NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Games Played

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 Years GP
1.Gordie Howe* 1946-801767
2.Mark Messier* 1979-041756
3.Ron Francis* 1981-041731
4.Mark Recchi 1988-111652
5.Chris Chelios* 1983-101651
6.Dave Andreychuk 1982-061639
7.Scott Stevens* 1982-041635
8.Jaromir Jagr 1990-161629
9.Larry Murphy* 1980-011615
10.Ray Bourque* 1979-011612
11.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-121564
12.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-741549
13.John Bucyk* 1955-781540
14.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-091524
15.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061514
16.Mike Modano* 1989-111499
17.Phil Housley* 1982-031495
18.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991487
19.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-101484
20.Jarome Iginla 1996-161474
 Doug Gilmour* 1983-031474
22.Shane Doan 1995-161466
23.Glen Wesley 1987-081457
24.Teemu Selanne 1992-141451
25.Tim Horton* 1949-741446
26.Mike Gartner* 1979-981432
27.Scott Mellanby 1985-071431
 Luc Robitaille* 1986-061431
29.Pat Verbeek 1982-021424
30.Luke Richardson 1987-091417
31.Al MacInnis* 1981-041416
32.Patrick Marleau 1997-161411
 Harry Howell* 1952-731411
34.Norm Ullman* 1955-751410
35.Paul Coffey* 1980-011409
36.Dale Hunter 1980-991407
37.Roman Hamrlik 1992-131395
38.Stan Mikita* 1958-801394
39.Doug Mohns 1953-751390
40.Larry Robinson* 1972-921384
41.Trevor Linden 1988-081382
42.Dean Prentice 1952-741378
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-041378
 Joe Sakic* 1988-091378
45.Teppo Numminen 1988-091372
46.Joe Thornton 1997-161367
47.Jeremy Roenick 1988-091363
48.Ron Stewart 1952-731353
49.Kirk Muller 1984-031349
50.Marcel Dionne* 1971-891348
51.Mats Sundin* 1990-091346
52.Adam Oates* 1985-041337
53.Ray Whitney 1991-141330
54.Guy Carbonneau 1980-001318
55.Red Kelly* 1947-671316
 Alex Kovalev 1992-131316
57.Bobby Holik 1990-091314
58.Sergei Gonchar 1994-151301
59.Dave Keon* 1960-821296
60.Pierre Turgeon 1987-071294
 Matt Cullen 1997-161294
62.Dainius Zubrus 1996-161293
63.Darryl Sydor 1991-101291
64.Mathieu Schneider 1987-101289
65.Ken Daneyko 1983-031283
66.Phil Esposito* 1963-811282
67.Jean Ratelle* 1960-811281
68.James Patrick 1983-041280
69.Bryan Trottier* 1975-941279
70.Zdeno Chara 1997-161275
71.Martin Gelinas 1988-081273
72.Ryan Smyth 1994-141270
 Rob Blake* 1989-101270
74.Brett Hull* 1986-061269
75.Martin Brodeur 1991-151266
76.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-101263
 Bill Guerin 1991-101263
78.Radek Dvorak 1995-141260
79.Ray Ferraro 1984-021258
80.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-071257
81.Henri Richard* 1955-751256
 Craig Ludwig 1982-991256
 Brian Rolston 1994-121256
84.Kevin Lowe 1979-981254
85.Jari Kurri* 1980-981251
86.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-091248
 Bill Gadsby* 1946-661248
88.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-141246
89.Jason Arnott 1993-121244
 Allan Stanley* 1948-691244
91.Patrik Elias 1995-161240
92.Doug Weight 1991-111238
93.Marian Hossa 1997-161236
