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.Auston Matthews 2016-220.636
6.Pavel Bure* 1991-030.623
7.Alex Ovechkin 2005-220.612
8.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-990.601
9.Brett Hull* 1986-060.584
10.Bobby Hull* 1957-800.574
11.Tim Kerr 1980-930.565
12.Rick Martin 1971-820.561
13.Phil Esposito* 1963-810.559
14.Maurice Richard* 1942-600.556
15.Cam Neely* 1983-960.544
16.Marcel Dionne* 1971-890.542
17.Pat LaFontaine* 1983-980.541
18.Steven Stamkos 2008-220.522
19.Rick Vaive 1979-920.503
20.Michel Goulet* 1979-940.503
21.Nels Stewart* 1925-400.498
22.Guy Lafleur* 1971-910.497
23.Mike Gartner* 1979-980.494
24.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-990.494
25.Howie Morenz* 1923-370.493
26.Connor McDavid 2015-220.491
27.Blaine Stoughton 1973-840.490
28.Eric Lindros* 1992-070.489
29.Pierre Larouche 1974-880.486
30.Charlie Conacher* 1929-410.486
31.Ziggy Pálffy 1993-060.481
32.Jari Kurri* 1980-980.480
33.Charlie Simmer 1974-880.480
34.Bill Cook* 1926-370.480
35.Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-200.478
36.Alexander Mogilny 1989-060.478
37.Kent Nilsson 1979-950.477
38.Syl Apps* 1936-480.475
39.Joe Mullen* 1981-970.473
40.Teemu Selänne* 1992-140.471
41.David Pastrnak 2014-220.471
42.Luc Robitaille* 1986-060.467
43.Sidney Crosby 2005-220.467
44.Peter Bondra 1990-070.465
45.Bill Barber* 1972-840.465
46.Roy Conacher* 1938-520.461
47.Peter Stastny* 1980-950.461
48.Steve Yzerman* 1983-060.457
49.Steve Shutt* 1972-850.456
50.Leon Draisaitl 2014-220.455
51.Joe Sakic* 1988-090.454
52.Gordie Howe* 1946-800.453
53.Evgeni Malkin 2006-220.453
54.Mike Bullard 1980-920.453
55.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-740.451
56.Jean Beliveau* 1950-710.451
57.Paul MacLean 1980-910.451
58.Lanny McDonald* 1973-890.450
59.Paul Gardner 1976-860.450
60.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-070.449
61.Keith Tkachuk 1991-100.448
62.Rick Middleton 1974-880.446
63.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-680.445
64.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-790.442
65.Jaromír Jágr 1990-180.442
66.Darryl Sittler* 1970-850.442
67.Glenn Anderson* 1980-960.441
68.Jimmy Carson 1986-960.439
69.Steve Larmer 1980-950.438
70.Nikita Kucherov 2013-220.438
71.Ray Sheppard 1987-000.437
72.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-970.436
73.John Ogrodnick 1979-930.433
74.Mickey Redmond 1967-760.433
75.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-090.430
76.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-870.430
77.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-790.429
78.Dany Heatley 2001-150.428
79.Danny Gare 1974-870.428
80.Bernie Nicholls 1981-990.421
81.John LeClair 1990-070.420
82.Theoren Fleury 1988-030.420
83.Mats Sundin* 1990-090.419
84.Brian Propp 1979-940.418
85.Mike Rogers 1979-860.417
86.Wendel Clark 1985-000.416
87.Vladimir Tarasenko 2012-220.416
88.Sweeney Schriner* 1934-460.415
89.Rick MacLeish 1970-840.413
90.Rick Nash 2002-180.412
91.John Tavares 2009-220.412
92.Tony Tanti 1981-920.412
93.Bobby Orr* 1966-790.411
94.Aurele Joliat* 1922-380.411
95.Bryan Trottier* 1975-940.410
96.Rick Kehoe 1971-850.409
97.Brian Bellows 1982-990.408
98.Reggie Leach 1970-830.408
99.Toe Blake* 1934-480.407
100.Paul Kariya* 1994-100.406
101.Jarome Iginla* 1996-170.402
102.Sylvain Turgeon 1983-950.402
103.Brad Marchand 2009-220.402
104.Marián Hossa* 1997-170.401
105.Dennis Maruk 1975-890.401
106.Tomas Sandström 1984-990.401
107.Stephane Richer 1984-020.399
108.Petr Klima 1985-990.398
109.Pierre Turgeon 1987-070.398
110.Alexei Yashin 1993-070.396
111.Denis Savard* 1980-970.395
112.Mark Messier* 1979-040.395
113.Marián Gáborík 2000-180.393
114.Jean Pronovost 1968-820.392
115.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-060.390
116.Craig Simpson 1985-950.390
117.Brian Sutter 1976-880.389
118.Filip Forsberg 2012-220.389
119.Patrick Kane 2007-220.388
120.Dave Taylor 1977-940.388
121.Anton Stastny 1980-890.388
122.Doug Bentley* 1939-540.388
123.Stan Mikita* 1958-800.388
