NHL & WHA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Games Played

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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.Chris Chelios* 1983-10266
2.Nicklas Lidstrom* 1991-12263
3.Patrick Roy* 1984-03247
4.Mark Messier* 1979-04236
5.Claude Lemieux 1983-09234
6.Scott Stevens* 1982-04233
7.Guy Carbonneau* 1980-00231
8.Larry Robinson* 1972-92227
9.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96225
10.Kris Draper 1990-11222
11.Bryan Trottier* 1975-94221
12.Mike Keane 1988-04220
13.Larry Murphy* 1980-01215
14.Ray Bourque* 1979-01214
 Kevin Lowe 1979-98214
16.Jaromir Jagr 1990-18208
 Wayne Gretzky* 1979-99208
18.Marian Hossa 1997-17205
 Martin Brodeur* 1991-15205
20.Brett Hull* 1986-06202
 Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10202
22.Jari Kurri* 1980-98200
23.Steve Yzerman* 1983-06196
24.Paul Coffey* 1980-01194
25.Craig MacTavish 1979-97193
26.Patrick Marleau 1997-20191
27.Mark Recchi* 1988-11189
28.Esa Tikkanen 1985-99186
 Dale Hunter 1980-99186
30.Denis Potvin* 1973-88185
31.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09184
 Bobby Smith 1978-93184
33.Charlie Huddy 1980-97183
 Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09183
35.Doug Gilmour* 1983-03182
 Zdeno Chara 1997-20182
 Bob Gainey* 1973-89182
38.Tomas Holmstrom 1996-12180
 Henri Richard* 1955-75180
40.Joe Thornton 1997-20179
41.Chris Kunitz 2003-19178
42.Craig Ludwig 1982-99177
 Al MacInnis* 1981-04177
44.Mike Modano* 1989-11176
45.Ken Daneyko 1983-03175
46.Darren McCarty 1993-09174
 Steve Thomas 1984-04174
48.Chris Pronger* 1993-12173
49.John Tonelli 1978-92172
 Joe Sakic* 1988-09172
51.Stephane Yelle 1995-10171
 Ron Francis* 1981-04171
53.Adam Foote 1991-11170
54.Denis Savard* 1980-97169
 Glen Wesley 1987-08169
 Kirk Maltby 1993-10169
57.Eric Desjardins 1988-06168
58.Valtteri Filppula 2005-20166
59.Brian Rafalski 1999-11165
60.Clark Gillies* 1974-88164
 Red Kelly* 1947-67164
 Brian Skrudland 1985-00164
 Sergei Zubov* 1992-09164
 Sidney Crosby 2005-20164
65.Adam Oates* 1985-04163
66.Evgeni Malkin 2006-20162
 Jean Beliveau* 1950-71162
 Dave Andreychuk* 1982-06162
 Patrik Elias 1995-16162
70.Duane Sutter 1979-90161
 Brad Park* 1968-85161
 Ed Belfour* 1988-07161
73.Brian Propp 1979-94160
74.Jamie Macoun 1982-99159
 Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10159
 Luc Robitaille* 1986-06159
77.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07158
78.Gordie Howe* 1946-80157
 Bob Nystrom 1972-86157
 Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16157
81.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00156
 Brooks Orpik 2002-19156
83.Justin Williams 2000-19155
 Darryl Sydor 1991-10155
 Stan Mikita* 1958-80155
86.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09154
 John LeClair 1990-07154
88.Jimmy Roberts 1963-78153
 Gordie Roberts 1979-94153
90.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11151
 Jean-Guy Talbot 1954-71151
92.Igor Larionov* 1989-04150
