Most recently, Darryl Sittler scored 6 goals for Toronto on Feb. 7, 1976, against the visiting Boston Bruins (including one when he was trying to pass from behind the net). He added four assists for an NHL record 10-point game. Previous 6-goal games were posted by Red Berenson in 1968; Syd Howe in 1944; both Cy and Corb Denneny in 1921; Joe Malone and Newsy Lalonde in 1920; and Joe Malone's record 7-goal game in 1920.
Yes it is any goal can be scored by a player three times and be considered a hat trick
Romario, Lineker, Messi, anyone else?
Mario Lemieux scored five goals in one game in the 1990 Stanley Cup final.
double brace or hat trick and a bit. also known as a "haul" eg arshavin had a 4 goal haul against Liverpool
The player who holds the record for the fastest hat trick is Bill Mosienko who scored a hat trick in 21 seconds.
all of the men who scored were married
He scored a double hat trick ie. 6.
Geoff Hurst scored a hat-trick and he became the first man to score a hat-trick in a world cup final.
There is no different name for a hat trick if it is scored in a single period. However, if during the course of a game one player scores 3 goals in a row without any other players scoring a goal during that span it is called a "natural hat trick."
I know at least Brad Stuart has scored a hat trick, I believe against the Wild...