NHL & WHA Yearly Leaders and Records for Plus/Minus

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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
Season Player +/-
2019-20 Jean-Gabriel Pageau 19
2018-19 Mark Giordano 39
2017-18 William Karlsson 49
2016-17 Jason Zucker 34
  Ryan Suter 34
2015-16 Tyler Toffoli 35
2014-15 Max Pacioretty 38
  Nikita Kucherov 38
2013-14 David Krejci 39
2012-13 Pascal Dupuis 31
2011-12 Patrice Bergeron 36
2010-11 Zdeno Chara 33
2009-10 Jeff Schultz 50
2008-09 David Krejci 37
2007-08 Pavel Datsyuk 41
2006-07 Thomas Vanek 47
2005-06 Michal Rozsival 35
  Wade Redden 35
2003-04 Martin St. Louis* 35
  Marek Malik 35
2002-03 Milan Hejduk 52
  Peter Forsberg* 52
2001-02 Chris Chelios* 40
2000-01 Joe Sakic* 45
  Patrik Elias 45
1999-00 Chris Pronger* 52
1998-99 Alexander Karpovtsev 39
1997-98 Chris Pronger* 47
1996-97 John LeClair 44
1995-96 Vladimir Konstantinov 60
1994-95 Ron Francis* 30
1993-94 Scott Stevens* 53
1992-93 Mario Lemieux* 55
1991-92 Paul Ysebaert 44
1990-91 Marty McSorley 48
  Theoren Fleury 48
1989-90 Paul Cavallini 38
1988-89 Joe Mullen* 51
1987-88 Brad McCrimmon 48
1986-87 Wayne Gretzky* 69
1985-86 Mark Howe* 87
1984-85 Wayne Gretzky* 100
1983-84 Wayne Gretzky* 78
1982-83 Charlie Huddy 61
  Wayne Gretzky* 61
1981-82 Wayne Gretzky* 80
1980-81 Brian Engblom 63
1979-80 Jim Schoenfeld 60
1978-79 Bryan Trottier* 76
1977-78 Guy Lafleur* 73
1976-77 Larry Robinson* 120
1975-76 Bobby Clarke* 83
1974-75 Bobby Orr* 80
1973-74 Bobby Orr* 84
1972-73 Jacques Laperriere* 77
1971-72 Bobby Orr* 83
1970-71 Bobby Orr* 124
1969-70 Bobby Orr* 54
1968-69 Bobby Orr* 55
  Phil Esposito* 55
1967-68 Dallas Smith 33
1966-67 Pierre Pilote* 54
1965-66 Ted Harris 34
1964-65 Carl Brewer 33
1963-64 Pierre Pilote* 31
1962-63 Carl Brewer 32
1961-62 Lou Fontinato 55
1960-61 Tim Horton* 31
1959-60 Doug Harvey* 37

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
Season Player +/-
1978-79 Paul Shmyr 37
1977-78 Lars-Erik Sjoberg 60
  Anders Hedberg 60
1976-77 Ron Plumb 64
1975-76 Ulf Nilsson 65
1974-75 Bobby Hull* 55
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