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(1918-Present)
 
Games Played: 
Most Stanley Cup Championships:
11 Henri Richard, Montreal.

Most years in playoffs:
24 Chris Chelios, Montreal, Chicago, Detroit (1984-97 incl.; 99-04 incl, 2006-09 incl.)
21 Ray Bourque, Boston, Colorado (1980-96 incl.; 98-01 incl.)
20 Gordie Howe, Detroit, Hartford (1947-58 incl, 60-61, 63-66 incl, 70 & 80)
  Larry Robinson, Montreal, Los Angeles (1973-93 incl)
  Larry Murphy, Los Angeles, Washington, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Detroit.
  Scott Stevens, Washington, St. Louis, New Jersey.
  Steve Yzerman, Detroit.
  Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit.

Most consecutive years in playoffs:
20 Larry Robinson, Montreal, Los Angeles (1973-1992, inclusive).
  Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit (1992-2004 inclusive; 2006-2012 inclusive)
19 Brett Hull, Calgary, St. Louis, Dallas, Detroit (1986-2004, inclusive).
18 Larry Murphy, Los Angeles, Washington, Minnesota, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Detroit. (1984-2001, inclusive).
17 Brad Park, NY Rangers, Boston, Detroit (1969-1985, inclusive).
  Raymond Bourque, Boston (1980-96, inclusive).
  Kris Draper, Detroit, (1994-2004 inclusive, 2006-2011 inclusive)

Most playoff games:
266 Chris Chelios, Montreal, Chicago, Detroit
263 Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit.
247 Patrick Roy, Montreal, Colorado
236 Mark Messier, Edmonton, NY Rangers
234 Claude Lemieux, Montreal, New Jersey, Colorado, Phoenix, Dallas, San Jose.

Goals: 
Most Goals Scored in Playoffs:
122 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, NY Rangers.
109 Mark Messier, Edmonton, NY Rangers.
106 Jari Kurri, Edmonton, Los Angeles, NY Rangers, Anaheim.
103 Brett Hull, Calgary, St. Louis, Dallas, Detroit.
93 Glenn Anderson, Edmonton, Toronto, NY Rangers, St Louis.

Most goals, one playoff year:
19 Reggie Leach, Philadelphia, 1976. 16 games.
  Jari Kurri, Edmonton, 1985. 18 games.
18 Joe Sakic, Colorado, 1996. 22 games.
17 Newsy Lalonde, Montreal, 1919. 10 games.
  Mike Bossy, NY Islanders, 1981. 18 games.
  Steve Payne, Minnesota, 1981. 19 games.
  Mike Bossy, NY Islanders, 1982. 19 games.
  Mike Bossy, NY Islanders, 1983. 19 games.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1985. 18 games.
  Kevin Stevens, Pittsburgh, 1991. 24 games.

Most goals in one series (Other than final):
12 Jari Kurri, Edmonton, in 1985 CF, 6 games vs Chicago.
11 Newsy Lalonde, Montreal, in 1919 NHL F, 5 games vs Ottawa.
10 Tim Kerr, Philadelphia, in 1989 DF, 7 games vs Pittsburgh.
9 Reggie Leach, Philadelphia, in 1976 SF, 5 games vs Boston.
  Bill Barber, Philadelphia, in 1980 SF, 5 games vs Minnesota.
  Mike Bossy, NY Islanders, in 1983 CF, 6 games vs Boston.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, in 1989 DF, 7 games vs Philadelphia.
  John Druce, Washington, in 1990 DF, 5 games vs. NY Rangers.
  Johan Franzen, Detroit, in 2008 CSF, 4 games vs. Colorado.

Most goals in final series (NHL Players only):
9 Babe Dye, Toronto in 1922, 5 games vs. Van. Millionaires.
8 Alf Skinner, Toronto, in 1918, 5 games vs. Van. Millonaires.
7 Jean Beliveau, Montreal, in 1956, 5 games vs. Detroit.
  Mike Bossy, NY Islanders, in 1982, 4 games vs. Vancouver.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1985, 5 games vs. Philadelphia.

