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Career Facts and Firsts
 
Games played: 745
Goals: 613
Assists: 881
Points: 1,494
Penalty Minutes: 737
Playoff stats: 89 games, 72 goals, 85 assists,
157 points.
Seasons played: 12 (13 including the year taken out
because of sickness)
Career hat tricks: 39
Career 4 goal games: 10
First NHL Game: Oct. 11, 1984 - in a 4-3 loss at Boston
First NHL Goal: Oct. 11, 1984 - in a 4-3 loss at Boston
First NHL Point: Oct. 11, 1984 - in a 4-3 loss at Boston against Pete Peeters
600th game: Oct. 7, 1995 vs Toronto
500th goal: Oct. 26, 1995 vs the New York Islanders
600th goal: Feb. 4, 1997 vs Vancouver
800th assist: Mar. 26, 1996 vs St. Louis
1,000 point: Mar. 24, 1992 vs Detroit
1,300 point: Jan. 5, 1996, vs Detroit
1,400th point: Nov. 30, 1996 vs Boston
 
Most Goals, Game: 5 - Dec. 31, 1988 in an 8-6 win vs New Jersey
  - Apr. 9, 1993 in a 10-4 win at NY Rangers
  - Mar. 26, 1996 in a 8-4 win vs St. Louis.
Most Assists, Game: 6 - Oct. 15, 1988 in a 9-2 win vs St Louis,
  - Dec. 5, 1992 in a 9-4 win vs San Jose,
  - Nov. 1, 1995 in a 10-0 win vs Tampa Bay
Most Points, Game: 8 - Oct. 15, 1988 in a 9-2 win vs St Louis (2g, 6a)
  - Dec. 31, 1988 in an 8-6 win vs New Jersey (5g, 3a)
Most Penalty Minutes, Game: 24 - Nov. 26, 1988 - in a 4-3 win vs Philadelphia
 

Of Mario Lemieux's 613 regular season goals:
  • 330 goals were scored at home
  • 280 were scored on the road
  • 3 were scored in neutral-site games
  • 53 were unassisted
  • 6 were scored on penalty shots (in eight attempts)
  • 201 came on the power play
  • 47 were short-handed
  • 65 were game-winning goals
  • 186 were scored in the first period (30.3%)
  • 201 were scored in the second period (32.8%)
  • 217 were scored in the third period (35.4%)
  • 9 were scored in overtime (1.5%)
  • Mario Lemieux scored on 114 different goaltenders and added 29 into an empty net
  • 110 different players were credited with assists on Lemieux's goals, led by Paul Coffey's 72.
Multiple-goal games:
  • Mario Lemieux recorded two-or-more goals in 140 of his 745 regular-season games (18.8%)
  • 101 were two-goal games
  • Of his 39 hat tricks (tied for second-most in NHL history with Mike Bossy and second to Wayne Gretzky's 49), 26 were three-goal games, 10 were four-goal games and three were five-goal games.