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.Henrik Sedin 2000-181330
 Ray Whitney 1991-141330
57.Guy Carbonneau* 1980-001318
58.Red Kelly* 1947-671316
 Alex Kovalev 1992-131316
60.Bobby Holík 1990-091314
61.Marián Hossa* 1997-171309
62.Daniel Sedin 2000-181306
63.Sergei Gonchar 1994-151301
64.Dustin Brown 2003-221296
 Dave Keon* 1960-821296
66.Pierre Turgeon 1987-071294
67.Eric Staal 2003-211293
 Dainius Zubrus 1996-161293
69.Darryl Sydor 1991-101291
70.Mathieu Schneider 1987-101289
71.Ken Daneyko 1983-031283
72.Phil Esposito* 1963-811282
73.James Patrick 1983-041280
 Jean Ratelle* 1960-811280
 Ryan Suter 2005-221280
76.Bryan Trottier* 1975-941279
77.Alex Ovechkin 2005-221274
78.Martin Gelinas 1988-081273
79.Rob Blake* 1989-101270
 Ryan Smyth 1994-141270
81.Brett Hull* 1986-061269
82.Martin Brodeur* 1991-151266
83.Justin Williams 2000-201264
84.Bill Guerin 1991-101263
 Scott Niedermayer* 1991-101263
86.Radek Dvorak 1995-141260
87.Ray Ferraro 1984-021258
 Henri Richard* 1955-751258
89.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-071257
90.Duncan Keith 2005-221256
 Craig Ludwig 1982-991256
 Brian Rolston 1994-121256
93.Kevin Lowe* 1979-981254
94.Brent Burns 2003-221251
 Jari Kurri* 1980-981251
96.Scott Hartnell 2000-181249
97.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-091248
 Bill Gadsby* 1946-661248
 Jason Spezza 2002-221248
100.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-141246
101.Jason Arnott 1993-121244
 Allan Stanley* 1948-691244
103.Jay Bouwmeester 2002-201240
 Patrik Elias 1995-161240
105.Doug Weight 1991-111238
106.Steve Thomas 1984-041235
107.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-991232
108.Olli Jokinen 1997-151231
109.Ed Westfall 1961-791226
110.Sean O'Donnell 1994-121224
 Gary Roberts 1986-091224
112.Brad McCrimmon 1979-971222
113.Eric Nesterenko 1951-721219
114.Patrice Bergeron 2003-221216
115.Claude Lemieux 1983-091215
116.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-161212
117.Anze Kopitar 2006-221210
118.Marcel Pronovost* 1950-701206
119.Brian Leetch* 1987-061205
120.Phil Kessel 2006-221204
121.Keith Tkachuk 1991-101201
122.Owen Nolan 1990-101200
123.Denis Savard* 1980-971196
124.Dave Babych 1980-991195
 Todd Marchant 1993-111195
126.John MacLean 1983-021194
127.Marc Bergevin 1984-041191
 Gilbert Perreault* 1970-871191
129.George Armstrong* 1949-711188
 Brian Bellows 1982-991188
 Kevin Dineen 1984-031188
 Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-971188
133.Kelly Buchberger 1987-041182
 Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-101182
135.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-741181
 Scott Young 1987-061181
137.Chris Phillips 1997-151179
138.Bob Carpenter 1981-991178
139.Don Marshall 1951-721176
 Corey Perry 2005-221176
141.Tony Amonte 1991-071174
142.Sylvain Cote 1984-031171
143.Jeff Carter 2005-221170
144.Joe Pavelski 2006-221168
145.Chris Pronger* 1993-121167
146.Mike Keane 1988-041161
 Marc-Edouard Vlasic 2006-221161
148.Bob Gainey* 1973-891160
149.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-141159