 Grant Fuhr* 1981-00150
94.Scott Gomez 1999-16149
95.Martin Gelinas 1988-08147
 Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79147
97.Rob Blake* 1989-10146
 Brad Richards 2000-16146
 Mike Fisher 1999-18146
 Jamie Langenbrunner 1994-13146
101.Wayne Cashman 1964-83145
 Rick Tocchet 1984-02145
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79145
104.Brent Sutter 1980-98144
105.Dan Girardi 2006-19143
 Brian Bellows 1982-99143
 Joe Mullen* 1981-97143
108.Brad Stuart 1999-16142
 Patrick Sharp 2002-18142
 Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-20142
 Marc-Edouard Vlasic 2006-20142
112.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15141
 Bobby Holik 1990-09141
 Scott Young 1987-06141
 Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99141
 John Madden 1998-12141
117.Andre Dupont 1970-83140
 Shayne Corson 1985-04140
 Bill Guerin 1991-10140
 Bob Carpenter 1981-99140
 Steve Larmer 1980-95140
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-04140
123.Bob Bourne 1974-88139
 Tomas Sandstrom 1984-99139
 Mike Krushelnyski 1981-95139
126.Mike Vernon 1982-02138
127.Sandis Ozolinsh 1992-08137
 Doug Harvey* 1947-69137
 Randy Gregg 1982-92137
 Henrik Zetterberg 2002-18137
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74137
132.Mike Richards 2005-16136
 Patrice Bergeron 2003-20136
 Bob Rouse 1983-00136
 Scott Mellanby 1985-07136
 Bobby Clarke* 1969-84136
137.Chris Drury 1998-11135
 Neal Broten 1980-97135
 Dickie Moore* 1951-68135
140.Butch Goring 1969-85134
 Mike McPhee 1983-94134
 Marcel Pronovost* 1950-70134
 Steve Smith 1984-01134
 Joe Pavelski 2006-20134
 Braydon Coburn 2005-20134
 Stephane Richer 1984-02134
147.Derian Hatcher 1991-08133
 Curtis Joseph 1989-09133
 Petr Sykora 1995-12133
 Greg Gilbert 1981-96133
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-65133
152.Kris Letang 2006-20132
 Billy Smith* 1971-89132
 Matt Cullen 1997-19132
 David Krejci 2006-20132
 Andy Moog 1980-98132
 Ulf Samuelsson 1984-00132
 Don Marcotte 1965-82132
 Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68132
 Tim Hunter 1981-97132
 Maurice Richard* 1942-60132
162.Jay Pandolfo 1996-13131
 Peter Zezel 1984-99131
164.Teemu Selanne* 1992-14130
 Gary Roberts 1986-09130
 Dan Boyle 1998-16130
 Phil Esposito* 1963-81130
 Serge Savard* 1966-83130
169.Dave Poulin 1982-95129
 Mike Bossy* 1977-87129
 Bill Barber* 1972-84129
 Chris Osgood 1993-11129
 Russ Courtnall 1983-99129
 Sylvain Lefebvre 1989-03129
175.Jonathan Toews 2007-20128
 Keith Primeau 1990-06128
 Niklas Hjalmarsson 2007-20128
 Henrik Lundqvist 2005-20128
 Alex Ovechkin 2005-20128
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75128
 Carl Hagelin 2011-20128
 Guy Lafleur* 1971-91128
183.Patrick Kane 2007-20127
 Ken Morrow 1979-89127
 Kirk Muller 1984-03127
 Matt Carle 2005-17127
 Shjon Podein 1992-03127
 Petr Svoboda 1984-01127
189.Claude Provost 1955-70126
 Tim Horton* 1949-74126
 Cliff Ronning 1986-04126
 Duncan Keith 2005-20126
193.Mel Bridgman 1975-89125
