Special Sub-Topic: Gretzky's Records
|Wayne set a record for most career NHL goals. How many goals did he score in his career?|
894. He did it in 1487 games.
|Wayne was the first player in NHL history is break the 200-point plateau in a season. How many points did he get in the 1985-86 season?|
215. He scored 200+ points four times in his career. He recorded 212 points in 1981-82, 205 points in 1983-84, and 208 points in 1984-85.
|One of the most renowned feats in the NHL is 50 goals in 50 games. Maurice Richard was the first player who accomplished this feat. Wayne achieved this 3 times. What was the number of games it took Wayne to score 50 goals in 1981?|
39. He also did it in 42 games (1983) and 49 games (1984).
|Wayne shared the record for most goals scored in one period of an All-Star game. He scored 4 goals in the third period in what year?|
1983. He was tied with Mike Gartner and Adam Oates when he retired.
|Even after retiring, Wayne still held the record for most regular season overtime assists in 2000.|
f. He had 15 overtime assists in the regular season at the time of his retirement. Nicklas Lidstrom (16), Adam Oates (17) and Mark Messier (18) had since passed him.
|Wayne had the most career playoff goals, assists and points. How many playoff points did he have?|
382 points. He has 122 goals and 260 assists.
|Wayne set a record for most points scored by a rookie with 137.|
f. He set a record for most points by a "first-year player", but not "rookie". This is because he played for the WHA before the NHL, so he was not considered a rookie. The highest-scoring rookie was Teemu Selanne with 132 points in 1993 when Wayne set his mark.
|Wayne was the fastest player to reach 700 goals. How many games did it take him to score 700?|
886. He was also the fastest to reach 200 goals, 500 goals, 600 goals, and 1000 points.
|Wayne had more assists than anyone had points when he retired.|
t. He had 1963 assists. Mark Messier, the second-leading scorer at them time, had only has 1887 points.
|Against what team did Wayne score his 77th goal of the 1981-82 season, to break Phil Esposito's record of most goals in a season?|
Buffalo Sabres. He ended the season with 92 goals.
|Against what team did Wayne score his 802nd goal to break Gordie Howe's all-time goals record?|
|Last question: How many records does Wayne currently hold?|
59. His records of most regular season OT assists, most All-Star Game assists and youngest player to score a All-Star Game hat trick have been broken since his retirement. He has gained the record of highest points-per-game average.
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