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Individual Records
(1918-Present)
 
Fastest Goals: 
Fastest goal from start of game:
0:06s - Don Kozak, Los Angeles Apr. 17, 1977, at Los Angeles vs Boston and goaltender Gerry Cheevers. Los Angeles won 7-4.
0:07s - Bob Gainey, Montreal, May 5, 1977, at New York vs NY Islanders and goaltender Glenn Resch. Montreal won 2-1.
  - Terry Murray, Philadelphia, Apr. 12, 1981, at Quebec vs goaltender Dan Bouchard. Quebec won 4-3 in overtime.
0:08s - Stan Smyl, Vancouver, Apr. 7, 1982, at Vancouver vs Calgary and goaltender Pat Riggin. Vancouver won 5-3.

Fastest goal from start of period (other then first):
0:06s - Pelle Eklund, Philadelphia, Apr. 25, 1989, at Pittsburgh vs goaltender Tom Barrasso, 2nd period. Pittsburgh won 10-7.
0:09s - Bill Collins, Minnesota, Apr. 9, 1968, at Minnesota vs Los Angeles and goaltander Wayne Rutledge, 3rd period. Minnesota won 7-5.
  - Bill Collins, Minnesota, Apr. 9, 1968, at Minnesota vs Los Angeles and goaltander Wayne Rutledge, 3rd period. Minnesota won 7-5.
  - Dave Balon, Minnesota, Apr. 25, 1968, at St Louis vs goaltender Glenn Hall, 3rd period. Minnesota won 5-1.
  - Murray Oliver, Minnesota, Apr. 8, 1971, at St Louis vs goaltender Ernie Wakely, 3rd period. St Louis won 4-2.
  - Clerk Gillies, NY Islanders, Apr. 15, 1977, at Buffalo vs goaltender Don Edwards, 3rd period. NY Islanders won 4-3.
  - Eric Vail, Atlanta, Apr. 11, 1978, at Atlanta vs Detroit and goaltender Ron Low, 3rd period. Detroit won 5-3.
  - Stan Smyl, Vancouver, Apr. 10, 1979, at Philadelphia vs goaltender Wayne Stephenson, 3rd period. Vancouver won 3-2.
  - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, Apr. 6, 1983, ar Edmonton vs Winnipeg and goaltender Brian Hayward, 2nd period. Edmonton won 6-3.
  - Mark Messier, Edmonton, Apr. 16, 1984, at Calgary vs goaltender Don Edwards, 3rd period. Edmonton won 5-3.
  - Brian Skrudland, Montreal, May 18, 1986, at Calgary and goaltender Mike Vernon, overtime. Montreal won 3-2.

Fastest two goals:
0:05s - Norm Ullman, Detroit, at Detroit, Apr. 11, 1965, vs. Chicago, and goaltender Glenn Hall. Ullman scored at 17:35 and 17:40 of 2nd period. Detroit won 4-2.

Fastest two goals from start of game:
1:08s - Dick Duff, Toronto, Apr. 9, 1963 at Toronto vs Detroit and goaltender Terry Sawchuk. Duff scored at 49s and 1:08. Final score Toronto 4, Detroit 2.

Fastest two goals from start of period:
0:35s - Pat LaFontaine, NY Islanders, May 19, 1984 at Edmonton vs goaltender Andy Moog. LaFontaine scored at 13s and 35s of 3rd period. Final score, Edmonton 5, NY Islanders 2.

Penalties: 
Most penalty minutes in playoffs (career):
729 - Dale Hunter, Quebec, Washington, Colorado.
541 - Chris Nilan, Montreal, NY Rangers, Boston.
529 - Claude Lemieux, Montreal, New Jersey, Colorado, Phoenix.
471 - Rick Tocchet, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Boston, Phoenix.
466 - Willi Plett, Atlanta, Calgary, Minnesota, Boston.