 Matt Niskanen 2007-20125
 Adam Graves 1987-03125
 Ryan Getzlaf 2005-20125
197.Doug Risebrough 1974-87124
 Eric Nesterenko 1951-72124
 Alexander Mogilny 1989-06124
 John Bucyk* 1955-78124
 Trevor Linden 1988-08124
 Daniel Alfredsson 1995-14124
 Daniel Briere 1997-15124
204.Alex Kovalev 1992-13123
 Kjell Samuelsson 1985-99123
 Randy McKay 1988-03123
 Guy Lapointe* 1968-84123
 Richard Matvichuk 1992-07123
 Brent Seabrook 2005-20123
 Bryan Smolinski 1992-08123
 Nicklas Backstrom 2007-20123
 Jean Ratelle* 1960-81123
213.Joel Otto 1984-98122
 Rob Scuderi 2003-16122
 Paul Martin 2003-18122
 Jason Arnott 1993-12122
 Mike Gartner* 1979-98122
218.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74121
 Ryan Callahan 2006-19121
 Dan Cleary 1997-15121
 Steve Duchesne 1986-02121
222.Jeff Carter 2005-20120
 Craig Janney 1987-99120
 Andrew Ference 1999-16120
 Joe Murphy 1986-01120
226.Dominik Hasek* 1990-08119
 Ron Stewart 1952-73119
 Tom Barrasso 1983-03119
 Sergio Momesso 1983-97119
 Bobby Hull* 1957-80119
 Kelly Miller 1984-99119
232.Bernie Nicholls 1981-99118
 Kevin Hatcher 1984-01118
 Brenden Morrow 1999-15118
 Murray Craven 1982-00118
 Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10118
 Dave Reid 1983-01118
 Joe Kocur 1984-99118
 Corey Perry 2005-20118
240.Ryan McDonagh 2010-20117
 Pat Verbeek 1982-02117
 James Patrick 1983-04117
 Lanny McDonald* 1973-89117
244.Dave Ellett 1984-00116
 Stu Barnes 1991-08116
 Rob Niedermayer 1993-11116
 Brad McCrimmon 1979-97116
 Viacheslav Fetisov* 1989-98116
 Logan Couture 2009-20116
 Ralph Backstrom 1956-73116
 Michal Handzus 1998-14116

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGP
1.Gordie Howe* 1973-7978
2.Marty Howe 1973-7975
 Mark Howe* 1973-7975
4.Rick Ley 1972-7973
5.Poul Popiel 1972-7871
6.Larry Pleau 1972-7966
 John Schella 1972-7866
8.Larry Hale 1972-7865
9.Bobby Guindon 1972-7964
10.Brad Selwood 1972-7963
 Ted Taylor 1972-7863
12.Ted Green 1972-7961
13.Bobby Hull* 1972-7960
14.Larry Lund 1972-7859
15.Mike Antonovich 1972-7957
16.Murray Hall 1972-7654
 Francois Lacombe 1972-7954
 Frank Hughes 1972-7854
19.Christian Bordeleau 1972-7953
20.Steve Sutherland 1972-7852
 Terry Ruskowski 1974-7952
 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 1974-7952
 Peter Sullivan 1975-7952
24.Jim Dorey 1972-7951
 Rich Preston 1974-7951
 Richard Brodeur 1972-7951
 Willy Lindstrom 1975-7951
28.Bill Lesuk 1975-7950
 Gord Labossiere 1972-7650
30.Serge Bernier 1973-7949
 Lyle Moffat 1975-7949
 Joe Daley 1972-7949
33.Andre Lacroix 1972-7948
 Curt Brackenbury 1973-7948
 Real Cloutier 1974-7948
36.Al Hangsleben 1974-7947
37.Tom Earl 1972-7746
 Mike Rogers 1974-7946
 Gordie Roberts 1975-7946
40.John French 1972-7844
 Marc Tardif 1973-7944
 Rosaire Paiement 1972-7844
43.Paul Shmyr 1972-7943
 Tom Webster 1972-7843
 Barry Long 1974-7943
46.Andre Hinse 1973-7742
 Anders Hedberg 1974-7842
 Ulf Nilsson 1974-7842
49.Ron Plumb 1972-7941
50.Dick Sentes 1972-7740
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