NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Assists

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hockey Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.Wayne Gretzky* 1979-991963
2.Ron Francis* 1981-041249
3.Mark Messier* 1979-041193
4.Ray Bourque* 1979-011169
5.Jaromír Jágr 1990-181155
6.Paul Coffey* 1980-011135
7.Joe Thornton 1997-221109
8.Adam Oates* 1985-041079
9.Steve Yzerman* 1983-061063
10.Gordie Howe* 1946-801049
11.Marcel Dionne* 1971-891040
12.Mario Lemieux* 1984-061033
13.Joe Sakic* 1988-091016
14.Doug Gilmour* 1983-03964
15.Mark Recchi* 1988-11956
16.Al MacInnis* 1981-04934
17.Larry Murphy* 1980-01929
18.Sidney Crosby 2005-23927
19.Stan Mikita* 1958-80926
20.Bryan Trottier* 1975-94901
21.Phil Housley* 1982-03894
22.Dale Hawerchuk* 1981-97891
23.Nicklas Lidström* 1991-12878
24.Phil Esposito* 1963-81873
25.Denis Savard* 1980-97865
26.Bobby Clarke* 1969-84852
27.Henrik Sedin* 2000-18830
28.Alex Delvecchio* 1950-74825
29.Gilbert Perreault* 1970-87814
30.John Bucyk* 1955-78813
 Mike Modano* 1989-11813
32.Pierre Turgeon 1987-07812
33.Jari Kurri* 1980-98797
34.Guy Lafleur* 1971-91793
35.Peter Stastny* 1980-95789
36.Mats Sundin* 1990-09785
37.Brian Leetch* 1987-06781
38.Jean Ratelle* 1960-81776
39.Vincent Damphousse 1986-04773
 Patrick Kane 2007-23773
 Teemu Selänne* 1992-14773
42.Chris Chelios* 1983-10763
43.Bernie Federko* 1976-90761
44.Doug Weight 1991-11755
45.Nicklas Backstrom 2007-23751
46.Larry Robinson* 1972-92750
47.Denis Potvin* 1973-88742
48.Norm Ullman* 1955-75739
49.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-22737
50.Bernie Nicholls 1981-99734
51.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10732
 Evgeni Malkin 2006-23732
53.Anze Kopitar 2006-23727
54.Luc Robitaille* 1986-06726
55.Daniel Alfredsson* 1995-14713
56.Jean Beliveau* 1950-71712
 Scott Stevens* 1982-04712
58.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09703
59.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-06698
 Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09698
61.Dale Hunter 1980-99697
62.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09696
63.Henri Richard* 1955-75688
64.Brad Park* 1968-85683
65.Bobby Smith 1978-93679
 Ray Whitney 1991-14679
67.Jarome Iginla* 1996-17675
68.Claude Giroux 2007-23656
69.Alex Ovechkin 2005-23652
70.Brett Hull* 1986-06650
71.Daniel Sedin* 2000-18648
72.Bobby Orr* 1966-79645
73.Martin St. Louis* 1998-15642
74.Gary Suter 1985-02641
75.Dave Taylor 1977-94638
76.Börje Salming* 1973-90637
 Darryl Sittler* 1970-85637
78.Peter Forsberg* 1994-11636
79.Neal Broten 1980-97634
 Brad Richards 2000-16634
81.Theoren Fleury 1988-03633
82.Jason Spezza 2002-22632
83.Patrick Marleau 1997-21631
84.Mike Gartner* 1979-98627
85.Andy Bathgate* 1952-71624
86.Henrik Zetterberg 2002-18623
87.Sergei Zubov* 1992-09619
88.Patrik Elias 1995-16617
89.Rod Gilbert* 1960-78615
90.Marián Hossa* 1997-17609
91.Michel Goulet* 1979-94605
92.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16604
93.Patrice Bergeron 2003-23602
 Kirk Muller 1984-03602
95.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96601
 Eric Staal 2003-23601
97.Alex Kovalev 1992-13599
98.Blake Wheeler 2008-23595
99.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99592
100.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15591
101.Dave Keon* 1960-82590
 Doug Wilson* 1977-93590
103.Paul Kariya* 1994-10587
104.Jakub Voracek 2008-23583
105.Dave Babych 1980-99581
106.Alex Tanguay 1999-16580
107.Brian Propp 1979-94579
108.Saku Koivu 1995-14577
109.Brent Burns 2003-23575
 Scott Gomez 1999-16575
111.Steve Larmer 1980-95571
112.Shane Doan 1995-17570
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74570
114.Phil Kessel 2006-23568
 Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10568
116.Mike Ribeiro 1999-17565
117.Craig Janney 1987-99563
 Cliff Ronning 1986-04563
119.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07562
120.Joe Mullen* 1981-97561
121.Bobby Hull* 1957-80560
122.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06559
