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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
RankPlayerYearsPIM
1.Tiger Williams 1974-883971
2.Dale Hunter 1980-993565
3.Tie Domi 1989-063515
4.Marty McSorley 1983-003381
5.Bob Probert 1985-023300
6.Rob Ray 1989-043207
7.Craig Berube 1986-033149
8.Tim Hunter 1981-973146
9.Chris Nilan 1979-923043
10.Rick Tocchet 1984-022970
11.Pat Verbeek 1982-022905
12.Chris Chelios* 1983-102891
13.Dave Manson 1986-022792
14.Scott Stevens* 1982-042785
15.Donald Brashear 1993-102634
16.Willi Plett 1975-882570
17.Gino Odjick 1990-022567
18.Matthew Barnaby 1992-072562
19.Gary Roberts 1986-092560
20.Chris Neil 2001-172522
21.Joe Kocur 1984-992519
22.Ken Daneyko 1983-032516
23.Brendan Shanahan* 1987-092489
24.Scott Mellanby 1985-072479
25.Basil McRae 1981-972457
26.Ulf Samuelsson 1984-002453
27.Jeff Odgers 1991-032364
28.Jay Wells 1979-972359
29.Shayne Corson 1985-042357
30.Lyle Odelein 1989-062316
31.Bryan Marchment 1988-062307
32.Garth Butcher 1981-952302
33.Shane Churla 1986-972301
34.Kelly Buchberger 1987-042297
35.Dave Schultz 1971-802292
36.Laurie Boschman 1979-932263
37.Brad May 1991-102248
38.Ken Baumgartner 1987-992242
39.Kevin Dineen 1984-032229
40.Rob Ramage 1979-942226
41.Keith Tkachuk 1991-102219
42.Bryan Watson 1963-792214
43.Steve Smith 1984-012139
44.Stu Grimson 1988-022113
45.Terry O'Reilly 1971-852095
46.Al Secord 1978-902093
47.Ron Stern 1987-002077
48.Mick Vukota 1987-982071
49.Gord Donnelly 1983-952069
50.Luke Richardson 1987-092055
51.Mike Foligno 1979-942047
52.Phil Russell 1972-872038
53.Kris King 1987-012030
54.Kelly Chase 1989-002017
55.Harold Snepsts 1974-912009
56.Andre Dupont 1970-831986
57.Ian Laperriere 1993-101956
58.Mike Peluso 1989-981951
59.Joel Otto 1984-981934
60.Todd Ewen 1986-971914
61.Mark Messier* 1979-041912
62.Zdeno Chara 1997-201900
63.Jeff Beukeboom 1986-991890
64.Theoren Fleury 1988-031840
65.Michel Petit 1982-981839
66.Garry Howatt 1972-841836
67.Chris Simon 1992-081824
68.Larry Playfair 1978-901814
69.Carol Vadnais 1966-831811
70.Sean O'Donnell 1994-121809
 Scott Hartnell 2000-181809
72.Ted Lindsay* 1944-651808
73.Paul Coffey* 1980-011802
74.Jim Korn 1979-901801
75.Owen Nolan 1990-101793
76.Dave Brown 1982-961789
77.Brian Sutter 1976-881786
78.Claude Lemieux 1983-091777
79.Bob McGill 1981-941766
80.Wilf Paiement 1974-881759
81.Torrie Robertson 1980-901751
82.Mario Marois 1977-921746
83.Rich Pilon 1988-021745
84.Jim McKenzie 1989-041739
85.Bryan McCabe 1995-111732
86.Randy McKay 1988-031731
87.Ken Linseman 1978-921725
88.Steven Finn 1985-971724
89.Jay Miller 1985-921723
90.Paul Laus 1993-021702
91.Randy Moller 1982-951692
92.Wendel Clark 1985-001690
93.Gordie Howe* 1946-801685
94.Paul Holmgren 1975-851684
95.Rob Blake* 1989-101679
96.Gerard Gallant 1984-951674
97.Kevin McClelland 1981-941670
98.Bill Guerin 1991-101660
99.Chris Gratton 1993-091638
100.Cody McLeod 2007-191630
