NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Goals Created

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 GC
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991018.37
2.Gordie Howe* 1946-80747.01
3.Mark Messier* 1979-04703.78
4.Jaromir Jagr 1990-16698.58
5.Marcel Dionne* 1971-89684.08
6.Steve Yzerman* 1983-06665.79
7.Mario Lemieux* 1984-06649.71
8.Ron Francis* 1981-04634.65
9.Phil Esposito* 1963-81629.66
10.Joe Sakic* 1988-09611.28
11.Brett Hull* 1986-06579.24
12.Teemu Selanne 1992-14578.06
13.Mark Recchi 1988-11568.87
14.Mike Gartner* 1979-98560.43
15.Luc Robitaille* 1986-06556.82
16.Stan Mikita* 1958-80547.19
17.Ray Bourque* 1979-01544.04
18.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09542.84
19.Jari Kurri* 1980-98542.03
20.Dave Andreychuk 1982-06541.05
21.Guy Lafleur* 1971-91531.14
22.Bryan Trottier* 1975-94531.06
23.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-97529.50
24.John Bucyk* 1955-78525.55
25.Mike Modano* 1989-11522.14
26.Paul Coffey* 1980-01521.99
27.Mats Sundin* 1990-09519.82
28.Jarome Iginla 1996-16508.73
29.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-87508.60
30.Doug Gilmour* 1983-03508.33
31.Pierre Turgeon 1987-07501.58
32.Denis Savard* 1980-97495.18
33.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99492.24
34.Bobby Hull* 1957-80484.69
35.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74483.07
36.Jean Ratelle* 1960-81480.80
37.Adam Oates* 1985-04478.79
38.Norm Ullman* 1955-75475.55
39.Jean Beliveau* 1950-71475.41
40.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09467.21
41.Mike Bossy* 1977-87463.15
42.Joe Thornton 1997-16461.29
43.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07459.26
44.Bernie Nicholls 1981-99458.74
45.Michel Goulet* 1979-94458.28
46.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74456.91
47.Peter Stastny* 1980-95455.65
48.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09449.08
49.Vincent Damphousse 1986-04445.95
50.Darryl Sittler* 1970-85442.68
51.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10441.16
52.Al MacInnis* 1981-04440.04
53.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14435.47
54.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96434.67
55.Maurice Richard* 1942-60433.87
56.Bobby Clarke* 1969-84432.99
57.Keith Tkachuk 1991-10431.92
58.Pat Verbeek 1982-02430.04
59.Marian Hossa 1997-16429.91
60.Phil Housley* 1982-03427.53
61.Joe Mullen* 1981-97424.69
62.Theoren Fleury 1988-03421.52
63.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89415.51
64.Brian Bellows 1982-99411.10
65.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06410.58
66.Larry Murphy* 1980-01408.66
67.Dave Taylor 1977-94408.22
68.Bernie Federko* 1976-90408.06
69.Patrick Marleau 1997-16405.87
70.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98404.75
71.Alex Ovechkin 2005-16404.45
72.Steve Larmer 1980-95396.75
73.Rick Middleton 1974-88394.69
74.Alex Kovalev 1992-13393.03
75.Ray Whitney 1991-14391.26
76.Brian Propp 1979-94389.95
77.Rod Gilbert* 1960-78388.75
78.Henri Richard* 1955-75387.77
79.Dave Keon* 1960-82384.03
80.Patrik Elias 1995-16382.82
81.Bobby Smith 1978-93382.23
82.Martin St. Louis 1998-15381.22
83.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-12378.14
84.Peter Bondra 1990-07376.63
85.Rick Tocchet 1984-02376.57
86.Paul Kariya 1994-10374.66
87.Denis Potvin* 1973-88371.81
88.Steve Thomas 1984-04370.75
89.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16367.27
90.Gary Roberts 1986-09366.07
91.Andy Bathgate* 1952-71363.78
