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NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Penalties in Minutes

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

NHL Leaders

Rank Player PIM
1. Tiger Williams 3966
2. Dale Hunter 3565
3. Tie Domi 3515
4. Marty McSorley 3381
5. Bob Probert 3300
6. Rob Ray 3207
7. Craig Berube 3149
8. Tim Hunter 3146
9. Chris Nilan 3043
10. Rick Tocchet 2972
11. Pat Verbeek 2905
12. Chris Chelios* 2891
13. Dave Manson 2792
14. Scott Stevens* 2785
15. Donald Brashear 2634
16. Willi Plett 2572
17. Gino Odjick 2567
18. Matthew Barnaby 2562
19. Gary Roberts 2560
20. Ken Daneyko 2519
  Joe Kocur 2519
22. Brendan Shanahan* 2489
23. Scott Mellanby 2479
24. Basil McRae 2457
25. Ulf Samuelsson 2453
26. Jeff Odgers 2364
27. Jay Wells 2359
28. Shayne Corson 2357
29. Lyle Odelein 2316
30. Bryan Marchment 2307
31. Garth Butcher 2302
32. Shane Churla 2301
33. Kelly Buchberger 2297
34. Dave Schultz 2294
35. Laurie Boschman 2265
36. Brad May 2248
37. Ken Baumgartner 2244
38. Kevin Dineen 2229
39. Rob Ramage 2226
40. Chris Neil 2221
41. Keith Tkachuk 2219
42. Bryan Watson 2212
43. Steve Smith 2139
44. Stu Grimson 2113
45. Terry O'Reilly 2095
46. Al Secord 2093
47. Ron Stern 2077
48. Mick Vukota 2071
49. Gord Donnelly 2069
50. Luke Richardson 2055
51. Mike Foligno 2049
52. Phil Russell 2038
53. Kris King 2030
54. Kelly Chase 2017
55. Harold Snepsts 2009
56. Andre Dupont 1986
57. Ian Laperriere 1956
58. Mike Peluso 1951
59. Joel Otto 1934
60. Todd Ewen 1911
61. Mark Messier* 1910
62. Jeff Beukeboom 1890
63. Theoren Fleury 1840
64. Michel Petit 1839
65. Garry Howatt 1836
66. Chris Simon 1824
67. Carol Vadnais 1813
68. Larry Playfair 1812
69. Sean O'Donnell 1809
70. Ted Lindsay* 1808
71. Paul Coffey* 1802
72. Jim Korn 1801
73. Owen Nolan 1793
74. Dave Brown 1789
75. Brian Sutter 1786
76. Claude Lemieux 1777
77. Bob McGill 1766
78. Wilf Paiement 1757
79. Torrie Robertson 1751
80. Mario Marois 1746
81. Rich Pilon 1745
82. Jim McKenzie 1739
83. Bryan McCabe 1732
84. Randy McKay 1731
85. Ken Linseman 1727
86. Steven Finn 1724
87. Jay Miller 1723
88. Paul Laus 1702
89. Randy Moller 1692
90. Wendel Clark 1690
91. Gordie Howe* 1685
92. Paul Holmgren 1684
93. Rob Blake* 1679
94. Gerard Gallant 1674
95. Kevin McClelland 1672
96. Bill Guerin 1660
97. Chris Gratton 1638
98. Jerry Korab 1629
99. Mel Bridgman 1625
100. Zdeno Chara 1613
101. Gerald Diduck 1612
102. Tim Horton* 1611
103. Petr Svoboda 1605
104. Chris Pronger 1590
105. Dave Taylor 1589
106. Terry Carkner 1588
107. Gordie Roberts 1582
108. Derian Hatcher 1581
109. Dana Murzyn 1571
110. Paul Baxter 1564
111. Bob Rouse 1559
112. Sergio Momesso 1557
113. Glen Cochrane 1556
  Stan Smyl 1556
115. Peter Worrell 1554
116. Mike Milbury 1552
117. Dave Hutchison 1550
118. Doug Risebrough 1542
119. Keith Primeau 1541
120. Bill Gadsby* 1539
121. Jody Shelley 1538
  Jim Cummins 1538
123. Sandy McCarthy 1534
  Adam Foote 1534
125. Sean Avery 1533
126. Matt Johnson 1523
127. Mark Tinordi 1514
128. Al MacInnis* 1511
129. Kevin Lowe 1498
  Paul Gillis 1498
131. Bob Baun 1493
132. Ed Jovanovski 1491
133. Dan Maloney 1489
134. Behn Wilson 1480
135. Todd Bertuzzi 1478
136. Darren McCarty 1477
137. Kevin Stevens 1470
138. Enrico Ciccone 1469
139. Reggie Fleming 1468
140. Jim Peplinski 1467
141. Geoff Courtnall 1465
142. Jeremy Roenick 1463
143. Brian Curran 1461
144. Scott Thornton 1459
145. Scott Hartnell 1456
  Pat Price 1456
147. Bob Kelly 1454
148. Bobby Clarke* 1453
149. Krzysztof Oliwa 1447
150. Joe Cirella 1446
151. Rick Vaive 1445
152. Keith Magnuson 1442
153. Randy Holt 1438
154. Craig Ludwig 1437
  Eddie Shack 1437
156. Brad Park* 1429
157. Mark Hunter 1426
158. Dino Ciccarelli* 1425
  Tony Granato 1425
160. Brendan Witt 1424
161. Bobby Holik 1423
162. Warren Rychel 1422
  Mark Janssens 1422
164. Jason Wiemer 1420
165. Martin Lapointe 1417
166. Brad McCrimmon 1416
167. Rich Sutter 1411
168. Darcy Tucker 1410
169. Andrei Nazarov 1409
170. Roman Hamrlik 1408
171. Randy Carlyle 1400
172. Eric Lindros 1398
  Dennis Hextall 1398
174. Kevin Hatcher 1392
175. Reed Larson 1391
  Denny Lambert 1391
177. Eric Boulton 1389
178. Mike Hartman 1388
179. Bob Boughner 1382
180. Gus Mortson 1380
181. Darius Kasparaitis 1379
182. Dave Karpa 1374
183. Fern Flaman* 1370
184. Steve Ott 1364
185. Nick Fotiu 1362
  Terry Harper 1362
187. Todd Simpson 1357
188. Denis Potvin* 1356
189. Terry Ruskowski 1354
  Pat Boutette 1354
  Keith Crowder 1354
192. Ron Sutter 1352
193. Gary Suter 1349
194. Alan May 1348
195. Borje Salming* 1344
196. Jim Kyte 1342
197. Denis Savard* 1336
198. Duane Sutter 1333
199. John MacLean 1328
200. Joe Reekie 1326
201. Steve Staios 1322
  Randy Ladouceur 1322
203. Stephane Quintal 1320
204. Lee Fogolin 1318
205. Ed Hospodar 1314
206. Neil Sheehy 1311
207. Murray Baron 1309
208. Steve Thomas 1306
  Curt Fraser 1306
210. Alex Kovalev 1304
211. Paul MacDermid 1303
212. Brenden Morrow 1302
213. Al Iafrate 1301
  Doug Gilmour* 1301
215. Harry Howell* 1298
216. Rod Buskas 1294
217. Mark Hardy 1293
218. Bernie Nicholls 1292
  Brad Maxwell 1292
  Colin Campbell 1292
221. Gary Dornhoefer 1291
222. Tim Watters 1289
223. Ray Ferraro 1288
224. Danny Gare 1285
  Maurice Richard* 1285
226. Randy Cunneyworth 1280
227. Eric Nesterenko 1273
228. Stan Mikita* 1270
229. Alexei Zhitnik 1268
230. Lindy Ruff 1264
231. Wade Belak 1263
232. Red Horner* 1254
233. Pierre Pilote* 1251
  Darren Langdon 1251
235. Doug Mohns 1250
236. Gary Bergman 1249
237. Bob Nystrom 1248
238. Lou Fontinato 1247
239. Mathieu Schneider 1245
  Perry Turnbull 1245
241. Dennis Polonich 1242
  Jason Arnott 1242
243. Cam Neely* 1241
  Brad Marsh 1241
  Frantisek Musil 1241
246. Gerry Hart 1240
247. Gary Nylund 1235
248. Gord Lane 1228
249. Ron Greschner 1226
  Troy Mallette 1226

