List of NHL players with 500 goals

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For ice hockey players in the National Hockey League (NHL), scoring 500 regular season goals is considered a highly significant achievement.wikipedia
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Maurice Richard

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A 500-goal career was first achieved in 1957–58, the 41st season of the NHL, when Maurice Richard scored his 500th goal in his 863rd game played.
He was the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season, accomplishing the feat in 50 games in 1944–45, and the first to reach 500 career goals.

Teemu Selänne

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The 2006–07 NHL season saw the largest number of players (five) achieve their 500th goal (Teemu Selanne, Mike Modano, Mark Recchi, Mats Sundin, and Peter Bondra). The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).
Selänne is the highest scoring Finn in NHL history, and one of the highest overall; he retired in 2014 11th all-time with 684 goals and 15th with 1,457 points.

Peter Bondra

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The 2006–07 NHL season saw the largest number of players (five) achieve their 500th goal (Teemu Selanne, Mike Modano, Mark Recchi, Mats Sundin, and Peter Bondra). The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).
A two-time 50-goal scorer, Bondra became the 37th player in National Hockey League (NHL) history to score 500 NHL goals.

Mats Sundin

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The 2006–07 NHL season saw the largest number of players (five) achieve their 500th goal (Teemu Selanne, Mike Modano, Mark Recchi, Mats Sundin, and Peter Bondra). The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).
On 14 October 2006, Sundin became the first Swedish player to score 500 goals.

1957–58 NHL season

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A 500-goal career was first achieved in 1957–58, the 41st season of the NHL, when Maurice Richard scored his 500th goal in his 863rd game played.
Montreal's Maurice "Rocket" Richard became the first NHL player to score 500 career goals, Jacques Plante won his third straight Vezina Trophy, and Doug Harvey his fourth straight Norris Trophy.

Jeremy Roenick

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The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).
On November 10, 2007, he became the third American-born player (Joe Mullen and Mike Modano were the first two) to score 500 goals.

Joe Mullen

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The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin). Patrick Roy is the only goaltender to concede more than one opponent's 500th career goal: Steve Yzerman in 1996, Joe Mullen in 1997 and Brendan Shanahan in 2002.
He was the first American player to score 500 goals and to reach 1,000 points in his career.

Lanny McDonald

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Of those on the list, Lanny McDonald came closest to 'not' achieving 500 goals—reaching the mark with only four games remaining in his final NHL season.
He played over 1,100 games during a 16-year career in which he scored 500 goals and over 1,000 points.

2001–02 Detroit Red Wings season

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The 2001–02 Detroit Red Wings were the first team to have three 500+ goal scorers on the roster (Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille), and would finish the season with four players in the exclusive club after Brendan Shanahan joined them at the 500-goal plateau.
With so much talent on one team — including the first time three 500-goal scorers were on the same team, as well as a fourth to become in Brendan Shanahan that will eventually hit the mark during the season — they quickly got off to a great start, winning 22 of their first 27 games.

Brett Hull

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The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin). The 2001–02 Detroit Red Wings were the first team to have three 500+ goal scorers on the roster (Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille), and would finish the season with four players in the exclusive club after Brendan Shanahan joined them at the 500-goal plateau. With Mike Bossy (647) and Brett Hull (693) following, only these four players needed less than 800 games to score their first 500 goals.
Hull responded three nights later with a hat trick against the Los Angeles Kings to reach 500 goals for his NHL career.

Brendan Shanahan

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The 2001–02 Detroit Red Wings were the first team to have three 500+ goal scorers on the roster (Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille), and would finish the season with four players in the exclusive club after Brendan Shanahan joined them at the 500-goal plateau. Patrick Roy is the only goaltender to concede more than one opponent's 500th career goal: Steve Yzerman in 1996, Joe Mullen in 1997 and Brendan Shanahan in 2002.
Then, later in the season, Shanahan also reached the 500-goal mark, scoring the game-winner against Patrick Roy in a 2–0 victory over Colorado on March 23.

Patrick Marleau

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The most recent player to score 500 goals is Patrick Marleau who achieved it on February 2, 2017.

Mike Modano

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The 2006–07 NHL season saw the largest number of players (five) achieve their 500th goal (Teemu Selanne, Mike Modano, Mark Recchi, Mats Sundin, and Peter Bondra). The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).

Mark Recchi

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The 2006–07 NHL season saw the largest number of players (five) achieve their 500th goal (Teemu Selanne, Mike Modano, Mark Recchi, Mats Sundin, and Peter Bondra).

Jarome Iginla

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He is one of 20 players in NHL history to score over 600 goals and is one of 34 players to record 1,300 points in his career.

Mario Lemieux

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A total of four players scored their 500th goal in the 1995–96 season (Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, Mark Messier, and Dale Hawerchuk).

Steve Yzerman

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The 2001–02 Detroit Red Wings were the first team to have three 500+ goal scorers on the roster (Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Luc Robitaille), and would finish the season with four players in the exclusive club after Brendan Shanahan joined them at the 500-goal plateau. Patrick Roy is the only goaltender to concede more than one opponent's 500th career goal: Steve Yzerman in 1996, Joe Mullen in 1997 and Brendan Shanahan in 2002. A total of four players scored their 500th goal in the 1995–96 season (Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, Mark Messier, and Dale Hawerchuk).

Mark Messier

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A total of four players scored their 500th goal in the 1995–96 season (Mario Lemieux, Steve Yzerman, Mark Messier, and Dale Hawerchuk).

Gordie Howe

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Starting with Maurice Richard's achievement in the 1957–58 NHL season, the greatest stretch between 500 goal scorers was the eight seasons between Gordie Howe in the 1961–62 season and Bobby Hull in the 1969–70 season.

Bobby Hull

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Starting with Maurice Richard's achievement in the 1957–58 NHL season, the greatest stretch between 500 goal scorers was the eight seasons between Gordie Howe in the 1961–62 season and Bobby Hull in the 1969–70 season.

Joe Nieuwendyk

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Nieuwendyk played 1,257 games in his career, scoring 564 goals and 1,126 points.

Keith Tkachuk

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The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).

Jari Kurri

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The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).

Marián Hossa

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The 45 players to score 500 goals consist of 33 Canadians, five Americans (Brett Hull, Joe Mullen, Mike Modano, Jeremy Roenick, and Keith Tkachuk), two Finns (Jari Kurri and Teemu Selanne), two Slovaks (Peter Bondra and Marian Hossa), one Czech (Jaromir Jagr), one Swede (Mats Sundin), and one Russian (Alexander Ovechkin).

Mike Bossy

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With Mike Bossy (647) and Brett Hull (693) following, only these four players needed less than 800 games to score their first 500 goals.