List of players with five or more goals in an NHL game

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The list of players who have scored five or more goals in an NHL game includes only 57 names.[1]

In the National Hockey League (NHL), it is rare for one player to score so many goals in a single event.[1]

The most recent instance was Patrik Laine on 24 November 2018.

Scorers[change | change source]

Newsy Lalonde, the first player to score six goals in a NHL game, also had two five-goal games
Maurice "Rocket" Richard had two five-goal games in his career
Wayne Gretzky had four five-goal games. He has scored the most points in the NHL
Mario Lemieux had four five-goal games
Legend

     Player is still active      Player scored five goals in a playoff game

Name Nationality Team Date Goals
Joe Malone  Canada Montreal Canadiens December 19, 1917 5
Harry Hyland  Canada Montreal Wanderers December 19, 1917 5
Joe Malone  Canada Montreal Canadiens January 12, 1918 5
Joe Malone  Canada Montreal Canadiens February 1, 1918 5
Newsy Lalonde[2]  Canada Montreal Canadiens March 1, 1919 5
Newsy Lalonde  Canada Montreal Canadiens January 10, 1920 6
Joe Malone  Canada Quebec Bulldogs January 31, 1920 7
Mickey Roach  United States Toronto St. Pats March 6, 1920 5
Joe Malone  Canada Quebec Bulldogs March 10, 1920 6
Corb Denneny  Canada Toronto St. Pats January 26, 1921 6
Newsy Lalonde  Canada Montreal Canadiens February 16, 1921 5
Cy Denneny  Canada Ottawa Senators March 7, 1921 6
Babe Dye  Canada Toronto St. Pats December 16, 1922 5
Red Green  Canada Hamilton Tigers December 5, 1924 5
Babe Dye  Canada Toronto St. Pats December 22, 1924 5
Punch Broadbent  Canada Montreal Maroons January 7, 1925 5
Pit Lepine  Canada Montreal Canadiens December 29, 1929 5
Howie Morenz  Canada Montreal Canadiens March 18, 1930 5
Charlie Conacher  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs January 19, 1932 5
Ray Getliffe  Canada Montreal Canadiens February 6, 1943 5
Syd Howe  Canada Detroit Red Wings February 3, 1944 6
Maurice Richard[3]  Canada Montreal Canadiens March 23, 1944 5
Maurice Richard  Canada Montreal Canadiens December 28, 1944 5
Howie Meeker  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs January 8, 1947 5
Bernie Geoffrion  Canada Montreal Canadiens February 19, 1955 5
Bobby Rousseau  Canada Montreal Canadiens February 1, 1964 5
Red Berenson  Canada St. Louis Blues November 7, 1968 6
Yvan Cournoyer  Canada Montreal Canadiens February 15, 1975 5
Darryl Sittler  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs February 7, 1976 6
Darryl Sittler[3]  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs April 22, 1976 5
Reggie Leach[3]  Canada Philadelphia Flyers May 6, 1976 5
Don Murdoch  Canada New York Rangers October 12, 1976 5
Ian Turnbull  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs February 2, 1977 5
Bryan Trottier  Canada New York Islanders December 23, 1978 5
Tim Young  Canada Minnesota North Stars January 15, 1979 5
John Tonelli  Canada New York Islanders January 6, 1981 5
Wayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers February 18, 1981 5
Wayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers December 30, 1981 5
Grant Mulvey  Canada Chicago Black Hawks February 3, 1982 5
Bryan Trottier  Canada New York Islanders February 12, 1982 5
Willy Lindström  Sweden Winnipeg Jets March 2, 1982 5
Mark Pavelich  United States New York Rangers February 23, 1983 5
Jari Kurri  Finland Edmonton Oilers November 19, 1983 5
Bengt-Åke Gustafsson  Sweden Washington Capitals January 8, 1984 5
Pat Hughes  Canada Edmonton Oilers February 3, 1984 5
Wayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers December 15, 1984 5
Dave Andreychuk  Canada Buffalo Sabres February 6, 1986 5
Wayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers December 6, 1987 5
Mario Lemieux  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins December 31, 1988 5
Mario Lemieux[3]  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins April 25, 1989 5
Joe Nieuwendyk  Canada Calgary Flames January 11, 1989 5
Mats Sundin  Sweden Quebec Nordiques March 5, 1992 5
Mario Lemieux  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins April 9, 1993 5
Peter Bondra  Slovakia Washington Capitals February 5, 1994 5
Mike Ricci  Canada Quebec Nordiques February 17, 1994 5
Alexei Zhamnov  Russia Winnipeg Jets April 1, 1995 5
Mario Lemieux[4]  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins March 26, 1996 5
Sergei Fedorov  Russia Detroit Red Wings December 26, 1996 5
Marian Gaborik[5]  Slovakia Minnesota Wild December 20, 2007 5
Johan Franzen[6]  Sweden Detroit Red Wings February 2, 2011 5
Patrick Kane  United States Chicago Blackhawks Template:Dots 5

References[change | change source]

General
  • Dinger, Ralph (2003) [1932]. National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book (2004 ed.). Toronto: Dan Diamond. ISBN 978-0-920445-84-6.
Specific
  1. 1.0 1.1 Amber, David. "Gaborik and his five goals have some company," ESPN. December 21, 2007; retrieved 2012-3-7.
  2. "NHL Playoff Goals". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-02-12.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Joe Sexton (1989-04-27). "Heroics for Lemieux Despite Sore Neck". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-12.
  4. Deacon, James (1996-04-08). "Mario Lemieux Profile". Macleans. Retrieved 2008-10-28.
  5. Mike Weimerskirch (2007-12-20). "Gaborik posts NHL's first five-goal game in decade". National Post. Retrieved 2008-01-01.
  6. Botta, Christopher "Franzen’s Five Goals Stun Ottawa," New York Times. February 3, 2011; retrieved 2012-3-7.