NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Games Played

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

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGP
1.Patrick Marleau 1997-211779
2.Gordie Howe* 1946-801767
3.Mark Messier* 1979-041756
4.Jaromír Jágr 1990-181733
5.Ron Francis* 1981-041731
6.Joe Thornton 1997-221714
7.Zdeno Chara 1997-221680
8.Mark Recchi* 1988-111652
9.Chris Chelios* 1983-101651
10.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-061639
11.Scott Stevens* 1982-041635
12.Larry Murphy* 1980-011615
13.Ray Bourque* 1979-011612
14.Nicklas Lidström* 1991-121564
15.Jarome Iginla* 1996-171554
16.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-741550
17.John Bucyk* 1955-781540
 Shane Doan 1995-171540
19.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-091524
20.Matt Cullen 1997-191516
21.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061514
22.Mike Modano* 1989-111499
23.Phil Housley* 1982-031495
24.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991487
25.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-101484
26.Doug Gilmour* 1983-031474
27.Glen Wesley 1987-081457
28.Teemu Selänne* 1992-141451
29.Tim Horton* 1949-741445
30.Mike Gartner* 1979-981432
31.Scott Mellanby 1985-071431
 Luc Robitaille* 1986-061431
33.Pat Verbeek 1982-021424
34.Luke Richardson 1987-091417
35.Al MacInnis* 1981-041416
36.Harry Howell* 1952-731411
37.Norm Ullman* 1955-751410
38.Paul Coffey* 1980-011409
39.Dale Hunter 1980-991407
40.Stan Mikita* 1958-801396
41.Roman Hamrlik 1992-131395
42.Doug Mohns 1953-751391
43.Larry Robinson* 1972-921384
44.Trevor Linden 1988-081382
45.Vincent Damphousse 1986-041378
 Dean Prentice 1952-741378
 Joe Sakic* 1988-091378
48.Teppo Numminen 1988-091372
49.Jeremy Roenick 1988-091363
50.Ron Stewart 1952-731353
51.Kirk Muller 1984-031349
52.Marcel Dionne* 1971-891348
53.Mats Sundin* 1990-091346
54.Adam Oates* 1985-041337
55.Eric Staal 2003-231335
56.Ryan Suter 2005-231331
57.Henrik Sedin* 2000-181330
 Ray Whitney 1991-141330
59.Alex Ovechkin 2005-231325
60.Guy Carbonneau* 1980-001318
61.Red Kelly* 1947-671316
 Alex Kovalev 1992-131316
63.Bobby Holík 1990-091314
64.Marián Hossa* 1997-171309
65.Daniel Sedin* 2000-181306
66.Sergei Gonchar 1994-151301
67.Brent Burns 2003-231300
68.Dustin Brown 2003-221296
 Dave Keon* 1960-821296
70.Pierre Turgeon 1987-071294
71.Dainius Zubrus 1996-161293
72.Darryl Sydor 1991-101291
73.Mathieu Schneider 1987-101289
74.Ken Daneyko 1983-031283
75.Phil Esposito* 1963-811282
76.James Patrick 1983-041280
 Jean Ratelle* 1960-811280
78.Bryan Trottier* 1975-941279
79.Martin Gelinas 1988-081273
80.Rob Blake* 1989-101270
 Ryan Smyth 1994-141270
82.Brett Hull* 1986-061269
83.Patrice Bergeron 2003-231266
 Martin Brodeur* 1991-151266
85.Justin Williams 2000-201264
86.Bill Guerin 1991-101263
 Scott Niedermayer* 1991-101263
88.Anze Kopitar 2006-231262
89.Radek Dvorak 1995-141260
90.Ray Ferraro 1984-021258
 Henri Richard* 1955-751258
92.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-071257
93.Duncan Keith 2005-221256
 Craig Ludwig 1982-991256
