Special Sub-Topic: 50+ Goals in a Season
|We all know that Maurice "the rocket" Richard was the first ever player to score 50 goals. But who was the second to score 50, tying the record?|
Bernard " Boom-Boom" Geoffrion. He scored 50 goals during the '60-'61 season, tying the goal scoring record set by teammate Maurice Richard during the '44-'45 season.
|During his first season in the NHL, this hall of famer scored 51 goals. Nevertheless, he was not eligible for the Calder trophy. Who is he?|
Wayne Gretzky. Gretzky was not eligible because he had played the year before in the WHA. Only minor or non-pros are eligible for the Calder after their first season.
|This French-Canadian player had back to back 52 goals season in the mid-seventies. He played alongside Rene Robert and another French-Canadian hall of famer. Who is this 52 goal scoring player?|
Rick Martin. In 73-74 and again in 74-75, Rick Martin was on a line with Perreault and Robert called, "The French Connection". They were the pride and joy of Buffalo Sabers fan.
|Before Teemu Selanne scored 76 goals during his rookie season in 92-93, 53 goals was the rookie scoring record. Who set that record?|
Mike Bossy. A record set in 77-78, Bossy went on to have 9 consecutive 50 goal seasons.
|Before Brett Hull scored 72 goals 89-90, 54 goals was the most ever scored by a St-Louis Blues player. Who had that record? |
Wayne Babych. This first record was set in 80-81 by former first round pick Wayne Babych. Brett Hull broke his own team mark in 90-91 with 86 goals.
|Who are the two players that set a Minnesota-Dallas franchise record for goals with 55?|
Dino Ciccarelli and Brian Bellows. Ciccarelli scored 55 in 81-82, and Bellows tied him during the 89-90 season.
|Which three-time Art Ross trophy winner had back to back 56 goal seasons during the mid-seventies?|
Guy Lafleur. He scored 56 goals first in 75-76 and then again the next season. Both times he won the Art Ross. He won another one in 77-78.
|Between 1945 and 2003, which Canadian left winger was the only player to score exactly 57 goals during the regular season? |
Michel Goulet. Goulet was a prolific scorer. He had 4 consecutive 50 goal seasons with the Nordiques during the mid-eighties.
|Which of these players never scored exactly 58 goals?|
|Which former L.A King had a 59 goal season during his career?|
Marcel Dionne. Dionne had 6 seasons of 50+ goals . 59 was his most.
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