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30/12/1981 The fastest-ever NHL player to score 50 goals in a season

Scoring 5 goals for the Edmonton Oilers against the Philadelphia Flyers, Wayne Gretzky became the 1st player to score 50 goals in a single season. He scored 50 goals in only 39 games. He then finished the NHL season with a record 92 goals.


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  • 50 goals in 50 games 

  • Official 50-in-50 scorers 

  • Unofficial 50 in 50 scorers 

  • Near misses 

  • World Hockey Association