NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Assists Per Game

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

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NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA/G
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991.320
2.Mario Lemieux* 1984-061.129
3.Bobby Orr* 1966-790.982
4.Peter Forsberg* 1994-110.898
5.Sidney Crosby 2005-180.822
6.Peter Stastny* 1980-950.808
7.Adam Oates* 1985-040.807
8.Paul Coffey* 1980-010.805
9.Marcel Dionne* 1971-890.771
10.Kent Nilsson 1979-950.763
11.Bernie Federko* 1976-900.761
12.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-970.750
13.Bobby Clarke* 1969-840.745
14.Craig Janney 1987-990.741
15.Nicklas Backstrom 2007-180.739
16.Joe Sakic* 1988-090.737
17.Mike Bossy* 1977-870.735
18.Ray Bourque* 1979-010.725
19.Denis Savard* 1980-970.723
20.Ron Francis* 1981-040.722
21.Evgeni Malkin 2006-180.715
22.Bryan Trottier* 1975-940.705
23.Guy Lafleur* 1971-910.704
24.Steve Yzerman* 1983-060.702
25.Denis Potvin* 1973-880.700
26.Joe Thornton 1997-180.697
27.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-870.683
28.Phil Esposito* 1963-810.681
29.Mark Messier* 1979-040.679
30.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-180.672
31.Jaromir Jagr 1990-180.671
32.Stan Mikita* 1958-800.664
33.Al MacInnis* 1981-040.660
34.Paul Reinhart 1979-900.657
35.Mike Rogers 1979-860.655
36.Doug Gilmour* 1983-030.654
37.Bernie Nicholls 1981-990.651
38.Eric Lindros* 1992-070.649
39.Brian Leetch* 1987-060.648
40.Bill Cowley* 1934-470.643
41.Ken Linseman 1978-920.641
42.Guy Chouinard 1974-840.640
43.Jari Kurri* 1980-980.637
44.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-160.634
45.Jean Beliveau* 1950-710.633
46.Patrick Kane 2007-180.633
47.Bobby Smith 1978-930.630
48.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-980.630
49.Pierre Turgeon 1987-070.627
50.Henrik Sedin 2000-180.626
51.Marc Savard 1997-110.618
52.Erik Karlsson 2009-180.617
53.Elmer Lach* 1940-540.615
54.Brad Park* 1968-850.614
55.Doug Weight 1991-110.610
56.Jean Ratelle* 1960-810.606
57.Claude Giroux 2007-180.602
58.Tom Lysiak 1973-860.600
 Jason Allison 1993-060.600
60.Phil Housley* 1982-030.598
61.Jason Spezza 2002-180.597
62.Gordie Howe* 1946-800.594
63.Paul Kariya* 1994-100.594
64.Barry Pederson 1980-920.593
65.Anton Stastny 1980-890.591
66.Mats Naslund 1982-950.588
67.Dennis Maruk 1975-890.588
68.Mark Howe* 1979-950.587
69.John Cullen 1988-990.585
70.Theoren Fleury 1988-030.584
71.Andy Bathgate* 1952-710.584
72.Mats Sundin* 1990-090.583
73.Alex Zhamnov 1992-060.582
74.Thomas Steen 1981-950.582
75.Syl Apps 1970-800.582
76.Darryl Sittler* 1970-850.581
77.Sergei Zubov 1992-090.580
78.Mark Recchi* 1988-110.579
79.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-180.578
80.Rod Gilbert* 1960-780.578
81.Neal Broten 1980-970.577
82.Doug Wilson 1977-930.576
83.Jeff Brown 1985-980.576
84.Larry Murphy* 1980-010.575
85.Dave Taylor 1977-940.574
86.Anze Kopitar 2006-180.574
87.Doug Bentley* 1939-540.572
88.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-140.572
89.Bengt-Ake Gustafsson 1979-890.571
90.Brian Propp 1979-940.570
91.Steve Larmer 1980-950.568
92.Thomas Gradin 1978-870.567
93.Martin St. Louis 1998-150.566
94.Alexander Mogilny 1989-060.565
95.Pelle Eklund 1985-940.564
96.Kelly Kisio 1982-950.564
97.Brad Richards 2000-160.563
98.René Robert 1970-820.562
99.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-120.561
 Ziggy Palffy 1993-060.561
101.Vincent Damphousse 1986-040.561
102.Gary Suter 1985-020.560
103.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-090.558
104.Borje Salming* 1973-900.555
105.Michel Goulet* 1979-940.555
106.Craig Hartsburg 1979-890.553
107.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-790.550
108.Pete Mahovlich 1965-810.549
109.Henri Richard* 1955-750.548
 Pavol Demitra 1993-100.548
111.Patrik Sundstrom 1982-920.543
112.Tim Young 1975-850.543
113.Mike Modano* 1989-110.542
114.Larry Robinson* 1972-920.542
115.Mike Ridley 1985-970.538
116.Rick Middleton 1974-880.537
117.Ken Hodge 1964-780.536
118.Alex Tanguay 1999-160.533
119.Scott Gomez 1999-160.533
120.Teemu Selanne* 1992-140.533
121.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-740.533
122.Glenn Anderson* 1980-960.532
123.Joe Mullen* 1981-970.528
124.John Bucyk* 1955-780.528
125.Bobby Hull* 1957-800.527
126.Mike Ribeiro 1999-170.526
