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 Mika Zibanejad on March 5, 2020.

Scorers[change | change source]

Newsy Lalonde, the first player to score six goals in a NHL game, also had two other five-goal games.
Wayne Gretzky, the NHL's all-time leading scorer, had four five-goal games.
Mario Lemieux recorded four five-goal games.
Sergei Fedorov scored all of the Red Wings' goals in a 5-4 overtime win against the Washington Capitals; he eventually joined the latter team in 2008.
Marian Gaborik, after scoring his fifth goal on December 20, 2007 – first in the 21st century
Legend

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

Name Team Date Goals
Canada Joe Malone Montreal Canadiens December 19, 1917 5
Canada Harry Hyland Montreal Wanderers December 19, 1917 5
Canada Joe Malone Montreal Canadiens January 12, 1918 5
Canada Joe Malone Montreal Canadiens February 2, 1918 5
Canada Newsy Lalonde Montreal Canadiens March 1, 1919 5
Canada Newsy Lalonde Montreal Canadiens January 10, 1920 6
Canada Joe Malone Quebec Bulldogs January 31, 1920 7
Canada Mickey Roach Toronto St. Pats March 6, 1920 5
Canada Joe Malone Quebec Bulldogs March 10, 1920 6
Canada Corb Denneny Toronto St. Pats January 26, 1921 6
Canada Newsy Lalonde Montreal Canadiens February 16, 1921 5
Canada Cy Denneny Ottawa Senators March 7, 1921 6
Canada Babe Dye Toronto St. Pats December 16, 1922 5
Canada Red Green Hamilton Tigers December 5, 1924 5
Canada Babe Dye Toronto St. Pats December 22, 1924 5
Canada Punch Broadbent Montreal Maroons January 7, 1925 5
Canada Pit Lepine Montreal Canadiens December 14, 1929 5
Canada Howie Morenz Montreal Canadiens March 18, 1930 5
Canada Charlie Conacher Toronto Maple Leafs January 19, 1932 5
Canada Ray Getliffe Montreal Canadiens February 6, 1943 5
Canada Syd Howe Detroit Red Wings February 3, 1944 6
Canada Maurice Richard[2] Montreal Canadiens March 23, 1944 5
Canada Maurice Richard Montreal Canadiens December 28, 1944 5
Canada Howie Meeker Toronto Maple Leafs January 8, 1947 5
Canada Bernie Geoffrion Montreal Canadiens February 19, 1955 5
Canada Bobby Rousseau Montreal Canadiens February 1, 1964 5
Canada Red Berenson St. Louis Blues November 7, 1968 6
Canada Yvan Cournoyer Montreal Canadiens February 15, 1975 5
Canada Darryl Sittler Toronto Maple Leafs February 7, 1976 6
Canada Darryl Sittler[2] Toronto Maple Leafs April 22, 1976 5
Canada Reggie Leach[2] Philadelphia Flyers May 6, 1976 5
Canada Don Murdoch New York Rangers October 12, 1976 5
Canada Ian Turnbull (D) Toronto Maple Leafs February 2, 1977 5
Canada Bryan Trottier New York Islanders December 23, 1978 5
Canada Tim Young Minnesota North Stars January 15, 1979 5
Canada John Tonelli New York Islanders January 6, 1981 5
Canada Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers February 18, 1981 5
Canada Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers December 30, 1981 5
Canada Grant Mulvey Chicago Black Hawks February 3, 1982 5
Canada Bryan Trottier New York Islanders February 13, 1982 5[3][4]
Sweden Willy Lindstrom Winnipeg Jets March 2, 1982 5
United States Mark Pavelich New York Rangers February 23, 1983 5
Finland Jari Kurri Edmonton Oilers November 19, 1983 5
Sweden Bengt-Ake Gustafsson Washington Capitals January 8, 1984 5
Canada Pat Hughes Edmonton Oilers February 3, 1984 5
Canada Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers December 15, 1984 5
Canada Dave Andreychuk Buffalo Sabres February 6, 1986 5
Canada Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers December 6, 1987 5
Canada Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins December 31, 1988 5
Canada Joe Nieuwendyk Calgary Flames January 11, 1989 5
Canada Mario Lemieux[2] Pittsburgh Penguins April 25, 1989 5
Sweden Mats Sundin Quebec Nordiques March 5, 1992 5
Canada Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins April 9, 1993 5
Slovakia Peter Bondra Washington Capitals February 5, 1994 5
Canada Mike Ricci Quebec Nordiques February 17, 1994 5
Russia Alexei Zhamnov Winnipeg Jets April 1, 1995 5
Canada Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins March 26, 1996 5
Russia Sergei Fedorov Detroit Red Wings December 26, 1996 5
Slovakia Marian Gaborik[5] Minnesota Wild December 20, 2007 5
Sweden Johan Franzen[6] Detroit Red Wings February 2, 2011 5
Finland Patrik Laine[7][8] Winnipeg Jets November 24, 2018 5
Sweden Mika Zibanejad New York Rangers March 5, 2020 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