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.Gordie Howe* 1946-801767
2.Mark Messier* 1979-041756
3.Ron Francis* 1981-041731
4.Jaromir Jagr 1990-181728
5.Mark Recchi* 1988-111652
6.Chris Chelios* 1983-101651
7.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-061639
8.Scott Stevens* 1982-041635
9.Larry Murphy* 1980-011615
10.Ray Bourque* 1979-011612
11.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-121564
12.Jarome Iginla 1996-171554
13.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-741549
14.John Bucyk* 1955-781540
 Shane Doan 1995-171540
16.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-091524
 Patrick Marleau 1997-181524
18.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061514
19.Mike Modano* 1989-111499
20.Phil Housley* 1982-031495
21.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991487
22.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-101484
23.Joe Thornton 1997-181475
24.Doug Gilmour* 1983-031474
25.Glen Wesley 1987-081457
26.Teemu Selanne* 1992-141451
27.Tim Horton* 1949-741446
28.Mike Gartner* 1979-981432
29.Scott Mellanby 1985-071431
 Luc Robitaille* 1986-061431
31.Pat Verbeek 1982-021424
32.Luke Richardson 1987-091417
33.Al MacInnis* 1981-041416
34.Harry Howell* 1952-731411
35.Norm Ullman* 1955-751410
36.Paul Coffey* 1980-011409
37.Dale Hunter 1980-991407
38.Roman Hamrlik 1992-131395
39.Stan Mikita* 1958-801394
 Matt Cullen 1997-181394
41.Doug Mohns 1953-751390
42.Larry Robinson* 1972-921384
43.Trevor Linden 1988-081382
44.Joe Sakic* 1988-091378
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-041378
 Dean Prentice 1952-741378
47.Zdeno Chara 1997-181377
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.Ray Whitney 1991-141330
56.Guy Carbonneau 1980-001318
57.Red Kelly* 1947-671316
 Alex Kovalev 1992-131316
59.Bobby Holik 1990-091314
60.Marian Hossa 1997-171309
61.Sergei Gonchar 1994-151301
62.Dave Keon* 1960-821296
63.Pierre Turgeon 1987-071294
64.Dainius Zubrus 1996-161293
65.Darryl Sydor 1991-101291
66.Mathieu Schneider 1987-101289
67.Ken Daneyko 1983-031283
68.Phil Esposito* 1963-811282
69.Jean Ratelle* 1960-811281
70.James Patrick 1983-041280
71.Bryan Trottier* 1975-941279
72.Henrik Sedin 2000-181278
73.Martin Gelinas 1988-081273
74.Rob Blake* 1989-101270
 Ryan Smyth 1994-141270
76.Brett Hull* 1986-061269
77.Martin Brodeur 1991-151266
78.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-101263
 Bill Guerin 1991-101263
80.Radek Dvorak 1995-141260
81.Ray Ferraro 1984-021258
82.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-071257
83.Brian Rolston 1994-121256
 Henri Richard* 1955-751256
 Craig Ludwig 1982-991256
86.Daniel Sedin 2000-181255
87.Kevin Lowe 1979-981254
88.Jari Kurri* 1980-981251
89.Bill Gadsby* 1946-661248
 Sergei Fedorov* 1990-091248
91.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-141246
92.Jason Arnott 1993-121244
 Allan Stanley* 1948-691244
94.Patrik Elias 1995-161240
95.Doug Weight 1991-111238
96.Steve Thomas 1984-041235
97.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-991232
98.Olli Jokinen 1997-151231
99.Ed Westfall 1961-791226
100.Gary Roberts 1986-091224
 Sean O'Donnell 1994-121224
102.Brad McCrimmon 1979-971222
103.Eric Nesterenko 1951-721219
104.Claude Lemieux 1983-091215
105.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-161212
106.Marcel Pronovost* 1950-701206
107.Brian Leetch* 1987-061205
108.Scott Hartnell 2000-181203
109.Keith Tkachuk 1991-101201
110.Owen Nolan 1990-101200
111.Denis Savard* 1980-971196
112.Dave Babych 1980-991195
 Todd Marchant 1993-111195
114.John MacLean 1983-021194
115.Marc Bergevin 1984-041191
 Gilbert Perreault* 1970-871191
117.Kevin Dineen 1984-031188
 Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-971188
 Brian Bellows 1982-991188
120.George Armstrong* 1949-711187
121.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-101182
 Kelly Buchberger 1987-041182
123.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-741181
 Scott Young 1987-061181