124.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-090.387
125.Mats Näslund 1982-950.386
126.Rick Tocchet 1984-020.385
127.Camille Henry 1953-700.384
128.Jean Ratelle* 1960-810.384
129.René Robert 1970-820.382
130.Rod Gilbert* 1960-780.381
131.Busher Jackson* 1929-440.380
132.Peter McNab 1973-870.380
133.Max Pacioretty 2008-220.380
134.Nathan MacKinnon 2013-220.379
135.Max Bentley* 1940-540.379
136.Kevin Stevens 1987-020.376
137.Jeremy Roenick 1988-090.376
138.Wilf Paiement 1974-880.376
139.Eric Daze 1994-060.376
140.Mike Modano* 1989-110.374
141.Garry Unger 1967-830.374
142.Ken Hodge 1964-780.373
143.Steve Payne 1978-880.372
144.Tyler Seguin 2010-220.370
145.Aleksander Barkov 2013-220.369
146.Bernie Federko* 1976-900.369
147.Alexander Semin 2003-160.368
148.Milan Hejduk 1998-130.368
149.Bill Goldsworthy 1964-780.367
150.Pat Verbeek 1982-020.367
151.Eric Vail 1973-820.365
152.Dickie Moore* 1951-680.363
153.Bill Mosienko* 1941-550.363
154.Thomas Vanek 2005-190.362
155.Jim Pappin 1963-770.362
156.John Bucyk* 1955-780.361
157.Joe Pavelski 2006-220.360
158.Herb Cain 1933-460.360
159.Pavol Demitra 1993-100.359
160.Mark Scheifele 2011-220.358
161.Gary Roberts 1986-090.358
162.Danny Grant 1965-790.357
163.Zach Parise 2005-220.357
164.Jeff Carter 2005-220.357
165.Al Secord 1978-900.356
166.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-140.356
167.Anders Lee 2012-220.356
168.Ted Lindsay* 1944-650.355
169.Bobby Schmautz 1967-810.355
170.Guy Chouinard 1974-840.355
171.Tony Amonte 1991-070.354
172.Simon Gagne 1999-150.354
173.Donald Audette 1990-040.354
174.Markus Näslund 1993-090.354
175.Steve Vickers 1972-820.352
176.Evander Kane 2009-220.352
177.Jonathan Toews 2007-220.352
178.Lorne Carr 1933-460.352
179.Peter Forsberg* 1994-110.352
180.Owen Nolan 1990-100.352
181.Tony McKegney 1978-910.351
182.Ilkka Sinisalo 1981-920.351
183.Logan Couture 2009-220.350
184.Geoff Courtnall 1983-000.350
185.Chris Kreider 2012-220.350
186.Jeff Skinner 2010-220.349
187.Mark Recchi* 1988-110.349
188.Johnny Gaudreau 2013-220.349
189.Mike Foligno 1979-940.349
190.Norm Ullman* 1955-750.348
191.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-160.347
192.Errol Thompson 1970-810.347
193.Jamie Benn 2009-220.347
194.John Anderson 1977-890.346
195.John MacLean 1983-020.346
196.Miroslav Satan 1995-100.346
197.Martin St. Louis* 1998-150.345
198.Corey Perry 2005-220.344
199.Ivan Boldirev 1970-850.343
200.Gerard Gallant 1984-950.343
201.Mike Walton 1965-790.342
202.Eric Staal 2003-210.341
203.Steve Thomas 1984-040.341
204.James Neal 2008-220.341
205.Bill Guerin 1991-100.340
206.Barry Pederson 1980-920.340
207.Mark Hunter 1981-930.339
208.Butch Goring 1969-850.339
209.Syd Howe* 1929-460.339
210.Derek Sanderson 1965-780.338
211.Mike Ridley 1985-970.337
212.Cam Atkinson 2011-220.337
213.Dave Christian 1979-940.337
214.Keith Crowder 1980-900.337
215.Greg Adams 1984-010.336
216.Dave Gagner 1984-990.336
217.Gabriel Landeskog 2011-220.336
218.Jason Arnott 1993-120.335
219.Mika Zibanejad 2011-220.334
220.Glen Murray 1991-080.334
221.Paul Henderson 1962-800.334
222.Mike Hoffman 2011-220.333
223.Clark Gillies* 1974-880.333
224.Ed Olczyk 1984-000.332
225.Bobby Smith 1978-930.331
226.Phil Kessel 2006-220.331
227.Ted Kennedy* 1942-570.330
228.Dan Quinn 1983-970.330
229.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-160.329
230.Patrik Elias 1995-160.329
231.Kenny Wharram 1951-690.329
232.Patrice Bergeron 2003-220.329
233.James van Riemsdyk 2009-220.328
234.Alex Kovalev 1992-130.327
235.Brent Sutter 1980-980.327
236.Andy Bathgate* 1952-710.326
237.Pete Mahovlich 1965-810.326
238.Taylor Hall 2010-220.326
239.Matt Duchene 2009-220.325
240.Mike Cammalleri 2002-180.325
241.Ray Ferraro 1984-020.324
242.Elmer Lach* 1940-540.324
243.Nathan Horton 2003-140.324
244.Tom Fergus 1981-930.324
245.Sean Monahan 2013-220.323
246.Patrik Sundström 1982-920.323
247.Darcy Rota 1973-840.322
248.Vic Hadfield 1961-770.322
249.Geoff Sanderson 1990-080.322
250.Ron Ellis 1963-810.321

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