Paul Coffey hold this record with 48 goals on 1985-86 Nhl season. Bobby Orr the 2nd 46 goals on 1974-75 Nhl season. Any other NHL defenseman can't reach the 40th goal/season.
Wayne Gretsky holds the record for most goals in a single nhl season with 92 during 1981-82 season.
132 regular NHL season goals and 24 platoff goals.
Wayne Gretzky with 92
Wayne Gretzky 92
Mike Modano is the leading American born NHL Player with the most goals.
Wayne Gretzky scored 92 goals for the Edmonton Oilers in the 1981-82 season.
Wayne Gretzky scored 92 goals for the Edmonton Oilers in the 1981-82 season. He also holds the record for the most career goals scored in the NHL as well as most other NHL scoring records.
Wayne Gretzky stands alone as "all the players that scored the most goals in a season in the NHL" -- 92 in 1981-82.