125.Chris Phillips 1997-151179
126.Bob Carpenter 1981-991178
127.Don Marshall 1951-721176
128.Tony Amonte 1991-071174
129.Sylvain Cote 1984-031171
130.Chris Pronger* 1993-121167
131.Mike Keane 1988-041161
132.Bob Gainey* 1973-891160
133.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-141159
134.Kris Draper 1990-111157
 Eric Weinrich 1988-061157
 Kevin Hatcher 1984-011157
137.Shayne Corson 1985-041156
138.Adam Foote 1991-111154
139.Rob Niedermayer 1993-111153
140.Adam Graves 1987-031152
141.Leo Boivin* 1951-701150
142.Garry Galley 1984-011149
143.Borje Salming* 1973-901148
144.Gary Suter 1985-021145
145.Rick Tocchet 1984-021144
 Bobby Clarke* 1969-841144
147.Eric Desjardins 1988-061143
148.Cliff Ronning 1986-041137
149.Stu Barnes 1991-081136
 David Legwand 1998-161136
151.Bryan McCabe 1995-111135
152.Martin St. Louis 1998-151134
153.Glenn Anderson* 1980-961129
 Dave Ellett 1984-001129
155.Bob Nevin 1957-761128
 Jamie Macoun 1982-991128
 Ed Jovanovski 1995-141128
158.Murray Oliver 1957-751127
 Bernie Nicholls 1981-991127
160.Guy Lafleur* 1971-911126
 Brad Richards 2000-161126
162.Jean Beliveau* 1950-711125
163.Saku Koivu 1995-141124
164.Markus Naslund 1993-091117
165.Don Sweeney 1988-041115
166.Doug Harvey* 1947-691113
 Brad Park* 1968-851113
 Steve Duchesne 1986-021113
169.Lanny McDonald* 1973-891111
 Dave Taylor 1977-941111
 Brent Sutter 1980-981111
172.Andrew Brunette 1995-121110
173.Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-131109
 Calle Johansson 1987-041109
175.Hal Gill 1997-141108
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-151108
 Adrian Aucoin 1994-131108
 Justin Williams 2000-181108
 Vinny Prospal 1996-131108
180.Derek Morris 1997-141107
 Butch Goring 1969-851107
182.Garry Unger 1967-831105
183.Geoff Sanderson 1990-081104
184.Dave Manson 1986-021103
185.Pit Martin 1961-791101
186.Neal Broten 1980-971099
 Mike Ricci 1990-071099
188.Jay Wells 1979-971098
189.Tom Fitzgerald 1988-061097
 Gordie Roberts 1979-941097
191.Darryl Sittler* 1970-851096
192.Ron Sutter 1982-011093
 Dan Boyle 1998-161093
 Craig MacTavish 1979-971093
195.Chris Gratton 1993-091092
196.Daymond Langkow 1995-121090
197.Michel Goulet* 1979-941089
 Robyn Regehr 1999-151089
199.Alex Tanguay 1999-161088
 Mike Fisher 1999-171088
201.Carol Vadnais 1966-831087
202.Brad Marsh 1978-931086
203.Alexei Zhitnik 1992-081085
204.Theoren Fleury 1988-031084
 Dave Lowry 1985-041084
206.Ian Laperriere 1993-101083
207.Brian Campbell 1999-171082
208.Jay Bouwmeester 2002-181081
 Peter Bondra 1990-071081
210.Ulf Samuelsson 1984-001080
211.Bob Pulford* 1956-721079
 Scott Gomez 1999-161079
213.Bobby Smith 1978-931077
214.Mike Ribeiro 1999-171074
215.Kirk Maltby 1993-101072
216.Doug Bodger 1984-001071
 Murray Craven 1982-001071
218.Mike Ramsey 1979-971070
 Craig Ramsay 1971-851070
220.Nick Schultz 2001-171069
 Andy Bathgate* 1952-711069
222.Ted Lindsay* 1944-651068
 Mike Knuble 1996-131068
 Sergei Zubov 1992-091068
225.Terry Harper 1962-811066
226.Rod Gilbert* 1960-781065
227.Bobby Hull* 1957-801063
228.Jason Chimera 2000-181062
 Joe Mullen* 1981-971062
230.Bob Rouse 1983-001061
231.Mike Grier 1996-111060
 Denis Potvin* 1973-881060
233.Kelly Miller 1984-991057
234.Jean-Guy Talbot 1954-711056
 Greg Adams 1984-011056
 Brad Stuart 1999-161056
 Bryan Smolinski 1992-081056
 Lyle Odelein 1989-061056
239.Scott Hannan 1998-151055
 Randy Carlyle 1976-931055
241.Stephane Richer 1984-021054
 Craig Berube 1986-031054
243.Ivan Boldirev 1970-851052
244.Miroslav Satan 1995-101050
245.Mike Sillinger 1990-091049
246.Geoff Courtnall 1983-001048
247.Eddie Shack 1958-751047
248.Matt Cooke 1998-151046
249.Derian Hatcher 1991-081045
250.Rob Ramage 1979-941044

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
 Ken Block 1972-79455
 Rosaire Paiement 1972-78455
16.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79454
17.Rene Leclerc 1972-79452
 Ted Green 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
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