NHL & WHA Single Season 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
Rank Player A Season
1. Wayne Gretzky* 163 1985-86
2. Wayne Gretzky* 135 1984-85
3. Wayne Gretzky* 125 1982-83
4. Wayne Gretzky* 122 1990-91
5. Wayne Gretzky* 121 1986-87
6. Wayne Gretzky* 120 1981-82
7. Wayne Gretzky* 118 1983-84
8. Mario Lemieux* 114 1988-89
  Wayne Gretzky* 114 1988-89
10. Wayne Gretzky* 109 1987-88
  Wayne Gretzky* 109 1980-81
12. Bobby Orr* 102 1970-71
  Wayne Gretzky* 102 1989-90
14. Mario Lemieux* 98 1987-88
15. Adam Oates* 97 1992-93
16. Joe Thornton 96 2005-06
17. Pat LaFontaine* 95 1992-93
  Doug Gilmour* 95 1992-93
19. Peter Stastny* 93 1981-82
  Mario Lemieux* 93 1985-86
21. Mario Lemieux* 92 1995-96
  Joe Thornton 92 2006-07
  Ron Francis* 92 1995-96
  Wayne Gretzky* 92 1993-94
25. Mario Lemieux* 91 1992-93
26. Bobby Orr* 90 1973-74
  Wayne Gretzky* 90 1991-92
  Paul Coffey* 90 1985-86
  Adam Oates* 90 1990-91
  Steve Yzerman* 90 1988-89
31. Bobby Clarke* 89 1975-76
  Bobby Clarke* 89 1974-75
  Bobby Orr* 89 1974-75
34. Mario Lemieux* 87 1991-92
  Jaromir Jagr 87 1995-96
  Denis Savard* 87 1981-82
  Denis Savard* 87 1987-88
  Bryan Trottier* 87 1978-79
  Bobby Orr* 87 1969-70
40. Denis Savard* 86 1982-83
  Peter Forsberg* 86 1995-96
  Wayne Gretzky* 86 1979-80
  Paul Coffey* 86 1983-84
44. Sidney Crosby 84 2006-07
  Mark Messier* 84 1989-90
  Marcel Dionne* 84 1979-80
  Doug Gilmour* 84 1993-94
  Paul Coffey* 84 1984-85
49. Jaromir Jagr 83 1998-99
  Mike Bossy* 83 1981-82
  Paul Coffey* 83 1988-89
  Henrik Sedin 83 2009-10
53. Kent Nilsson 82 1980-81
  Pete Mahovlich 82 1974-75
  Craig Janney 82 1992-93
56. Peter Stastny* 81 1985-86
57. Marcel Dionne* 80 1984-85
  Adam Oates* 80 1993-94
  Guy Lafleur* 80 1976-77
  Dale Hawerchuk* 80 1992-93
  Brian Leetch* 80 1991-92
  Bobby Orr* 80 1971-72
  Bernie Nicholls 80 1988-89
64. Bryan Trottier* 79 1981-82
  Phil Housley* 79 1992-93
  Wayne Gretzky* 79 1995-96
  Adam Oates* 79 1991-92
  Adam Oates* 79 1989-90
  Steve Yzerman* 79 1992-93
  Doug Weight 79 1995-96
71. Evgeni Malkin 78 2008-09
  Mario Lemieux* 78 1989-90
73. Barry Pederson 77 1983-84
  Sergei Zubov 77 1993-94
  Phil Esposito* 77 1968-69
  Phil Esposito* 77 1973-74
  Marcel Dionne* 77 1980-81
  Dale Hawerchuk* 77 1987-88
  Dale Hawerchuk* 77 1984-85
  Bryan Trottier* 77 1977-78
  Peter Forsberg* 77 2002-03
  Peter Stastny* 77 1982-83
  Guy Lafleur* 77 1978-79
84. Phil Esposito* 76 1970-71
  Neal Broten 76 1985-86
  Dennis Maruk 76 1981-82
  Ron Francis* 76 1992-93
88. Henrik Sedin 75 2010-11
  Guy Lafleur* 75 1979-80
  Al MacInnis* 75 1990-91
  Paul Coffey* 75 1992-93
  Dale Hawerchuk* 75 1991-92
  Phil Esposito* 75 1972-73
94. Marc Savard 74 2006-07
  Marcel Dionne* 74 1974-75
  Mark Messier* 74 1987-88
  Paul Coffey* 74 1989-90
  Pierre Turgeon 74 1992-93
99. Bernie Nicholls 73 1989-90
  Bernie Federko* 73 1980-81
  Mark Recchi 73 1990-91
  Ray Bourque* 73 1990-91
