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.Jaromir Jagr 1990-181733
4.Ron Francis* 1981-041731
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.Patrick Marleau 1997-181541
15.Shane Doan 1995-171540
 John Bucyk* 1955-781540
17.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-091524
18.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061514
19.Mike Modano* 1989-111499
20.Phil Housley* 1982-031495
21.Joe Thornton 1997-181491
22.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991487
23.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-101484
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.Matt Cullen 1997-181412
35.Harry Howell* 1952-731411
36.Norm Ullman* 1955-751410
37.Paul Coffey* 1980-011409
38.Dale Hunter 1980-991407
39.Roman Hamrlik 1992-131395
 Zdeno Chara 1997-181395
41.Stan Mikita* 1958-801394
42.Doug Mohns 1953-751390
43.Larry Robinson* 1972-921384
44.Trevor Linden 1988-081382
45.Dean Prentice 1952-741378
 Joe Sakic* 1988-091378
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-041378
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.Alex Kovalev 1992-131316
 Red Kelly* 1947-671316
59.Bobby Holik 1990-091314
60.Marian Hossa 1997-171309
61.Sergei Gonchar 1994-151301
62.Dave Keon* 1960-821296
63.Henrik Sedin 2000-181294
 Pierre Turgeon 1987-071294
65.Dainius Zubrus 1996-161293
66.Darryl Sydor 1991-101291
67.Mathieu Schneider 1987-101289
68.Ken Daneyko 1983-031283
69.Phil Esposito* 1963-811282
70.Jean Ratelle* 1960-811281
71.James Patrick 1983-041280
72.Bryan Trottier* 1975-941279
73.Martin Gelinas 1988-081273
74.Rob Blake* 1989-101270
 Ryan Smyth 1994-141270
 Daniel Sedin 2000-181270
77.Brett Hull* 1986-061269
78.Martin Brodeur 1991-151266
79.Bill Guerin 1991-101263
 Scott Niedermayer* 1991-101263
81.Radek Dvorak 1995-141260
82.Ray Ferraro 1984-021258
83.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-071257
84.Craig Ludwig 1982-991256
 Henri Richard* 1955-751256
 Brian Rolston 1994-121256
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.Scott Hartnell 2000-181218
105.Claude Lemieux 1983-091215
106.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-161212
107.Marcel Pronovost* 1950-701206
108.Brian Leetch* 1987-061205
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.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-871191
 Marc Bergevin 1984-041191
117.Brian Bellows 1982-991188
 Kevin Dineen 1984-031188
 Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-971188
120.George Armstrong* 1949-711187
121.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-101182
 Kelly Buchberger 1987-041182
123.Scott Young 1987-061181
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-741181
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.Kevin Hatcher 1984-011157
 Eric Weinrich 1988-061157
 Kris Draper 1990-111157
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.David Legwand 1998-161136
 Stu Barnes 1991-081136
151.Bryan McCabe 1995-111135
152.Martin St. Louis 1998-151134
153.Dave Ellett 1984-001129
 Glenn Anderson* 1980-961129
155.Ed Jovanovski 1995-141128
 Bob Nevin 1957-761128
 Jamie Macoun 1982-991128
158.Bernie Nicholls 1981-991127
 Murray Oliver 1957-751127
160.Guy Lafleur* 1971-911126
 Brad Richards 2000-161126
 Justin Williams 2000-181126
163.Jean Beliveau* 1950-711125
164.Saku Koivu 1995-141124
165.Markus Naslund 1993-091117
166.Don Sweeney 1988-041115
167.Doug Harvey* 1947-691113
 Brad Park* 1968-851113
 Steve Duchesne 1986-021113
170.Brent Sutter 1980-981111
 Lanny McDonald* 1973-891111
 Dave Taylor 1977-941111
173.Andrew Brunette 1995-121110
174.Calle Johansson 1987-041109
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-131109
176.Vinny Prospal 1996-131108
 Hal Gill 1997-141108
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-151108
 Adrian Aucoin 1994-131108
180.Butch Goring 1969-851107
 Derek Morris 1997-141107
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
 Jay Bouwmeester 2002-181089
200.Alex Tanguay 1999-161088
 Mike Fisher 1999-171088
202.Carol Vadnais 1966-831087
203.Brad Marsh 1978-931086
204.Alexei Zhitnik 1992-081085
205.Dave Lowry 1985-041084
 Theoren Fleury 1988-031084
207.Ian Laperriere 1993-101083
208.Brian Campbell 1999-171082
209.Peter Bondra 1990-071081
 Jason Chimera 2000-181081
211.Ulf Samuelsson 1984-001080
212.Scott Gomez 1999-161079
 Bob Pulford* 1956-721079
214.Bobby Smith 1978-931077
215.Mike Ribeiro 1999-171074
216.Kirk Maltby 1993-101072
217.Murray Craven 1982-001071
 Doug Bodger 1984-001071
219.Craig Ramsay 1971-851070
 Mike Ramsey 1979-971070
221.Andy Bathgate* 1952-711069
 Nick Schultz 2001-171069
223.Ted Lindsay* 1944-651068
 Mike Knuble 1996-131068
 Sergei Zubov 1992-091068
226.Terry Harper 1962-811066
227.Rod Gilbert* 1960-781065
228.Bobby Hull* 1957-801063
229.Joe Mullen* 1981-971062
230.Bob Rouse 1983-001061
231.Mike Grier 1996-111060
 Denis Potvin* 1973-881060
233.Eric Staal 2003-181058
234.Kelly Miller 1984-991057
235.Lyle Odelein 1989-061056
 Brad Stuart 1999-161056
 Jean-Guy Talbot 1954-711056
 Greg Adams 1984-011056
 Bryan Smolinski 1992-081056
240.Randy Carlyle 1976-931055
 Scott Hannan 1998-151055
242.Stephane Richer 1984-021054
 Craig Berube 1986-031054
244.Ivan Boldirev 1970-851052
245.Miroslav Satan 1995-101050
246.Radim Vrbata 2001-181049
 Mike Sillinger 1990-091049
248.Geoff Courtnall 1983-001048
249.Eddie Shack 1958-751047
250.Matt Cooke 1998-151046

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.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.Rusty Patenaude 1972-78431
 Jim Dorey 1972-79431
 Brad Selwood 1972-79431
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.Jim Turkiewicz 1974-79392
 Danny Lawson 1972-77392
 Frank Hughes 1972-78392
48.Rich Preston 1974-79388
49.Barry Long 1974-79387
50.John Schella 1972-78385
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