NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

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

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991963
2.Ron Francis* 1981-041249
3.Mark Messier* 1979-041193
4.Ray Bourque* 1979-011169
5.Jaromir Jagr 1990-181155
6.Paul Coffey* 1980-011135
7.Adam Oates* 1985-041079
8.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061063
9.Gordie Howe* 1946-801049
10.Marcel Dionne* 1971-891040
11.Mario Lemieux* 1984-061033
12.Joe Thornton 1997-181030
13.Joe Sakic* 1988-091016
14.Doug Gilmour* 1983-03964
15.Mark Recchi* 1988-11956
16.Al MacInnis* 1981-04934
17.Larry Murphy* 1980-01929
18.Stan Mikita* 1958-80926
19.Bryan Trottier* 1975-94901
20.Phil Housley* 1982-03894
21.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-97891
22.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-12878
23.Phil Esposito* 1963-81873
24.Denis Savard* 1980-97865
25.Bobby Clarke* 1969-84852
26.Henrik Sedin 2000-18830
27.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74825
28.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-87814
29.John Bucyk* 1955-78813
 Mike Modano* 1989-11813
31.Pierre Turgeon 1987-07812
32.Jari Kurri* 1980-98797
33.Guy Lafleur* 1971-91793
34.Peter Stastny* 1980-95789
35.Mats Sundin* 1990-09785
36.Brian Leetch* 1987-06781
37.Jean Ratelle* 1960-81776
38.Vincent Damphousse 1986-04773
 Teemu Selanne* 1992-14773
40.Chris Chelios* 1983-10763
41.Bernie Federko* 1976-90761
42.Doug Weight 1991-11755
43.Larry Robinson* 1972-92750
44.Denis Potvin* 1973-88742
45.Norm Ullman* 1955-75739
46.Bernie Nicholls 1981-99734
47.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10732
48.Luc Robitaille* 1986-06726
49.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14713
50.Jean Beliveau* 1950-71712
 Scott Stevens* 1982-04712
52.Sidney Crosby 2005-18705
53.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09703
54.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-06698
 Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09698
56.Dale Hunter 1980-99697
57.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09696
58.Henri Richard* 1955-75688
59.Brad Park* 1968-85683
60.Bobby Smith 1978-93679
 Ray Whitney 1991-14679
62.Jarome Iginla 1996-17675
63.Brett Hull* 1986-06650
64.Daniel Sedin 2000-18648
65.Bobby Orr* 1966-79645
66.Martin St. Louis* 1998-15642
67.Gary Suter 1985-02641
68.Dave Taylor 1977-94638
69.Borje Salming* 1973-90637
 Darryl Sittler* 1970-85637
71.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11636
72.Brad Richards 2000-16634
 Neal Broten 1980-97634
74.Theoren Fleury 1988-03633
75.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-18628
76.Mike Gartner* 1979-98627
77.Andy Bathgate* 1952-71624
78.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-18623
79.Sergei Zubov 1992-09619
80.Patrik Elias 1995-16617
81.Rod Gilbert* 1960-78615
82.Marian Hossa 1997-17609
83.Michel Goulet* 1979-94605
84.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16604
85.Kirk Muller 1984-03602
86.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96601
87.Alex Kovalev 1992-13599
88.Patrick Marleau 1997-18594
89.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99592
90.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15591
91.Nicklas Backstrom 2007-18590
 Doug Wilson 1977-93590
 Dave Keon* 1960-82590
94.Paul Kariya* 1994-10587
95.Dave Babych 1980-99581
96.Alex Tanguay 1999-16580
97.Brian Propp 1979-94579
98.Saku Koivu 1995-14577
99.Scott Gomez 1999-16575
100.Steve Larmer 1980-95571
101.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74570
 Shane Doan 1995-17570
103.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10568
104.Mike Ribeiro 1999-17565
105.Jason Spezza 2002-18564
106.Cliff Ronning 1986-04563
 Craig Janney 1987-99563
108.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07562
109.Joe Mullen* 1981-97561
110.Bobby Hull* 1957-80560
 Evgeni Malkin 2006-18560
112.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06559
113.Thomas Steen 1981-95553
 Mike Bossy* 1977-87553
115.Tom Lysiak 1973-86551
 Ken Linseman 1978-92551
117.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98545
 Mark Howe* 1979-95545
119.Red Kelly* 1947-67542
120.Chris Pronger* 1993-12541
121.Pat Verbeek 1982-02540
 Rick Middleton 1974-88540
123.Anze Kopitar 2006-18538
124.Brian Bellows 1982-99537
 Rob Blake* 1989-10537
126.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16528
 Andrew Cassels 1989-06528
128.Eric Staal 2003-18527
 Keith Tkachuk 1991-10527
130.Steve Duchesne 1986-02525
131.Dennis Maruk 1975-89522
132.Jason Arnott 1993-12521
133.Teppo Numminen 1988-09520
 Mathieu Schneider 1987-10520
135.Wayne Cashman 1964-83516
 Patrick Kane 2007-18516
137.Alex Ovechkin 2005-18515
138.Butch Goring 1969-85513
139.Rick Tocchet 1984-02512
 Steve Thomas 1984-04512
141.John Tonelli 1978-92511
142.Vinny Prospal 1996-13510
143.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89506
144.Ivan Boldirev 1970-85505
145.Randy Carlyle 1976-93499
 Marc Savard 1997-11499
147.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10497
148.Murray Craven 1982-00493
 Eric Lindros* 1992-07493
150.Trevor Linden 1988-08492
151.James Patrick 1983-04490
 Ray Ferraro 1984-02490
153.Pit Martin 1961-79485
 Pete Mahovlich 1965-81485
155.Tony Amonte 1991-07484
156.Roman Hamrlik 1992-13483
157.Jozef Stumpel 1991-08481
158.Scott Mellanby 1985-07476
 Tomas Kaberle 1998-13476
160.Garry Galley 1984-01475
 Igor Larionov* 1989-04475
162.Markus Naslund 1993-09474
163.Ted Lindsay* 1944-65472
 Ken Hodge 1964-78472
 Gary Roberts 1986-09472
166.Michael Nylander 1992-09470
 Alex Zhamnov 1992-06470
168.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79469
 Dean Prentice 1952-74469
170.Phil Goyette 1956-72467
171.Mike Ridley 1985-97466
 Brent Sutter 1980-98466
 Mikko Koivu 2005-18466
174.Andrew Brunette 1995-12465
175.Pavol Demitra 1993-10464
176.Claude Giroux 2007-18463
 Owen Nolan 1990-10463
 Reed Larson 1976-90463
 Bill Barber* 1972-84463
180.Doug Mohns 1953-75462
 Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99462
182.Martin Straka 1992-08460
183.Wilf Paiement 1974-88458
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75458
185.Steve Sullivan 1995-13457
186.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14456
 Ryan Smyth 1994-14456
188.Murray Oliver 1957-75454
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-15454
190.Andrei Markov 2000-17453
191.Doug Harvey* 1947-69452
 Matt Cullen 1997-18452
 Ed Olczyk 1984-00452
194.Walt Tkaczuk 1967-81451
 Guy Lapointe* 1968-84451
 Duncan Keith 2005-18451
197.Kevin Hatcher 1984-01450
 Peter McNab 1973-87450
199.Cory Stillman 1994-11449
 Mel Bridgman 1975-89449
201.Russ Courtnall 1983-99447
202.Patrice Bergeron 2003-18445
203.Alexei Yashin 1993-07444
 Justin Williams 2000-18444
205.Dan Boyle 1998-16442
 Robert Lang 1992-10442
207.Eric Desjardins 1988-06439
208.Bill Gadsby* 1946-66438
209.Brian Rafalski 1999-11436
210.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79435
211.Fredrik Olausson 1986-03434
212.Zdeno Chara 1997-18433
 Dave Christian 1979-94433
214.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00432
215.Ron Greschner 1974-90431
216.Jeff Brown 1985-98430
 Milan Hejduk 1998-13430
218.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68429
 Olli Jokinen 1997-15429
 John MacLean 1983-02429
 Kelly Kisio 1982-95429
222.Bill Guerin 1991-10427
 Pierre Larouche 1974-88427
224.Paul Reinhart 1979-90426
 Paul Stastny 2006-18426
226.John Ogrodnick 1979-93425
 Rob Ramage 1979-94425
228.Syl Apps 1970-80423
229.Kent Nilsson 1979-95422
 Maurice Richard* 1942-60422
 Doug Bodger 1984-00422
232.Bobby Holik 1990-09421
 Bert Olmstead* 1948-62421
234.Craig Ramsay 1971-85420
 Shayne Corson 1985-04420
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-13420
237.Dany Heatley 2001-15419
 Jason Pominville 2003-18419
 Brian Rolston 1994-12419
 Bob Nevin 1957-76419
 Dan Quinn 1983-97419
242.Michal Pivonka 1986-99418
 Ryan Suter 2005-18418
 Pierre Pilote* 1955-69418
 Carol Vadnais 1966-83418
 René Robert 1970-82418
247.George Armstrong* 1949-71417
 Brian Campbell 1999-17417
249.Joe Juneau 1991-04416
 Barry Pederson 1980-92416
 Calle Johansson 1987-04416

