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 2008-210.527
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 Palffy 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 Selanne* 1992-140.471
39.Sidney Crosby 2005-210.467
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.Steve Shutt* 1972-850.456
47.Joe Sakic* 1988-090.454
48.Gordie Howe* 1946-800.453
49.Evgeni Malkin 2006-210.453
50.Mike Bullard 1980-920.453
51.Frank Mahovlich* 1956-740.451
52.Jean Beliveau* 1950-710.451
53.Paul MacLean 1980-910.451
54.Lanny McDonald* 1973-890.450
55.Paul Gardner 1976-860.450
56.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-070.449
57.Keith Tkachuk 1991-100.448
58.Rick Middleton 1974-880.446
59.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-680.445
60.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-790.442
61.Jaromir Jagr 1990-180.442
62.Darryl Sittler* 1970-850.442
63.Glenn Anderson* 1980-960.441
64.Jimmy Carson 1986-960.439
65.Steve Larmer 1980-950.438
66.Ray Sheppard 1987-000.437
67.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-970.436
68.John Ogrodnick 1979-930.433
69.Mickey Redmond 1967-760.433
70.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-090.430
71.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-870.430
72.Nikita Kucherov 2013-200.429
 Jacques Lemaire* 1967-790.429
74.Danny Gare 1974-870.428
 Dany Heatley 2001-150.428
76.Vladimir Tarasenko 2012-200.422
77.Bernie Nicholls 1981-990.422
78.John Tavares 2009-210.420
 John LeClair 1990-070.420
80.Theoren Fleury 1988-030.420
81.Mats Sundin* 1990-090.419
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.Bryan Trottier* 1975-940.410
92.Rick Kehoe 1971-850.410
93.Brian Bellows 1982-990.408
94.Reggie Leach 1970-830.408
95.Toe Blake* 1934-480.407
96.Paul Kariya* 1994-100.407
97.Jarome Iginla* 1996-170.402
98.Sylvain Turgeon 1983-950.402
99.Patrick Kane 2007-210.402
100.Marian Hossa* 1997-170.401
101.Dennis Maruk 1975-890.401
102.Tomas Sandstrom 1984-990.401
103.Stephane Richer 1984-020.399
104.Petr Klima 1985-990.398
105.Pierre Turgeon 1987-070.398
106.Alexei Yashin 1993-070.397
107.Denis Savard* 1980-970.396
108.Mark Messier* 1979-040.395
109.Marian Gaborik 2000-180.393
110.Jean Pronovost 1968-820.392
111.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-060.391
112.Craig Simpson 1985-950.390
 Brad Marchand 2009-210.390
114.Brian Sutter 1976-880.389
115.Dave Taylor 1977-940.388
116.Anton Stastny 1980-890.388
117.Doug Bentley* 1939-540.388
118.Stan Mikita* 1958-800.388
119.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-090.387
120.Mats Naslund 1982-950.386
121.Rick Tocchet 1984-020.385
122.Camille Henry 1953-700.384
123.Jean Ratelle* 1960-810.384
124.René Robert 1970-820.382
125.Rod Gilbert* 1960-780.381
126.Peter McNab 1973-870.380
 Busher Jackson* 1929-440.380
128.Max Bentley* 1940-540.379
129.Zach Parise 2005-210.377
130.Tyler Seguin 2010-200.377
131.Jeremy Roenick 1988-090.376
 Kevin Stevens 1987-020.376
133.Wilf Paiement 1974-880.376
134.Eric Daze 1994-060.376
135.Mike Modano* 1989-110.374
136.Garry Unger 1967-830.374
137.Ken Hodge 1964-780.373
138.Steve Payne 1978-880.372
139.Max Pacioretty 2008-210.369
140.Bernie Federko* 1976-900.369
141.Jamie Benn 2009-210.368