WHA Leaders

Rank Player PIM
1. Paul Baxter 962
2. Kim Clackson 932
3. Cam Connor 904
4. Pierre Roy 860
  Paul Shmyr 860
6. Gord Gallant 849
7. John Schella 844
8. Steve Sutherland 805
9. John Hughes 778
10. Ron Busniuk 762
11. Terry Ruskowski 761
12. Curt Brackenbury 753
13. Rick Ley 716
14. Jack Carlson 694
15. Glen Irwin 633
16. Doug Barrie 620
17. John McKenzie 619
18. Poul Popiel 618
19. Jim Dorey 617
20. Frank Beaton 614
21. Ted Taylor 600
22. Rosaire Paiement 592
23. Pierre Guite 585
24. Peter Driscoll 577
25. Butch Deadmarsh 570
  Gilles Bilodeau 570
27. John Arbour 568
28. Rick Morris 567
29. Brad Selwood 556
30. Darryl Maggs 540
31. Bill Butters 530
32. Serge Beaudoin 519
33. Rick Dudley 516
34. Gordie Roberts 502
35. Bob Fitchner 501
36. Ken Baird 498
37. Dave Hanson 497
38. Al Hamilton 492
39. Serge Bernier 486
40. Jim Niekamp 484
41. Kevin Morrison 462
42. Rene Leclerc 461
43. Marty Howe 460
44. Rick Cunningham 458
  John Gray 458
46. Tom Gilmore 439
47. Al Hangsleben 437
48. Gerry Pinder 436
49. Francois Lacombe 422
50. Larry Lund 419