Most penalties, one game:
8 - Forbes Kennedy, Toronto, Apr. 2, 1969, at Boston. 4 minors, 2 majors, 1 10-minute misconduct, 1 game misconduct. Final score, Boston 10, Toronto 0.
  - Kim Clackson, Pittsburgh, Apr. 14, 1980, at Boston. 5 minors, 2 majors, 1 10-minute misconduct. Final score, Boston 6, Pittsburgh 2.

Most penalty minutes, one game:
42 - Dave Schultz, Philadelphia, Apr. 22, 1976, at Toronto. 1 minor, 2 majors, 1 10-minute misconduct and 2 game-misconducts. Final score, Toronto 8, Philadelphia 5.

Most penalty, one period and most penalty minutes, one period:
6 penalties;
39 minutes
- Ed Hospodar, NY Rangers, Apr. 9, 1981, at Los Angeles, 1st period. 2 minors, 1 major, 1 10-minute misconduct, 2 game misconducts. Final score, Los Angeles 5, NY Rangers 4.

Goaltending: 
Most playoff games appeared in by a goaltender (career):
247 - Patrick Roy, Montreal, Colorado.
181 - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey.
161 - Ed Belfour, Chicago, Dallas, Toronto.
150 - Grant Fuhr, Edmonton, Toronto, Buffalo, St Louis.
138 - Mike Vernon, Calgary, Detroit, San Jose, Florida.

Most minutes played by a goaltender (career):
15,209 - Patrick Roy, Montreal, Colorado.
11,248 - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey.
9,945 - Ed Belfour, Chicago, Dallas, Toronto.
8,834 - Grant Fuhr, Edmonton, Toronto, Buffalo, St Louis.
8,214 - Mike Vernon, Calgary, Detroit, San Jose, Florida.

Most minutes played by a goaltender, one playoff year:
1,655 - Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary, 2004. 26 games.
1,544 - Kirk McLean, Vancouver, 1994. 24 games.
  - Ed Belfour, Dallas, 1999, 23 games.
1,540 - Ron Hextall, Philadelphia, 1987, 26 games.
1,505 - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey, 2001. 25 games.

Most shutouts in playoffs (career):
23 - Patrick Roy, Montreal, Colorado.
  - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey.
16 - Curtis Joseph, St. Louis, Edmonton, Toronto.

Most shutouts, one playoff year:
7 - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey, 2003. 24 games.
6 - Dominik Hasek, Detroit, 2002. 23 games.
5 - Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Anaheim, 2003. 21 games.
  - Nikolai Khabibulin, Tampa Bay, 2004. 23 games.
  - Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary, 2004. 26 games.

Most shutouts, one playoff series:
3 - Clint Benedict, Mtl. Maroons, in 1926 F, 4 games vs. Victoria.
  - Dave Kerr, NY Rangers, in 1940 SF, 6 games vs. Boston.
  - Frank McCool, Toronto, in 1945 F, 7 games vs. Detroit.
  - Turk Broda, Toronto, in 1950 SF, 7 games vs. Detroit.
  - Felix Potvin, Toronto, in 1994 CQF, 6 games vs. Chicago.
  - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey, in 1995 CQF, 5 games vs. Boston.
  - Brent Johnson, St. Louis, in 2002 CQF, 5 games vs. Chicago.
  - Patrick Lalime, Ottawa, in 2002 CQF, 5 games vs. Philadelphia.
  - Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Anaheim, 2003 CF vs. Minnesota. 4 games.
  - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey, 2003 F vs. Anaheim. 7 games.
  - Ed Belfour, Toronto, 2004 CQF vs. Ottawa. 7 games.
  - Nikolai Khabibulin, Tampa Bay, 2004 CQF vs. NY Islanders. 5 games.
  - Marty Turco, Dallas, 2007 CQF at Vancouver. 7 games.
  - Michael Leighton, Philadelphia, 2010 CF vs Montreal. 5 games.

Most wins by a goaltender (career):
151 - Patrick Roy, Montreal, Colorado.
98 - Martin Brodeur, New Jersey.
92 - Grant Fuhr, Edmonton, Buffalo, St Louis.
88 - Billy Smith, NY Islanders.
  - Ed Belfour, Chicago, Dallas, Toronto.

