NHL & WHA Career Playoff 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.Chris Chelios* 1983-10266
2.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-12263
3.Patrick Roy* 1984-03247
4.Mark Messier* 1979-04236
5.Claude Lemieux 1983-09234
6.Scott Stevens* 1982-04233
7.Guy Carbonneau 1980-00231
8.Larry Robinson* 1972-92227
9.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96225
10.Kris Draper 1990-11222
11.Bryan Trottier* 1975-94221
12.Mike Keane 1988-04220
13.Larry Murphy* 1980-01215
14.Kevin Lowe 1979-98214
 Ray Bourque* 1979-01214
16.Jaromir Jagr 1990-16208
 Wayne Gretzky* 1979-99208
18.Martin Brodeur 1991-15205
19.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10202
 Brett Hull* 1986-06202
21.Marian Hossa 1997-16201
22.Jari Kurri* 1980-98200
23.Steve Yzerman* 1983-06196
24.Paul Coffey* 1980-01194
25.Craig MacTavish 1979-97193
26.Mark Recchi 1988-11189
27.Esa Tikkanen 1985-99186
 Dale Hunter 1980-99186
29.Denis Potvin* 1973-88185
30.Bobby Smith 1978-93184
 Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09184
32.Charlie Huddy 1980-97183
 Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09183
34.Bob Gainey* 1973-89182
 Doug Gilmour* 1983-03182
36.Tomas Holmstrom 1996-12180
 Henri Richard* 1955-75180
38.Craig Ludwig 1982-99177
 Al MacInnis* 1981-04177
40.Mike Modano* 1989-11176
41.Ken Daneyko 1983-03175
42.Darren McCarty 1993-09174
 Steve Thomas 1984-04174
44.Chris Pronger* 1993-12173
45.Joe Sakic* 1988-09172
 John Tonelli 1978-92172
47.Stephane Yelle 1995-10171
 Ron Francis* 1981-04171
 Patrick Marleau 1997-16171
50.Adam Foote 1991-11170
51.Kirk Maltby 1993-10169
 Glen Wesley 1987-08169
 Denis Savard* 1980-97169
54.Eric Desjardins 1988-06168
55.Brian Rafalski 1999-11165
56.Clark Gillies* 1974-88164
 Brian Skrudland 1985-00164
 Sergei Zubov 1992-09164
 Red Kelly* 1947-67164
60.Adam Oates* 1985-04163
61.Jean Beliveau* 1950-71162
 Patrik Elias 1995-16162
 Dave Andreychuk 1982-06162
64.Ed Belfour* 1988-07161
 Brad Park* 1968-85161
 Duane Sutter 1979-90161
67.Brian Propp 1979-94160
68.Jamie Macoun 1982-99159
 Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10159
 Luc Robitaille* 1986-06159
71.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07158
72.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16157
 Bob Nystrom 1972-86157
 Gordie Howe* 1946-80157
75.Joe Thornton 1997-16156
 Geoff Courtnall 1983-00156
77.Darryl Sydor 1991-10155
 Stan Mikita* 1958-80155
79.John LeClair 1990-07154
 Jeremy Roenick 1988-09154
81.Gordie Roberts 1979-94153
 Jimmy Roberts 1963-78153
83.Valtteri Filppula 2005-16152
84.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11151
85.Igor Larionov* 1989-04150
 Grant Fuhr* 1981-00150
 Jean-Guy Talbot 1954-71150
88.Scott Gomez 1999-16149
89.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79147
 Martin Gelinas 1988-08147
91.Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-13146
 Rob Blake* 1989-10146
 Brad Richards 2000-16146
