The NHL Play with the Most Assists in a Single Season
There have been plenty of NHL players who have had a lot of assists during their careers, but there is one who ranks above them all. Let’s take a look at the player who has had the most assists during a single season. Come back all season long to get free NHL picks on every game at Sports Chat Place.
10.Wayne Gretzky -109 Assists
Twice in Wayne Gretzky’s career he finished with 109 assists. The two seasons were in 1980-81 and 1987-88.
8.Mario Lemieux -114 Assists
The only other player to make this list is Mario Lemieux who finished the 1988-89 season with 114 assists Lemieux finished that season with 199 points.
8.Wayne Gretzky -114 Assists
Wayne Gretzky also finished with 114 assists during the 1988-89 season when he was a member of the Los Angele Kings.
7.Wayne Gretzky -118 Assists
In the 1983-84 season, Gretzky only played in 74 games but he still finished that season with 118 assists. Gretzky also had 87 goals during that season.
6.Wayne Gretzky -120 Assists
During the 1981-82 season, Gretzky had 92 goals, but he still found a way to finish the season with 120 assists.
5.Wayne Gretzky -121 Assists
During the 1986-87 season, Gretzky “only” had 62 goals which left him plenty of time to put up assists. He finished the season with 121 assists.
4,Wayne Gretzky -122 Assists
During the 1990-91 season, Gretzky finished the season with 122 assists. That season the goal scoring also was down, scoring 41 goals.
3,Wayne Gretzky -125 Assists
The 1982-83 season was another special season for Gretzky when he finished with 125 assists and 196 points.
2.Wayne Gretzky -135 Assists
The second best season for Gretzky ever in terms of success was in 1984-85 when he had 135 assists.
1,Wayne Gretzky -163 Assists
Gretzky ‘s best season ever in terms of assists was during the 1985-86 season when he finished with 163 assists. That season he finished with 215 points.Gretzky is no doubt the greatest NHL player ever, but even then it’s shocking that he holds nine of the top ten in one category.