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 2005-190.610
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 2008-190.523
18.Rick Vaive 1979-920.503
19.Michel Goulet* 1979-940.503
20.Nels Stewart* 1925-400.499
21.Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-190.498
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.Blaine Stoughton 1973-840.491
27.Eric Lindros* 1992-070.490
28.Pierre Larouche 1974-880.487
29.Charlie Conacher* 1929-410.486
30.Ziggy Palffy 1993-060.481
31.Jari Kurri* 1980-980.480
32.Charlie Simmer 1974-880.480
33.Bill Cook* 1926-370.480
34.Alexander Mogilny 1989-060.478
35.Kent Nilsson 1979-950.477
36.Syl Apps* 1936-480.475
 Sidney Crosby 2005-190.475
38.Joe Mullen* 1981-970.473
39.Teemu Selanne* 1992-140.471
40.Luc Robitaille* 1986-060.467
41.Peter Bondra 1990-070.465
42.Bill Barber* 1972-840.465
43.Evgeni Malkin 2006-190.463
44.Roy Conacher* 1938-520.461
45.Peter Stastny* 1980-950.461
46.Steve Yzerman* 1983-060.457
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.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.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-790.429
73.Danny Gare 1974-870.428
 Dany Heatley 2001-150.428
75.John Tavares 2009-190.422
76.Bernie Nicholls 1981-990.422
77.John LeClair 1990-070.420
78.Theoren Fleury 1988-030.420
79.Mats Sundin* 1990-090.419
80.Brian Propp 1979-940.418
81.Mike Rogers 1979-860.417
82.Wendel Clark 1985-000.416
83.Sweeney Schriner* 1934-460.415
84.Rick MacLeish 1970-840.413
85.Rick Nash 2002-180.412
86.Tony Tanti 1981-920.412
87.Bobby Orr* 1966-790.411
88.Aurele Joliat* 1922-380.411
89.Bryan Trottier* 1975-940.410
90.Rick Kehoe 1971-850.410
91.Brian Bellows 1982-990.408
92.Reggie Leach 1970-830.408
93.Toe Blake* 1934-480.407
94.Paul Kariya* 1994-100.407
95.Jarome Iginla 1996-170.402
96.Sylvain Turgeon 1983-950.402
97.Marian Hossa 1997-170.401
98.Dennis Maruk 1975-890.401
99.Tomas Sandstrom 1984-990.401
100.Stephane Richer 1984-020.399
101.Petr Klima 1985-990.398
102.Pierre Turgeon 1987-070.398
103.Alexei Yashin 1993-070.397
104.Denis Savard* 1980-970.396
105.Mark Messier* 1979-040.395
106.Marian Gaborik 2000-180.393
107.Jean Pronovost 1968-820.392
108.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-060.391
109.Patrick Kane 2007-190.390
110.Craig Simpson 1985-950.390
111.Brian Sutter 1976-880.389
112.Dave Taylor 1977-940.388
113.Anton Stastny 1980-890.388
114.Doug Bentley* 1939-540.388
115.Stan Mikita* 1958-800.388
116.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-090.387
117.Tyler Seguin 2010-190.386
118.Mats Naslund 1982-950.386
119.Rick Tocchet 1984-020.385
120.Zach Parise 2005-190.384
121.Camille Henry 1953-700.384
122.Jean Ratelle* 1960-810.384
123.Corey Perry 2005-180.382
124.René Robert 1970-820.382
125.Jamie Benn 2009-190.382
126.Rod Gilbert* 1960-780.381
127.Jeff Carter 2005-190.381
128.Peter McNab 1973-870.380
 Busher Jackson* 1929-440.380
130.Max Bentley* 1940-540.379
131.Kevin Stevens 1987-020.376
 Jeremy Roenick 1988-090.376
133.Wilf Paiement 1974-880.376
134.Eric Daze 1994-060.376
135.Brad Marchand 2009-190.375
136.Mike Modano* 1989-110.374
137.Jeff Skinner 2010-190.374
 Garry Unger 1967-830.374
139.Ken Hodge 1964-780.373
140.Steve Payne 1978-880.372