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.Andre Lacroix 1972-79547
2.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79358
3.Marc Tardif 1973-79350
4.Ulf Nilsson 1974-78344
5.Serge Bernier 1973-79336
6.Bobby Hull* 1972-79335
7.Gordie Howe* 1973-79334
8.Christian Bordeleau 1972-79325
9.Robbie Ftorek 1974-79307
10.Mark Howe* 1973-79296
11.Real Cloutier 1974-79283
12.Larry Lund 1972-78277
13.Poul Popiel 1972-78265
14.Ron Plumb 1972-79264
15.Al Hamilton 1972-79258
16.Terry Ruskowski 1974-79254
17.Bryan Campbell 1972-78253
18.Michel Parizeau 1972-79252
19.John McKenzie 1972-79250
20.Paul Shmyr 1972-79248
21.Gavin Kirk 1972-79243
22.Jim Dorey 1972-79232
23.Kevin Morrison 1973-79224
24.Anders Hedberg 1974-78222
 Mike Rogers 1974-79222
26.Rosaire Paiement 1972-78221
27.Larry Pleau 1972-79215
28.Pat Stapleton 1973-78212
29.Ron Ward 1972-77210
 Rick Ley 1972-79210
31.Tom Webster 1972-78205
32.Danny Lawson 1972-77204
33.Rich LeDuc 1974-79195
34.John French 1972-78192
35.Dave Keon* 1975-79189
36.Mike Antonovich 1972-79188
37.Ken Block 1972-79187
38.Dennis Sobchuk 1974-79186
39.Bob Sicinski 1972-77184
 Norm Ferguson 1972-78184
41.Frank Hughes 1972-78180
 Wayne Carleton 1972-77180
43.Rene Leclerc 1972-79177
 Ron Chipperfield 1974-79177
 Darryl Maggs 1973-79177
46.Wayne Rivers 1972-77176
47.Hugh Harris 1973-78174
48.Tim Sheehy 1972-78173
49.Barry Long 1974-79171
50.Peter Sullivan 1975-79170
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