94.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79145
 Wayne Cashman 1964-83145
 Rick Tocchet 1984-02145
97.Brent Sutter 1980-98144
98.Joe Mullen* 1981-97143
 Brian Bellows 1982-99143
100.Brad Stuart 1999-16142
 Patrick Sharp 2002-16142
102.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15141
 John Madden 1998-12141
 Bobby Holik 1990-09141
 Scott Young 1987-06141
 Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99141
 Zdeno Chara 1997-16141
 Chris Kunitz 2003-16141
109.Bob Carpenter 1981-99140
 Steve Larmer 1980-95140
 Andre Dupont 1970-83140
 Bill Guerin 1991-10140
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-04140
 Shayne Corson 1985-04140
115.Mike Krushelnyski 1981-95139
 Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99139
 Bob Bourne 1974-88139
118.Mike Vernon 1982-02138
119.Doug Harvey* 1947-69137
 Randy Gregg 1982-92137
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74137
 Sandis Ozolinsh 1992-08137
 Henrik Zetterberg 2002-16137
124.Bobby Clarke* 1969-84136
 Mike Richards 2005-16136
 Scott Mellanby 1985-07136
 Bob Rouse 1983-00136
128.Neal Broten 1980-97135
 Dickie Moore* 1951-68135
 Chris Drury 1998-11135
131.Marcel Pronovost* 1950-70134
 Stephane Richer 1984-02134
 Butch Goring 1969-85134
 Mike McPhee 1983-94134
 Steve Smith 1984-01134
136.Maurice Richard* 1942-60133
 Derian Hatcher 1991-08133
 Curtis Joseph 1989-09133
 Petr Sykora 1995-12133
 Greg Gilbert 1981-96133
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-65133
142.Billy Smith* 1971-89132
 Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68132
 Ulf Samuelsson 1984-00132
 Tim Hunter 1981-97132
 Don Marcotte 1965-82132
 Andy Moog 1980-98132
148.Peter Zezel 1984-99131
 Jay Pandolfo 1996-13131
150.Gary Roberts 1986-09130
 Teemu Selanne 1992-14130
 Serge Savard* 1966-83130
 Phil Esposito* 1963-81130
 Dan Boyle 1998-16130
155.Bill Barber* 1972-84129
 Sylvain Lefebvre 1989-03129
 Dave Poulin 1982-95129
 Mike Bossy* 1977-87129
 Chris Osgood 1993-11129
 Russ Courtnall 1983-99129
161.Keith Primeau 1990-06128
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75128
 Guy Lafleur* 1971-91128
164.Petr Svoboda 1984-01127
 Ken Morrow 1979-89127
 Shjon Podein 1992-03127
 Kirk Muller 1984-03127
 Matt Carle 2005-16127
 Justin Williams 2000-16127
170.Cliff Ronning 1986-04126
 Claude Provost 1955-70126
 Tim Horton* 1949-74126
173.Mel Bridgman 1975-89125
 Adam Graves 1987-03125
175.Sidney Crosby 2005-16124
 Alexander Mogilny 1989-06124
 Niklas Hjalmarsson 2007-16124
 Trevor Linden 1988-08124
 Jonathan Toews 2007-16124
 Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14124
 Evgeni Malkin 2006-16124
 Doug Risebrough 1974-87124
 John Bucyk* 1955-78124
 Eric Nesterenko 1951-72124
 Daniel Briere 1997-15124
186.Bryan Smolinski 1992-08123
 Alex Kovalev 1992-13123
 Randy McKay 1988-03123
 Richard Matvichuk 1992-07123
 Kjell Samuelsson 1985-99123
 Guy Lapointe* 1968-84123
 Jean Ratelle* 1960-81123
 Patrick Kane 2007-16123
194.Mike Gartner* 1979-98122
