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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. Raymond Bourque* 1169
5. Paul Coffey* 1135
6. Adam Oates* 1079
7. Jaromir Jagr 1068
8. Steve Yzerman* 1063
9. Gordie Howe* 1049
10. Marcel Dionne* 1040
11. Mario Lemieux* 1033
12. Joe Sakic* 1016
13. Doug Gilmour* 964
14. Mark Recchi 956
15. Al MacInnis* 934
16. Larry Murphy* 929
17. Stan Mikita* 926
18. Bryan Trottier* 901
19. Phil Housley 894
20. Joe Thornton 892
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. John Bucyk* 813
  Mike Modano* 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. Denis Potvin* 742
44. Norm Ullman* 739
45. Bernie Nicholls 734
46. Rod Brind'Amour 732
47. Luc Robitaille* 726
48. Daniel Alfredsson 713
49. Scott Stevens* 712
  Jean Beliveau* 712
51. Jeremy Roenick 703
52. Brendan Shanahan* 698
  Dave Andreychuk 698
54. Dale Hunter 697
55. Sergei Fedorov 696
56. Henrik Sedin 693
57. Henri Richard* 688
58. Brad Park* 683
59. Bobby Smith 679
  Ray Whitney 679
61. Brett Hull* 650
62. Bobby Orr* 645
63. Gary Suter 641
64. Dave Taylor 638
65. Darryl Sittler* 637
  Borje Salming* 637
  Martin St. Louis 637
68. Peter Forsberg* 636
69. Neal Broten 634
70. Theoren Fleury 633
71. Jarome Iginla 630
72. Mike Gartner* 627
73. Andy Bathgate* 624
74. Sergei Zubov 619
75. Rod Gilbert* 615
76. Brad Richards 614
77. Patrik Elias 606
78. Michel Goulet* 604
79. Kirk Muller 602
80. Glenn Anderson* 601
81. Alex Kovalev 599
82. Dino Ciccarelli* 592
83. Sergei Gonchar 590
  Dave Keon* 590
  Doug Wilson 590
86. Paul Kariya 587
87. Dave Babych 581
88. Brian Propp 579
89. Saku Koivu 577
90. Steve Larmer 571
91. Frank Mahovlich* 570
92. Scott Niedermayer* 568
93. Cliff Ronning 563
  Craig Janney 563
95. Joe Nieuwendyk* 562
96. Joe Mullen* 561
  Pavel Datsyuk 561
98. Bobby Hull* 560
  Marian Hossa 560
100. Alexander Mogilny 559
101. Scott Gomez 558
102. Mike Bossy* 553
  Thomas Steen 553
104. Tom Lysiak 551
  Ken Linseman 551
106. Pat LaFontaine* 545
  Mark Howe* 545
108. Alex Tanguay 544
109. Red Kelly* 542
110. Pat Verbeek 541
  Chris Pronger 541
112. Rick Middleton 540
113. Daniel Sedin 538
114. Brian Bellows 537
  Sidney Crosby 537
  Rob Blake* 537
117. Andrew Cassels 528
118. Keith Tkachuk 527
119. Shane Doan 526
120. Patrick Marleau 525
  Steve Duchesne 525
122. Dennis Maruk 522
123. Jason Arnott 521
124. Mathieu Schneider 520
  Teppo Numminen 520
126. Vincent Lecavalier 518
127. Wayne Cashman 516
128. Butch Goring 513
129. Steve Thomas 512
  Rick Tocchet 512
131. John Tonelli 511
132. Vinny Prospal 510
133. Lanny McDonald* 506
134. Ivan Boldirev 505
135. Randy Carlyle 499
  Marc Savard 499
137. Vyacheslav Kozlov 497
138. Mike Ribeiro 494
139. Eric Lindros 493
  Murray Craven 493
141. Trevor Linden 492
142. James Patrick 490
  Ray Ferraro 490
144. Pit Martin 485
  Pete Mahovlich 485
146. Tony Amonte 484
147. Roman Hamrlik 483
148. Jozef Stumpel 481
149. Tomas Kaberle 476
  Scott Mellanby 476
151. Henrik Zetterberg 475
  Garry Galley 475
  Igor Larionov* 475
154. Markus Naslund 474
155. Jason Spezza 473
156. Gary Roberts 472
  Ken Hodge 472
  Ted Lindsay* 472
159. Alex Zhamnov 470
  Michael Nylander 470
161. Jacques Lemaire* 469
  Dean Prentice 469
163. Phil Goyette 467
164. Brent Sutter 466
  Mike Ridley 466
166. Andrew Brunette 465
  Ryan Getzlaf 465
168. Pavol Demitra 464
169. Bill Barber* 463
  Reed Larson 463
  Owen Nolan 463
172. Doug Mohns 462
  Tomas Sandstrom 462
174. Martin Straka 460
175. Wilf Paiement 458
  Bobby Rousseau 458
177. Steve Sullivan 457
178. Todd Bertuzzi 456
  Ryan Smyth 456
180. Murray Oliver 454
  Kimmo Timonen 454
182. Doug Harvey* 452
  Ed Olczyk 452
184. Guy Lapointe* 451
  Walt Tkaczuk 451
186. Peter McNab 450
  Kevin Hatcher 450
188. Mel Bridgman 449
  Cory Stillman 449
190. Russ Courtnall 447
191. Alexei Yashin 444
192. Robert Lang 442
193. Eric Desjardins 439
194. Bill Gadsby* 438
195. Brian Rafalski 436
196. Yvan Cournoyer* 435
197. Fredrik Olausson 434
198. Dave Christian 433
199. Geoff Courtnall 432
200. Ron Greschner 431
201. Jeff Brown 430
  Milan Hejduk 430
203. Bernie Geoffrion* 429
  John MacLean 429
  Evgeni Malkin 429
  Kelly Kisio 429
207. Bill Guerin 427
  Olli Jokinen 427
  Pierre Larouche 427
210. Paul Reinhart 426
211. John Ogrodnick 425
  Rob Ramage 425
213. Dan Boyle 424
214. Syl Apps 423
215. Kent Nilsson 422
  Doug Bodger 422
217. Maurice Richard* 421
  Bobby Holik 421
  Bert Olmstead* 421
220. Craig Ramsay 420
  Shayne Corson 420
  Jamie Langenbrunner 420
223. Dany Heatley 419
  Brian Rolston 419
  Bob Nevin 419
  Dan Quinn 419
227. Pierre Pilote* 418
  Michal Pivonka 418
  Eric Staal 418
  Carol Vadnais 418
  Rene Robert 418
232. George Armstrong* 417
233. Barry Pederson 416
  Joe Juneau 416
  Calle Johansson 416
236. Alex Ovechkin 415
  Scott Young 415
  Dave Ellett 415
239. John LeClair 413
  Nicklas Backstrom 413
241. Stan Smyl 411
242. Rick MacLeish 410
243. Glen Wesley 409
  Darryl Sydor 409
245. Elmer Lach* 408
  Bob Carpenter 408
247. Claude Lemieux 407
  Petr Nedved 407
249. Fred Stanfield 405
  Kevin Dineen 405

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. Mike Rogers 222
  Anders Hedberg 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. Bob Sicinski 184
  Norm Ferguson 184
41. Frank Hughes 180
  Wayne Carleton 180
43. Rene Leclerc 177
  Darryl Maggs 177
  Ron Chipperfield 177
46. Wayne Rivers 176
47. Hugh Harris 174
48. Tim Sheehy 173
49. Barry Long 171
50. Peter Sullivan 170