101.Jerry Korab 1970-851629
102.Mel Bridgman 1975-891625
103.Gerald Diduck 1984-011612
104.Tim Horton* 1949-741611
105.Petr Svoboda 1984-011605
106.Chris Pronger* 1993-121590
107.Dave Taylor 1977-941589
108.Terry Carkner 1986-991588
109.Gordie Roberts 1979-941582
110.Derian Hatcher 1991-081581
111.Dana Murzyn 1985-991571
112.Paul Baxter 1979-871564
113.Bob Rouse 1983-001559
114.Sergio Momesso 1983-971557
115.Glen Cochrane 1978-891556
 Stan Smyl 1978-911556
117.Steve Ott 2002-171555
118.Peter Worrell 1997-041554
119.Mike Milbury 1975-871552
120.Dave Hutchison 1974-841550
121.Doug Risebrough 1974-871542
122.Keith Primeau 1990-061541
123.Bill Gadsby* 1946-661539
124.Jody Shelley 2000-131538
 Jim Cummins 1991-041538
126.Sandy McCarthy 1993-041534
 Adam Foote 1991-111534
128.Sean Avery 2001-121533
129.Matt Johnson 1994-041523
130.Mark Tinordi 1987-991514
131.Al MacInnis* 1981-041511
132.Paul Gillis 1982-931501
133.Kevin Lowe 1979-981498
134.Ed Jovanovski 1995-141491
135.Dan Maloney 1970-821489
 Bob Baun 1956-731489
137.Behn Wilson 1978-881480
138.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-141478
139.Darren McCarty 1993-091477
140.Kevin Stevens 1987-021470
 Reggie Fleming 1959-711470
142.Enrico Ciccone 1991-011469
143.Jim Peplinski 1980-951467
144.Jeremy Roenick 1988-091463
 Geoff Courtnall 1983-001463
146.Brian Curran 1983-941461
147.Scott Thornton 1990-081459
148.Pat Price 1975-881456
149.Bob Kelly 1970-821454
150.Bobby Clarke* 1969-841453
151.Krzysztof Oliwa 1996-061447
152.Joe Cirella 1981-961446
153.Rick Vaive 1979-921445
154.Keith Magnuson 1969-801440
155.Randy Holt 1974-841438
156.Craig Ludwig 1982-991437
157.Eddie Shack 1958-751431
158.Brad Park* 1968-851429
159.Mark Hunter 1981-931426
160.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-991425
 Tony Granato 1988-011425
162.Brendan Witt 1995-101424
163.Bobby Holik 1990-091423
164.Warren Rychel 1988-991422
 Mark Janssens 1987-011422
166.Eric Boulton 2000-161421
167.Jason Wiemer 1994-061420
168.Martin Lapointe 1991-081417
169.Brad McCrimmon 1979-971416
170.Rich Sutter 1982-951411
171.Darcy Tucker 1995-101410
172.Andrei Nazarov 1993-061409
173.Roman Hamrlik 1992-131408
174.Randy Carlyle 1976-931400
175.Dennis Hextall 1968-801398
 Eric Lindros* 1992-071398
177.Kevin Hatcher 1984-011392
178.Denny Lambert 1994-021391
179.Mike Hartman 1986-951388
 Reed Larson 1976-901388
181.Bob Boughner 1995-061382
182.Darius Kasparaitis 1992-071379
183.Gus Mortson 1946-591378
184.Dave Karpa 1991-031374
185.Fern Flaman* 1944-611372
186.Terry Harper 1962-811364
187.Nick Fotiu 1976-891362
 Brenden Morrow 1999-151362
189.Todd Simpson 1995-061357
190.Denis Potvin* 1973-881356
191.Terry Ruskowski 1979-891354
 Ron Sutter 1982-011354
 Keith Crowder 1980-901354
 Pat Boutette 1975-851354
195.Shane Doan 1995-171353
196.Gary Suter 1985-021349
197.Alan May 1987-951348
198.Dion Phaneuf 2005-191345
199.Borje Salming* 1973-901344
