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NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Penalties in Minutes

Leaders and Records: Single Season ▪ Career ▪ Active ▪ Progressive ▪ Yearly ▪ Yearly Top 10

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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. Chris Neil 2411
27. Jeff Odgers 2364
28. Jay Wells 2359
29. Shayne Corson 2357
30. Lyle Odelein 2316
31. Bryan Marchment 2307
32. Garth Butcher 2302
33. Shane Churla 2301
34. Kelly Buchberger 2297
35. Dave Schultz 2294
36. Laurie Boschman 2265
37. Brad May 2248
38. Ken Baumgartner 2244
39. Kevin Dineen 2229
40. Rob Ramage 2226
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. Zdeno Chara 1689
92. Gordie Howe* 1685
93. Paul Holmgren 1684
94. Rob Blake* 1679
95. Gerard Gallant 1674
96. Kevin McClelland 1672
97. Bill Guerin 1660
98. Chris Gratton 1638
99. Scott Hartnell 1637
100. Jerry Korab 1629
101. Mel Bridgman 1625
102. Gerald Diduck 1612
103. Tim Horton* 1611
104. Petr Svoboda 1605
105. Chris Pronger* 1590
106. Dave Taylor 1589
107. Terry Carkner 1588
108. Gordie Roberts 1582
109. Derian Hatcher 1581
110. Dana Murzyn 1571
111. Paul Baxter 1564
112. Bob Rouse 1559
113. Sergio Momesso 1557
114. Stan Smyl 1556
  Glen Cochrane 1556
116. Peter Worrell 1554
117. Mike Milbury 1552
118. Dave Hutchison 1550
119. Doug Risebrough 1542
120. Keith Primeau 1541
121. Bill Gadsby* 1539
122. Jody Shelley 1538
  Jim Cummins 1538
124. Adam Foote 1534
  Sandy McCarthy 1534
126. Sean Avery 1533
127. Matt Johnson 1523
128. Mark Tinordi 1514
129. Al MacInnis* 1511
130. Kevin Lowe 1498
  Paul Gillis 1498
132. Bob Baun 1493
133. Ed Jovanovski 1491
134. Dan Maloney 1489
135. Behn Wilson 1480
136. Todd Bertuzzi 1478
137. Darren McCarty 1477
138. Steve Ott 1475
139. Kevin Stevens 1470
140. Enrico Ciccone 1469
141. Reggie Fleming 1468
142. Jim Peplinski 1467
143. Geoff Courtnall 1465
144. Jeremy Roenick 1463
145. Brian Curran 1461
146. Scott Thornton 1459
147. Pat Price 1456
148. Bob Kelly 1454
149. Bobby Clarke* 1453
150. Krzysztof Oliwa 1447
151. Joe Cirella 1446
152. Rick Vaive 1445
153. Keith Magnuson 1442
154. Randy Holt 1438
155. Eddie Shack 1437
  Craig Ludwig 1437
157. Brad Park* 1429
158. Mark Hunter 1426
159. Dino Ciccarelli* 1425
  Tony Granato 1425
161. Brendan Witt 1424
162. Bobby Holik 1423
163. Mark Janssens 1422
  Warren Rychel 1422
165. Jason Wiemer 1420
166. Eric Boulton 1419
167. Martin Lapointe 1417
168. Brad McCrimmon 1416
169. Rich Sutter 1411
170. Darcy Tucker 1410
171. Andrei Nazarov 1409
172. Roman Hamrlik 1408
173. Randy Carlyle 1400
174. Eric Lindros 1398
  Dennis Hextall 1398
176. Kevin Hatcher 1392
177. Denny Lambert 1391
  Reed Larson 1391
179. Mike Hartman 1388
180. Bob Boughner 1382
181. Gus Mortson 1380
182. Darius Kasparaitis 1379
183. Dave Karpa 1374
184. Fern Flaman* 1370
185. Brenden Morrow 1362
  Terry Harper 1362
  Nick Fotiu 1362
188. Todd Simpson 1357
189. Denis Potvin* 1356
190. Terry Ruskowski 1354
  Keith Crowder 1354
  Pat Boutette 1354
193. Ron Sutter 1352
194. Gary Suter 1349
195. Alan May 1348
196. Borje Salming* 1344
197. Jim Kyte 1342
198. Denis Savard* 1336
199. Duane Sutter 1333
200. John MacLean 1328
201. Joe Reekie 1326
202. Randy Ladouceur 1322
  Steve Staios 1322
204. Stephane Quintal 1320
205. Lee Fogolin 1318
206. Ed Hospodar 1314
207. Neil Sheehy 1311
208. Murray Baron 1309
209. Curt Fraser 1306
  Steve Thomas 1306
211. Alex Kovalev 1304
212. Paul MacDermid 1303
213. Doug Gilmour* 1301
  Al Iafrate 1301
215. Harry Howell* 1298
216. Rod Buskas 1294
217. Mark Hardy 1293
218. Colin Campbell 1292
  Bernie Nicholls 1292
  Brad Maxwell 1292
221. Gary Dornhoefer 1291
222. Tim Watters 1289
223. Ray Ferraro 1288
224. Maurice Richard* 1285
  Danny Gare 1285
226. Randy Cunneyworth 1280
227. Eric Nesterenko 1273
228. Cody McLeod 1272
229. Stan Mikita* 1270
230. Alexei Zhitnik 1268
231. Shane Doan 1265
232. Lindy Ruff 1264
233. Wade Belak 1263
234. Red Horner* 1254
235. Pierre Pilote* 1251
  Darren Langdon 1251
237. Doug Mohns 1250
238. Gary Bergman 1249
239. Bob Nystrom 1248
240. Lou Fontinato 1247
241. Perry Turnbull 1245
  Mathieu Schneider 1245
243. Dennis Polonich 1242
  Jason Arnott 1242
245. Cam Neely* 1241
  Frantisek Musil 1241
  Brad Marsh 1241
248. Gerry Hart 1240
249. Gary Nylund 1235
250. Daniel Carcillo 1233

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. John Gray 458
  Rick Cunningham 458
46. Tom Gilmore 439
47. Al Hangsleben 437
48. Gerry Pinder 436
49. Francois Lacombe 422
50. Larry Lund 419