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 1997-191032
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.Mike Modano* 1989-11813
 John Bucyk* 1955-78813
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.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.Sidney Crosby 2005-19714
50.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14713
51.Jean Beliveau* 1950-71712
 Scott Stevens* 1982-04712
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.Darryl Sittler* 1970-85637
 Borje Salming* 1973-90637
71.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11636
 Ryan Getzlaf 2005-19636
73.Brad Richards 2000-16634
 Neal Broten 1980-97634
75.Theoren Fleury 1988-03633
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
 Nicklas Backstrom 2007-19605
85.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16604
86.Kirk Muller 1984-03602
87.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96601
88.Patrick Marleau 1997-19600
89.Alex Kovalev 1992-13599
90.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99592
91.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15591
92.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.Evgeni Malkin 2006-19573
101.Steve Larmer 1980-95571
 Jason Spezza 2002-19571
103.Shane Doan 1995-17570
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74570
105.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10568
106.Mike Ribeiro 1999-17565
107.Cliff Ronning 1986-04563
 Craig Janney 1987-99563
109.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07562
110.Joe Mullen* 1981-97561
111.Bobby Hull* 1957-80560
112.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06559
113.Mike Bossy* 1977-87553
 Thomas Steen 1981-95553
115.Ken Linseman 1978-92551
 Tom Lysiak 1973-86551
117.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98545
 Mark Howe* 1979-95545
119.Red Kelly* 1947-67542
120.Chris Pronger* 1993-12541
121.Rick Middleton 1974-88540
 Anze Kopitar 2006-19540
 Pat Verbeek 1982-02540
124.Brian Bellows 1982-99537
 Rob Blake* 1989-10537
126.Eric Staal 2003-19534
127.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16528
 Andrew Cassels 1989-06528
129.Keith Tkachuk 1991-10527
130.Patrick Kane 2007-19525
 Steve Duchesne 1986-02525
132.Dennis Maruk 1975-89522
 Alex Ovechkin 2005-19522
134.Jason Arnott 1993-12521
135.Mathieu Schneider 1987-10520
 Teppo Numminen 1988-09520
137.Wayne Cashman 1964-83516
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.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81485
 Pit Martin 1961-79485
155.Tony Amonte 1991-07484
156.Roman Hamrlik 1992-13483
157.Jozef Stumpel 1991-08481
158.Claude Giroux 2007-19478
159.Scott Mellanby 1985-07476
 Tomas Kaberle 1998-13476
161.Garry Galley 1984-01475
 Mikko Koivu 2005-19475
 Igor Larionov* 1989-04475
164.Markus Naslund 1993-09474
165.Ted Lindsay* 1944-65472
 Ken Hodge 1964-78472
 Gary Roberts 1986-09472
168.Michael Nylander 1992-09470
 Alex Zhamnov 1992-06470
170.Dean Prentice 1952-74469
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79469
172.Phil Goyette 1956-72467
173.Mike Ridley 1985-97466
 Brent Sutter 1980-98466
175.Andrew Brunette 1995-12465
176.Pavol Demitra 1993-10464
177.Reed Larson 1976-90463
 Bill Barber* 1972-84463
 Owen Nolan 1990-10463
180.Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99462
 Doug Mohns 1953-75462
182.Patrice Bergeron 2003-19461
183.Martin Straka 1992-08460
184.Duncan Keith 2005-19458
 Wilf Paiement 1974-88458
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75458
187.Steve Sullivan 1995-13457
188.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14456
 Ryan Smyth 1994-14456
190.Kimmo Timonen 1998-15454
 Matt Cullen 1997-19454
 Justin Williams 2000-19454
 Murray Oliver 1957-75454
194.Andrei Markov 2000-17453
195.Doug Harvey* 1947-69452
 Ed Olczyk 1984-00452
197.Walt Tkaczuk 1967-81451
 Guy Lapointe* 1968-84451
199.Kevin Hatcher 1984-01450
 Peter McNab 1973-87450
201.Mel Bridgman 1975-89449
 Cory Stillman 1994-11449
203.Russ Courtnall 1983-99447
204.Alexei Yashin 1993-07444
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.Zdeno Chara 1997-19434
 Fredrik Olausson 1986-03434
213.Dave Christian 1979-94433
214.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00432
215.Ron Greschner 1974-90431
216.Milan Hejduk 1998-13430
 Jeff Brown 1985-98430
218.John MacLean 1983-02429
 Kelly Kisio 1982-95429
 Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68429
 Olli Jokinen 1997-15429
222.Ryan Suter 2005-19428
223.Bill Guerin 1991-10427
 Pierre Larouche 1974-88427
225.Paul Reinhart 1979-90426
 Paul Stastny 2006-19426
 Jason Pominville 2003-19426
228.Rob Ramage 1979-94425
 John Ogrodnick 1979-93425
230.Syl Apps 1970-80423
231.Kent Nilsson 1979-95422
 Maurice Richard* 1942-60422
 Doug Bodger 1984-00422
234.Bobby Holik 1990-09421
 Bert Olmstead* 1948-62421
 Phil Kessel 2006-19421
237.Craig Ramsay 1971-85420
 Shayne Corson 1985-04420
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-13420
240.Dany Heatley 2001-15419
 Bob Nevin 1957-76419
 Brian Rolston 1994-12419
 Dan Quinn 1983-97419
244.Carol Vadnais 1966-83418
 René Robert 1970-82418
 Michal Pivonka 1986-99418
 Pierre Pilote* 1955-69418
248.George Armstrong* 1949-71417
 Brian Campbell 1999-17417
250.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.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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