NHL & WHA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Assists

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

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-99260
2.Mark Messier* 1979-04186
3.Ray Bourque* 1979-01139
4.Paul Coffey* 1980-01137
5.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-12129
6.Doug Gilmour* 1983-03128
7.Jari Kurri* 1980-98127
8.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09124
9.Jaromir Jagr 1990-17123
10.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96121
 Al MacInnis* 1981-04121
12.Larry Robinson* 1972-92116
13.Steve Yzerman* 1983-06115
 Larry Murphy* 1980-01115
15.Adam Oates* 1985-04114
16.Chris Chelios* 1983-10113
 Bryan Trottier* 1975-94113
18.Denis Savard* 1980-97109
19.Denis Potvin* 1973-88108
20.Sidney Crosby 2005-17107
 Peter Forsberg* 1994-11107
22.Joe Sakic* 1988-09104
23.Evgeni Malkin 2006-1799
24.Ron Francis* 1981-0497
 Marian Hossa 1997-1797
 Jean Beliveau* 1950-7197
27.Mario Lemieux* 1984-0696
 Bobby Smith 1978-9396
 Joe Thornton 1997-1796
30.Chris Pronger* 1993-1295
31.Sergei Zubov 1992-0993
32.Gordie Howe* 1946-8092
 Scott Stevens* 1982-0492
34.Stan Mikita* 1958-8091
35.Brad Park* 1968-8590
36.Mike Modano* 1989-1188
37.Brett Hull* 1986-0687
38.Mark Recchi 1988-1186
 Craig Janney 1987-9986
40.Brian Propp 1979-9484
41.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-1781
42.Henri Richard* 1955-7580
 Patrik Elias 1995-1680
44.Claude Lemieux 1983-0978
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-7978
46.Bobby Clarke* 1969-8477
 Ken Linseman 1978-9277
48.Dale Hunter 1980-9976
 Guy Lafleur* 1971-9176
 Phil Esposito* 1963-8176
51.Steve Larmer 1980-9575
 John Tonelli 1978-9275
 Mike Bossy* 1977-8775
54.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-0974
55.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-1073
 Patrick Kane 2007-1773
57.Bernie Nicholls 1981-9972
 Scott Gomez 1999-1672
 Peter Stastny* 1980-9572
60.Brian Rafalski 1999-1171
 Brian Bellows 1982-9971
 Pavel Datsyuk 2001-1671
63.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-8770
 Jonathan Toews 2007-1770
 Geoff Courtnall 1983-0070
66.Luc Robitaille* 1986-0669
 Alex Delvecchio* 1950-7469
 Jeremy Roenick 1988-0969
 Brian Leetch* 1987-0669
 Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-9769
71.Brad Richards 2000-1668
 Sergei Gonchar 1994-1568
73.Bobby Hull* 1957-8067
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-7467
 Sandis Ozolinsh 1992-0867
 Igor Larionov* 1989-0467
77.Charlie Huddy 1980-9766
 Bernie Federko* 1976-9066
 Jean Ratelle* 1960-8166
 Bobby Orr* 1966-7966
81.Trevor Linden 1988-0865
 Chris Kunitz 2003-1765
83.Dickie Moore* 1951-6864
 Doug Harvey* 1947-6964
 Dan Boyle 1998-1664
86.Neal Broten 1980-9763
 Daniel Briere 1997-1563
 Henrik Zetterberg 2002-1763
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-0463
 Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-7963
 Duncan Keith 2005-1763
92.John Bucyk* 1955-7862
