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NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

Leaders and Records: Single Season ▪ Career ▪ Active ▪ Progressive ▪ Yearly ▪ Yearly Top 10

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

NHL Leaders

Rank Player A
1. Wayne Gretzky* 1963
2. Ron Francis* 1249
3. Mark Messier* 1193
4. Ray Bourque* 1169
5. Paul Coffey* 1135
6. Jaromir Jagr 1119
7. Adam Oates* 1079
8. Steve Yzerman* 1063
9. Gordie Howe* 1049
10. Marcel Dionne* 1040
11. Mario Lemieux* 1033
12. Joe Sakic* 1016
13. Joe Thornton 964
  Doug Gilmour* 964
15. Mark Recchi 956
16. Al MacInnis* 934
17. Larry Murphy* 929
18. Stan Mikita* 926
19. Bryan Trottier* 901
20. Phil Housley* 894
21. Dale Hawerchuk* 891
22. Nicklas Lidstrom* 878
23. Phil Esposito* 873
24. Denis Savard* 865
25. Bobby Clarke* 852
26. Alex Delvecchio* 825
27. Gilbert Perreault* 814
28. Mike Modano* 813
  John Bucyk* 813
30. Pierre Turgeon 812
31. Jari Kurri* 797
32. Guy Lafleur* 793
33. Peter Stastny* 789
34. Mats Sundin* 785
35. Brian Leetch* 781
36. Jean Ratelle* 776
37. Vincent Damphousse 773
  Teemu Selanne 773
39. Chris Chelios* 763
40. Bernie Federko* 761
41. Doug Weight 755
42. Larry Robinson* 750
43. Henrik Sedin 748
44. Denis Potvin* 742
45. Norm Ullman* 739
46. Bernie Nicholls 734
47. Rod Brind'Amour 732
48. Luc Robitaille* 726
49. Daniel Alfredsson 713
50. Scott Stevens* 712
  Jean Beliveau* 712
52. Jeremy Roenick 703
53. Brendan Shanahan* 698
  Dave Andreychuk 698
55. Dale Hunter 697
56. Sergei Fedorov* 696
57. Henri Richard* 688
58. Brad Park* 683
59. Ray Whitney 679
  Bobby Smith 679
61. Jarome Iginla 662
62. Brett Hull* 650
63. Bobby Orr* 645
64. Martin St. Louis 642
65. Gary Suter 641
66. Dave Taylor 638
67. Darryl Sittler* 637
  Borje Salming* 637
69. Peter Forsberg* 636
70. Neal Broten 634
  Brad Richards 634
72. Theoren Fleury 633
73. Mike Gartner* 627
74. Andy Bathgate* 624
75. Sergei Zubov 619
76. Patrik Elias 617
77. Rod Gilbert* 615
78. Michel Goulet* 604
  Pavel Datsyuk 604
80. Kirk Muller 602
81. Glenn Anderson* 601
82. Sidney Crosby 600
83. Alex Kovalev 599
84. Dino Ciccarelli* 592
85. Sergei Gonchar 591
86. Marian Hossa 590
  Doug Wilson 590
  Dave Keon* 590
89. Paul Kariya 587
  Daniel Sedin 587
91. Dave Babych 581
92. Alex Tanguay 580
93. Brian Propp 579
94. Saku Koivu 577
95. Scott Gomez 575
96. Steve Larmer 571
97. Frank Mahovlich* 570
98. Scott Niedermayer* 568
99. Craig Janney 563
  Cliff Ronning 563
101. Joe Nieuwendyk* 562
102. Joe Mullen* 561
103. Bobby Hull* 560
104. Alexander Mogilny 559
105. Patrick Marleau 555
106. Mike Bossy* 553
  Thomas Steen 553
108. Tom Lysiak 551
  Ken Linseman 551
110. Shane Doan 549
111. Mark Howe* 545
  Pat LaFontaine* 545
113. Mike Ribeiro 544
114. Red Kelly* 542
115. Chris Pronger* 541
  Pat Verbeek 541
117. Rick Middleton 540
118. Brian Bellows 537
  Rob Blake* 537
120. Andrew Cassels 528
  Vincent Lecavalier 528
122. Keith Tkachuk 527
  Henrik Zetterberg 527
124. Steve Duchesne 525
125. Dennis Maruk 522
126. Jason Arnott 521
127. Teppo Numminen 520
  Ryan Getzlaf 520
  Mathieu Schneider 520
130. Wayne Cashman 516
131. Butch Goring 513
132. Steve Thomas 512
  Rick Tocchet 512
134. John Tonelli 511
  Jason Spezza 511
136. Vinny Prospal 510
137. Lanny McDonald* 506
138. Ivan Boldirev 505
139. Marc Savard 499
  Randy Carlyle 499
141. Vyacheslav Kozlov 497
142. Murray Craven 493
  Eric Lindros 493
144. Trevor Linden 492
145. James Patrick 490
  Ray Ferraro 490
147. Pete Mahovlich 485
  Pit Martin 485
149. Tony Amonte 484
150. Roman Hamrlik 483
151. Jozef Stumpel 481
152. Nicklas Backstrom 477
153. Scott Mellanby 476
  Tomas Kaberle 476
155. Igor Larionov* 475
  Garry Galley 475
157. Markus Naslund 474
158. Ted Lindsay* 472
  Ken Hodge 472
  Gary Roberts 472
161. Alex Zhamnov 470
  Michael Nylander 470
163. Dean Prentice 469
  Jacques Lemaire* 469
165. Phil Goyette 467
166. Brent Sutter 466
  Mike Ridley 466
168. Evgeni Malkin 465
  Andrew Brunette 465
170. Pavol Demitra 464
171. Bill Barber* 463
  Reed Larson 463
  Owen Nolan 463
174. Doug Mohns 462
  Tomas Sandstrom 462
176. Martin Straka 460
177. Bobby Rousseau 458
  Wilf Paiement 458
179. Steve Sullivan 457
180. Todd Bertuzzi 456
  Eric Staal 456
  Ryan Smyth 456
183. Murray Oliver 454
  Kimmo Timonen 454
185. Doug Harvey* 452
  Ed Olczyk 452
187. Guy Lapointe* 451
  Walt Tkaczuk 451
189. Kevin Hatcher 450
  Peter McNab 450
191. Mel Bridgman 449
  Cory Stillman 449
193. Russ Courtnall 447
194. Alexei Yashin 444
195. Dan Boyle 442
  Robert Lang 442
197. Alex Ovechkin 441
  Anze Kopitar 441
199. Eric Desjardins 439
200. Bill Gadsby* 438
201. Brian Rafalski 436
202. Yvan Cournoyer* 435
203. Fredrik Olausson 434
204. Dave Christian 433
205. Geoff Courtnall 432
206. Ron Greschner 431
207. Jeff Brown 430
  Milan Hejduk 430
209. Bernie Geoffrion* 429
  Kelly Kisio 429
  John MacLean 429
  Olli Jokinen 429
213. Pierre Larouche 427
  Bill Guerin 427
215. Paul Reinhart 426
216. John Ogrodnick 425
  Rob Ramage 425
218. Matt Cullen 423
  Syl Apps 423
  Andrei Markov 423
221. Doug Bodger 422
  Kent Nilsson 422
223. Maurice Richard* 421
  Bobby Holik 421
  Bert Olmstead* 421
226. Shayne Corson 420
  Jamie Langenbrunner 420
  Craig Ramsay 420
229. Bob Nevin 419
  Brian Rolston 419
  Dany Heatley 419
  Dan Quinn 419
233. Carol Vadnais 418
  Michal Pivonka 418
  RenĂ© Robert 418
  Pierre Pilote* 418
237. George Armstrong* 417
238. Calle Johansson 416
  Joe Juneau 416
  Barry Pederson 416
241. Scott Young 415
  Dave Ellett 415
243. John LeClair 413
244. Patrick Kane 412
245. Stan Smyl 411
246. Rick MacLeish 410
247. Glen Wesley 409
  Darryl Sydor 409
249. Elmer Lach* 408
  Bob Carpenter 408