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.Jonathan Toews 2007-200.366
147.Eric Vail 1973-820.366
148.Logan Couture 2009-210.364
149.Jeff Carter 2005-210.364
150.Dickie Moore* 1951-680.363
151.Bill Mosienko* 1941-550.363
152.Thomas Vanek 2005-190.363
 Jim Pappin 1963-770.363
154.Joe Pavelski 2006-210.362
155.John Bucyk* 1955-780.361
156.Herb Cain 1933-460.360
157.Pavol Demitra 1993-100.359
158.Corey Perry 2005-210.358
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.Ted Lindsay* 1944-650.355
164.Guy Chouinard 1974-840.355
 Bobby Schmautz 1967-810.355
166.Tony Amonte 1991-070.354
167.Simon Gagne 1999-150.354
168.Donald Audette 1990-040.354
169.Markus Naslund 1993-090.354
170.Steve Vickers 1972-820.352
171.Peter Forsberg* 1994-110.352
 Owen Nolan 1990-100.352
 Lorne Carr 1933-460.352
174.Tony McKegney 1978-910.351
175.Jeff Skinner 2010-210.351
 Ilkka Sinisalo 1981-920.351
177.Geoff Courtnall 1983-000.350
178.James Neal 2008-210.350
179.Mark Recchi* 1988-110.349
180.Eric Staal 2003-210.349
 Phil Kessel 2006-210.349
 Mike Foligno 1979-940.349
183.Cam Atkinson 2011-210.349
184.Norm Ullman* 1955-750.348
185.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-160.347
186.Errol Thompson 1970-810.347
187.John Anderson 1977-890.346
188.John MacLean 1983-020.346
189.Miroslav Satan 1995-100.346
190.Martin St. Louis* 1998-150.345
191.Ivan Boldirev 1970-850.343
192.Gerard Gallant 1984-950.343
193.Mike Walton 1965-790.342
194.Steve Thomas 1984-040.341
195.Evander Kane 2009-210.341
196.Bill Guerin 1991-100.340
197.Barry Pederson 1980-920.340
198.Mark Hunter 1981-930.339
199.Taylor Hall 2010-210.339
200.Butch Goring 1969-850.339
201.Syd Howe* 1929-460.339
 James van Riemsdyk 2009-210.339
203.Derek Sanderson 1965-780.338
204.Mike Ridley 1985-970.337
205.Dave Christian 1979-940.337
206.Keith Crowder 1980-900.337
207.Dave Gagner 1984-990.336
 Greg Adams 1984-010.336
209.Jason Arnott 1993-120.335
210.Glen Murray 1991-080.334
211.Paul Henderson 1962-800.334
212.Clark Gillies* 1974-880.333
213.Ed Olczyk 1984-000.332
214.Bobby Smith 1978-930.332
215.Ted Kennedy* 1942-570.331
216.Dan Quinn 1983-970.330
217.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-160.330
218.Patrik Elias 1995-160.329
 Kenny Wharram 1951-690.329
220.Alex Kovalev 1992-130.327
 Brent Sutter 1980-980.327
222.Andy Bathgate* 1952-710.327
223.Pete Mahovlich 1965-810.326
224.Patrice Bergeron 2003-210.325
225.Mike Cammalleri 2002-180.325
226.Ray Ferraro 1984-020.324
227.Elmer Lach* 1940-540.324
 Nathan Horton 2003-140.324
229.Tom Fergus 1981-930.324
230.Patrick Marleau 1997-210.323
231.Patrik Sundstrom 1982-920.323
232.Darcy Rota 1973-840.322
233.Vic Hadfield 1961-770.322
234.Geoff Sanderson 1990-080.322
235.Ron Ellis 1963-810.321
236.Tony Granato 1988-010.321
237.Dmitri Khristich 1990-020.319
238.Tom Lysiak 1973-860.318
239.Petr Sykora 1995-120.318
240.Ron Francis* 1981-040.317
241.Ron Duguay 1977-890.317
242.John Tonelli 1978-920.316
243.Dennis Hull 1964-780.316
244.Petr Nedved 1990-070.316
245.Daniel Briere 1997-150.316
246.Derek King 1986-000.315
247.Valeri Kamensky 1991-020.314
248.Vincent Damphousse 1986-040.314
249.Bobby Clarke* 1969-840.313
250.Jordan Eberle 2010-210.313

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