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 1990-181153
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 Sakic* 1988-091016
13.Joe Thornton 1997-181015
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.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74825
27.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-87814
28.Mike Modano* 1989-11813
 John Bucyk* 1955-78813
30.Pierre Turgeon 1987-07812
31.Jari Kurri* 1980-98797
32.Guy Lafleur* 1971-91793
33.Peter Stastny* 1980-95789
34.Henrik Sedin 2000-18788
35.Mats Sundin* 1990-09785
36.Brian Leetch* 1987-06781
37.Jean Ratelle* 1960-81776
38.Teemu Selanne* 1992-14773
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-04773
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.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09703
53.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-06698
 Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09698
55.Dale Hunter 1980-99697
56.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09696
57.Henri Richard* 1955-75688
58.Brad Park* 1968-85683
59.Bobby Smith 1978-93679
 Ray Whitney 1991-14679
61.Jarome Iginla 1996-17675
62.Sidney Crosby 2005-18655
63.Brett Hull* 1986-06650
64.Bobby Orr* 1966-79645
65.Martin St. Louis 1998-15642
66.Gary Suter 1985-02641
67.Dave Taylor 1977-94638
68.Darryl Sittler* 1970-85637
 Borje Salming* 1973-90637
70.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11636
71.Brad Richards 2000-16634
 Neal Broten 1980-97634
73.Theoren Fleury 1988-03633
74.Mike Gartner* 1979-98627
75.Andy Bathgate* 1952-71624
76.Daniel Sedin 2000-18621
77.Sergei Zubov 1992-09619
78.Patrik Elias 1995-16617
79.Rod Gilbert* 1960-78615
80.Marian Hossa 1997-17609
81.Michel Goulet* 1979-94604
 Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16604
83.Kirk Muller 1984-03602
84.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96601
85.Alex Kovalev 1992-13599
86.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99592
87.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15591
88.Doug Wilson 1977-93590
 Dave Keon* 1960-82590
90.Paul Kariya* 1994-10587
91.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-18586
92.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-18584
93.Dave Babych 1980-99581
94.Alex Tanguay 1999-16580
95.Brian Propp 1979-94579
 Patrick Marleau 1997-18579
97.Saku Koivu 1995-14577
98.Scott Gomez 1999-16575
99.Steve Larmer 1980-95571
100.Shane Doan 1995-17570
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74570
102.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10568
103.Mike Ribeiro 1999-17565
104.Cliff Ronning 1986-04563
 Craig Janney 1987-99563
106.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07562
107.Joe Mullen* 1981-97561
108.Bobby Hull* 1957-80560
109.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06559
110.Mike Bossy* 1977-87553
 Thomas Steen 1981-95553
112.Jason Spezza 2002-18552
113.Ken Linseman 1978-92551
 Nicklas Backstrom 2007-18551
 Tom Lysiak 1973-86551
116.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98545
 Mark Howe* 1979-95545
118.Red Kelly* 1947-67542
119.Chris Pronger* 1993-12541
 Pat Verbeek 1982-02541
121.Rick Middleton 1974-88540
122.Brian Bellows 1982-99537
 Rob Blake* 1989-10537
124.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16528
 Andrew Cassels 1989-06528
126.Keith Tkachuk 1991-10527
127.Steve Duchesne 1986-02525
128.Dennis Maruk 1975-89522
129.Jason Arnott 1993-12521
130.Mathieu Schneider 1987-10520
 Teppo Numminen 1988-09520
132.Evgeni Malkin 2006-18518
133.Wayne Cashman 1964-83516
134.Butch Goring 1969-85513
135.Rick Tocchet 1984-02512
