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NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

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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. Steve Yzerman* 1063
8. Jaromir Jagr 1050
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. Dale Hawerchuk* 891
21. Nicklas Lidstrom 878
22. Phil Esposito* 873
23. Denis Savard* 865
24. Bobby Clarke* 852
  Joe Thornton 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. Jean Beliveau* 712
  Scott Stevens* 712
51. Jeremy Roenick 703
52. Dave Andreychuk 698
  Brendan Shanahan* 698
54. Dale Hunter 697
55. Sergei Fedorov 696
56. Henri Richard* 688
57. Brad Park* 683
58. Ray Whitney 679
  Bobby Smith 679
60. Brett Hull* 650
61. Henrik Sedin 649
62. Bobby Orr* 645
63. Gary Suter 641
64. Dave Taylor 638
65. Borje Salming* 637
  Darryl Sittler* 637
67. Peter Forsberg 636
68. Neal Broten 634
69. Theoren Fleury 633
70. Mike Gartner* 627
71. Andy Bathgate* 624
72. Sergei Zubov 619
73. Rod Gilbert* 615
74. Martin St. Louis 611
75. Jarome Iginla 607
76. Michel Goulet* 604
77. Kirk Muller 602
78. Glenn Anderson* 601
79. Alex Kovalev 599
80. Dino Ciccarelli* 592
81. Brad Richards 591
82. Dave Keon* 590
  Patrik Elias 590
  Doug Wilson 590
85. Paul Kariya 587
86. Dave Babych 581
87. Brian Propp 579
88. Sergei Gonchar 578
89. Saku Koivu 577
90. Steve Larmer 571
91. Frank Mahovlich* 570
92. Scott Niedermayer* 568
93. Craig Janney 563
  Cliff Ronning 563
95. Joe Nieuwendyk* 562
96. Joe Mullen* 561
97. Bobby Hull* 560
98. Alexander Mogilny 559
99. Mike Bossy* 553
  Thomas Steen 553
101. Ken Linseman 551
  Tom Lysiak 551
103. Mark Howe* 545
  Pat LaFontaine* 545
105. Red Kelly* 542
106. Pat Verbeek 541
  Chris Pronger 541
108. Rick Middleton 540
  Scott Gomez 540
110. Rob Blake 537
  Brian Bellows 537
112. Pavel Datsyuk 532
113. Marian Hossa 531
114. Andrew Cassels 528
115. Keith Tkachuk 527
116. Steve Duchesne 525
117. Dennis Maruk 522
118. Jason Arnott 521
119. Teppo Numminen 520
  Alex Tanguay 520
  Mathieu Schneider 520
122. Wayne Cashman 516
123. Butch Goring 513
124. Rick Tocchet 512
  Steve Thomas 512
126. John Tonelli 511
127. Vinny Prospal 510
128. Vincent Lecavalier 508
  Shane Doan 508
130. Lanny McDonald* 506
131. Ivan Boldirev 505
132. Randy Carlyle 499
  Marc Savard 499
134. Daniel Sedin 498
135. Vyacheslav Kozlov 497
136. Sidney Crosby 495
137. Patrick Marleau 494
138. Eric Lindros 493
  Murray Craven 493
140. Trevor Linden 492
141. James Patrick 490
  Ray Ferraro 490
143. Pit Martin 485
  Pete Mahovlich 485
145. Tony Amonte 484
146. Roman Hamrlik 483
147. Jozef Stumpel 481
148. Scott Mellanby 476
  Tomas Kaberle 476
150. Igor Larionov* 475
  Garry Galley 475
152. Markus Naslund 474
153. Ted Lindsay* 472
  Ken Hodge 472
  Gary Roberts 472
156. Alex Zhamnov 470
  Michael Nylander 470
158. Jacques Lemaire* 469
  Dean Prentice 469
160. Phil Goyette 467
161. Mike Ridley 466
  Brent Sutter 466
163. Andrew Brunette 465
164. Pavol Demitra 464
165. Bill Barber* 463
  Reed Larson 463
  Owen Nolan 463
168. Doug Mohns 462
  Tomas Sandstrom 462
170. Martin Straka 460
171. Wilf Paiement 458
  Bobby Rousseau 458
173. Steve Sullivan 457
174. Todd Bertuzzi 456
  Ryan Smyth 456
176. Kimmo Timonen 454
  Murray Oliver 454
  Mike Ribeiro 454
179. Ed Olczyk 452
  Doug Harvey* 452
181. Guy Lapointe* 451
  Walt Tkaczuk 451
183. Kevin Hatcher 450
  Peter McNab 450
185. Cory Stillman 449
  Mel Bridgman 449
187. Russ Courtnall 447
188. Alexei Yashin 444
189. Robert Lang 442
190. Henrik Zetterberg 441
191. Eric Desjardins 439
192. Bill Gadsby* 438
193. Brian Rafalski 436
  Jason Spezza 436
195. Yvan Cournoyer* 435
196. Fredrik Olausson 434
197. Dave Christian 433
198. Geoff Courtnall 432
199. Ron Greschner 431
200. Milan Hejduk 430
  Jeff Brown 430
202. John MacLean 429
  Kelly Kisio 429
  Bernie Geoffrion* 429
205. Pierre Larouche 427
  Bill Guerin 427
207. Paul Reinhart 426
208. John Ogrodnick 425
  Ryan Getzlaf 425
  Rob Ramage 425
211. Olli Jokinen 423
  Syl Apps 423
213. Doug Bodger 422
  Kent Nilsson 422
215. Bobby Holik 421
  Maurice Richard* 421
  Bert Olmstead* 421
218. Shayne Corson 420
  Craig Ramsay 420
  Jamie Langenbrunner 420
221. Dany Heatley 419
  Bob Nevin 419
  Dan Quinn 419
  Brian Rolston 419
225. Pierre Pilote* 418
  Carol Vadnais 418
  Rene Robert 418
  Michal Pivonka 418
229. George Armstrong* 417
  Dan Boyle 417
231. Barry Pederson 416
  Joe Juneau 416
  Calle Johansson 416
234. Dave Ellett 415
  Scott Young 415
236. John LeClair 413
237. Stan Smyl 411
238. Rick MacLeish 410
239. Glen Wesley 409
  Darryl Sydor 409
241. Elmer Lach* 408
  Bob Carpenter 408
243. Petr Nedved 407
  Claude Lemieux 407
245. Fred Stanfield 405
  Kevin Dineen 405
247. Tim Horton* 403
  Guy Carbonneau 403
249. Terry O'Reilly 402
  Daymond Langkow 402

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