Special Sub-Topic: Goal Scorers
|Which of these players did not score 50 goals or more in his rookie season?|
Jari Kurri. Selanne set an NHL record with 76, Bossy scored 53 times as a rookie and Joe Nieuwendyk netted 51. Jari Kurri managed 32 goals in his rookie season.
|Who was the first player to score 70 times in one season?|
Phil Esposito. Phil scored 76 times in 1970-71, a record that stood until 1981-82 when Wayne Gretzky potted 92 in 1981-82.
|Who broke Bobby Orr's record for most goals by a defensemen in a season?
Paul Coffey. Paul Coffey scored 48 times in the in 1985-86 with the Edmonton Oilers, Bobby Orr had held the record at 46.
|Mike Gartner scored 708 goals in his career, but only once did he hit the 50 goal mark, what team was he playing for when he did that?|
Washington Capitals. In 1984-85 Mike Gartner scored 50 times, he came close in three other seasons, scoring 49 times in 90-91 as a Ranger and twice netting 48 in 80-81 and 87-88 both times with Washington.
|Who was the first player to score 70 goals while with the Los Angeles Kings?|
Bernie Nicholls. Bernie's best season in the NHL saw him score 70 goals. Wayne did it four years in a row from 81-82 until 84-85 as a member of the Oilers.
|Which of the following Edmonton Oilers other than Wayne Gretzky, scored 70 times in one season?|
Jari Kurri. Jari scored 71 in 84-85 in only 73 games, the next season he came close to the 70 goal plateau again, he scored 68 times.
|Who set the Calgary Flames record for goals in a season with 66?|
Lanny McDonald. Lanny had 66 goals in 1982-83.
|Which of the following players had more consectutive 50 goal seasons?|
Mike Bossy. Mike Bossy's career was cut short due to injuries, if it had not have been, he may have continued this streak. The streak last for 9 years.
|Which of these players never scored 80 times in a season?|
Mike Bossy. Mike Bossy's career high was 69 in 1978-79. Mario's best was 85, Hull scored 86 and Wayne did it twice 87 and 92.
|Which of the following has NOT scored 70 goals in a season in the NHL?|
Jaromir Jagr. Wayne Gretzky, Brett Hull, Mario Lemiuex, Phil Esposito, and Jari Kurri, have also done this in addition to the other 3 listed.
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