 Brian Rolston 1994-121256
96.Phil Kessel 2006-231255
97.Kevin Lowe* 1979-981254
98.Jari Kurri* 1980-981251
99.Scott Hartnell 2000-181249
100.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-091248
 Bill Gadsby* 1946-661248
 Jason Spezza 2002-221248
103.Daniel Alfredsson* 1995-141246
104.Jason Arnott 1993-121244
 Allan Stanley* 1948-691244
106.Jay Bouwmeester 2002-201240
 Patrik Elias 1995-161240
108.Doug Weight 1991-111238
109.Steve Thomas 1984-041235
110.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-991232
111.Olli Jokinen 1997-151231
112.Ed Westfall 1961-791226
113.Sean O'Donnell 1994-121224
 Corey Perry 2005-231224
 Gary Roberts 1986-091224
116.Brad McCrimmon 1979-971222
117.Eric Nesterenko 1951-721219
 Joe Pavelski 2006-231219
119.Jeff Carter 2005-231216
120.Claude Lemieux 1983-091215
121.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-161212
122.Marc-Edouard Vlasic 2006-231211
123.Marcel Pronovost* 1950-701206
124.Brian Leetch* 1987-061205
125.Keith Tkachuk 1991-101201
126.Owen Nolan 1990-101200
127.Denis Savard* 1980-971196
128.Dave Babych 1980-991195
 Todd Marchant 1993-111195
130.John MacLean 1983-021194
 Zach Parise 2005-231194
132.Marc Bergevin 1984-041191
 Gilbert Perreault* 1970-871191
134.George Armstrong* 1949-711188
 Brian Bellows 1982-991188
 Kevin Dineen 1984-031188
 Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-971188
138.Andrew Cogliano 2007-231186
139.Kelly Buchberger 1987-041182
 Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-101182
141.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-741181
 Scott Young 1987-061181
143.Chris Phillips 1997-151179
144.Bob Carpenter 1981-991178
145.Don Marshall 1951-721176
146.Tony Amonte 1991-071174
147.Sylvain Cote 1984-031171
148.Chris Pronger* 1993-121167
149.Mike Keane 1988-041161
150.Bob Gainey* 1973-891160
151.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-141159
152.Sidney Crosby 2005-231157
 Kris Draper 1990-111157
 Ryan Getzlaf 2005-221157
 Kevin Hatcher 1984-011157
 Eric Weinrich 1988-061157
157.Shayne Corson 1985-041156
158.Adam Foote 1991-111154
159.Rob Niedermayer 1993-111153
160.Adam Graves 1987-031152
 Patrick Kane 2007-231152
162.Leo Boivin* 1951-701150
163.Garry Galley 1984-011149
164.Dan Hamhuis 2003-201148
 Börje Salming* 1973-901148
166.Gary Suter 1985-021145
167.Bobby Clarke* 1969-841144
 Rick Tocchet 1984-021144
169.Eric Desjardins 1988-061143
 Milan Lucic 2007-231143
171.Jordan Staal 2006-231140
172.Cliff Ronning 1986-041137
173.Stu Barnes 1991-081136
 David Legwand 1998-161136
175.Bryan McCabe 1995-111135
176.Martin St. Louis* 1998-151134
177.Ron Hainsey 2002-201132
178.Glenn Anderson* 1980-961129
 Dave Ellett 1984-001129
180.Ed Jovanovski 1995-141128
 Jamie Macoun 1982-991128
 Bob Nevin 1957-761128
183.Bernie Nicholls 1981-991127
 Murray Oliver 1957-751127
185.Guy Lafleur* 1971-911126
 Brad Richards 2000-161126
187.Jean Beliveau* 1950-711125
188.Saku Koivu 1995-141124
189.Paul Stastny 2006-231120
190.Markus Näslund 1993-091117
191.Don Sweeney 1988-041115
192.Brent Seabrook 2005-201114
193.Steve Duchesne 1986-021113
