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NHL DEFENCEMEN RECORDS
Regular Season and Playoff Records
Last Update: Mar 15, 2012
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Single Game Records

Most Points by a Defenceman in one Game: 8
Tom Bladen, Philadelphia Flyers - Dec 11, 1977
Paul Coffey, Edmonton Oilers - Mar 14, 1986

Most Goals by a Defenceman in one Game: 5
Ian Turnbull, Toronto Maple Leafs - Feb 2, 1977

Most Assists by a Defenceman in one Game: 6
Babe Pratt, Toronto Maple Leafs - Jan 8, 1944
Pat Stapleton, Chicago Blackhawks - Mar 30, 1969
Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins - Jan 1, 1973
Ron Stackhouse, Pittsburgh Penguins - Mar 8, 1975
Paul Coffey, Edmonton Oilers - Mar 14, 1986
Gary Suter, Calgary Flames - Apr 4, 1986

Highest +/- by a Defenceman in one Game: +10
Tom Bladen, Philadelphia Flyers - Dec 11, 1977

Single Season Records

Most Points by a Defenceman in a Season: 139
Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins - 1970-71

Most Goals by a Defenceman in a Season: 48
Paul Coffey, Edmonton Oilers - 1985-86

Most Assists by a Defenceman in a Season: 102
Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins - 1970-71

Highest +/- by a Defenceman in one Season: +124
Bobby Orr, Boston Bruins - 1970-71

Most Points by a Rookie D-Man in one Season: 76
Larry Murphy, Los Angeles Kings - 1980-81

Most Goals by a Rookie D-Man in one Season: 23
Brian Leetch, New York Rangers - 1988-89

Most Assists by a Rookie D-Man in one Season: 60
Larry Murphy, Los Angeles Kings - 1980-81

Most Power Play Goals by a D-Man in one Season: 19
* Sheldon Souray, Monteal Canadiens - 2006-07

All-time Records

Most Points by a Defenceman in a career: 1579
Ray Bourque, Bruins / Avalanche - 1979-01

Most Goals by a Defenceman in a career: 410
Ray Bourque, Bruins / Avalanche - 1979-01

Most Assists by a Defenceman in a career: 1169
Ray Bourque, Bruins / Avalanche - 1979-01

Highest +/- by a Defenceman in a career: +730
Larry Robinson, Canadiens / Kings - 1972-92

Most Playoff Games by Defenceman in a career: 266
Chris Chelios, Canadiens/Blackhawks/Wings - 1983-10

Most Consecutive Games Played by a D-man: 576
* Jay Bouwmeester, Panthers / Flames - 2003-12


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