94.Steve Thomas 1984-041235
95.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-991232
96.Olli Jokinen 1997-151231
97.Ed Westfall 1961-791226
98.Gary Roberts 1986-091224
 Sean O'Donnell 1994-121224
100.Brad McCrimmon 1979-971222
101.Eric Nesterenko 1951-721219
102.Claude Lemieux 1983-091215
103.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-161212
104.Marcel Pronovost* 1950-701206
105.Brian Leetch* 1987-061205
106.Keith Tkachuk 1991-101201
107.Owen Nolan 1990-101200
108.Denis Savard* 1980-971196
109.Dave Babych 1980-991195
 Todd Marchant 1993-111195
111.John MacLean 1983-021194
112.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-871191
 Marc Bergevin 1984-041191
114.Brian Bellows 1982-991188
 Kevin Dineen 1984-031188
 Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-971188
117.George Armstrong* 1949-711187
118.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-101182
 Kelly Buchberger 1987-041182
120.Scott Young 1987-061181
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-741181
122.Chris Phillips 1997-151179
123.Bob Carpenter 1981-991178
124.Don Marshall 1951-721176
125.Tony Amonte 1991-071174
126.Sylvain Cote 1984-031171
127.Chris Pronger* 1993-121167
128.Henrik Sedin 2000-161166
129.Mike Keane 1988-041161
130.Bob Gainey* 1973-891160
131.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-141159
132.Kevin Hatcher 1984-011157
 Eric Weinrich 1988-061157
 Kris Draper 1990-111157
135.Shayne Corson 1985-041156
136.Adam Foote 1991-111154
137.Rob Niedermayer 1993-111153
138.Adam Graves 1987-031152
139.Leo Boivin* 1951-701150
140.Garry Galley 1984-011149
141.Borje Salming* 1973-901148
142.Gary Suter 1985-021145
143.Bobby Clarke* 1969-841144
 Rick Tocchet 1984-021144
145.Daniel Sedin 2000-161143
 Eric Desjardins 1988-061143
147.Cliff Ronning 1986-041137
148.Stu Barnes 1991-081136
 David Legwand 1998-161136
150.Bryan McCabe 1995-111135
151.Martin St. Louis 1998-151134
152.Dave Ellett 1984-001129
 Glenn Anderson* 1980-961129
154.Ed Jovanovski 1995-141128
 Jamie Macoun 1982-991128
 Bob Nevin 1957-761128
157.Bernie Nicholls 1981-991127
 Murray Oliver 1957-751127
159.Brad Richards 2000-161126
 Guy Lafleur* 1971-911126
161.Jean Beliveau* 1950-711125
162.Saku Koivu 1995-141124
163.Markus Naslund 1993-091117
164.Don Sweeney 1988-041115
165.Steve Duchesne 1986-021113
 Brad Park* 1968-851113
 Doug Harvey* 1947-691113
168.Dave Taylor 1977-941111
 Lanny McDonald* 1973-891111
 Brent Sutter 1980-981111
171.Andrew Brunette 1995-121110
172.Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-131109
 Calle Johansson 1987-041109
 Scott Hartnell 2000-161109
175.Kimmo Timonen 1998-151108
 Adrian Aucoin 1994-131108
 Hal Gill 1997-141108
 Vinny Prospal 1996-131108
179.Butch Goring 1969-851107
 Derek Morris 1997-141107
181.Garry Unger 1967-831105
182.Geoff Sanderson 1990-081104
183.Dave Manson 1986-021103
184.Pit Martin 1961-791101
185.Mike Ricci 1990-071099
 Neal Broten 1980-971099
187.Jay Wells 1979-971098
188.Gordie Roberts 1979-941097
 Tom Fitzgerald 1988-061097
190.Darryl Sittler* 1970-851096
191.Craig MacTavish 1979-971093
 Dan Boyle 1998-161093