 Doug Harvey* 1947-691113
 Brad Park* 1968-851113
196.Lanny McDonald* 1973-891111
 Brent Sutter 1980-981111
 Dave Taylor 1977-941111
199.Andrew Brunette 1995-121110
200.Calle Johansson 1987-041109
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-131109
 Keith Yandle 2006-221109
203.Adrian Aucoin 1994-131108
 Hal Gill 1997-141108
 Vinny Prospal 1996-131108
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-151108
207.Jason Chimera 2000-181107
 Butch Goring 1969-851107
 Derek Morris 1997-141107
210.Garry Unger 1967-831105
211.Mike Fisher 1999-181104
 Geoff Sanderson 1990-081104
213.Dave Manson 1986-021103
214.Pit Martin 1961-791101
215.Neal Broten 1980-971099
 Mike Ricci 1990-071099
217.Jay Wells 1979-971098
218.Tom Fitzgerald 1988-061097
 Gordie Roberts 1979-941097
220.Darryl Sittler* 1970-851096
221.Dan Boyle 1998-161093
 Craig MacTavish 1979-971093
 Ron Sutter 1982-011093
224.Chris Gratton 1993-091092
225.Daymond Langkow 1995-121090
226.Michel Goulet* 1979-941089
 Robyn Regehr 1999-151089
 Blake Wheeler 2008-231089
229.Alex Tanguay 1999-161088
230.Carol Vadnais 1966-831087
231.Brad Marsh 1978-931086
232.Alexei Zhitnik 1992-081085
233.Theoren Fleury 1988-031084
 Dave Lowry 1985-041084
235.Ian Laperriere 1993-101083
236.Brian Campbell 1999-171082
 Henrik Zetterberg 2002-181082
238.Peter Bondra 1990-071081
239.Ulf Samuelsson 1984-001080
240.Scott Gomez 1999-161079
 Bob Pulford* 1956-721079
242.Bobby Smith 1978-931077
243.Mark Giordano 2005-231075
244.Mike Ribeiro 1999-171074
245.Jack Johnson 2006-231072
 Kirk Maltby 1993-101072
247.Doug Bodger 1984-001071
 Murray Craven 1982-001071
 Nick Foligno 2007-231071
 Marc Staal 2007-231071

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGP
1.Andre Lacroix 1972-79551
2.Ron Plumb 1972-79549
3.Paul Shmyr 1972-79511
4.Michel Parizeau 1972-79509
5.Mike Antonovich 1972-79486
6.Rick Ley 1972-79478
7.John McKenzie 1972-79477
8.Blair MacDonald 1973-79476
9.Larry Pleau 1972-79468
10.Poul Popiel 1972-78467
11.Bobby Guindon 1972-79463
12.Larry Lund 1972-78459
13.Al Hamilton 1972-79455
 Rosaire Paiement 1972-78455
 Ken Block 1972-79455
16.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79454
17.Ted Green 1972-79452
 Rene Leclerc 1972-79452
19.Marty Howe 1973-79449
20.Don Burgess 1972-79446
 Marc Tardif 1973-79446
22.Francois Lacombe 1972-79440
23.Norm Ferguson 1972-78436
24.Bryan Campbell 1972-78433
 Tim Sheehy 1972-78433
26.Jim Dorey 1972-79431
 Brad Selwood 1972-79431
 Rusty Patenaude 1972-78431
29.Reg Thomas 1973-79428
30.Mark Howe* 1973-79426
31.Gavin Kirk 1972-79422
32.Ted Taylor 1972-78421
33.John French 1972-78420
34.Gordie Howe* 1973-79419
35.Kevin Morrison 1973-79418
36.Serge Bernier 1973-79417
37.Bob Fitchner 1973-79414
38.Rick Morris 1972-78413
 Larry Hale 1972-78413
40.Christian Bordeleau 1972-79412
41.Bobby Hull* 1972-79411
42.Darryl Maggs 1973-79402
43.Mike Rogers 1974-79396
44.Rich LeDuc 1974-79394
45.Frank Hughes 1972-78392
 Danny Lawson 1972-77392
 Jim Turkiewicz 1974-79392
48.Rich Preston 1974-79388
49.Barry Long 1974-79387
50.John Schella 1972-78385