  Peter Stastny* 73 1983-84
  Bernie Federko* 73 1984-85
105. Guy Lafleur* 72 1977-78
  Mario Lemieux* 72 1996-97
  Ray Bourque* 72 1986-87
  Wayne Gretzky* 72 1996-97
  Bryan Trottier* 72 1980-81
  Darryl Sittler* 72 1977-78
  Brian Leetch* 72 1990-91
  Bobby Orr* 72 1972-73
  Mark Messier* 72 1991-92
114. John Cullen 71 1990-91
  Bob MacMillan 71 1978-79
  Marcel Dionne* 71 1978-79
  Pete Mahovlich 71 1975-76
  Bobby Smith 71 1981-82
  Henrik Sedin 71 2006-07
  Ray Bourque* 71 1993-94
  Jason Spezza 71 2005-06
  Bryan Trottier* 71 1983-84
123. Joe Juneau 70 1992-93
  Brian Leetch* 70 1995-96
  Gary Suter 70 1987-88
  Denis Potvin* 70 1978-79
  Peter Stastny* 70 1980-81
  Mark Messier* 70 1986-87
  Sidney Crosby 70 2008-09
  Mark Recchi 70 1992-93
131. Paul Coffey* 69 1990-91
  Guy Lafleur* 69 1975-76
  Gilbert Perreault* 69 1975-76
  Marcel Dionne* 69 1976-77
  Joe Sakic* 69 1995-96
  Kevin Stevens 69 1991-92
  Jean Ratelle* 69 1975-76
  Ron Francis* 69 1989-90
  Joe Thornton 69 2009-10
  Bernie Federko* 69 1987-88
  Jaromir Jagr 69 2005-06
  Adam Oates* 69 2000-01
  Jaromir Jagr 69 2000-01
  Denis Savard* 69 1985-86
  Craig Janney 69 1991-92
  Marc Savard 69 2005-06
147. Nicklas Backstrom 68 2009-10
  Martin Straka 68 2000-01
  Martin St. Louis 68 2010-11
  Teemu Selanne 68 1995-96
  Sergei Fedorov* 68 1995-96
  Eric Lindros* 68 1995-96
  Sidney Crosby 68 2013-14
  Craig Janney 68 1993-94
  Bernie Federko* 68 1985-86
  Bobby Clarke* 68 1977-78
  Peter Stastny* 68 1984-85
  Ken Linseman 68 1981-82
  Brad Richards 68 2005-06
160. Mats Naslund 67 1985-86
  Randy Carlyle 67 1980-81
  Paul Coffey* 67 1982-83
  Mats Sundin* 67 1992-93
  Joe Thornton 67 2007-08
  Denis Savard* 67 1984-85
  Mark Recchi 67 1993-94
  Jaromir Jagr 67 1993-94
  Mike Bossy* 67 1983-84
  Denis Potvin* 67 1975-76
  Syl Apps 67 1975-76
  Glenn Anderson* 67 1981-82
  Dave Taylor 67 1981-82
  Bobby Clarke* 67 1972-73
  Blake Dunlop 67 1980-81
  Stan Mikita* 67 1968-69
  Adam Oates* 67 1995-96
  Doug Gilmour* 67 1989-90
  Phil Esposito* 67 1971-72
  Peter Forsberg* 67 1998-99
  Brad Richards 67 2009-10
  Jaromir Jagr 67 1997-98
  Wayne Gretzky* 67 1997-98
  Marcel Dionne* 67 1981-82
  Henrik Sedin 67 2011-12
185. Borje Salming* 66 1976-77
  Larry Robinson* 66 1976-77
  Bernie Federko* 66 1983-84
  Peter Forsberg* 66 1997-98
  Gilbert Perreault* 66 1979-80
  Joe Juneau 66 1993-94
  Ron Francis* 66 1993-94
  Tim Young 66 1976-77
  Erik Karlsson 66 2015-16
  Craig Janney 66 1990-91
  Pierre Turgeon 66 1989-90
  Rob Brown 66 1988-89
  Bobby Smith 66 1987-88
  Nicklas Backstrom 66 2008-09
  Ryan Getzlaf 66 2008-09
  Phil Esposito* 66 1974-75
  Theoren Fleury 66 1992-93
  Jaromir Jagr 66 2006-07
  Mark Messier* 66 1992-93
  Pavel Datsyuk 66 2007-08
  Guy Lafleur* 66 1974-75
  Ray Bourque* 66 1984-85
207. Joe Thornton 65 2013-14
  Claude Giroux 65 2011-12
  John Bucyk* 65 1970-71
  Martin St. Louis 65 2009-10
  Doug Weight 65 2000-01