Most goals, one game:
5 Newsy Lalonde, Montreal, Mar. 1, 1919, at Montreal. Final score: Montreal 6, Ottawa 3.
  Maurice Richard, Montreal, Mar. 23, 1944, at Montreal. Final score: Montreal 5, Toronto 1.
  Darryl Sittler, Toronto, Apr. 22, 1976, at Toronto. Final score: Toronto 8, Philadelphia 5.
  Reggie Leach, Philadelphia, May 6, 1976, at Philadelphia. Final score: Philadelphia 6, Boston 3.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, Apr. 25, 1989, at Pittsburgh. Final score: Pittsburgh 10, Philadelphia 7.

Most goals, one period:
4 Tim Kerr, Philadelphia, Apr. 13, 1985, at New York vs NY Rangers, 2nd period. Final score: Philadelphia 6, NY Rangers 5.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, Apr. 25, 1989, at Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia, 1st period. Final score: Pittsburgh 10, Philadelphia 7.

Assists: 
Most assists in playoffs (Career):
260 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, NY Rangers.
186 Mark Messier, Edmonton, NY Rangers.
139 Raymond Bourque, Boston, Colorado.
137 Paul Coffey, Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Detroit, Philadelphia, Carolina.
129 Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit.
128 Doug Gilmour, St. Louis, Calgary, Toronto, New Jersey, Buffalo, Montreal.
127 Jari Kurri, Edmonton, Los Angeles, NY Rangers, Anaheim.

Most assists, one playoff year:
31 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1988. 19 games.
30 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1985. 18 games.
29 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1987. 21 games.
28 Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, 1991. 23 games.
26 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, 1983. 16 games.

Most assists in one series (other then final):
14 Rick Middleton, Boston, in 1983 DF, 7 games vs. Buffalo.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1985 CF, 6 games vs. Chicago.
13 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1987 DSF, 5 games vs. Los Angeles.
  Doug Gilmour, Toronto, in 1994 CSF, 7 games vs. San Jose.
11 Al MacInnis, Calgary, in 1984 DF, 7 games vs. Edmonton.
  Mark Messier, Edmonton, in 1989 DSF, 7 games vs. Los Angeles.
  Mike Ridley, Washington, in 1992 DSF, 7 games vs. Pittsburgh.
  Ron Francis, Pittsburgh, in 1995 CQF, 7 games vs. Washington.
  Henrik Sedin, Vancouver, in 2011 CF, 5 games vs. San Jose.
10 Fleming Mackell, Boston, in 1958 SF, 6 games vs. NY Rangers.
  Stan Mikita, Chicago, in 1962 SF, 6 games vs. Montreal.
  Bob Bourne, NY Islanders, in 1983 DF, 6 games vs. NY Rangers.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1988 DSF, 5 games vs. Winnipeg.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, in 1992 DSF, 6 games vs. Washington.

Most assists in Final Series:
10 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1988, 4 games plus suspended game vs. Boston.
9 Jacques Lemaire, Montreal, in 1973, 6 games vs. Chicago.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1987, 7 games vs. Philadelphia.
  Larry Murphy, Pittsburgh, in 1991, 6 games vs. Minnesota.
  Danny Briere. Philadelphia, in 2010, 6 games vs Chicago.

Most assists, one game:
6 Mikko Leinonen, NY Rangers, Apr. 8, 1982, at New York. Final score: NY Rangers 7, Philadelphia 3.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 9, 1987, at Edmonton. Final score: Edmonton 13, Los Angeles 3.
5 Toe Blake, Montreal, Mar. 23, 1944, at Montreal. Final score: Montreal 5, Toronto 1.
  Maurice Richard, Montreal, Mar. 27, 1956, at Montreal. Final score: Edmonton 7, NY Rangers 0.
  Bert Olmstead, Montreal, Mar. 30, 1957, at Montreal. Final score: Montreal 8, NY Rangers 3.
  Don McKenney, Boston, Apr. 5, 1958, at Boston. Final score: Boston 8, NY Rangers 2.
  Stan Mikita, Chicago, Apr. 4, 1973, at Chicago. Final score: Chicago 7, St Louis 1.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 8, 1981, at Montreal. Final score: Edmonton 6, Montreal 3.
  Paul Coffey, Edmonton, May 14, 1985, at Edmonton. Final score: Edmonton 10, Chicago 5.
  Doug Gilmour, St Louis, Apr. 15, 1986, at Minnisota. Final score: St Louis 6, Minnesota 3.
  Risto Siltanen, Quebec, Apr. 14, 1987, at Hartford. Final score: Quebec 7, Hartford 5.
  Patrik Sundstrom, New Jersey, Apr. 22, 1988, at New Jersey. Final score: New Jersey 10, Washington 4.
  Geoff Courtnall, St. Louis, Apr. 23, 1998, at St. Louis. Final score: St. Louis 8, Los Angeles 3.

