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15 Unbreakable Sports Records

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Most Goals in a Season

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Wayne Gretzky achieving the most goals in a season (AP Photo)

Record: 92

Athlete: Wayne Gretzky

Teams: Edmonton Oilers

Years: 1981–82

Wayne Gretzky’s 92 goals in the 1981–82 season is like Roger Maris’s former record of 61 home runs in a season: it will be a huge surprise if it’s ever broken. Alex Ovechkin’s 65 goals during the 2007–08 season is the closest any player has come in more than a decade. Gretzky also holds the second-place spot with his 87-goal performance during the 1983–84 season.

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