NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hockey Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Rank Player Years A
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991963
2.Ron Francis* 1981-041249
3.Mark Messier* 1979-041193
4.Ray Bourque* 1979-011169
5.Paul Coffey* 1980-011135
6.Jaromir Jagr 1990-161119
7.Adam Oates* 1985-041079
8.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061063
9.Gordie Howe* 1946-801049
10.Marcel Dionne* 1971-891040
11.Mario Lemieux* 1984-061033
12.Joe Sakic* 1988-091016
13.Joe Thornton 1997-16964
 Doug Gilmour* 1983-03964
15.Mark Recchi 1988-11956
16.Al MacInnis* 1981-04934
17.Larry Murphy* 1980-01929
18.Stan Mikita* 1958-80926
19.Bryan Trottier* 1975-94901
20.Phil Housley* 1982-03894
21.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-97891
22.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-12878
23.Phil Esposito* 1963-81873
24.Denis Savard* 1980-97865
25.Bobby Clarke* 1969-84852
26.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74825
27.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-87814
28.Mike Modano* 1989-11813
 John Bucyk* 1955-78813
30.Pierre Turgeon 1987-07812
31.Jari Kurri* 1980-98797
32.Guy Lafleur* 1971-91793
33.Peter Stastny* 1980-95789
34.Mats Sundin* 1990-09785
35.Brian Leetch* 1987-06781
36.Jean Ratelle* 1960-81776
37.Vincent Damphousse 1986-04773
 Teemu Selanne 1992-14773
39.Chris Chelios* 1983-10763
40.Bernie Federko* 1976-90761
41.Doug Weight 1991-11755
42.Larry Robinson* 1972-92750
43.Henrik Sedin 2000-16748
44.Denis Potvin* 1973-88742
45.Norm Ullman* 1955-75739
46.Bernie Nicholls 1981-99734
47.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10732
48.Luc Robitaille* 1986-06726
49.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14713
50.Scott Stevens* 1982-04712
 Jean Beliveau* 1950-71712
52.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09703
53.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09698
 Dave Andreychuk 1982-06698
55.Dale Hunter 1980-99697
56.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09696
57.Henri Richard* 1955-75688
58.Brad Park* 1968-85683
59.Ray Whitney 1991-14679
 Bobby Smith 1978-93679
61.Jarome Iginla 1996-16662
62.Brett Hull* 1986-06650
63.Bobby Orr* 1966-79645
64.Martin St. Louis 1998-15642
65.Gary Suter 1985-02641
66.Dave Taylor 1977-94638
67.Darryl Sittler* 1970-85637
 Borje Salming* 1973-90637
69.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11636
70.Neal Broten 1980-97634
 Brad Richards 2000-16634
72.Theoren Fleury 1988-03633
73.Mike Gartner* 1979-98627
74.Andy Bathgate* 1952-71624
75.Sergei Zubov 1992-09619
76.Patrik Elias 1995-16617
77.Rod Gilbert* 1960-78615
78.Michel Goulet* 1979-94604
 Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16604
80.Kirk Muller 1984-03602
81.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96601
82.Sidney Crosby 2005-16600
83.Alex Kovalev 1992-13599
84.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99592
85.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15591
86.Marian Hossa 1997-16590
 Doug Wilson 1977-93590
 Dave Keon* 1960-82590
89.Paul Kariya 1994-10587
 Daniel Sedin 2000-16587
91.Dave Babych 1980-99581
92.Alex Tanguay 1999-16580
93.Brian Propp 1979-94579
94.Saku Koivu 1995-14577
95.Scott Gomez 1999-16575
96.Steve Larmer 1980-95571
97.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74570
98.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10568
99.Craig Janney 1987-99563
 Cliff Ronning 1986-04563
101.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07562
102.Joe Mullen* 1981-97561
103.Bobby Hull* 1957-80560
104.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06559
105.Patrick Marleau 1997-16555
106.Mike Bossy* 1977-87553
 Thomas Steen 1981-95553
108.Tom Lysiak 1973-86551
 Ken Linseman 1978-92551
110.Shane Doan 1995-16549
111.Mark Howe* 1979-95545
 Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98545
113.Mike Ribeiro 1999-16544
114.Red Kelly* 1947-67542
115.Chris Pronger* 1993-12541
 Pat Verbeek 1982-02541
117.Rick Middleton 1974-88540
118.Brian Bellows 1982-99537
 Rob Blake* 1989-10537
120.Andrew Cassels 1989-06528
 Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16528
122.Keith Tkachuk 1991-10527
 Henrik Zetterberg 2002-16527
124.Steve Duchesne 1986-02525
125.Dennis Maruk 1975-89522
126.Jason Arnott 1993-12521
127.Teppo Numminen 1988-09520
 Ryan Getzlaf 2005-16520
 Mathieu Schneider 1987-10520
130.Wayne Cashman 1964-83516
131.Butch Goring 1969-85513
132.Steve Thomas 1984-04512
 Rick Tocchet 1984-02512
134.John Tonelli 1978-92511
 Jason Spezza 2002-16511
136.Vinny Prospal 1996-13510
137.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89506
138.Ivan Boldirev 1970-85505
139.Marc Savard 1997-11499
 Randy Carlyle 1976-93499