Most assists, one period:
3 Three assists by one player in one period of a playoff game has been recorded on 88 occasions. J.T. Miller of the New York Rangers is the most recent to equal this mark with 3 assists in the seconf period at Pittsburgh, April 16, 2016. Final score: NY Rangers 4, Pittsburgh 2.
  Wayne Gretzky has had 3 assists in one period 5 times; Raymond Bourque, 3 times; Toe Blake, Jean Beliveau, Doug Harvey and Bobby Orr, twice. Joe Primeau of Toronto was the first player to be credited with 3 assists in one period of a playoff game; third period at Boston vs. NY Rangers, April 7, 1932. Final score: Toronto 6, NY Rangers 2.

Points: 
Most points in playoffs (Career):
382 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Los Angeles, St. Louis, NY Rangers, 122g, 260a.
295 Mark Messier, Edmonton, NY Rangers, 109g, 186a.
233 Jari Kurri, Edmonton, Los Angeles, NY Rangers, Anaheim, 106g, 127a.
214 Glenn Anderson, Edmonton, Toronto, NY Rangers, St. Louis, 93g, 212a.
201 Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh, Washington, NY Rangers, Philadelphia, Boston, Florida, 78G, 123A.
196 Paul Coffey, Edmonton, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Detroit, Philadelphia, Carolina 59g, 137a.

Most Points, One Playoff Season:
47 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1985. 17 goals, 30 assists in 18 games.
44 Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, in 1991. 16 goals, 28 assists in 23 games.
43 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1988, 12 goals, 31 assists in 19 games.
40 Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles, in 1993. 15 goals, 25 assists in 24 games.
38 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1983. 12 goals, 26 assists in 16 games.

Most points in one series (other than final):
19 Rick Middleton, Boston, in 1983 DF, 7 games vs Buffalo. 5 goals, 14 assists.
18 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1985 CF, 6 games vs Chicago. 4 goals, 14 assists.
17 Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, in 1992 DSF, 6 games vs Washington. 7 goals, 10 assists.
16 Barry Pederson, Boston, in 1983 DF, 7 games vs Buffalo. 7 goals, 9 assists.
  Doug Gilmour, Toronto, in 1994 CSF, 7 games vs San Jose. 3 goals, 13 assists.
15 Jari Kurri, Edmonton, in 1985 CF, 6 games vs Chicago. 12 goals, 3 assists.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1987 DSF, 5 games vs Los Angeles. 2 goals, 13 assists.
  Tim Kerr, Philadelphia, in 1989 DF, 7 games vs Pittsburgh. 10 goals, 5 assists.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, in 1991 CF, 6 games vs Boston. 6 goals, 9 assists.

Most points in final series:
13 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, in 1988, 4 games plus suspended game vs Boston. 3 goals, 10 assists.
12 Gordie Howe, Detroit, in 1955, 7 games vs Montreal. 5 goals, 7 assists.
  Yvan Cournoyer, Montreal, in 1973, 6 games vs Chicago. 6 goals, 6 assists.
  Jacques Lemaire, Montreal, in 1973, 6 games vs Chicago. 3 goals, 9 assists.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, in 1991, 5 games vs Minnesota. 5 goals, 7 assists.
  Danny Briere, Philadelphia, in 2010, 6 games vs Chicago, 3 goals, 9 assists.

