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 56 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 involved Gurj Sarohia in November 2016.[2]

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
Malone, JoeJoe Malone  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00012-07-1917 July 1917, 12 5
Hyland, HarryHarry Hyland  Canada Montreal Wanderers 00012-07-1917 July 1917, 12 5
Malone, JoeJoe Malone  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00001-12-1918 December 1918, 1 5
Malone, JoeJoe Malone  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00002-01-1918 January 1918, 2 5
Lalonde, NewsyNewsy Lalonde[3]  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00003-01-1919 January 1919, 3 5
Lalonde, NewsyNewsy Lalonde  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00001-10-1920 October 1920, 1 6
Malone, JoeJoe Malone  Canada Quebec Bulldogs 00001-07-1920 July 1920, 1 7
Roach, MickeyMickey Roach  United States Toronto St. Pats 00003-06-1920 June 1920, 3 5
Malone, JoeJoe Malone  Canada Quebec Bulldogs 00003-10-1920 October 1920, 3 6
Denneny, CorbCorb Denneny  Canada Toronto St. Pats 00001-02-1921 February 1921, 1 6
Lalonde, NewsyNewsy Lalonde  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00002-04-1921 April 1921, 2 5
Denneny, CyCy Denneny  Canada Ottawa Senators 00003-07-1921 July 1921, 3 6
Dye, BabeBabe Dye  Canada Toronto St. Pats 00012-04-1922 April 1922, 12 5
Green, RedRed Green  Canada Hamilton Tigers 00012-05-1924 May 1924, 12 5
Dye, BabeBabe Dye  Canada Toronto St. Pats 00012-10-1924 October 1924, 12 5
Broadbent, PunchPunch Broadbent  Canada Montreal Maroons 00001-07-1925 July 1925, 1 5
Lepine, PitPit Lepine  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00012-05-1929 May 1929, 12 5
Morenz, HowieHowie Morenz  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00003-06-1930 June 1930, 3 5
Conacher, CharlieCharlie Conacher  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs 00001-07-1932 July 1932, 1 5
Getliffe, RayRay Getliffe  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00002-06-1943 June 1943, 2 5
Howe, SydSyd Howe  Canada Detroit Red Wings 00002-03-1944 March 1944, 2 6
Richard, MauriceMaurice Richard[4]  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00003-11-1944 November 1944, 3 5
Richard, MauriceMaurice Richard  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00012-04-1944 April 1944, 12 5
Meeker, HowieHowie Meeker  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs 00001-08-1947 August 1947, 1 5
Geoffrion, BernieBernie Geoffrion  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00002-07-1955 July 1955, 2 5
Rousseau, BobbyBobby Rousseau  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00002-01-1964 January 1964, 2 5
Berenson, RedRed Berenson  Canada St. Louis Blues 00011-07-1968 July 1968, 11 6
Cournoyer, YvanYvan Cournoyer  Canada Montreal Canadiens 00002-03-1975 March 1975, 2 5
Sittler, DarrylDarryl Sittler  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs 00002-07-1976 July 1976, 2 6
Sittler, DarrylDarryl Sittler[4]  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs 00004-10-1976 October 1976, 4 5
Leach, ReggieReggie Leach[4]  Canada Philadelphia Flyers 00005-06-1976 June 1976, 5 5
Murdoch, DonDon Murdoch  Canada New York Rangers 00010-12-1976 December 1976, 10 5
Turnbull, IanIan Turnbull  Canada Toronto Maple Leafs 00002-02-1977 February 1977, 2 5
Trottier, BryanBryan Trottier  Canada New York Islanders 00012-11-1978 November 1978, 12 5
Young, TimTim Young  Canada Minnesota North Stars 00001-03-1979 March 1979, 1 5
Tonelli, JohnJohn Tonelli  Canada New York Islanders 00001-06-1981 June 1981, 1 5
Gretzky, WayneWayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers 00002-06-1981 June 1981, 2 5
Gretzky, WayneWayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers 00012-06-1981 June 1981, 12 5
Mulvey, GrantGrant Mulvey  Canada Chicago Black Hawks 00002-03-1982 March 1982, 2 5
Trottier, BryanBryan Trottier  Canada New York Islanders 00002-12-1982 December 1982, 2 5
Lindström, WillyWilly Lindström  Sweden Winnipeg Jets 00003-02-1982 February 1982, 3 5
Pavelich, MarkMark Pavelich  United States New York Rangers 00002-11-1983 November 1983, 2 5
Kurri, JariJari Kurri  Finland Edmonton Oilers 00011-07-1983 July 1983, 11 5
Gustafsson, Bengt-ÅkeBengt-Åke Gustafsson  Sweden Washington Capitals 00001-08-1984 August 1984, 1 5
Hughes, PatPat Hughes  Canada Edmonton Oilers 00002-03-1984 March 1984, 2 5
Gretzky, WayneWayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers 00012-03-1984 March 1984, 12 5
Andreychuk, DaveDave Andreychuk  Canada Buffalo Sabres 00002-06-1986 June 1986, 2 5
Gretzky, WayneWayne Gretzky  Canada Edmonton Oilers 00012-06-1987 June 1987, 12 5
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins 00012-07-1988 July 1988, 12 5
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux[4]  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins 00004-01-1989 January 1989, 4 5
Nieuwendyk, JoeJoe Nieuwendyk  Canada Calgary Flames 00001-11-1989 November 1989, 1 5
Sundin, MatsMats Sundin  Sweden Quebec Nordiques 00003-05-1992 May 1992, 3 5
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins 00004-09-1993 September 1993, 4 5
Bondra, PeterPeter Bondra  Slovakia Washington Capitals 00002-05-1994 May 1994, 2 5
Ricci, MikeMike Ricci  Canada Quebec Nordiques 00002-05-1994 May 1994, 2 5
Zhamnov, AlexeiAlexei Zhamnov  Russia Winnipeg Jets 00004-01-1995 January 1995, 4 5
Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux[5]  Canada Pittsburgh Penguins 00003-02-1996 February 1996, 3 5
Fedorov, SergeiSergei Fedorov  Russia Detroit Red Wings 00012-02-1996 February 1996, 12 5
Gaborik, MarianMarian Gaborik[6]  Slovakia Minnesota Wild 00012-08-2007 August 2007, 12 5
Franzen, JohanJohan Franzen[2]  Sweden Detroit Red Wings 00002-02-2011 February 2011, 2 5

References[change | change source]

General
  • Dinger, Ralph. National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book (2004 ed.). Toronto: Dan Diamond. ISBN 0-920445-84-5. 
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. 2.0 2.1 Botta, Christopher "Franzen’s Five Goals Stun Ottawa," New York Times. February 3, 2011; retrieved 2012-3-7.
  3. "NHL Playoff Goals". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-02-12. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Joe Sexton (1989-04-27). "Heroics for Lemieux Despite Sore Neck". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-12. 
  5. Deacon, James (1996-04-08). "Mario Lemieux Profile". Macleans. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  6. Mike Weimerskirch (2007-12-20). "Gaborik posts NHL's first five-goal game in decade". National Post. Retrieved 2008-01-01.