141.Jonathan Toews 2007-190.370
142.Bernie Federko* 1976-900.369
143.Alexander Semin 2003-160.368
144.Milan Hejduk 1998-130.368
145.Bill Goldsworthy 1964-780.367
146.Pat Verbeek 1982-020.367
147.Joe Pavelski 2006-190.366
148.Eric Vail 1973-820.366
149.Logan Couture 2009-190.365
150.Thomas Vanek 2005-190.364
151.Dickie Moore* 1951-680.363
152.Bill Mosienko* 1941-550.363
153.Jim Pappin 1963-770.363
 Phil Kessel 2006-190.363
155.John Bucyk* 1955-780.361
156.Herb Cain 1933-460.360
157.Max Pacioretty 2008-190.360
158.Taylor Hall 2010-190.359
 Eric Staal 2003-190.359
160.Pavol Demitra 1993-100.359
161.Gary Roberts 1986-090.358
162.Danny Grant 1965-790.357
163.James Neal 2008-190.357
164.Al Secord 1978-900.356
165.Daniel Alfredsson 1995-140.356
166.Ted Lindsay* 1944-650.355
167.Guy Chouinard 1974-840.355
 Bobby Schmautz 1967-810.355
169.Tony Amonte 1991-070.354
170.Simon Gagne 1999-150.354
171.Donald Audette 1990-040.354
172.Markus Naslund 1993-090.354
173.Steve Vickers 1972-820.352
174.Peter Forsberg* 1994-110.352
 Owen Nolan 1990-100.352
 Lorne Carr 1933-460.352
177.Tony McKegney 1978-910.351
178.Ilkka Sinisalo 1981-920.351
179.Geoff Courtnall 1983-000.350
180.Mark Recchi* 1988-110.349
181.Mike Foligno 1979-940.349
182.Norm Ullman* 1955-750.348
183.Vincent Lecavalier 1998-160.347
184.Errol Thompson 1970-810.347
185.John Anderson 1977-890.346
186.John MacLean 1983-020.346
187.Miroslav Satan 1995-100.346
188.Martin St. Louis* 1998-150.345
189.Ivan Boldirev 1970-850.343
190.Gerard Gallant 1984-950.343
191.Mike Walton 1965-790.342
192.Steve Thomas 1984-040.341
193.Bill Guerin 1991-100.340
194.Barry Pederson 1980-920.340
195.Mark Hunter 1981-930.339
196.Butch Goring 1969-850.339
197.Syd Howe* 1929-460.339
198.Derek Sanderson 1965-780.338
199.Mike Ridley 1985-970.337
200.Dave Christian 1979-940.337
201.Keith Crowder 1980-900.337
202.Patrick Marleau 1997-190.336
203.Greg Adams 1984-010.336
 Dave Gagner 1984-990.336
205.Jason Arnott 1993-120.335
206.Glen Murray 1991-080.334
207.Paul Henderson 1962-800.334
208.Clark Gillies* 1974-880.333
209.Ed Olczyk 1984-000.332
210.Bobby Smith 1978-930.332
211.James van Riemsdyk 2009-190.331
212.Ted Kennedy* 1942-570.331
213.Dan Quinn 1983-970.330
214.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-160.330
215.Patrik Elias 1995-160.329
 Kenny Wharram 1951-690.329
217.Alex Kovalev 1992-130.327
 Brent Sutter 1980-980.327
219.Andy Bathgate* 1952-710.327
220.Pete Mahovlich 1965-810.326
221.Evander Kane 2009-190.326
222.Mike Cammalleri 2002-180.325
223.Ray Ferraro 1984-020.324
224.Elmer Lach* 1940-540.324
 Nathan Horton 2003-140.324
226.Tom Fergus 1981-930.324
227.Patrik Sundstrom 1982-920.323
228.Darcy Rota 1973-840.322
229.Vic Hadfield 1961-770.322
230.Geoff Sanderson 1990-080.322
231.Ron Ellis 1963-810.321
232.Tony Granato 1988-010.321
233.Matt Duchene 2009-190.319
 Dmitri Khristich 1990-020.319
235.Patric Hornqvist 2008-190.319
236.Jason Spezza 2002-190.319
237.Jordan Eberle 2010-190.318
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.Bobby Ryan 2007-190.314
 Vincent Damphousse 1986-040.314
250.Anze Kopitar 2006-190.313

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
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