  Pavel Datsyuk 65 2008-09
  Joe Thornton 65 2002-03
  Michal Pivonka 65 1995-96
  Michel Goulet* 65 1983-84
  Steve Yzerman* 65 1989-90
  Ray Bourque* 65 1989-90
  Dale Hawerchuk* 65 1983-84
  Mike Rogers 65 1981-82
  Joe Sakic* 65 1991-92
  Peter Stastny* 65 1987-88
  Ray Bourque* 65 1983-84
  Mike Rogers 65 1980-81
  Dave Taylor 65 1980-81
225. Joe Sakic* 64 2006-07
  Andrew Cassels 64 1992-93
  Ray Bourque* 64 1987-88
  Nicklas Lidstrom* 64 2005-06
  Joe Sakic* 64 1993-94
  Jari Kurri* 64 1984-85
  Sergei Fedorov* 64 1993-94
  Bryan Trottier* 64 1986-87
  Mark Messier* 64 1983-84
  Bobby Smith 64 1980-81
  Denis Potvin* 64 1977-78
  Randy Carlyle 64 1981-82
  Bernie Federko* 64 1978-79
  Joe Sakic* 64 2000-01
  Adam Oates* 64 2001-02
  Ron Francis* 64 1990-91
241. Ray Bourque* 63 1992-93
  Marc Savard 63 2008-09
  Joe Thornton 63 2015-16
  Ron Schock 63 1974-75
  Jean Ratelle* 63 1971-72
  Phil Housley* 63 1991-92
  Larry Murphy* 63 1992-93
  Joe Sakic* 63 1989-90
  Daniel Sedin 63 2010-11
  Doug Gilmour* 63 1986-87
  Mark Recchi 63 1999-00
  Ron Francis* 63 1996-97
  Mario Lemieux* 63 2002-03
  Denis Potvin* 63 1983-84
  Paul Coffey* 63 1993-94
  Jari Kurri* 63 1985-86
  Bobby Clarke* 63 1976-77
  Bryan Trottier* 63 1975-76
  Sidney Crosby 63 2005-06
  Daniel Briere 63 2006-07
  Marc Savard 63 2007-08
  Luc Robitaille* 63 1991-92
  Larry Robinson* 63 1985-86
  Ron Francis* 63 1986-87
  Steve Yzerman* 63 1996-97

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player A Season
1. Andre Lacroix 106 1974-75
2. Ulf Nilsson 94 1974-75
3. Marc Tardif 89 1977-78
  Ulf Nilsson 89 1977-78
5. Ulf Nilsson 85 1976-77
6. Andre Lacroix 82 1976-77
7. Andre Lacroix 80 1973-74
8. Andre Lacroix 77 1977-78
  J.C. Tremblay 77 1975-76
  Marc Tardif 77 1975-76
  Robbie Ftorek 77 1978-79
12. Ulf Nilsson 76 1975-76
13. Larry Lund 75 1974-75
  Real Cloutier 75 1976-77
  Christian Bordeleau 75 1976-77
  J.C. Tremblay 75 1972-73
17. Andre Lacroix 74 1972-73
18. Real Cloutier 73 1977-78
19. Robbie Ftorek 72 1975-76
  Andre Lacroix 72 1975-76
  Christian Bordeleau 72 1975-76
22. Bobby Hull* 71 1977-78
  Robbie Ftorek 71 1976-77
24. Bobby Hull* 70 1975-76
  Gordie Howe* 70 1975-76
26. Gordie Howe* 69 1973-74
27. Serge Bernier 68 1975-76
  Kent Nilsson 68 1978-79
  Serge Bernier 68 1974-75
30. Ron Ward 67 1972-73
  Ray Adduono 67 1975-76
32. Wayne Dillon 66 1974-75
  Terry Ruskowski 66 1978-79
34. Bobby Hull* 65 1974-75
  Mark Howe* 65 1978-79
  Kent Nilsson 65 1977-78
  Gordie Howe* 65 1974-75
  Norm Beaudin 65 1972-73
39. Wayne Gretzky* 64 1978-79
40. Bob Sicinski 63 1972-73
  Dave Keon* 63 1976-77
42. Gordie Howe* 62 1977-78
  Bryan Campbell 62 1973-74
44. Kevin Morrison 61 1974-75
  Mark Howe* 61 1977-78
  Terry Caffery 61 1972-73
  Anders Hedberg 61 1976-77
48. Terry Ruskowski 60 1976-77
  Gord Labossiere 60 1972-73
  Mike Walton 60 1973-74
  Marc Tardif 60 1976-77
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