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Tim Kerr

Born:January 5, 1960Draft:Undrafted Flyers 1980
Hometown:Windsor, ONPosition:RW
Known For:4x 50-goal scorerShoots:Right
National Team:Canada

Timothy E. Kerr (born January 5, 1960) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger who played 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers and Hartford Whalers. He reached the NHL’s prestigious 50-goal plateau on four occasions during his career, and he ranks 10th all time (minimum 200 goals) in goals per game with 0.565. He was inducted to the Flyers Hall of Fame in 1994.

Tim Kerr and John LeClair (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Tim Kerr Statistics

Deeper Dive

Achievements

  • NHL Second All-Star Team (1987)
  • Bill Masterton Trophy (1989)
  • 3x NHL All-Star Game (1984, 1985, 1986)
  • Inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame on March 8, 1994

NHL Records

  • Holds single-season record for most power play goals (34 in 1985–86)
  • Holds playoff record for most power play goals in a period: (3)
  • Holds playoff record for fastest 4-goals in a game: (8:16)
  • Shares playoff record for most goals in a period (4 on April 13, 1985)
  • Shares playoff record for most points in one period: (4)
  • Shares NHL Playoff record for most goals by a player not to make Stanley Cup Finals (14)

Flyers’ Franchise Records

  • Most 50-goal seasons (4)
  • Most regular season power play goals in one season (34)
  • Most regular season career power play goals (145)
  • Most regular season hat tricks in one season (5)
  • Most regular season career hat tricks (17)
  • Highest regular season career goals per game average (0.60)
  • Highest regular season goals per game average in one season (0.77)
  • Most regular season goals scored in one game (4)
  • Most regular season goals scored in one period (3)
  • Most regular season power play goals scored in one game (3)
  • Fastest 3 goals by a player in one regular season game (2:27)
  • Most playoff goals scored in one period (4)
  • Most playoff goals scored in one series (10)
  • Most playoff points scored in one series (15)
  • Most playoff power play goals in one post-season (8)
  • Most playoff power play goals in one series (5)
  • Most playoff power play goals scored in one period (3)
  • Most playoff power play goals scored in one game (3)
  • Most playoff assists in one period (3)
  • Most playoff points in one period (4)
  • Most playoff career hat tricks (3)
  • Fastest 3 goals in playoffs by one player in one game (3:24)
  • Fastest 4 goals in playoffs by one player in one game (8:16)

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