Duchene, Toews, Karlsson have best shots at breaking league records

With less than three weeks to play in the regular season, there are some league records that are in jeopardy of being broken. Below are the current EURO records with comments in red about the records that have realistic chances of being broken.

Team Records (regular season)

Most points in a season: 144, Minsk, Season 6

Fewest points in a season: 41, Oslo, Season 5

Most goals scored, season: 341, Paris, Season 4

Fewest goals scored, season: 174, Minsk, Season 1

Fewest goals allowed, season: 175, Minsk, Season 6

Most goals allowed, season: 359, Frankfurt, Season 1

Best PP percentage, season: 25.2, Bern, Season 1 (Athens is close, at 24.8 percent)

Worst PP percentage, season: 10.1, Belfast, Season 1

Best PK percentage, season: 89.1, Berlin, Season 5

Worst PK percentage, season: 72.3, Oslo, Season 4

Highest PIM average, season: 15.88, Helsinki, Season 3

Lowest PIM average, season: 6.34, Milan, Season 6

Individual Records (regular season)

Most points in a season: 129, Steven Stamkos, Frankfurt (Season 1)

Most goals in a season: 59, Steven Stamkos, Lisbon (Season 5)

Most powerplay goals in a season: 26, Eric Staal, Gothenburg (3)

Most short-handed goals in a season: 10, Jonathan Toews, Bratislava (3)

Most shootout goals in a season: 8, Mika Zibanejad, Bern (6) (Johnny Gaudreau, Copenhagen, and Max Pacioretty, Moscow, each have 6)

Most assists in a season: 82, John Tavares, Lisbon (5)

Most shots taken in a season: 372, Logan Couture, Berlin (6) (Jonathan Toews, Bratislava has 343; needs to average 4 per game over the final 8 games to set record)

Best shooting percentage (more than 100 shots taken) in a season: 21.3 percent, Sidney Crosby, Belfast (3) (Erik Karlsson, Madrid, is at 21.4 through 98 shots with 10 games left)

Most penalty minutes in a season: 250, Mark Fraser, Gothenberg (5)

Best Plus/Minus rating in a season: +62, Patrick Kane, Minsk (6) (Belfast Giant Matt Duchene is +67 with 7 games to play)

Worst Plus/Minus rating in a season: -80, Kyle Okposo and Tyler Johnson, Milan (5) (Alex Galchenyuk of Prague is at -67 with 7 games left)

Most hits in a season: 322, Shea Weber, Copenhagen (4)

Most game-winning goals in a season: 13, Milan Lucic, Minsk (6)

Most ice time (TOI) per game in a season: 31 minutes, Michael Grabner, London, (2)

Most blocked shots in a season: 143, Jake Gardiner, London (2); and Erik Karlsson, Madrid (4) (Shayne Gostisbehere of Oslo has 119 and would need to average 3.43 per game over the last 7 games to tie the record.)

Most takeaways in a season: 181, Eric Staal, Stockholm (1) (Tyler Seguin of Oslo has 119 and would need to average 3.71 per game over the last 7 games to tie the record. Adam Henrique of Gothenberg needs to average 3.5 takeaways over his last 8 games.)

Most giveaways in a season: 158, Paul Stastny, Helsinki (3) (Cody Hodgson of Belfast has 126 and would need to average 3.55 per game over the last 9 games to tie the record. Markus Kruger of Milan is one giveaway behind Hodgson with the same number of games left.)

Best faceoff percentage (at least 1,000 faceoffs won) in a season: 61.8 – Jonathan Toews, Bratislava, 1,362 won, (4) (Toews is at 62.6 with 8 games left)

Most fights in a season: 15 (with 4 wins), Mark Fraser, Gothenburg (5)

Goalies

Best goals against average (at least 42 games played) in a season: 2.12, Carey Price, Minsk (6)

Best save percentage (at least 42 games played) in a season: 0.919, Jimmy Howard, Berlin (5) (Cam Talbot of Dublin is at 0.918 but has only played 37 games this year.)

Most shutouts in a season: 9, Pekka Rinne, St. Petersburg (2) and Cam Ward, Athens (5)

  *Records for most consecutive games with a goal, point, etc. were removed because of concerns about their accuracy.

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