NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Goals Per Game

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

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NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsG/G
1.Mike Bossy* 1977-870.762
2.Mario Lemieux* 1984-060.754
3.Cy Denneny* 1917-290.751
4.Babe Dye* 1919-310.746
5.Pavel Bure* 1991-030.623
6.Alex Ovechkin 2005-210.610
7.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-990.601
8.Brett Hull* 1986-060.584
9.Bobby Hull* 1957-800.574
10.Tim Kerr 1980-930.565
11.Rick Martin 1971-820.561
12.Phil Esposito* 1963-810.559
13.Maurice Richard* 1942-600.556
14.Cam Neely* 1983-960.544
15.Marcel Dionne* 1971-890.542
16.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-980.541
17.Steven Stamkos 2008-210.522
18.Rick Vaive 1979-920.503
19.Michel Goulet* 1979-940.503
20.Nels Stewart* 1925-400.499
21.Guy Lafleur* 1971-910.497
22.Mike Gartner* 1979-980.494
23.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-990.494
24.Howie Morenz* 1923-370.493
25.Blaine Stoughton 1973-840.491
26.Eric Lindros* 1992-070.490
27.Pierre Larouche 1974-880.487
28.Charlie Conacher* 1929-410.486
29.Ziggy Pálffy 1993-060.481
30.Jari Kurri* 1980-980.480
31.Charlie Simmer 1974-880.480
32.Bill Cook* 1926-370.480
33.Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-200.478
34.Alexander Mogilny 1989-060.478
35.Kent Nilsson 1979-950.477
36.Syl Apps* 1936-480.475
37.Joe Mullen* 1981-970.473
38.Teemu Selänne* 1992-140.471
39.Sidney Crosby 2005-210.468
40.Luc Robitaille* 1986-060.467
41.Peter Bondra 1990-070.465
42.Bill Barber* 1972-840.465
43.Roy Conacher* 1938-520.461
44.Peter Stastny* 1980-950.461
45.Steve Yzerman* 1983-060.457
46.David Pastrnak 2014-210.457
47.Steve Shutt* 1972-850.456
48.Joe Sakic* 1988-090.454
49.Gordie Howe* 1946-800.453
50.Mike Bullard 1980-920.453
51.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-740.451
52.Evgeni Malkin 2006-210.451
53.Jean Beliveau* 1950-710.451
54.Paul MacLean 1980-910.451
55.Lanny McDonald* 1973-890.450
56.Paul Gardner 1976-860.450
57.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-070.449
58.Keith Tkachuk 1991-100.448
59.Rick Middleton 1974-880.446
60.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-680.445
61.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-790.442
62.Jaromír Jágr 1990-180.442
63.Darryl Sittler* 1970-850.442
64.Glenn Anderson* 1980-960.441
65.Jimmy Carson 1986-960.439
66.Steve Larmer 1980-950.438
67.Ray Sheppard 1987-000.437
68.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-970.436
69.John Ogrodnick 1979-930.433
70.Mickey Redmond 1967-760.433
71.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-090.430
72.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-870.430
73.Nikita Kucherov 2013-200.429
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-790.429
75.Danny Gare 1974-870.428
 Dany Heatley 2001-150.428
77.Bernie Nicholls 1981-990.422
78.John LeClair 1990-070.420
79.Theoren Fleury 1988-030.420
80.Mats Sundin* 1990-090.419
81.John Tavares 2009-210.418
82.Brian Propp 1979-940.418
83.Mike Rogers 1979-860.417
84.Wendel Clark 1985-000.416
85.Sweeney Schriner* 1934-460.415
86.Rick MacLeish 1970-840.413
87.Rick Nash 2002-180.412
88.Tony Tanti 1981-920.412
89.Bobby Orr* 1966-790.411
90.Aurele Joliat* 1922-380.411
91.Vladimir Tarasenko 2012-210.411
92.Bryan Trottier* 1975-940.410
93.Rick Kehoe 1971-850.410
94.Brian Bellows 1982-990.408
95.Reggie Leach 1970-830.408
96.Toe Blake* 1934-480.407
97.Paul Kariya* 1994-100.407
98.Jarome Iginla* 1996-170.402
99.Sylvain Turgeon 1983-950.402
100.Marián Hossa* 1997-170.401
101.Dennis Maruk 1975-890.401
102.Tomas Sandström 1984-990.401
103.Stephane Richer 1984-020.399
104.Petr Klima 1985-990.398
105.Pierre Turgeon 1987-070.398
106.Brad Marchand 2009-210.397
107.Alexei Yashin 1993-070.397
108.Denis Savard* 1980-970.396
109.Mark Messier* 1979-040.395
110.Marián Gáborík 2000-180.393
111.Patrick Kane 2007-210.393
112.Jean Pronovost 1968-820.392
113.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-060.391
114.Craig Simpson 1985-950.390
115.Brian Sutter 1976-880.389
116.Dave Taylor 1977-940.388
117.Anton Stastny 1980-890.388
118.Doug Bentley* 1939-540.388
119.Stan Mikita* 1958-800.388
120.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-090.387
121.Mats Näslund 1982-950.386
