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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. Jaromir Jagr 1080
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. Doug Gilmour* 964
14. Mark Recchi 956
15. Al MacInnis* 934
16. Larry Murphy* 929
17. Stan Mikita* 926
18. Bryan Trottier* 901
  Joe Thornton 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. Teemu Selanne 773
  Vincent Damphousse 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. Henrik Sedin 704
52. Jeremy Roenick 703
53. Dave Andreychuk 698
  Brendan Shanahan* 698
55. Dale Hunter 697
56. Sergei Fedorov 696
57. Henri Richard* 688
58. Brad Park* 683
59. Bobby Smith 679
  Ray Whitney 679
61. Brett Hull* 650
62. Bobby Orr* 645
63. Martin St. Louis 642
64. Gary Suter 641
65. Dave Taylor 638
66. Jarome Iginla 637
  Darryl Sittler* 637
  Borje Salming* 637
69. Peter Forsberg* 636
70. Neal Broten 634
71. Theoren Fleury 633
72. Mike Gartner* 627
73. Andy Bathgate* 624
74. Sergei Zubov 619
75. Brad Richards 616
76. Rod Gilbert* 615
77. Patrik Elias 611
78. Michel Goulet* 604
79. Kirk Muller 602
80. Glenn Anderson* 601
81. Alex Kovalev 599
82. Dino Ciccarelli* 592
83. Sergei Gonchar 591
84. Doug Wilson 590
  Dave Keon* 590
86. Paul Kariya 587
87. Dave Babych 581
88. Brian Propp 579
89. Saku Koivu 577
90. Pavel Datsyuk 571
  Steve Larmer 571
92. Marian Hossa 570
  Frank Mahovlich* 570
94. Scott Niedermayer* 568
95. Scott Gomez 567
96. Cliff Ronning 563
  Craig Janney 563
98. Joe Nieuwendyk* 562
99. Joe Mullen* 561
100. Bobby Hull* 560
101. Alexander Mogilny 559
102. Daniel Sedin 554
103. Thomas Steen 553
  Mike Bossy* 553
  Alex Tanguay 553
106. Tom Lysiak 551
  Sidney Crosby 551
  Ken Linseman 551
109. Pat LaFontaine* 545
  Mark Howe* 545
111. Red Kelly* 542
112. Pat Verbeek 541
  Chris Pronger 541
114. Rick Middleton 540
115. Rob Blake* 537
  Brian Bellows 537
117. Patrick Marleau 532
118. Shane Doan 530
119. Andrew Cassels 528
120. Keith Tkachuk 527
121. Steve Duchesne 525
122. Dennis Maruk 522
123. Jason Arnott 521
124. Mathieu Schneider 520
  Teppo Numminen 520
  Vincent Lecavalier 520
127. Wayne Cashman 516
128. Butch Goring 513
129. Rick Tocchet 512
  Steve Thomas 512
131. John Tonelli 511
132. Vinny Prospal 510
133. Lanny McDonald* 506
134. Ivan Boldirev 505
135. Mike Ribeiro 501
136. Randy Carlyle 499
  Marc Savard 499
138. Vyacheslav Kozlov 497
139. Eric Lindros 493
  Murray Craven 493
141. Trevor Linden 492
142. Ray Ferraro 490
  James Patrick 490
  Henrik Zetterberg 490
145. Pit Martin 485
  Pete Mahovlich 485
147. Tony Amonte 484
148. Roman Hamrlik 483
149. Jason Spezza 481
  Jozef Stumpel 481
151. Scott Mellanby 476
  Tomas Kaberle 476
153. Igor Larionov* 475
  Garry Galley 475
155. Markus Naslund 474
156. Ted Lindsay* 472
  Ken Hodge 472
  Gary Roberts 472
159. Ryan Getzlaf 470
  Michael Nylander 470
  Alex Zhamnov 470
162. Jacques Lemaire* 469
  Dean Prentice 469
164. Phil Goyette 467
165. Mike Ridley 466
  Brent Sutter 466
167. Andrew Brunette 465
168. Pavol Demitra 464
169. Bill Barber* 463
  Owen Nolan 463
  Reed Larson 463
172. Tomas Sandstrom 462
  Doug Mohns 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. Ed Olczyk 452
  Doug Harvey* 452
184. Walt Tkaczuk 451
  Guy Lapointe* 451
186. Kevin Hatcher 450
  Peter McNab 450
188. Cory Stillman 449
  Mel Bridgman 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. Evgeni Malkin 434
  Fredrik Olausson 434
199. Dave Christian 433
200. Geoff Courtnall 432
201. Ron Greschner 431
202. Milan Hejduk 430
  Eric Staal 430
  Jeff Brown 430
205. Kelly Kisio 429
  Olli Jokinen 429
  John MacLean 429
  Bernie Geoffrion* 429
209. Dan Boyle 428
210. Bill Guerin 427
  Nicklas Backstrom 427
  Pierre Larouche 427
213. Paul Reinhart 426
214. John Ogrodnick 425
  Rob Ramage 425
216. Syl Apps 423
217. Kent Nilsson 422
  Doug Bodger 422
219. Bert Olmstead* 421
  Bobby Holik 421
  Maurice Richard* 421
222. Shayne Corson 420
  Jamie Langenbrunner 420
  Craig Ramsay 420
  Alex Ovechkin 420
226. Bob Nevin 419
  Brian Rolston 419
  Dan Quinn 419
  Dany Heatley 419
230. Michal Pivonka 418
  Carol Vadnais 418
  Pierre Pilote* 418
  Rene Robert 418
234. George Armstrong* 417
235. Calle Johansson 416
  Joe Juneau 416
  Barry Pederson 416
238. Dave Ellett 415
  Scott Young 415
240. John LeClair 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
  Matt Cullen 407
250. Kevin Dineen 405
  Fred Stanfield 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. 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. Bob Sicinski 184
  Norm Ferguson 184
41. Frank Hughes 180
  Wayne Carleton 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