127.David Krejci 2006-180.526
128.Pierre Larouche 1974-880.526
129.Paul Stastny 2006-180.525
130.Norm Ullman* 1955-750.524
131.Brian Rafalski 1999-110.523
132.Alexei Yashin 1993-070.522
133.Dan Quinn 1983-970.520
134.Andrew Cassels 1989-060.520
135.Charlie Simmer 1974-880.518
136.Jeremy Roenick 1988-090.516
137.Igor Larionov* 1989-040.516
138.Mikko Koivu 2005-180.515
139.Dennis Hextall 1968-800.514
 Alex Ovechkin 2005-180.514
141.Andre Boudrias 1963-760.514
142.Saku Koivu 1995-140.513
143.Bill Barber* 1972-840.513
144.John Tavares 2009-180.513
145.Brett Hull* 1986-060.512
 Reed Larson 1976-900.512
147.Jamie Benn 2009-180.511
148.Michael Nylander 1992-090.511
149.Ray Whitney 1991-140.510
150.Guy Lapointe* 1968-840.510
151.Stefan Persson 1977-860.510
152.Luc Robitaille* 1986-060.507
153.Michal Pivonka 1986-990.507
154.Ian Turnbull 1973-830.505
155.Jozef Stumpel 1991-080.503
156.Wayne Cashman 1964-830.502
 Joe Juneau 1991-040.502
158.Daniel Sedin 2000-180.501
159.Tom Kurvers 1984-950.498
160.Patrik Elias 1995-160.498
161.John Tonelli 1978-920.497
162.Terry Ruskowski 1979-890.497
163.Kris Letang 2006-180.497
164.Bert Olmstead* 1948-620.496
165.Phil Goyette 1956-720.496
166.Dale Hunter 1980-990.495
167.Cliff Ronning 1986-040.495
168.Jakub Voracek 2008-180.494
169.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-100.493
170.Brian Bradley 1985-980.493
171.Jonathan Toews 2007-180.489
 Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-130.489
173.Pavel Bure* 1991-030.487
174.Steve Vickers 1972-820.487
175.Eric Staal 2003-180.487
176.Bobby Rousseau 1960-750.486
 Dave Babych 1980-990.486
178.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-680.486
179.Paul MacLean 1980-910.485
180.Rick MacLeish 1970-840.485
181.Wilf Paiement 1974-880.484
182.Tomas Kaberle 1998-130.484
183.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-740.483
 Dickie Moore* 1951-680.483
185.Martin Straka 1992-080.482
 Dany Heatley 2001-150.482
187.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-990.480
188.Ivan Boldirev 1970-850.480
189.Walt Tkaczuk 1967-810.477
190.Tom Fergus 1981-930.477
191.Mike Bullard 1980-920.475
192.Randy Carlyle 1976-930.473
193.Ted Kennedy* 1942-570.473
194.Valeri Kamensky 1991-020.472
195.Peter McNab 1973-870.472
 Steve Duchesne 1986-020.472
197.Ales Hemsky 2002-180.471
198.Tomas Sandstrom 1984-990.470
199.Pierre Pilote* 1955-690.470
200.Marian Hossa 1997-170.465
201.Duncan Keith 2005-180.464
202.Tim Kerr 1980-930.464
203.Chris Pronger* 1993-120.464
204.Bob MacMillan 1974-850.464
205.Butch Goring 1969-850.463
206.Rick Martin 1971-820.463
207.Chris Chelios* 1983-100.462
208.Patrice Bergeron 2003-180.461
209.Murray Craven 1982-000.460
 Vinny Prospal 1996-130.460
211.Mel Bridgman 1975-890.460
212.Stan Smyl 1978-910.459
213.Jude Drouin 1968-810.458
 John Ogrodnick 1979-930.458
 Brendan Shanahan* 1987-090.458
216.Andrei Markov 2000-170.458
217.Don Maloney 1978-910.458
218.Blake Wheeler 2008-180.457
219.Mark Johnson 1979-900.456
220.Robert Reichel 1990-040.455
 Lanny McDonald* 1973-890.455
222.Dave Keon* 1960-820.455
 Alex Kovalev 1992-130.455
224.Sergei Gonchar 1994-150.454
225.Kevin Stevens 1987-020.454
226.Derek Roy 2003-150.454
227.Sandis Ozolinsh 1992-080.454
228.Brian Bellows 1982-990.452
 Steve Sullivan 1995-130.452
230.Terry O'Reilly 1971-850.451
231.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-100.450
232.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-790.449
233.Dave Poulin 1982-950.449
234.Andy McDonald 2000-130.448
235.Keith Yandle 2006-180.448
236.Rick Tocchet 1984-020.448
237.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-070.447
238.Robert Lang 1992-100.447
239.Kirk Muller 1984-030.446
240.Milt Schmidt* 1936-550.446
241.Martin Havlat 2000-160.446
 Peter Zezel 1984-990.446
243.Jason Pominville 2003-180.445
244.Fred Stanfield 1964-780.443
245.Ted Lindsay* 1944-650.442
246.Pit Martin 1961-790.441
247.Greg Malone 1976-870.440
248.Esa Tikkanen 1985-990.440
249.Aaron Broten 1980-920.440
250.Ron Greschner 1974-900.439

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA/G
1.Ulf Nilsson 1974-781.147
2.Andre Lacroix 1972-790.993
3.Robbie Ftorek 1974-790.823
4.Bobby Hull* 1972-790.815
5.Serge Bernier 1973-790.806
6.Gordie Howe* 1973-790.797
7.Christian Bordeleau 1972-790.789
8.J.C. Tremblay 1972-790.788
9.Marc Tardif 1973-790.785
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