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15 Facts Every NHL Fan Should Know

15 NHL Facts Every Guy Should Know

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Everyone has a friend who knows the most trivial and useless tidbits about anything and everything. Well, it's time for you to become "that person" as it relates to NHL trivia. Memorize these common NHL facts and impress your friends next time you step into any trivia game or when you're watching Jeopardy. Here are 15 NHL facts that every guy should know.

15. Best Winning Percentage By A Goalie (Minimum 500 Games)

Chris Osgood Red Wings
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15. Best Winning Percentage By A Goalie (Minimum 500 Games)

Chris Osgood Red Wings
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Chris Osgood: .636 (744 games played)

14. Most Seasons As A Team Captain

Steve Yzerman Red Wings
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14. Most Seasons As A Team Captain

Steve Yzerman Red Wings
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Steve Yzerman: 20 Seasons (Detroit Red Wings)

13. Most Playoff Seasons By A Player

Chris Chelios Canadiens
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13. Most Playoff Seasons By A Player

Chris Chelios Canadiens
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Chris Chelios: 24 (1983–84 to 2008–09, except for 1997–98 and the 2004–05 NHL lockout year)

12. Most Career Wins By A Goaltender (Including Playoffs)

Martin Brodeur Devils
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12. Most Career Wins By A Goaltender (Including Playoffs)

Martin Brodeur Devils
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Martin Brodeur: 801

11. Most Goals Scored By A Goaltender (Including Playoffs)

Martin Brodeur Devils
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11. Most Goals Scored By A Goaltender (Including Playoffs)

Martin Brodeur Devils
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Martin Brodeur: 3

10. Most Goals By A Rookie In A Season

Teemu Selanne Jets
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10. Most Goals By A Rookie In A Season

Teemu Selanne Jets
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Teemu Selanne: 76, (1992–93)

9. Most Four Or More Goal Games In One Season

Mario Lemieux Penguins
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9. Most Four Or More Goal Games In One Season

Mario Lemieux
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Mario Lemieux: 3 (1992–93)

8. Most Game Played Before Winning The Stanley Cup

Ray Bourque Avalanche
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8. Most Game Played Before Winning The Stanley Cup (Including Playoffs)

Ray Bourque Avalanche
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Raymond Bourque: 1,826

7. Most Games Played

Gordie Howe
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7. Most Games Played

Gordie Howe
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Gordie Howe: 1,767

6. Most Stanley Cups Won By One Franchise

Montreal Canadiens
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6. Most Stanley Cups Won By One Franchise

Montreal Canadiens
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Montreal Canadiens: 23

5. Most Stanley Cups Won As A Player

Henri Richard
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5. Most Stanley Cups Won As A Player

Henri Richard Canadiens
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Henri Richard: 11

4. Most Career Hat Tricks

Wayne Gretzky Kings
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4. Most Career Hat Tricks

Wayne Gretzky Kings
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Wayne Gretzky: 50

3. Most Career Points

Wayne Gretzky Oilers
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3. Most Career Points

Wayne Gretzky Oilers
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Wayne Gretzky: 3,239

2. Most Stanley Cups Won By A Non-Player

Scotty Bowman Red Wings
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2. Most Stanley Cups Won By A Non-Player

Scotty Bowman Red Wings
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Scotty Bowman: 13

1. Most Goals In A Single-Season

Wayne Gretzky Oilers
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1. Most Goals In A Single-Season

Wayne Gretzky Oilers
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Wayne Gretzky: 92 (1981-82)