92.Jason Arnott 1993-12363.66
93.Dale Hunter 1980-99363.48
94.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79360.14
95.Shane Doan 1995-16359.76
96.Bill Barber* 1972-84359.03
97.Kirk Muller 1984-03358.72
98.Ray Ferraro 1984-02357.39
99.Tony Amonte 1991-07357.30
100.Ted Lindsay* 1944-65356.90
101.Owen Nolan 1990-10355.86
102.Doug Weight 1991-11355.51
103.Butch Goring 1969-85347.80
104.Bill Guerin 1991-10347.60
105.Daniel Sedin 2000-16347.36
106.Brian Leetch* 1987-06345.79
107.Steve Shutt* 1972-85344.42
108.Dean Prentice 1952-74344.21
109.Rick Vaive 1979-92342.84
110.John MacLean 1983-02340.84
111.Sidney Crosby 2005-16340.65
112.Markus Naslund 1993-09340.55
113.Trevor Linden 1988-08338.79
114.Stephane Richer 1984-02338.52
115.Ivan Boldirev 1970-85338.30
116.Dennis Maruk 1975-89338.01
117.John Ogrodnick 1979-93337.57
118.Garry Unger 1967-83337.17
119.Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99337.05
120.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79335.57
121.Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-13335.37
122.Eric Lindros* 1992-07334.77
123.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68334.54
124.Pierre Larouche 1974-88334.29
125.Pavel Bure* 1991-03333.05
126.John LeClair 1990-07331.95
127.Ryan Smyth 1994-14331.14
128.Brad Richards 2000-16330.67
129.Neal Broten 1980-97330.61
130.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16330.23
131.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10327.61
132.Scott Mellanby 1985-07327.03
133.Brent Sutter 1980-98325.37
134.Peter McNab 1973-87324.35
135.Bobby Orr* 1966-79323.82
136.Larry Robinson* 1972-92322.14
137.Wilf Paiement 1974-88320.96
138.Jean Pronovost 1968-82320.64
139.Cliff Ronning 1986-04319.56
140.Henrik Sedin 2000-16319.25
141.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00318.52
142.John Tonelli 1978-92316.57
143.Claude Lemieux 1983-09315.87
144.Milan Hejduk 1998-13314.58
145.Dany Heatley 2001-15314.31
146.Rick Kehoe 1971-85314.19
147.Red Kelly* 1947-67313.09
148.Marian Gaborik 2000-16312.64
149.Tom Lysiak 1973-86311.66
150.Ed Olczyk 1984-00310.15
151.Pit Martin 1961-79309.26
152.Chris Chelios* 1983-10307.77
153.Ken Hodge 1964-78307.72
154.Alex Tanguay 1999-16306.93
155.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-16306.78
156.Rick MacLeish 1970-84306.32
157.Alexei Yashin 1993-07304.90
158.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11304.65
159.Dave Christian 1979-94304.63
160.Rick Nash 2002-16304.52
161.Kevin Dineen 1984-03304.48
162.Brad Park* 1968-85304.13
163.Rick Martin 1971-82301.93
164.Jason Spezza 2002-16301.12
165.Scott Stevens* 1982-04300.49
166.Greg Adams 1984-01299.96
167.Cam Neely* 1983-96299.03
168.Eric Staal 2003-16298.89
169.Scott Young 1987-06298.53
170.Mike Foligno 1979-94298.10
171.Brian Rolston 1994-12297.99
172.Miroslav Satan 1995-10297.89
173.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81296.10
174.Thomas Steen 1981-95294.26
175.Saku Koivu 1995-14293.81
176.Wayne Cashman 1964-83293.13
177.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14292.30
178.Ken Linseman 1978-92291.25
179.Olli Jokinen 1997-15290.91
180.Doug Wilson 1977-93290.78
181.Bobby Holik 1990-09290.01
182.Reggie Leach 1970-83289.33
183.Pavol Demitra 1993-10288.14
184.Nels Stewart* 1925-40287.66
185.Geoff Sanderson 1990-08287.42
186.Charlie Simmer 1974-88287.22
187.Danny Gare 1974-87286.83
188.Russ Courtnall 1983-99286.75
189.Bob Carpenter 1981-99285.94
190.Mike Ridley 1985-97285.17
191.Gary Suter 1985-02284.97
192.Tim Kerr 1980-93284.81