 Pierre Turgeon 1987-0762
94.Steve Duchesne 1986-0261
 Mike Richards 2005-1661
 Doug Wilson 1977-9361
 Gary Roberts 1986-0961
98.Kevin Stevens 1987-0260
 Rick Tocchet 1984-0260
 Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-6860
 Rod Brind'Amour 1989-1060
 Esa Tikkanen 1985-9960
103.Red Kelly* 1947-6759
104.Justin Williams 2000-1758
105.Mats Naslund 1982-9557
 Wayne Cashman 1964-8357
 Eric Desjardins 1988-0657
 Cliff Ronning 1986-0457
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-7557
110.Bob Bourne 1974-8856
 Gary Suter 1985-0256
112.Henrik Sedin 2000-1755
 Guy Carbonneau 1980-0055
 Rick Middleton 1974-8855
 Valtteri Filppula 2005-1755
 Bill Barber* 1972-8455
 Alex Kovalev 1992-1355
118.Joe Juneau 1991-0454
 Paul Reinhart 1979-9054
 Dave Andreychuk 1982-0654
121.Steve Thomas 1984-0453
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-1353
 Corey Perry 2005-1753
 Norm Ullman* 1955-7553
 Pierre Pilote* 1955-6953
 Rick MacLeish 1970-8453
127.Patrick Marleau 1997-1752
128.Mark Howe* 1979-9551
 J.C. Tremblay 1959-7251
 Tomas Holmstrom 1996-1251
131.Mike Gartner* 1979-9850
 Stefan Persson 1977-8650
 Mike Ridley 1985-9750
 Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-0750
 Butch Goring 1969-8550
 Kris Letang 2006-1750
137.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-1449
 Dick Duff* 1954-7249
 Brad Maxwell 1977-8749
 Shayne Corson 1985-0449
 Nicklas Backstrom 2007-1749
 Serge Savard* 1966-8349
 Doug Weight 1991-1149
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-6549
 Tomas Sandstrom 1984-9949
146.David Krejci 2006-1748
 Bob Gainey* 1973-8948
 Steve Shutt* 1972-8548
 Kevin Lowe 1979-9848
 Martin St. Louis 1998-1548
 John MacLean 1983-0248
152.Joel Otto 1984-9847
 Rob Blake* 1989-1047
 Clark Gillies* 1974-8847
 Alexander Mogilny 1989-0647
 Gordie Roberts 1979-9447
 John LeClair 1990-0747
 Ken Hodge 1964-7847
 Darryl Sydor 1991-1047
 Dany Heatley 2001-1547
161.Brian Skrudland 1985-0046
 Dave Ellett 1984-0046
 Daniel Sedin 2000-1746
 Joe Mullen* 1981-9746
165.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-9945
 Patrice Bergeron 2003-1745
 Elmer Lach* 1940-5445
 Stephane Richer 1984-0245
 Jeff Brown 1985-9845
 Darryl Sittler* 1970-8545
 Petr Svoboda 1984-0145
 Theoren Fleury 1988-0345
173.Alex Ovechkin 2005-1744
 Anze Kopitar 2006-1744
 Mats Sundin* 1990-0944
 Maurice Richard* 1942-6044
 Russ Courtnall 1983-9944
 Brent Sutter 1980-9844
 Guy Lapointe* 1968-8444
 Zdeno Chara 1997-1744
 Martin Straka 1992-0844
 Bob Nystrom 1972-8644
 Teemu Selanne 1992-1444
184.Murray Craven 1982-0043
 Joe Murphy 1986-0143
 Mathieu Schneider 1987-1043
 Scott Young 1987-0643
 Mike Ricci 1990-0743
 Phil Housley* 1982-0343
 Mike Krushelnyski 1981-9543
 Calle Johansson 1987-0443
 Jason Spezza 2002-1743
 Bert Olmstead* 1948-6243
194.Niklas Kronwall 2003-1742
 Milan Lucic 2007-1742
 Dave Poulin 1982-9542
 Peter McNab 1973-8742
 Chris Drury 1998-1142
 Pete Mahovlich 1965-8142