 Ron Sutter 1982-011093
194.Chris Gratton 1993-091092
195.Daymond Langkow 1995-121090
196.Michel Goulet* 1979-941089
 Robyn Regehr 1999-151089
198.Alex Tanguay 1999-161088
199.Carol Vadnais 1966-831087
200.Brad Marsh 1978-931086
201.Alexei Zhitnik 1992-081085
202.Theoren Fleury 1988-031084
 Dave Lowry 1985-041084
204.Ian Laperriere 1993-101083
205.Peter Bondra 1990-071081
206.Ulf Samuelsson 1984-001080
207.Bob Pulford* 1956-721079
 Scott Gomez 1999-161079
209.Bobby Smith 1978-931077
210.Kirk Maltby 1993-101072
211.Murray Craven 1982-001071
 Doug Bodger 1984-001071
213.Mike Ramsey 1979-971070
 Craig Ramsay 1971-851070
215.Andy Bathgate* 1952-711069
216.Sergei Zubov 1992-091068
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-651068
 Mike Knuble 1996-131068
219.Terry Harper 1962-811066
220.Rod Gilbert* 1960-781065
221.Bobby Hull* 1957-801063
222.Joe Mullen* 1981-971062
223.Bob Rouse 1983-001061
224.Denis Potvin* 1973-881060
 Mike Grier 1996-111060
226.Kelly Miller 1984-991057
227.Greg Adams 1984-011056
 Brad Stuart 1999-161056
 Bryan Smolinski 1992-081056
 Jean-Guy Talbot 1954-711056
 Lyle Odelein 1989-061056
232.Scott Hannan 1998-151055
 Randy Carlyle 1976-931055
234.Craig Berube 1986-031054
 Stephane Richer 1984-021054
236.Ivan Boldirev 1970-851052
237.Miroslav Satan 1995-101050
238.Mike Sillinger 1990-091049
239.Geoff Courtnall 1983-001048
240.Eddie Shack 1958-751047
241.Matt Cooke 1998-151046
242.Derian Hatcher 1991-081045
243.Rob Ramage 1979-941044
244.Brad May 1991-101041
 Nick Schultz 2001-161041
246.Serge Savard* 1966-831040
247.Bret Hedican 1991-091039
248.Stephane Quintal 1988-041037
249.Ron Ellis 1963-811034
250.Harold Snepsts 1974-911033
 Curtis Leschyshyn 1988-041033

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player Years GP
1.Andre Lacroix 1972-79551
2.Ron Plumb 1972-79549
3.Paul Shmyr 1972-79511
4.Michel Parizeau 1972-79509
5.Mike Antonovich 1972-79486
6.Rick Ley 1972-79478
7.John McKenzie 1972-79477
8.Blair MacDonald 1973-79476
9.Larry Pleau 1972-79468
10.Poul Popiel 1972-78467
11.Bobby Guindon 1972-79463
12.Larry Lund 1972-78459
13.Rosaire Paiement 1972-78455
 Ken Block 1972-79455
 Al Hamilton 1972-79455
16.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79454
17.Ted Green 1972-79452
 Rene Leclerc 1972-79452
19.Marty Howe 1973-79449
20.Don Burgess 1972-79446
 Marc Tardif 1973-79446
22.Francois Lacombe 1972-79440
23.Norm Ferguson 1972-78436
24.Bryan Campbell 1972-78433
 Tim Sheehy 1972-78433
26.Brad Selwood 1972-79431
 Rusty Patenaude 1972-78431
 Jim Dorey 1972-79431
29.Reg Thomas 1973-79428
30.Mark Howe* 1973-79426
31.Gavin Kirk 1972-79422
32.Ted Taylor 1972-78421
33.John French 1972-78420
34.Gordie Howe* 1973-79419
35.Kevin Morrison 1973-79418
36.Serge Bernier 1973-79417
37.Bob Fitchner 1973-79414
38.Rick Morris 1972-78413
 Larry Hale 1972-78413
40.Christian Bordeleau 1972-79412
41.Bobby Hull* 1972-79411
42.Darryl Maggs 1973-79402
43.Mike Rogers 1974-79396
44.Rich LeDuc 1974-79394
45.Danny Lawson 1972-77392
 Frank Hughes 1972-78392
 Jim Turkiewicz 1974-79392
48.Rich Preston 1974-79388
49.Barry Long 1974-79387
50.John Schella 1972-78385