Most wins by a goaltender, one playoff year:
16 - Sixteen wins by a goaltender in one playoff year has been recorded on 19 occasions. Antti Niemi of the Chicago Blackhawks is the most recent to equal this mark, posting a record of 16 wins and 6 loses in 22 games in 2010. It was first accomplished by Grant Fuhr in 1988.

Most consecutive wins by a goaltender, one playoff year:
14 - Tom Barrasso, Pittsburgh, 1992, 1993; 3 wins against NY Rangers in 1992 DF, won by Pittsburgh 4-2; 4 wins against Boston in 1992 CF, won by Pittsburgh 4-0; 4 wins against Chicago in 1992 F, won by Pittsburgh 4-0; 3 wins against New Jersey in 1993 DSF, won by Pittsburgh 4-1.

Most consecutive wins by a goaltender, one playoff year:
11 - Ed Belfour, Chicago, 1992. 3 wins against St Louis in DSF, won by Chicago 4-2, 4 wins against Detroit in DF, won by Chicago 4-0, and 4 wins against Edmonton in CF, won by Chicago 4-0.
  - Tom Barrasso, Pittsburgh, 1992. 3 wins against NY Rangers in DF, won by Pittsburgh 4-2, 4 wins against Boston in CF, won by Pittsburgh 4-0, and 4 wins against Chicago in F, won by Pittsburgh 4-0.
  - Patrick Roy, Montreal, 1993. 4 wins against Quebec in DSF, won by Montreal 4-2, 4 wins against Buffalo in DF, won by Montreal 4-0, and 3 wins against NY Islanders in CF, won by Montreal 4-1.

Longest shutout sequence:
270m, 08s - George Hainsworth, Mtl. Maroons, 1930. Hainsworth's shutout streak began after Murray Murdoch scored a goal for the NY Rangers at 15:34 of the first period in the first game of a SF series on March 28, 1930. Hainsworth did not allow another goal in the final 113:18 of that game, won by Montreal 2-1 at 8:52 of the 4th overtime period. Hainsworth then shutout the NY Rangers in the next and final game of the series on March 30, 1930, won by Montreal 2-0. The streak continued with a 3-0 win over Boston in the opening game of the F series on April 1, 1930. His streak ended on April 3, 1930 when Boston's Eddie Shore scored at 16:50 of the second period in the second game of the F series.

Most consecutive shutouts:
3 - Clint Benedict, Montreal Maroons, 1926. Benedict shut out Ottawa 1-0, Mar. 27, he then shut out Victoria twice, 3-0, Mar. 30, 3-0, Apr. 1, Mtl Maroons won NHL F vs Ottawa 2 goals to 1 won the best-of-five F vs Victoria 3-1.
  - John Ross Roach, NY Rangers, 1929. Roach shutout NY Americans twice, 0-0, Mar. 19, 1-0, Mar. 21, he then shutout Toronto 1-0, Mar. 24. NY Rangers won QF vs NY Americans 1 goal to 0 and won the best-of-three SF vs Toronto 2-0.
  - Frank McCool, Toronto, 1945. McCool shut out Detroit 1-0, Apr. 6, 2-0, Apr. 8, 1-0, Apr. 12. Toronto won the best-of-seven Final 4-3.
  - Brent Johnson, St. Louis, 2002. Johnson shut out Chicago 2-0, Apr. 20; 4-0, Apr. 21; 1-0, Apr. 23. St. Louis won the best-of-seven CQF 4-1.
  - Patrick Lalime, Ottawa, 2002. Lalime shut out Philadelphia 3-0, Apr. 20; 3-0, Apr. 22; 3-0, Apr. 24. Ottawa won the best-of-seven CQF 4-1.
  - Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Anaheim, 2003. Giguere shut out Minnesota 1-0, May 10; 2-0, May 12; 4-0, May 14. Anaheim won the best-of-seven CF 4-0.