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Malkin's winning ways - 02-24-12

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .

Note: This is an updated version of something we posted Jan. 23.

Evgeni Malkin's goal in Tuesday's 2-0 win against the Rangers team-leading eighth game-winning goal of the season.

His total is just four short of the franchise record set by Jaromir Jagr in 1995-96.

The best single-season game-winning goal totals in franchise history:

Player Season Goals
Jaromir Jagr 1995-96 12
Mario Lemieux 1992-93 10
Jaromir Jagr 1993-94 10
Petr Sykora 2008-09 10
Jean Pronovost 1974-75 9
Mark Recchi 1990-91 9
Jaromir Jagr 1992-93 9
Joe Mullen 1993-94 9
Alex Kovalev 2000-01 9
Mario Lemieux 1988-89 8
Mario Lemieux 1995-96 8
Jaromir Jagr 1997-98 8
Evgeni Malkin 2011-12 8
Peter Lee 1978-79 7
Terry Ruskowski 1985-86 7
Mario Lemieux 1987-88 7
Jaromir Jagr 1994-95 7
Mario Lemieux 1996--97 7
Jaromir Jagr 1998-99 7

(Photo: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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