193.Ziggy Palffy 1993-06284.76
194.Bob Nevin 1957-76284.17
195.Dave Gagner 1984-99283.49
196.Kevin Stevens 1987-02283.03
197.George Armstrong* 1949-71282.14
198.Vic Hadfield 1961-77281.95
199.Evgeni Malkin 2006-16281.78
200.Petr Sykora 1995-12279.81
201.Steve Sullivan 1995-13279.51
202.Murray Craven 1982-00278.84
203.Petr Nedved 1990-07277.47
204.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15277.00
205.Clark Gillies* 1974-88276.62
206.Ray Sheppard 1987-00276.43
207.Vinny Prospal 1996-13274.59
208.René Robert 1970-82274.55
209.Murray Oliver 1957-75274.23
210.Mike Bullard 1980-92273.93
211.Paul MacLean 1980-91273.60
212.Rob Blake* 1989-10273.24
213.Don Lever 1972-87272.16
214.Howie Morenz* 1923-37271.76
215.Cory Stillman 1994-11271.69
216.Daniel Briere 1997-15270.86
217.Ron Ellis 1963-81269.20
218.Andrew Brunette 1995-12269.12
219.Glen Murray 1991-08268.36
220.Steve Duchesne 1986-02266.71
221.Corey Perry 2005-16266.64
222.Mike Ribeiro 1999-16265.67
223.Shayne Corson 1985-04263.10
224.Mel Bridgman 1975-89262.72
225.Martin Gelinas 1988-08262.61
226.Alex Zhamnov 1992-06262.06
227.Doug Mohns 1953-75262.05
228.Tony McKegney 1978-91261.99
229.Mathieu Schneider 1987-10261.93
230.Kent Nilsson 1979-95261.12
231.Bobby Rousseau 1960-75260.96
232.Dennis Hull 1964-78260.80
233.Aurele Joliat* 1922-38260.64
234.Martin Straka 1992-08260.06
235.Borje Salming* 1973-90259.88
236.Dan Quinn 1983-97259.12
237.Ulf Dahlen 1987-03258.77
238.Stan Smyl 1978-91258.63
239.Robert Lang 1992-10258.45
240.Thomas Vanek 2005-16258.06
241.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-16257.89
242.Bob Pulford* 1956-72256.92
243.Craig Janney 1987-99256.79
244.Adam Graves 1987-03256.69
245.Scott Hartnell 2000-16256.09
246.Mark Howe* 1979-95255.98
247.Andrew Cassels 1989-06255.67
248.Craig Ramsay 1971-85255.64
249.Brian Sutter 1976-88255.43
250.Red Berenson 1961-78254.86

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player Years GC
1.Andre Lacroix 1972-79285.16
2.Marc Tardif 1973-79266.74
3.Bobby Hull* 1972-79257.90
4.Real Cloutier 1974-79230.59
5.Serge Bernier 1973-79216.34
6.Robbie Ftorek 1974-79202.61
7.Mark Howe* 1973-79195.26
8.Anders Hedberg 1974-78188.90
9.Gordie Howe* 1973-79187.37
10.Christian Bordeleau 1972-79187.15
11.Danny Lawson 1972-77177.00
12.Tom Webster 1972-78176.02
13.Ulf Nilsson 1974-78169.87
14.Rich LeDuc 1974-79162.34
15.Larry Lund 1972-78157.87
16.John McKenzie 1972-79157.72
17.Ron Ward 1972-77153.10
18.Mike Antonovich 1972-79150.89
19.Norm Ferguson 1972-78149.65
20.Michel Parizeau 1972-79145.09
21.Tim Sheehy 1972-78144.80
22.Frank Hughes 1972-78144.55
23.Larry Pleau 1972-79144.26
24.Rosaire Paiement 1972-78140.35
25.Mike Rogers 1974-79140.12
26.Blair MacDonald 1973-79138.52
27.Bryan Campbell 1972-78137.46
28.Wayne Connelly 1972-77135.83
29.Gene Peacosh 1972-77134.88
30.Wayne Rivers 1972-77134.48
31.Ron Chipperfield 1974-79134.29
32.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79132.74
33.Gavin Kirk 1972-79131.35
34.Dennis Sobchuk 1974-79130.86
35.Rusty Patenaude 1972-78123.63
36.Wayne Carleton 1972-77121.56
37.Rene Leclerc 1972-79120.20
38.John Gray 1974-79118.66
39.Paul Henderson 1974-79117.58
40.Gary Veneruzzo 1972-77117.17
41.Terry Ruskowski 1974-79114.80
42.Dick Sentes 1972-77114.78
43.Peter Sullivan 1975-79114.40
44.Rich Preston 1974-79114.37
45.Mike Walton 1973-76113.89
46.Rick Dudley 1975-79112.97
47.Ted Taylor 1972-78112.54
48.Kevin Morrison 1973-79111.95
49.John French 1972-78111.42
50.Mark Napier 1975-78108.23
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