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
RankPlayerYearsGC
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991018.37
2.Gordie Howe* 1946-80747.01
3.Jaromir Jagr 1990-17708.84
4.Mark Messier* 1979-04703.78
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 1996-17513.62
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.Joe Thornton 1997-17470.07
41.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09467.21
42.Mike Bossy* 1977-87463.15
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.Marian Hossa 1997-17442.90
51.Darryl Sittler* 1970-85442.68
52.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10441.16
53.Al MacInnis* 1981-04440.04
54.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14435.47
55.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96434.67
56.Maurice Richard* 1942-60433.87
57.Bobby Clarke* 1969-84432.99
58.Keith Tkachuk 1991-10431.92
59.Pat Verbeek 1982-02430.04
60.Phil Housley* 1982-03427.53
61.Joe Mullen* 1981-97424.69
62.Alex Ovechkin 2005-17421.83
63.Theoren Fleury 1988-03421.52
64.Patrick Marleau 1997-17416.51
65.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89415.51
66.Brian Bellows 1982-99411.10
67.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06410.58
68.Larry Murphy* 1980-01408.66
69.Dave Taylor 1977-94408.22
70.Bernie Federko* 1976-90408.06
71.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98404.75
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.Shane Doan 1995-17364.80
92.Andy Bathgate* 1952-71363.78
93.Jason Arnott 1993-12363.66
94.Dale Hunter 1980-99363.48
95.Sidney Crosby 2005-17362.67
96.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79360.14
97.Bill Barber* 1972-84359.03
98.Kirk Muller 1984-03358.72
99.Daniel Sedin 2000-17357.52
100.Ray Ferraro 1984-02357.39
101.Tony Amonte 1991-07357.30
102.Ted Lindsay* 1944-65356.90
103.Owen Nolan 1990-10355.86
104.Doug Weight 1991-11355.51
105.Butch Goring 1969-85347.80
106.Bill Guerin 1991-10347.60
107.Brian Leetch* 1987-06345.79
108.Steve Shutt* 1972-85344.42
109.Dean Prentice 1952-74344.21
110.Rick Vaive 1979-92342.84
111.John MacLean 1983-02340.84
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.Henrik Sedin 2000-17330.78
129.Brad Richards 2000-16330.67
130.Neal Broten 1980-97330.61
131.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16330.23
132.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10327.61
133.Scott Mellanby 1985-07327.03
134.Brent Sutter 1980-98325.37
135.Peter McNab 1973-87324.35
136.Bobby Orr* 1966-79323.82
137.Larry Robinson* 1972-92322.14
138.Wilf Paiement 1974-88320.96
139.Jean Pronovost 1968-82320.64
140.Cliff Ronning 1986-04319.56
141.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00318.52
142.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-17317.72
143.John Tonelli 1978-92316.57
144.Marian Gaborik 2000-17316.18
145.Claude Lemieux 1983-09315.87
146.Rick Nash 2002-17314.90
147.Milan Hejduk 1998-13314.58
148.Dany Heatley 2001-15314.31
149.Rick Kehoe 1971-85314.19
150.Eric Staal 2003-17314.02
151.Red Kelly* 1947-67313.09
152.Tom Lysiak 1973-86311.66
153.Jason Spezza 2002-17310.18
154.Ed Olczyk 1984-00310.15
155.Pit Martin 1961-79309.26
156.Chris Chelios* 1983-10307.77
157.Ken Hodge 1964-78307.72
158.Alex Tanguay 1999-16306.93
159.Rick MacLeish 1970-84306.32
160.Alexei Yashin 1993-07304.90
161.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11304.65
162.Dave Christian 1979-94304.63
163.Kevin Dineen 1984-03304.48
164.Brad Park* 1968-85304.13
165.Evgeni Malkin 2006-17302.19
166.Rick Martin 1971-82301.93
167.Scott Stevens* 1982-04300.49
168.Greg Adams 1984-01299.96
169.Cam Neely* 1983-96299.03
170.Scott Young 1987-06298.53
171.Mike Foligno 1979-94298.10
172.Brian Rolston 1994-12297.99
173.Miroslav Satan 1995-10297.89
174.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81296.10
175.Thomas Steen 1981-95294.26
176.Saku Koivu 1995-14293.81
177.Wayne Cashman 1964-83293.13
178.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14292.30
179.Ken Linseman 1978-92291.25
180.Olli Jokinen 1997-15290.91
181.Doug Wilson 1977-93290.78
182.Bobby Holik 1990-09290.01
183.Reggie Leach 1970-83289.33
184.Pavol Demitra 1993-10288.14
185.Nels Stewart* 1925-40287.66
186.Geoff Sanderson 1990-08287.42
187.Charlie Simmer 1974-88287.22
188.Danny Gare 1974-87286.83
189.Russ Courtnall 1983-99286.75
190.Bob Carpenter 1981-99285.94
191.Mike Ridley 1985-97285.17
192.Gary Suter 1985-02284.97
193.Tim Kerr 1980-93284.81
194.Ziggy Palffy 1993-06284.76
195.Bob Nevin 1957-76284.17
196.Dave Gagner 1984-99283.49
197.Kevin Stevens 1987-02283.03
198.George Armstrong* 1949-71282.14
199.Vic Hadfield 1961-77281.95
200.Petr Sykora 1995-12279.81
201.Steve Sullivan 1995-13279.51
202.Murray Craven 1982-00278.84
203.Corey Perry 2005-17278.77
204.Petr Nedved 1990-07277.47
205.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15277.00
206.Clark Gillies* 1974-88276.62
207.Ray Sheppard 1987-00276.43
208.Vinny Prospal 1996-13274.59
209.René Robert 1970-82274.55
210.Murray Oliver 1957-75274.23
211.Mike Bullard 1980-92273.93
212.Paul MacLean 1980-91273.60
213.Mike Ribeiro 1999-17273.34
214.Rob Blake* 1989-10273.24
215.Don Lever 1972-87272.16
216.Howie Morenz* 1923-37271.76
217.Cory Stillman 1994-11271.69
218.Daniel Briere 1997-15270.86
219.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-17270.02
220.Thomas Vanek 2005-17269.82
221.Ron Ellis 1963-81269.20
222.Andrew Brunette 1995-12269.12
223.Glen Murray 1991-08268.36
224.Scott Hartnell 2000-17267.69
225.Steve Duchesne 1986-02266.71
226.Shayne Corson 1985-04263.10
227.Mel Bridgman 1975-89262.72
228.Martin Gelinas 1988-08262.61
229.Patrick Kane 2007-17262.17
230.Alex Zhamnov 1992-06262.06
231.Doug Mohns 1953-75262.05
232.Tony McKegney 1978-91261.99
233.Mathieu Schneider 1987-10261.93
234.Kent Nilsson 1979-95261.12
235.Bobby Rousseau 1960-75260.96
236.Dennis Hull 1964-78260.80
237.Aurele Joliat* 1922-38260.64
238.Martin Straka 1992-08260.06
239.Borje Salming* 1973-90259.88
240.Jeff Carter 2005-17259.51
241.Dan Quinn 1983-97259.12
242.Ulf Dahlen 1987-03258.77
243.Stan Smyl 1978-91258.63
244.Robert Lang 1992-10258.45
245.Bob Pulford* 1956-72256.92
246.Craig Janney 1987-99256.79
247.Adam Graves 1987-03256.69
248.Anze Kopitar 2006-17256.35
249.Mark Howe* 1979-95255.98
250.Andrew Cassels 1989-06255.67

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGC
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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