122.Rick Tocchet 1984-020.385
123.Camille Henry 1953-700.384
124.Jean Ratelle* 1960-810.384
125.René Robert 1970-820.382
126.Rod Gilbert* 1960-780.381
127.Peter McNab 1973-870.380
 Busher Jackson* 1929-440.380
129.Max Bentley* 1940-540.379
130.Tyler Seguin 2010-210.378
131.Jeremy Roenick 1988-090.376
 Kevin Stevens 1987-020.376
133.Wilf Paiement 1974-880.376
134.Eric Daze 1994-060.376
135.Max Pacioretty 2008-210.375
136.Mike Modano* 1989-110.374
137.Garry Unger 1967-830.374
138.Ken Hodge 1964-780.373
139.Steve Payne 1978-880.372
140.Zach Parise 2005-210.371
141.Bernie Federko* 1976-900.369
142.Alexander Semin 2003-160.368
143.Milan Hejduk 1998-130.368
144.Bill Goldsworthy 1964-780.367
145.Pat Verbeek 1982-020.367
146.Nathan MacKinnon 2013-210.367
147.Jonathan Toews 2007-200.366
148.Eric Vail 1973-820.366
149.Jeff Carter 2005-210.365
150.Dickie Moore* 1951-680.363
151.Bill Mosienko* 1941-550.363
152.Joe Pavelski 2006-210.363
153.Thomas Vanek 2005-190.363
 Jim Pappin 1963-770.363
155.John Bucyk* 1955-780.361
156.Herb Cain 1933-460.360
157.Jamie Benn 2009-210.359
158.Pavol Demitra 1993-100.359
159.Gary Roberts 1986-090.358
160.Danny Grant 1965-790.357
161.Al Secord 1978-900.356
162.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-140.356
163.Logan Couture 2009-210.356
164.Ted Lindsay* 1944-650.355
165.Guy Chouinard 1974-840.355
 Bobby Schmautz 1967-810.355
167.Tony Amonte 1991-070.354
168.Simon Gagne 1999-150.354
169.Donald Audette 1990-040.354
170.Markus Näslund 1993-090.354
171.Corey Perry 2005-210.353
172.Steve Vickers 1972-820.352
173.Peter Forsberg* 1994-110.352
 Owen Nolan 1990-100.352
 Lorne Carr 1933-460.352
176.Tony McKegney 1978-910.351
177.Ilkka Sinisalo 1981-920.351
178.Geoff Courtnall 1983-000.350
179.Mark Scheifele 2011-210.350
180.Mark Recchi* 1988-110.349
181.Mike Foligno 1979-940.349
182.Phil Kessel 2006-210.349
183.Norm Ullman* 1955-750.348
184.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-160.347
185.Errol Thompson 1970-810.347
186.John Anderson 1977-890.346
187.John MacLean 1983-020.346
 James Neal 2008-210.346
189.Miroslav Satan 1995-100.346
190.Sean Monahan 2013-210.345
191.Martin St. Louis* 1998-150.345
192.Evander Kane 2009-210.343
193.Ivan Boldirev 1970-850.343
194.Gerard Gallant 1984-950.343
195.Jeff Skinner 2010-210.343
196.Mike Walton 1965-790.342
197.Eric Staal 2003-210.341
198.Steve Thomas 1984-040.341
199.Cam Atkinson 2011-210.340
 Bill Guerin 1991-100.340
201.Barry Pederson 1980-920.340
202.Mark Hunter 1981-930.339
203.Butch Goring 1969-850.339
204.Syd Howe* 1929-460.339
205.Derek Sanderson 1965-780.338
206.Mike Ridley 1985-970.337
207.Dave Christian 1979-940.337
208.Keith Crowder 1980-900.337
209.Dave Gagner 1984-990.336
 Greg Adams 1984-010.336
211.Taylor Hall 2010-210.335
212.Jason Arnott 1993-120.335
213.Glen Murray 1991-080.334
214.Paul Henderson 1962-800.334
215.Clark Gillies* 1974-880.333
216.Ed Olczyk 1984-000.332
217.Bobby Smith 1978-930.332
218.James van Riemsdyk 2009-210.331
219.Mika Zibanejad 2011-210.331
220.Ted Kennedy* 1942-570.331
221.Dan Quinn 1983-970.330
222.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-160.330
223.Patrik Elias 1995-160.329
 Kenny Wharram 1951-690.329
225.Patrice Bergeron 2003-210.328
226.Alex Kovalev 1992-130.327
 Brent Sutter 1980-980.327
228.Andy Bathgate* 1952-710.327
229.Pete Mahovlich 1965-810.326
230.Mike Cammalleri 2002-180.325
231.Ray Ferraro 1984-020.324
232.Elmer Lach* 1940-540.324
 Nathan Horton 2003-140.324
234.Tom Fergus 1981-930.324
235.Patrik Sundström 1982-920.323
236.Darcy Rota 1973-840.322
237.Vic Hadfield 1961-770.322
238.Geoff Sanderson 1990-080.322
239.Ron Ellis 1963-810.321
240.Tony Granato 1988-010.321
241.Dmitri Khristich 1990-020.319
242.Patrick Marleau 1997-210.318
243.Tom Lysiak 1973-860.318
244.Petr Sykora 1995-120.318
245.Gabriel Landeskog 2011-210.317
246.Ron Francis* 1981-040.317
247.Ron Duguay 1977-890.317
248.John Tonelli 1978-920.316
249.Dennis Hull 1964-780.316
250.Petr Nedved 1990-070.316

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsG/G
1.Anders Hedberg 1974-780.825
2.Real Cloutier 1974-790.767
3.Bobby Hull* 1972-790.737
4.Marc Tardif 1973-790.709
5.Tom Webster 1972-780.625
6.Robbie Ftorek 1974-790.579
7.Danny Lawson 1972-770.556
8.Serge Bernier 1973-790.552
9.Mark Howe* 1973-790.488
10.Andre Lacroix 1972-790.456