 Steve Thomas 1984-04512
137.John Tonelli 1978-92511
138.Vinny Prospal 1996-13510
139.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89506
140.Ivan Boldirev 1970-85505
141.Eric Staal 2003-18503
142.Randy Carlyle 1976-93499
 Marc Savard 1997-11499
144.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10497
145.Anze Kopitar 2006-18495
146.Murray Craven 1982-00493
 Eric Lindros* 1992-07493
148.Trevor Linden 1988-08492
149.James Patrick 1983-04490
 Ray Ferraro 1984-02490
151.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81485
 Pit Martin 1961-79485
153.Tony Amonte 1991-07484
154.Roman Hamrlik 1992-13483
 Alex Ovechkin 2005-18483
156.Jozef Stumpel 1991-08481
157.Patrick Kane 2007-18479
158.Tomas Kaberle 1998-13476
 Scott Mellanby 1985-07476
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.Dean Prentice 1952-74469
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79469
170.Phil Goyette 1956-72467
171.Brent Sutter 1980-98466
 Mike Ridley 1985-97466
173.Andrew Brunette 1995-12465
174.Pavol Demitra 1993-10464
175.Reed Larson 1976-90463
 Bill Barber* 1972-84463
 Owen Nolan 1990-10463
178.Doug Mohns 1953-75462
 Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99462
180.Martin Straka 1992-08460
181.Wilf Paiement 1974-88458
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75458
183.Steve Sullivan 1995-13457
184.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14456
 Ryan Smyth 1994-14456
186.Kimmo Timonen 1998-15454
 Murray Oliver 1957-75454
188.Andrei Markov 2000-17453
189.Doug Harvey* 1947-69452
 Ed Olczyk 1984-00452
191.Walt Tkaczuk 1967-81451
 Guy Lapointe* 1968-84451
193.Kevin Hatcher 1984-01450
 Peter McNab 1973-87450
195.Mel Bridgman 1975-89449
 Cory Stillman 1994-11449
197.Russ Courtnall 1983-99447
198.Alexei Yashin 1993-07444
 Matt Cullen 1997-18444
200.Dan Boyle 1998-16442
 Robert Lang 1992-10442
202.Mikko Koivu 2005-18440
203.Eric Desjardins 1988-06439
204.Bill Gadsby* 1946-66438
205.Brian Rafalski 1999-11436
206.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79435
207.Fredrik Olausson 1986-03434
208.Dave Christian 1979-94433
209.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00432
210.Duncan Keith 2005-18431
 Ron Greschner 1974-90431
212.Milan Hejduk 1998-13430
 Jeff Brown 1985-98430
214.John MacLean 1983-02429
 Kelly Kisio 1982-95429
 Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68429
 Olli Jokinen 1997-15429
218.Bill Guerin 1991-10427
 Pierre Larouche 1974-88427
220.Paul Reinhart 1979-90426
221.Rob Ramage 1979-94425
 John Ogrodnick 1979-93425
223.Syl Apps 1970-80423
224.Kent Nilsson 1979-95422
 Doug Bodger 1984-00422
226.Bobby Holik 1990-09421
 Bert Olmstead* 1948-62421
 Maurice Richard* 1942-60421
229.Craig Ramsay 1971-85420
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-13420
 Justin Williams 2000-18420
 Shayne Corson 1985-04420
 Zdeno Chara 1997-18420
 Patrice Bergeron 2003-18420
235.Dany Heatley 2001-15419
 Brian Rolston 1994-12419
 Bob Nevin 1957-76419
 Dan Quinn 1983-97419
239.Carol Vadnais 1966-83418
 René Robert 1970-82418
 Michal Pivonka 1986-99418
 Pierre Pilote* 1955-69418
243.George Armstrong* 1949-71417
 Brian Campbell 1999-17417
245.Barry Pederson 1980-92416
 Joe Juneau 1991-04416
 Calle Johansson 1987-04416
248.Dave Ellett 1984-00415
 Scott Young 1987-06415
250.John LeClair 1990-07413

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.Rick Ley 1972-79210
 Ron Ward 1972-77210
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.Norm Ferguson 1972-78184
 Bob Sicinski 1972-77184
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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