Most points, one game:
8 Patrik Sundstrom, New Jersey, Apr. 22, 1988 at New Jersey during 10-4 win over Washington. Sundstrom had 3 goals, 5 assists.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, Apr. 25, 1989 at Pittsburgh during 10-7 win over Philadelphia. Lemieux had 5 goals, 3 assists.
7 Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 17, 1983 at Calgary during 10-2 win. Gretzky had 4 goals, 3 assists.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 25, 1985 at Winnipeg during 8-3 win. Gretzky had 3 goals, 4 assists.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 9, 1987, at Edmonton during 13-3 win over Los Angeles. Gretzky had 1 goal, 6 assists.
6 Dickie Moore, Montreal, Mar. 25, 1954, at Montreal during 8-1 win over Boston. Moore had 2 goals, 4 assists.
  Phil Esposito, Boston, Apr. 2, 1969, at Boston during 10-0 win over Toronto. Esposito had 4 goals, 2 assists.
  Darryl Sittler, Toronto, Apr. 22, 1976, at Toronto during 8-5 win over Philadelphia. Sittler had 5 goals, 1 assist.
  Guy Lafleur, Montreal, Apr. 11, 1977, at Montreal during 7-2 win over St Louis. Lafleur had 3 goals, 3 asissts.
  Mikko Leinonen, NY Rangers, Apr. 8, 1982, at New York during 7-3 win over Philadelphia. Leinonen had 6 assists.
  Paul Coffey, Edmonton, May 14, 1985 at Edmonton during 10-5 win over Chicago. Coffey had 1 goal, 5 assists.
  John Anderson, Hartford, Apr. 12, 1986 at Hartford during 9-4 win over Quebec. Anderson had 2 goals, 4 assists.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, Apr. 23, 1992 at Pittsburgh during 6-4 win over Washington. Lemieux had 3 goals, 3 assists.
  Geoff Courtnall, St. Louis, Apr. 23 1998 at St. Louis during 8-3 win over Los Angeles, Courtnall had 1 goal, 5 assists.
  Patrick Elias, New Jersey, April 22, 2006, at New Jersey in 6-1 win over NY Rnagers. Elias had 2 goals, 4 assists.
  Johan Franzen, Detroit, May 6, 2010, at Detroit in 7-1 win over San Jose. Franzen had 4 goals, 2 assists.
  Claude Giroux, Philadelphia, April 13, 2012, at Pittsburgh in 8-5 win. Giroux had 3 gaols, 3 assists.

Most points, one period:
4 Maurice Richard, Montreal, Mar. 29, 1945, at Montreal vs Toronto. 3rd period, 3 goals, 1 assist. Final score, Montreal 10, Toronto 3.
  Dickie Moore, Montreal, Mar. 25, 1954, at Montreal vs Boston. 1st period, 2 goals, 2 asissts. Final score, Montreal 8, Boston 1.
  Barry Pederson, Boston, Apr. 8, 1982, at Boston vs Buffalo. 2nd period, 3 goals, 1 assist. Final score Boston 7, Buffalo 3.
  Peter McNab, Boston, Apr. 11, 1982, at Buffalo. 2nd period, 1 goal, 3 assists. Final score, Boston 5, Buffalo 2.
  Tim Kerr, Philadelphia, Apr. 13, 1985 at NY Rangers. 2nd period, 4 goals. Final score, Philadelphia 6, Rangers 5.
  Ken Linseman, Boston, Apr. 14, 1985, at Boston vs Montreal. 2nd period, 2 goals, 2 assists. Final score, Boston 7, Montreal 6.
  Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 12, 1987, at Los Angeles. 3rd period, 1 goals, 3 assists. Final score, Edmonton 6, Los Angeles 3.
  Glenn Anderson, Edmonton, Apr. 6, 1988, at Edmonton vs Winnipeg. 3rd period, 3 goals, 1 assist. Final score, Edmonton 7, Winnipeg 4.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, Apr. 25, 1989, at Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia. 1st period, 4 goals. Final score, Pittsburgh 10, Philadelphia 7.
  Dave Cagner, Minnesota, Apr. 8, 1991, at Minnesota vs Chicago. 1st period, 2 goals, 2 assists. Final score, Chicago 6, Minnesota 5.
  Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh, Apr. 23, 1992, at Pittsburgh vs Washington. 2nd period, 2 goals, 2 assists. Final score, Pittsburgh 6, Washington 4.
  Alexander Mogilny, New Jersey, Apr. 28, 2001, at New Jersey vs Toronto. 2nd period, 1 goals, 3 assists. Final score, New Jersey 6, Toronto 5.
  Brad Richards, Dallas, Apr. 27, 2008, at San Jose, 3rd period, in 5-2 win vs. San Jose. 1 goal, 3 assists.
  Johan Franzen, Detroit, May 6, 2010, at Detroit, first period, in 7-1 win over San Jose. 3 goals, 1 assist.
  Tyler Seguin, Boston, May 17, 2011, at Boston, second period, in 6-5 win over Tampa Bay. 2 goals, 2 assists.
  Jeff Carter, Los Angeles, May 21, 2014, at Chicago, third period, in 6-2 win over Chicago, 3 goals, 1 assist.