 Joel Otto 1984-98122
 Duncan Keith 2005-16122
 Rob Scuderi 2003-16122
 Jason Arnott 1993-12122
199.Steve Duchesne 1986-02121
 Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74121
 Dan Cleary 1997-15121
202.Craig Janney 1987-99120
 Joe Murphy 1986-01120
 Andrew Ference 1999-16120
205.Ron Stewart 1952-73119
 Kelly Miller 1984-99119
 Bobby Hull* 1957-80119
 Sergio Momesso 1983-97119
 Brent Seabrook 2005-16119
 Dominik Hasek* 1990-08119
 Tom Barrasso 1983-03119
212.Joe Kocur 1984-99118
 Kevin Hatcher 1984-01118
 Bernie Nicholls 1981-99118
 Murray Craven 1982-00118
 Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10118
 Brenden Morrow 1999-15118
 Dave Reid 1983-01118
219.Pat Verbeek 1982-02117
 Lanny McDonald* 1973-89117
 James Patrick 1983-04117
222.Dave Ellett 1984-00116
 Stu Barnes 1991-08116
 Jeff Carter 2005-16116
 Viacheslav Fetisov* 1989-98116
 Michal Handzus 1998-14116
 Brad McCrimmon 1979-97116
 Kris Letang 2006-16116
 Henrik Lundqvist 2005-16116
 Rob Niedermayer 1993-11116
 Ralph Backstrom 1956-73116
232.Braydon Coburn 2005-16115
 Glenn Hall* 1952-71115
 Mike Ramsey 1979-97115
 Marty McSorley 1983-00115
 Bert Olmstead* 1948-62115
237.Chris Phillips 1997-15114
 Dick Duff* 1954-72114
 Mike Fisher 1999-16114
 Mathieu Schneider 1987-10114
 Gerald Diduck 1984-01114
 Dave Babych 1980-99114
 Jay Wells 1979-97114
 Colin White 1999-12114
 Rick Middleton 1974-88114
 Rick MacLeish 1970-84114
247.Ryan Walter 1978-93113
 Chico Maki 1961-76113
 Ken Linseman 1978-92113
 Roman Hamrlik 1992-13113
 Troy Murray 1981-96113
 Craig Muni 1981-98113
 Butch Bouchard* 1941-56113

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player Years GP
1.Gordie Howe* 1973-7978
2.Mark Howe* 1973-7975
 Marty Howe 1973-7975
4.Rick Ley 1972-7973
5.Poul Popiel 1972-7871
6.John Schella 1972-7866
 Larry Pleau 1972-7966
8.Larry Hale 1972-7865
9.Bobby Guindon 1972-7964
10.Brad Selwood 1972-7963
 Ted Taylor 1972-7863
12.Ted Green 1972-7961
13.Bobby Hull* 1972-7960
14.Larry Lund 1972-7859
15.Mike Antonovich 1972-7957
16.Frank Hughes 1972-7854
 Francois Lacombe 1972-7954
 Murray Hall 1972-7654
19.Christian Bordeleau 1972-7953
20.Terry Ruskowski 1974-7952
 Peter Sullivan 1975-7952
 Steve Sutherland 1972-7852
 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 1974-7952
24.Rich Preston 1974-7951
 Richard Brodeur 1972-7951
 Jim Dorey 1972-7951
 Willy Lindstrom 1975-7951
28.Bill Lesuk 1975-7950
 Gord Labossiere 1972-7650
30.Joe Daley 1972-7949
 Serge Bernier 1973-7949
 Lyle Moffat 1975-7949
33.Curt Brackenbury 1973-7948
 Real Cloutier 1974-7948
 Andre Lacroix 1972-7948
36.Al Hangsleben 1974-7947
37.Gordie Roberts 1975-7946
 Tom Earl 1972-7746
 Mike Rogers 1974-7946
40.John French 1972-7844
 Marc Tardif 1973-7944
 Rosaire Paiement 1972-7844
43.Paul Shmyr 1972-7943
 Barry Long 1974-7943
 Tom Webster 1972-7843
46.Ulf Nilsson 1974-7842
 Andre Hinse 1973-7742
 Anders Hedberg 1974-7842
49.Ron Plumb 1972-7941
50.Dick Sentes 1972-7740