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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 1101
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. Joe Thornton 936
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. 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. Henrik Sedin 733
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. Bobby Smith 679
  Ray Whitney 679
61. Jarome Iginla 653
62. Brett Hull* 650
63. Bobby Orr* 645
64. Martin St. Louis 642
65. Gary Suter 641
66. Dave Taylor 638
67. Borje Salming* 637
  Darryl Sittler* 637
69. Peter Forsberg* 636
70. Neal Broten 634
71. Theoren Fleury 633
72. Mike Gartner* 627
  Brad Richards 627
74. Andy Bathgate* 624
75. Sergei Zubov 619
76. Rod Gilbert* 615
  Patrik Elias 615
78. Michel Goulet* 604
79. Kirk Muller 602
80. Glenn Anderson* 601
81. Alex Kovalev 599
82. Dino Ciccarelli* 592
  Pavel Datsyuk 592
84. Sergei Gonchar 591
85. Dave Keon* 590
  Doug Wilson 590
87. Marian Hossa 588
88. Paul Kariya 587
89. Dave Babych 581
90. Sidney Crosby 580
91. Brian Propp 579
92. Saku Koivu 577
  Daniel Sedin 577
94. Scott Gomez 574
95. Steve Larmer 571
96. Alex Tanguay 570
  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. Thomas Steen 553
  Mike Bossy* 553
107. Ken Linseman 551
  Tom Lysiak 551
109. Patrick Marleau 550
110. Pat LaFontaine* 545
  Mark Howe* 545
112. Red Kelly* 542
113. Pat Verbeek 541
  Shane Doan 541
  Chris Pronger* 541
116. Rick Middleton 540
117. Rob Blake* 537
  Brian Bellows 537
119. Mike Ribeiro 528
  Andrew Cassels 528
121. Keith Tkachuk 527
122. Steve Duchesne 525
123. Vincent Lecavalier 524
124. Dennis Maruk 522
125. Jason Arnott 521
126. Teppo Numminen 520
  Mathieu Schneider 520
128. Henrik Zetterberg 517
129. Wayne Cashman 516
130. Butch Goring 513
131. Steve Thomas 512
  Rick Tocchet 512
133. John Tonelli 511
134. Vinny Prospal 510
135. Lanny McDonald* 506
136. Ivan Boldirev 505
  Ryan Getzlaf 505
138. Jason Spezza 503
139. Marc Savard 499
  Randy Carlyle 499
141. Vyacheslav Kozlov 497
142. Eric Lindros 493
  Murray Craven 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. Scott Mellanby 476
  Tomas Kaberle 476
154. Garry Galley 475
  Igor Larionov* 475
156. Markus Naslund 474
157. Gary Roberts 472
  Ken Hodge 472
  Ted Lindsay* 472
160. 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. Owen Nolan 463
  Reed Larson 463
  Bill Barber* 463
172. Tomas Sandstrom 462
  Doug Mohns 462
  Nicklas Backstrom 462
175. Evgeni Malkin 460
  Martin Straka 460
177. Bobby Rousseau 458
  Wilf Paiement 458
179. Steve Sullivan 457
180. Ryan Smyth 456
  Todd Bertuzzi 456
182. Kimmo Timonen 454
  Murray Oliver 454
184. Doug Harvey* 452
  Ed Olczyk 452
186. Walt Tkaczuk 451
  Guy Lapointe* 451
  Eric Staal 451
189. Kevin Hatcher 450
  Peter McNab 450
191. Mel Bridgman 449
  Cory Stillman 449
193. Russ Courtnall 447
194. Alexei Yashin 444
195. Robert Lang 442
196. Eric Desjardins 439
  Dan Boyle 439
198. Bill Gadsby* 438
199. Brian Rafalski 436
200. Yvan Cournoyer* 435
201. Alex Ovechkin 434
  Fredrik Olausson 434
203. Dave Christian 433
204. Geoff Courtnall 432
205. Ron Greschner 431
206. Milan Hejduk 430
  Jeff Brown 430
208. John MacLean 429
  Kelly Kisio 429
  Olli Jokinen 429
  Bernie Geoffrion* 429
212. Bill Guerin 427
  Pierre Larouche 427
214. Paul Reinhart 426
  Anze Kopitar 426
216. Rob Ramage 425
  John Ogrodnick 425
218. Syl Apps 423
219. Kent Nilsson 422
  Doug Bodger 422
221. Bert Olmstead* 421
  Bobby Holik 421
  Maurice Richard* 421
224. Craig Ramsay 420
  Shayne Corson 420
  Jamie Langenbrunner 420
227. Bob Nevin 419
  Dany Heatley 419
  Dan Quinn 419
  Brian Rolston 419
231. Carol Vadnais 418
  Michal Pivonka 418
  RenĂ© Robert 418
  Pierre Pilote* 418
235. George Armstrong* 417
236. Matt Cullen 416
  Barry Pederson 416
  Joe Juneau 416
  Calle Johansson 416
240. Dave Ellett 415
  Scott Young 415
242. John LeClair 413
243. Stan Smyl 411
244. Rick MacLeish 410
245. Darryl Sydor 409
  Glen Wesley 409
247. Bob Carpenter 408
  Elmer Lach* 408
249. Claude Lemieux 407
  Petr Nedved 407
  Andrei Markov 407

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. Ron Ward 210
  Rick Ley 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. 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