 Rob Ramage 1979-9442
 Milan Hejduk 1998-1342
 Terry O'Reilly 1971-8542
203.Dave Babych 1980-9941
 Kent Nilsson 1979-9541
 Fleming MacKell 1947-6041
 Steve Smith 1984-0141
 Joe Pavelski 2006-1741
 Jason Arnott 1993-1241
 Saku Koivu 1995-1441
 Jude Drouin 1968-8141
211.Petr Sykora 1995-1240
 Paul Martin 2003-1740
 Patrick Sharp 2002-1740
 Lanny McDonald* 1973-8940
 Carol Vadnais 1966-8340
 Alex Tanguay 1999-1640
 Bruce Driver 1983-9840
 Mike Keane 1988-0440
 Gregg Sheppard 1972-8240
 Adam Deadmarsh 1994-0340
221.Pat Stapleton 1961-7339
 Bobby Holik 1990-0939
 Michel Goulet* 1979-9439
 Keith Primeau 1990-0639
 Mel Bridgman 1975-8939
 Tim Horton* 1949-7439
 Zach Parise 2005-1739
 Peter Zezel 1984-9939
 Johan Franzen 2005-1639
 Claude Giroux 2007-1739
 Logan Couture 2009-1739
 Doug Crossman 1980-9439
 Ryan Kesler 2003-1739
 Brent Seabrook 2005-1739
235.Matt Carle 2005-1738
 Matt Cullen 1997-1738
 Tom Lysiak 1973-8638
 Randy Gregg 1982-9238
 Bob Carpenter 1981-9938
 Roman Hamrlik 1992-1338
 Claude Provost 1955-7038
 Craig MacTavish 1979-9738
243.P.K. Subban 2009-1737
 Borje Salming* 1973-9037
 Glen Wesley 1987-0837
 Bob Murray 1975-9037
 Ed Westfall 1961-7937
 Kevin Hatcher 1984-0137
 Doug Risebrough 1974-8737
 Toe Blake* 1934-4837
 Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-1037
 Mikael Samuelsson 2000-1437

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.Ulf Nilsson 1974-7853
2.Mark Howe* 1973-7951
3.Poul Popiel 1972-7847
4.Serge Bernier 1973-7946
5.Larry Lund 1972-7845
6.Gordie Howe* 1973-7943
7.Bobby Hull* 1972-7937
8.Terry Ruskowski 1974-7936
9.Christian Bordeleau 1972-7934
10.Jim Dorey 1972-7933
 Rick Ley 1972-7933
12.Marc Tardif 1973-7932
 Peter Sullivan 1975-7932
14.Real Cloutier 1974-7930
15.Andre Lacroix 1972-7929
16.Gord Labossiere 1972-7628
 Anders Hedberg 1974-7828
18.Tom Webster 1972-7826
19.John Schella 1972-7825
 Mike Ford 1974-7825
 John French 1972-7825
22.J.C. Tremblay 1972-7923
 Dave Keon* 1975-7923
24.Rich Preston 1974-7922
 Larry Pleau 1972-7922
 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 1974-7922
 Rosaire Paiement 1972-7822
 Willy Lindstrom 1975-7922
29.Tim Sheehy 1972-7821
 Mike Rogers 1974-7921
 Pat Stapleton 1973-7821
 Blair MacDonald 1973-7921
 Ted Taylor 1972-7821
 Wayne Carleton 1972-7721
35.Gordie Roberts 1975-7920
 Mike Antonovich 1972-7920
37.Bobby Guindon 1972-7919
 Kent Nilsson 1977-7919
 Gavin Kirk 1972-7919
 Norm Beaudin 1972-7619
41.Ralph Backstrom 1973-7718
 Dan Labraaten 1976-7818
 Ray Adduono 1973-7818
 Paul Shmyr 1972-7918
45.Murray Hall 1972-7617
 George Morrison 1972-7717
47.Frank Hughes 1972-7816
 Andre Hinse 1973-7716
 Ted Green 1972-7916
50.Wayne Connelly 1972-7715
 Larry Hale 1972-7815
 John McKenzie 1972-7915
 Kevin Morrison 1973-7915
 Ron Chipperfield 1974-7915
 Mike Walton 1973-7615
 Garry Lariviere 1974-7915
 Fran Huck 1973-7815
 Paulin Bordeleau 1976-7915
 Ron Plumb 1972-7915
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