Leading League in Goals and Points in Same Season

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    Lately, this feat has been rare to come by. Since the 1990s, it's happened just three times. Aside from a stretch between 38-50 where it only happened once, it was a pretty regular occurrence throughout NHL history. Any theories on why this has happened recently?

    Here are the players that have done it

    2007-08: Alexander Ovechkin - 65 Goals, 112 Points
    2001-02: Jarome Iginla - 52 Goals, 96 Points
    1995-96: Mario Lemieux - 69 Goals, 161 Points
    1988-89: Mario Lemieux - 85 Goals, 199 Points
    1987-88: Mario Lemieux - 70 Goals, 168 Points
    1986-87: Wayne Gretzky - 62 Goals, 183 Points
    1984-85: Wayne Gretzky - 73 Goals, 208 Points
    1983-84: Wayne Gretzky - 87 Goals, 205 Points
    1982-83: Wayne Gretzky - 71 Goals, 196 Points
    1981-82: Wayne Gretzky - 92 Goals, 212 Points
    1977-78: Guy Lafleur - 60 Goals, 132 Points
    1973-74: Phil Esposito - 68 Goals, 145 Points
    1972-73: Phil Esposito - 55 Goals, 130 Points
    1971-72: Phil Esposito - 66 Goals, 133 Points
    1970-71: Phil Esposito - 76 Goals, 152 Points
    1965-66: Bobby Hull - 54 Goals, 97 Points
    1962-63: Gordie Howe - 38 Goals, 86 Points
    1961-62: Bobby Hull - 50 Goals, 84 Points
    1960-61: Bernie Geoffrion - 50 Goals, 95 Points
    1959-60: Bobby Hull - 39 Goals (tied), 81 Points
    1957-58: Dickie Moore - 36 Goals, 84 Points
    1956-57: Gordie Howe - 44 Goals, 89 Points
    1955-56: Jean Beliveau - 47 Goals, 88 Points
    1954-55: Bernie Geoffrion - 38 Goals (tied), 75 Points
    1952-53: Gordie Howe - 49 Goals, 95 Points
    1951-52: Gordie Howe - 47 Goals, 86 Points
    1950-51: Gordie Howe - 43 Goals, 86 Points
    1942-43: Doug Bentley - 33 Goals, 73 Points
    1937-38: Gordie Dillon - 26 Goals, 52 Points
    1934-35: Charlie Conacher - 36 Goals, 57 Points
    1933-34: Charlie Coacher - 32 Goals, 52 Points
    1932-33: Bil Cook - 28 Goals, 50 Points
    1929-30: Cooney Weiland - 43 Goals, 73 Points
    1928-29: Ace Bailey - 22 Goals, 32 Points
    1927-28: Howie Morenz - 33 Goals, 51 Points
    1926-27: Bill Cook - 33 Goals, 37 Points
    1925-26: Nels Stewart - 34 Goals, 42 Points
    1924-25: Babe Dye - 38 Goals, 46 Points
    1923-24: Cy Denneny - 22 Goals, 24 Points
    1922-23: Babe Dye - 26 Goals, 37 Points
    1921-22: Punch Broadbent - 32 Goals, 46 Points
    1919-20: Joe Malone - 39 Goals, 49 Points
    1918-19: Newsy Lalonde - 23 Goals, 33 Points
    1917-18: Joe Malone - 44 Goals, 48 Points
     

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