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Highlights of Mike Bossy's career. The New York Islanders'...

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Highlights of Mike Bossy's career. The New York Islanders' right winger in his 647th career game Jan. 2 became the 11th and fastest NHL player to score 500 goals.

1977-78 -- Set NHL rookie goal-scoring record with 53; won Calder Memorial Trophy as Rookie of the Year; named to NHL second All-Star team.

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1978-79 -- Led league and set NHL record for right wings with career-high 69 goals; named to second All-Star team for second time.

1979-80 -- Topped 50 goals for third straight time with 51; won first Stanley Cup.

1980-81 -- Led league with 68 goals; tied legendary Maurice 'Rocket' Richard's NHL record pace of 50 goals in first 50 games; set NHL records with 85 goals in a season including playoffs, and six three-goal games; tied NHL record for most power-play goals with 28; named to first All-Star team; set NHL record for points in a playoff year with 35, and most playoff power-play goals with nine; won second Stanley Cup.

1981-82 -- Registered third 60-goal season with 64; set NHL records for right wings with 83 assists and career-high 147 points; won third consecutive Stanley Cup; tied NHL record for most goals in Cup final series with seven; scored Cup-winning goal; won Conn Smythe Trophy as playoffs MVP; named to first All-Star team for second time.

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1982-83 -- Scored 60 goals, making him one of only three players in NHL history to do so four times; won fourth consecutive Stanley Cup; named to first All-Star team for third straight year; won Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for sportsmanship; set NHL record for most playoff game-winning goals with 19; became only player in NHL history to score two consecutive Cup-winning goals.

1983-84 -- Scored 51 goals to set NHL records for most and consecutive 50-goal seasons with seven; named to first All-Star team for fourth consecutive year; won second Lady Byng trophy.

1984 -- Named to Canada Cup team, representing Canada.

1984-85 -- Scored 58 goals to break own NHL records for most and consecutive 50-goal seasons with eight; named to second All-Star team for third time; tied Richard's career playoff goals record of 82.

1985-86 -- Scored 500th career goal in his 647th career game, faster than anyone in NHL history.

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