NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Goals Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hockey Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

Rate Statistic Requirements

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Rank Player Years G/G
1.Mike Bossy* 1977-870.762
2.Cy Denneny* 1917-290.756
3.Mario Lemieux* 1984-060.754
4.Babe Dye* 1919-310.742
5.Alex Ovechkin 2005-160.626
6.Pavel Bure* 1991-030.623
7.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-990.601
8.Brett Hull* 1986-060.584
9.Bobby Hull* 1957-800.574
10.Tim Kerr 1980-930.565
11.Rick Martin 1971-820.561
12.Phil Esposito* 1963-810.559
13.Maurice Richard* 1942-600.556
14.Steven Stamkos 2008-160.548
15.Cam Neely* 1983-960.544
16.Marcel Dionne* 1971-890.542
17.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-980.541
18.Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-130.511
19.Rick Vaive 1979-920.503
20.Michel Goulet* 1979-940.503
21.Nels Stewart* 1925-400.498
22.Guy Lafleur* 1971-910.497
23.Mike Gartner* 1979-980.494
24.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-990.493
25.Howie Morenz* 1923-370.493
26.Blaine Stoughton 1973-840.490
27.Charlie Conacher* 1929-410.490
28.Eric Lindros* 1992-070.489
29.Pierre Larouche 1974-880.486
30.Bill Cook* 1926-370.483
31.Ziggy Palffy 1993-060.481
32.Jari Kurri* 1980-980.480
33.Charlie Simmer 1974-880.480
34.Sidney Crosby 2005-160.478
35.Alexander Mogilny 1989-060.478
36.Kent Nilsson 1979-950.477
37.Syl Apps* 1936-480.475
38.Joe Mullen* 1981-970.473
39.Teemu Selanne 1992-140.471
40.Luc Robitaille* 1986-060.467
41.Peter Bondra 1990-070.465
42.Bill Barber* 1972-840.465
43.Roy Conacher* 1938-520.461
44.Peter Stastny* 1980-950.461
45.Jaromir Jagr 1990-160.460
46.Evgeni Malkin 2006-160.458
47.Steve Yzerman* 1983-060.457
48.Steve Shutt* 1972-850.456
49.Joe Sakic* 1988-090.454
50.Gordie Howe* 1946-800.453
51.Mike Bullard 1980-920.453
52.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-740.451
53.Jean Beliveau* 1950-710.451
54.Paul MacLean 1980-910.451
55.Lanny McDonald* 1973-890.450
56.Paul Gardner 1976-860.450
57.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-070.449
58.Keith Tkachuk 1991-100.448
59.Rick Middleton 1974-880.446
60.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-680.445
61.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-790.442
62.Darryl Sittler* 1970-850.442
63.Glenn Anderson* 1980-960.441
64.Jimmy Carson 1986-960.439
65.Steve Larmer 1980-950.438
66.Ray Sheppard 1987-000.437
67.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-970.436
68.John Ogrodnick 1979-930.433
69.Mickey Redmond 1967-760.433
70.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-090.430
71.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-870.430
72.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-790.429
73.Danny Gare 1974-870.428
 Dany Heatley 2001-150.428
75.Rick Nash 2002-160.426
76.Bernie Nicholls 1981-990.421
77.John LeClair 1990-070.420
78.Theoren Fleury 1988-030.420
79.Mats Sundin* 1990-090.419
80.Brian Propp 1979-940.418
81.Mike Rogers 1979-860.417
82.Wendel Clark 1985-000.416
83.Sweeney Schriner* 1934-460.415
84.Jarome Iginla 1996-160.414
85.Marian Gaborik 2000-160.414
86.Rick MacLeish 1970-840.412
87.Aurele Joliat* 1922-380.412
88.Tony Tanti 1981-920.412
89.Bobby Orr* 1966-790.411
90.Corey Perry 2005-160.410
91.Bryan Trottier* 1975-940.410
92.Rick Kehoe 1971-850.409
93.Brian Bellows 1982-990.408
94.Reggie Leach 1970-830.408
95.Toe Blake* 1934-480.407
96.Paul Kariya 1994-100.406
97.John Tavares 2009-160.406
98.Marian Hossa 1997-160.404
99.Sylvain Turgeon 1983-950.402
100.Dennis Maruk 1975-890.401
101.Tomas Sandstrom 1984-990.401
102.Stephane Richer 1984-020.399
103.Petr Klima 1985-990.398
104.Pierre Turgeon 1987-070.398
105.Alexei Yashin 1993-070.397
106.Denis Savard* 1980-970.396
107.Mark Messier* 1979-040.395
108.Zach Parise 2005-160.393
109.Jean Pronovost 1968-820.392
110.Dave Andreychuk 1982-060.391
111.Craig Simpson 1985-950.390
112.Jonathan Toews 2007-160.389
113.Brian Sutter 1976-880.389
114.Stan Mikita* 1958-800.388
115.Dave Taylor 1977-940.388
116.Anton Stastny 1980-890.388
117.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-090.387
118.Doug Bentley* 1939-540.387
119.Thomas Vanek 2005-160.387
120.Jeff Carter 2005-160.386
121.Mats Naslund 1982-950.386
122.Rick Tocchet 1984-020.385