141.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10497
142.Murray Craven 1982-00493
 Eric Lindros* 1992-07493
144.Trevor Linden 1988-08492
145.James Patrick 1983-04490
 Ray Ferraro 1984-02490
147.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81485
 Pit Martin 1961-79485
149.Tony Amonte 1991-07484
150.Roman Hamrlik 1992-13483
151.Jozef Stumpel 1991-08481
152.Nicklas Backstrom 2007-16477
153.Scott Mellanby 1985-07476
 Tomas Kaberle 1998-13476
155.Igor Larionov* 1989-04475
 Garry Galley 1984-01475
157.Markus Naslund 1993-09474
158.Ted Lindsay* 1944-65472
 Ken Hodge 1964-78472
 Gary Roberts 1986-09472
161.Alex Zhamnov 1992-06470
 Michael Nylander 1992-09470
163.Dean Prentice 1952-74469
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79469
165.Phil Goyette 1956-72467
166.Brent Sutter 1980-98466
 Mike Ridley 1985-97466
168.Evgeni Malkin 2006-16465
 Andrew Brunette 1995-12465
170.Pavol Demitra 1993-10464
171.Bill Barber* 1972-84463
 Reed Larson 1976-90463
 Owen Nolan 1990-10463
174.Doug Mohns 1953-75462
 Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99462
176.Martin Straka 1992-08460
177.Bobby Rousseau 1960-75458
 Wilf Paiement 1974-88458
179.Steve Sullivan 1995-13457
180.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14456
 Eric Staal 2003-16456
 Ryan Smyth 1994-14456
183.Murray Oliver 1957-75454
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-15454
185.Doug Harvey* 1947-69452
 Ed Olczyk 1984-00452
187.Guy Lapointe* 1968-84451
 Walt Tkaczuk 1967-81451
189.Kevin Hatcher 1984-01450
 Peter McNab 1973-87450
191.Mel Bridgman 1975-89449
 Cory Stillman 1994-11449
193.Russ Courtnall 1983-99447
194.Alexei Yashin 1993-07444
195.Dan Boyle 1998-16442
 Robert Lang 1992-10442
197.Alex Ovechkin 2005-16441
 Anze Kopitar 2006-16441
199.Eric Desjardins 1988-06439
200.Bill Gadsby* 1946-66438
201.Brian Rafalski 1999-11436
202.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79435
203.Fredrik Olausson 1986-03434
204.Dave Christian 1979-94433
205.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00432
206.Ron Greschner 1974-90431
207.Jeff Brown 1985-98430
 Milan Hejduk 1998-13430
209.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68429
 Kelly Kisio 1982-95429
 John MacLean 1983-02429
 Olli Jokinen 1997-15429
213.Pierre Larouche 1974-88427
 Bill Guerin 1991-10427
215.Paul Reinhart 1979-90426
216.John Ogrodnick 1979-93425
 Rob Ramage 1979-94425
218.Matt Cullen 1997-16423
 Syl Apps 1970-80423
 Andrei Markov 2000-16423
221.Doug Bodger 1984-00422
 Kent Nilsson 1979-95422
223.Maurice Richard* 1942-60421
 Bobby Holik 1990-09421
 Bert Olmstead* 1948-62421
226.Shayne Corson 1985-04420
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-13420
 Craig Ramsay 1971-85420
229.Bob Nevin 1957-76419
 Brian Rolston 1994-12419
 Dany Heatley 2001-15419
 Dan Quinn 1983-97419
233.Carol Vadnais 1966-83418
 Michal Pivonka 1986-99418
 René Robert 1970-82418
 Pierre Pilote* 1955-69418
237.George Armstrong* 1949-71417
238.Calle Johansson 1987-04416
 Joe Juneau 1991-04416
 Barry Pederson 1980-92416
241.Scott Young 1987-06415
 Dave Ellett 1984-00415
243.John LeClair 1990-07413
244.Patrick Kane 2007-16412
245.Stan Smyl 1978-91411
246.Rick MacLeish 1970-84410
247.Glen Wesley 1987-08409
 Darryl Sydor 1991-10409
249.Elmer Lach* 1940-54408
 Bob Carpenter 1981-99408

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player Years A
1.Andre Lacroix 1972-79547
2.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79358
3.Marc Tardif 1973-79350
4.Ulf Nilsson 1974-78344
5.Serge Bernier 1973-79336
6.Bobby Hull* 1972-79335
7.Gordie Howe* 1973-79334
8.Christian Bordeleau 1972-79325
9.Robbie Ftorek 1974-79307
10.Mark Howe* 1973-79296
11.Real Cloutier 1974-79283
12.Larry Lund 1972-78277
13.Poul Popiel 1972-78265
14.Ron Plumb 1972-79264
15.Al Hamilton 1972-79258
16.Terry Ruskowski 1974-79254
17.Bryan Campbell 1972-78253
18.Michel Parizeau 1972-79252
19.John McKenzie 1972-79250
20.Paul Shmyr 1972-79248
21.Gavin Kirk 1972-79243
22.Jim Dorey 1972-79232
23.Kevin Morrison 1973-79224
24.Anders Hedberg 1974-78222
 Mike Rogers 1974-79222
26.Rosaire Paiement 1972-78221
27.Larry Pleau 1972-79215
28.Pat Stapleton 1973-78212
29.Rick Ley 1972-79210
 Ron Ward 1972-77210
31.Tom Webster 1972-78205
32.Danny Lawson 1972-77204
33.Rich LeDuc 1974-79195
34.John French 1972-78192
35.Dave Keon* 1975-79189
36.Mike Antonovich 1972-79188
37.Ken Block 1972-79187
38.Dennis Sobchuk 1974-79186
39.Norm Ferguson 1972-78184
 Bob Sicinski 1972-77184
41.Wayne Carleton 1972-77180
 Frank Hughes 1972-78180
43.Ron Chipperfield 1974-79177
 Rene Leclerc 1972-79177
 Darryl Maggs 1973-79177
46.Wayne Rivers 1972-77176
47.Hugh Harris 1973-78174
48.Tim Sheehy 1972-78173
49.Barry Long 1974-79171
50.Peter Sullivan 1975-79170