200.Jim Kyte 1982-961342
201.Denis Savard* 1980-971336
202.Duane Sutter 1979-901333
203.John MacLean 1983-021328
204.Joe Reekie 1985-021326
205.Steve Staios 1995-121322
 Randy Ladouceur 1982-961322
207.Stephane Quintal 1988-041320
208.Lee Fogolin 1974-871318
209.Neil Sheehy 1983-921316
210.Ed Hospodar 1979-881314
 Derek Dorsett 2008-181314
212.Murray Baron 1989-041309
213.Steve Thomas 1984-041306
 Curt Fraser 1978-901306
215.Alex Kovalev 1992-131304
216.Paul MacDermid 1981-951303
217.Doug Gilmour* 1983-031301
 Al Iafrate 1984-981301
219.Jared Boll 2007-181298
 Harry Howell* 1952-731298
221.Colin Campbell 1974-851295
222.Rod Buskas 1982-931294
223.Mark Hardy 1979-941293
224.Bernie Nicholls 1981-991292
 Brad Maxwell 1977-871292
226.Gary Dornhoefer 1963-781291
227.Tim Watters 1981-951289
228.Red Horner* 1928-401288
 Ray Ferraro 1984-021288
230.Maurice Richard* 1942-601287
231.Danny Gare 1974-871285
232.Randy Cunneyworth 1980-991282
233.Eric Nesterenko 1951-721275
234.Alexei Zhitnik 1992-081268
235.Lindy Ruff 1979-911266
236.Stan Mikita* 1958-801264
237.Wade Belak 1996-111263
238.Doug Mohns 1953-751261
239.Pierre Pilote* 1955-691257
240.Gary Bergman 1964-761251
 Darren Langdon 1994-061251
242.Bob Nystrom 1972-861248
 Lou Fontinato 1954-631248
244.Perry Turnbull 1979-881247
245.Mathieu Schneider 1987-101245
246.Jason Arnott 1993-121242
 Dennis Polonich 1974-831242
248.Cam Neely* 1983-961241
 Frantisek Musil 1986-011241
 Brad Marsh 1978-931241

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsPIM
1.Paul Baxter 1974-79962
2.Kim Clackson 1975-79932
3.Cam Connor 1974-78904
4.Pierre Roy 1972-79860
 Paul Shmyr 1972-79860
6.Gord Gallant 1973-77849
7.John Schella 1972-78844
8.Steve Sutherland 1972-78805
9.John Hughes 1974-79778
10.Ron Busniuk 1974-78762
11.Terry Ruskowski 1974-79761
12.Curt Brackenbury 1973-79753
13.Rick Ley 1972-79716
14.Jack Carlson 1974-79694
15.Glen Irwin 1974-79633
16.Doug Barrie 1972-77620
17.John McKenzie 1972-79619
18.Poul Popiel 1972-78618
19.Jim Dorey 1972-79617
20.Frank Beaton 1975-78614
21.Ted Taylor 1972-78600
22.Rosaire Paiement 1972-78592
23.Pierre Guite 1972-79585
24.Peter Driscoll 1974-79577
25.Butch Deadmarsh 1974-78570
 Gilles Bilodeau 1975-79570
27.John Arbour 1972-77568
28.Rick Morris 1972-78567
29.Brad Selwood 1972-79556
30.Darryl Maggs 1973-79540
31.Bill Butters 1974-78530
32.Serge Beaudoin 1973-79519
33.Rick Dudley 1975-79516
34.Gordie Roberts 1975-79502
35.Bob Fitchner 1973-79501
36.Ken Baird 1972-78498
37.Dave Hanson 1976-79497
38.Al Hamilton 1972-79492
39.Serge Bernier 1973-79486
40.Jim Niekamp 1972-77484
41.Kevin Morrison 1973-79462
42.Rene Leclerc 1972-79461
43.Marty Howe 1973-79460
44.John Gray 1974-79458
 Rick Cunningham 1972-77458
46.Tom Gilmore 1972-75439
47.Al Hangsleben 1974-79437
48.Gerry Pinder 1972-78436
49.Francois Lacombe 1972-79422
50.Larry Lund 1972-78419
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