123.Camille Henry 1953-700.384
124.Jean Ratelle* 1960-810.383
125.James Neal 2008-160.383
126.René Robert 1970-820.382
127.Patrick Kane 2007-160.382
128.Rod Gilbert* 1960-780.381
129.Busher Jackson* 1929-440.381
130.Peter McNab 1973-870.381
131.Max Bentley* 1940-540.379
132.Jeremy Roenick 1988-090.376
 Kevin Stevens 1987-020.376
134.Wilf Paiement 1974-880.376
135.Eric Daze 1994-060.376
136.Mike Modano* 1989-110.374
137.Garry Unger 1967-830.374
138.Ken Hodge 1964-780.372
139.Steve Payne 1978-880.372
140.Bernie Federko* 1976-900.369
141.Alexander Semin 2003-160.368
142.Milan Hejduk 1998-130.368
143.Bill Goldsworthy 1964-780.367
144.Joe Pavelski 2006-160.367
145.Pat Verbeek 1982-020.367
146.Eric Vail 1973-820.365
147.Phil Kessel 2006-160.364
148.Dickie Moore* 1951-680.363
149.Bill Mosienko* 1941-550.363
150.Jim Pappin 1963-770.362
151.Herb Cain 1933-460.361
152.John Bucyk* 1955-780.361
153.Pavol Demitra 1993-100.359
154.Gary Roberts 1986-090.358
155.Danny Grant 1965-790.357
156.Jason Spezza 2002-160.357
157.Al Secord 1978-900.356
158.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-140.356
159.Mike Cammalleri 2002-160.356
160.Ted Lindsay* 1944-650.355
161.Guy Chouinard 1974-840.355
 Bobby Schmautz 1967-810.355
163.Tony Amonte 1991-070.354
164.Simon Gagne 1999-150.354
165.Donald Audette 1990-040.354
166.Markus Naslund 1993-090.354
167.Steve Vickers 1972-820.352
168.Owen Nolan 1990-100.352
 Lorne Carr 1933-460.352
 Peter Forsberg* 1994-110.352
171.Tony McKegney 1978-910.351
172.Ilkka Sinisalo 1981-920.350
173.Geoff Courtnall 1983-000.350
174.Eric Staal 2003-160.350
175.Mark Recchi 1988-110.349
176.Mike Foligno 1979-940.349
177.Norm Ullman* 1955-750.347
178.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-160.347
179.Errol Thompson 1970-810.347
180.John Anderson 1977-890.346
181.Bobby Ryan 2007-160.346
182.John MacLean 1983-020.346
183.Miroslav Satan 1995-100.346
184.Martin St. Louis 1998-150.345
185.Ivan Boldirev 1970-850.343
186.Gerard Gallant 1984-950.343
187.Mike Walton 1965-790.342
188.Patrick Marleau 1997-160.341
 Steve Thomas 1984-040.341
190.Bill Guerin 1991-100.340
191.Barry Pederson 1980-920.340
 Syd Howe* 1929-460.340
193.Mark Hunter 1981-930.339
194.Butch Goring 1969-850.339
195.Derek Sanderson 1965-780.338
196.Mike Ridley 1985-970.337
197.Dave Christian 1979-940.337
198.Keith Crowder 1980-900.337
199.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-160.337
200.Greg Adams 1984-010.336
 Dave Gagner 1984-990.336
202.Jason Arnott 1993-120.335
203.Glen Murray 1991-080.334
204.Paul Henderson 1962-800.334
205.Clark Gillies* 1974-880.333
206.Ted Kennedy* 1942-570.332
207.Ed Olczyk 1984-000.332
208.Bobby Smith 1978-930.332
209.Dan Quinn 1983-970.330
210.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-160.330
211.Kenny Wharram 1951-690.329
 Patrik Elias 1995-160.329
213.Patrick Sharp 2002-160.328
214.Brent Sutter 1980-980.327
 Alex Kovalev 1992-130.327
216.Andy Bathgate* 1952-710.327
217.Pete Mahovlich 1965-810.326
218.Ray Ferraro 1984-020.324
219.Elmer Lach* 1940-540.324
 Nathan Horton 2003-140.324
221.Tom Fergus 1981-930.324
222.Patrik Sundstrom 1982-920.323
223.Vic Hadfield 1961-770.322
 Darcy Rota 1973-840.322
225.Geoff Sanderson 1990-080.322
226.Ron Ellis 1963-810.321
227.Tony Granato 1988-010.321
228.Dmitri Khristich 1990-020.319
229.Anze Kopitar 2006-160.318
230.Tom Lysiak 1973-860.318
231.Petr Sykora 1995-120.318
232.Ron Francis* 1981-040.317
233.Ron Duguay 1977-890.317
234.John Tonelli 1978-920.316
235.Dennis Hull 1964-780.316
236.Petr Nedved 1990-070.316
237.Daniel Briere 1997-150.316
238.Derek King 1986-000.315
239.Valeri Kamensky 1991-020.314
240.Vincent Damphousse 1986-040.314
241.Bobby Clarke* 1969-840.313
242.Brian Mullen 1982-930.312
243.Gregg Sheppard 1972-820.312
244.Claude Lemieux 1983-090.312
245.Ulf Dahlen 1987-030.312
246.Daniel Sedin 2000-160.311
247.Thomas Gradin 1978-870.309
248.Alex Zhamnov 1992-060.309
249.Don Lever 1972-870.307
250.Mark Napier 1978-890.306

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Rank Player Years G/G
1.Anders Hedberg 1974-780.825
2.Real Cloutier 1974-790.767
3.Bobby Hull* 1972-790.737
4.Marc Tardif 1973-790.709
5.Tom Webster 1972-780.625
6.Robbie Ftorek 1974-790.579
7.Danny Lawson 1972-770.556
8.Serge Bernier 1973-790.552
9.Mark Howe* 1973-790.488
10.Andre Lacroix 1972-790.456