150.Kris Draper 1990-111157
 Ryan Getzlaf 2005-221157
 Kevin Hatcher 1984-011157
 Eric Weinrich 1988-061157
154.Shayne Corson 1985-041156
155.Adam Foote 1991-111154
156.Rob Niedermayer 1993-111153
157.Adam Graves 1987-031152
158.Leo Boivin* 1951-701150
159.Garry Galley 1984-011149
160.Dan Hamhuis 2003-201148
 Börje Salming* 1973-901148
162.Gary Suter 1985-021145
163.Bobby Clarke* 1969-841144
 Rick Tocchet 1984-021144
165.Eric Desjardins 1988-061143
166.Zach Parise 2005-221142
167.Andrew Cogliano 2007-221140
168.Cliff Ronning 1986-041137
169.Stu Barnes 1991-081136
 David Legwand 1998-161136
171.Bryan McCabe 1995-111135
172.Martin St. Louis* 1998-151134
173.Ron Hainsey 2002-201132
174.Glenn Anderson* 1980-961129
 Dave Ellett 1984-001129
176.Ed Jovanovski 1995-141128
 Jamie Macoun 1982-991128
 Bob Nevin 1957-761128
179.Bernie Nicholls 1981-991127
 Murray Oliver 1957-751127
181.Guy Lafleur* 1971-911126
 Brad Richards 2000-161126
183.Jean Beliveau* 1950-711125
184.Saku Koivu 1995-141124
185.Markus Näslund 1993-091117
186.Don Sweeney 1988-041115
187.Brent Seabrook 2005-201114
188.Steve Duchesne 1986-021113
 Doug Harvey* 1947-691113
 Brad Park* 1968-851113
191.Lanny McDonald* 1973-891111
 Brent Sutter 1980-981111
 Dave Taylor 1977-941111
194.Andrew Brunette 1995-121110
195.Calle Johansson 1987-041109
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-131109
 Keith Yandle 2006-221109
198.Adrian Aucoin 1994-131108
 Sidney Crosby 2005-221108
 Hal Gill 1997-141108
 Vinny Prospal 1996-131108
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-151108
203.Jason Chimera 2000-181107
 Butch Goring 1969-851107
 Patrick Kane 2007-221107
 Derek Morris 1997-141107
207.Garry Unger 1967-831105
208.Mike Fisher 1999-181104
 Geoff Sanderson 1990-081104
210.Dave Manson 1986-021103
211.Pit Martin 1961-791101
212.Neal Broten 1980-971099
 Mike Ricci 1990-071099
214.Jay Wells 1979-971098
215.Tom Fitzgerald 1988-061097
 Gordie Roberts 1979-941097
217.Milan Lucic 2007-221096
 Darryl Sittler* 1970-851096
219.Dan Boyle 1998-161093
 Craig MacTavish 1979-971093
 Ron Sutter 1982-011093
222.Chris Gratton 1993-091092
 Jordan Staal 2006-221092
224.Daymond Langkow 1995-121090
225.Michel Goulet* 1979-941089
 Robyn Regehr 1999-151089
227.Alex Tanguay 1999-161088
228.Carol Vadnais 1966-831087
229.Brad Marsh 1978-931086
230.Alexei Zhitnik 1992-081085
231.Theoren Fleury 1988-031084
 Dave Lowry 1985-041084
233.Ian Laperriere 1993-101083
234.Brian Campbell 1999-171082
 Henrik Zetterberg 2002-181082
236.Peter Bondra 1990-071081
237.Ulf Samuelsson 1984-001080
238.Scott Gomez 1999-161079
 Bob Pulford* 1956-721079
240.Bobby Smith 1978-931077
241.Mike Ribeiro 1999-171074
242.Kirk Maltby 1993-101072
 Paul Stastny 2006-221072
244.Doug Bodger 1984-001071
 Murray Craven 1982-001071
246.Craig Ramsay 1971-851070
 Mike Ramsey 1979-971070
248.Andy Bathgate* 1952-711069
 Nick Schultz 2001-171069
250.Mike Knuble 1996-131068
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-651068
 Sergei Zubov* 1992-091068

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