a Right Winger in a season: 149
Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh Penguins - 1995-96

Most Goals by a Left Winger in a season: 65
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals - 2007-08

Most Goals by a Right Winger in a season: 86
Brett Hull, St. Louis Blues - 1990-91

Most Assists by a Left Winger in one season: 70
Joe Juneau, Boston Bruins - 1992-93

Most Assists by a Right Winger in a season: 87
Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh Penguins - 1995-96

Most Goals by a Rookie Forward in a season: 76
Teemu Selanne (RW), Winnipeg Jets - 1992-93

Most Points by a Rookie Forward in a season: 132
Teemu Selanne (RW), Winnipeg Jets - 1992-93

All-time Records

Most Points by a Forward in a career: 2857
Wayne Gretzky (C), Oilers / Kings / Rangers - 1979-99

Most Goals by a Forward in a career: 894
Wayne Gretzky (C), Oilers / Kings / Rangers - 1979-99

Most Assists by a Forward in a career: 1963
Wayne Gretzky (C), Oilers / Kings / Rangers - 1979-99

Most Points by a Left Winger in a career: 1394
Luc Robitaille, Kings / Red Wings / etc - 1986-06

Most Points by a Right Winger in a career: 1850
Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings - 1946-71

Most Goals by a Left Winger in a career: 668
Luc Robitaille, Kings / Red Wings / etc - 1986-06

Most Goals by a Right Winger in a career: 801
Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings - 1946-71

Most Assists by a Left Winger in a career: 813
John Bucyk, Boston Bruins - 1955-78

Most Assists by a Right Winger in a career: 1049
Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings - 1946-71

Most Games Played by a Forward in a career: 1767
Gordie Howe (RW), Detroit Red Wings - 1946-71

Most Consecutive Games Played by a Forward: 964
Doug Jarvis (C), Canadiens/Capitals/Whalers - 1975-87

Most Stanley Cups won by a Forward: 11
Henri Richard (C), Montreal Canadiens - 1955-75

Most Points by a Forward in Playoff career: 382
Wayne Gretzky (C), Oilers / Kings / Rangers - 1979-99

Most Goals by a Forward in Playoff career: 122
Wayne Gretzky (C), Oilers / Kings / Rangers - 1979-99

Most Power Play Goals by a Forward in career: 270
Dave Andreychuk (LW), Sabres/Leafs/Lightning - 1982-06

Most Shorthanded Goals by a Forward in career: 73
Wayne Gretzky (C), Oilers / Kings / Rangers - 1979-99


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