WHA Leaders

Rank Player A
1. Andre Lacroix 547
2. J.C. Tremblay 358
3. Marc Tardif 350
4. Ulf Nilsson 344
5. Serge Bernier 336
6. Bobby Hull* 335
7. Gordie Howe* 334
8. Christian Bordeleau 325
9. Robbie Ftorek 307
10. Mark Howe* 296
11. Real Cloutier 283
12. Larry Lund 277
13. Poul Popiel 265
14. Ron Plumb 264
15. Al Hamilton 258
16. Terry Ruskowski 254
17. Bryan Campbell 253
18. Michel Parizeau 252
19. John McKenzie 250
20. Paul Shmyr 248
21. Gavin Kirk 243
22. Jim Dorey 232
23. Kevin Morrison 224
24. Anders Hedberg 222
  Mike Rogers 222
26. Rosaire Paiement 221
27. Larry Pleau 215
28. Pat Stapleton 212
29. Rick Ley 210
  Ron Ward 210
31. Tom Webster 205
32. Danny Lawson 204
33. Rich LeDuc 195
34. John French 192
35. Dave Keon* 189
36. Mike Antonovich 188
37. Ken Block 187
38. Dennis Sobchuk 186
39. Norm Ferguson 184
  Bob Sicinski 184
41. Wayne Carleton 180
  Frank Hughes 180
43. Ron Chipperfield 177
  Rene Leclerc 177
  Darryl Maggs 177
46. Wayne Rivers 176
47. Hugh Harris 174
48. Tim Sheehy 173
49. Barry Long 171
50. Peter Sullivan 170