List of players with eight or more points in an NHL game

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Maurice "Rocket" Richard recorded the first eight-point game in league history.
Mario Lemieux recorded three eight-point games.
Wayne Gretzky had two eight-point games.
Sam Gagner is the most recent NHL player to score an eight-point game.

This is a list of players who have scored eight or more points in a National Hockey League game. Scoring eight or more points in a single game is considered a great feat, which has happened only 16 times, by 13 different players. Only one player, Darryl Sittler, scored more than eight points in a game, setting the NHL record with 10 while playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1976. Paul Coffey and Tom Bladon are the only defencemen to have scored eight points. The feat of scoring eight points in a game has been mostly achieved in the 1980s, with 10 out of the 16 instances happening in that decade. Mario Lemieux has the most games with at least eight points, scoring eight points in three separate games (in one season). Wayne Gretzky is the only other player to attain the feat more than once (twice in one season). The most recent player to do so was Sam Gagner of the Edmonton Oilers, who scored eight points against the Chicago Blackhawks on 2 February 2012; Gagner's 8-point night was also the first 8-point game for a player since the 1980s.

Scorers[edit]

Legend
  Player is still active in the NHL
  Player scored eight points in a playoff game
Name Team Date Points
Canada Richard, MauriceMaurice Richard Montreal Canadiens December 28, 1944 8
Canada Olmstead, BertBert Olmstead Montreal Canadiens January 9, 1954 8
Canada Sittler, DarrylDarryl Sittler Toronto Maple Leafs February 7, 1976 10
Canada Bladon, TomTom Bladon Philadelphia Flyers December 11, 1977 8
Canada Trottier, BryanBryan Trottier New York Islanders December 23, 1978 8
Slovakia Stastny, PeterPeter Stastny Quebec Nordiques February 22, 1981 8
Slovakia Stastny, AntonAnton Stastny Quebec Nordiques February 22, 1981 8
Canada Gretzky, WayneWayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers November 19, 1983 8
Canada Gretzky, WayneWayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers January 4, 1984 8
Canada Coffey, PaulPaul Coffey Edmonton Oilers March 14, 1986 8
Sweden Sundstrom, PatrikPatrik Sundstrom New Jersey Devils April 22, 1988 8
Canada Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins October 15, 1988 8
Canada Nicholls, BernieBernie Nicholls Los Angeles Kings December 1, 1988 8
Canada Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins December 31, 1988 8
Canada Lemieux, MarioMario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins April 25, 1989 8
Canada Gagner, SamSam Gagner Edmonton Oilers February 2, 2012 8

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