123.Erik Karlsson 2009-23556
124.Mike Bossy* 1977-87553
 Thomas Steen 1981-95553
126.Ken Linseman 1978-92551
 Tom Lysiak 1973-86551
 Ryan Suter 2005-23551
129.Mark Howe* 1979-95545
 Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98545
131.David Krejci 2006-23543
132.Red Kelly* 1947-67542
133.Chris Pronger* 1993-12541
134.Duncan Keith 2005-22540
 Rick Middleton 1974-88540
 Pat Verbeek 1982-02540
137.Brian Bellows 1982-99537
 Rob Blake* 1989-10537
 Joe Pavelski 2006-23537
140.John Tavares 2009-23532
141.Andrew Cassels 1989-06528
 Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16528
143.Paul Stastny 2006-23527
 Keith Tkachuk 1991-10527
145.Steve Duchesne 1986-02525
146.Steven Stamkos 2008-23523
147.Kris Letang 2006-23522
 Dennis Maruk 1975-89522
149.Jason Arnott 1993-12521
150.Teppo Numminen 1988-09520
 Mathieu Schneider 1987-10520
152.Wayne Cashman 1964-83516
 Keith Yandle 2006-22516
154.Butch Goring 1969-85513
155.Steve Thomas 1984-04512
 Rick Tocchet 1984-02512
157.John Tonelli 1978-92511
158.Vinny Prospal 1996-13510
159.Jonathan Toews 2007-23509
160.Connor McDavid 2015-23507
161.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89506
162.Ivan Boldirev 1970-85505
 Mikko Koivu 2005-21505
164.Randy Carlyle 1976-93499
 Marc Savard 1997-11499
166.Victor Hedman 2009-23498
167.Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10497
168.Murray Craven 1982-00493
 Eric Lindros* 1992-07493
170.Trevor Linden 1988-08492
171.Ray Ferraro 1984-02490
 James Patrick 1983-04490
173.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81485
 Pit Martin 1961-79485
175.Tony Amonte 1991-07484
176.Roman Hamrlik 1992-13483
177.Jozef Stümpel 1991-08481
178.Justin Williams 2000-20477
179.Tomas Kaberle 1998-13476
 Scott Mellanby 1985-07476
181.Garry Galley 1984-01475
 Igor Larionov* 1989-04475
183.John Carlson 2009-23474
 Brad Marchand 2009-23474
 Markus Näslund 1993-09474
186.Ken Hodge 1964-78472
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-65472
 Gary Roberts 1986-09472
189.Zdeno Chara 1997-22471
190.Michael Nylander 1992-09470
 Alex Zhamnov 1992-06470
192.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79469
 Dean Prentice 1952-74469
194.Phil Goyette 1956-72467
195.Mike Ridley 1985-97466
 Brent Sutter 1980-98466
197.Jamie Benn 2009-23465
 Andrew Brunette 1995-12465
 Matt Cullen 1997-19465
200.Pavol Demitra 1993-10464
201.Bill Barber* 1972-84463
 Reed Larson 1976-90463
 Owen Nolan 1990-10463
 Corey Perry 2005-23463
205.Drew Doughty 2008-23462
 Doug Mohns 1953-75462
 Tomas Sandström 1984-99462
208.Martin Straka 1992-08460
209.Wilf Paiement 1974-88458
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75458
211.Steve Sullivan 1995-13457
212.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14456
 Ryan Smyth 1994-14456
214.Murray Oliver 1957-75454
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-15454
216.Andrei Markov 2000-17453
217.Doug Harvey* 1947-69452
 Ed Olczyk 1984-00452
219.Guy Lapointe* 1968-84451
 Walt Tkaczuk 1967-81451
221.Kevin Hatcher 1984-01450
 Peter McNab 1973-87450
223.Mel Bridgman 1975-89449
 Cory Stillman 1994-11449
225.Russ Courtnall 1983-99447
226.Nathan MacKinnon 2013-23446
227.Zach Parise 2005-23444
 Alexei Yashin 1993-07444
229.Dan Boyle 1998-16442
 Robert Lang 1992-10442
231.Eric Desjardins 1988-06439
232.Bill Gadsby* 1946-66438
 Jonathan Huberdeau 2012-23438
 Ryan O'Reilly 2009-23438
235.Brian Rafalski 1999-11436
236.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79435
237.Johnny Gaudreau 2013-23434
 Fredrik Olausson 1986-03434
 Jason Pominville 2003-19434
240.Dave Christian 1979-94433
 Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-20433
242.Geoff Courtnall 1983-00432
243.Ron Greschner 1974-90431
 Roman Josi 2011-23431
245.Jeff Brown 1985-98430
 Milan Hejduk 1998-13430
247.Bernie Geoffrion* 1950-68429
 Olli Jokinen 1997-15429
 Kelly Kisio 1982-95429
 John MacLean 1983-02429

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.Andre Lacroix 1972-79547
2.J.C. Tremblay 1972-79358
3.Marc Tardif 1973-79350
4.Ulf Nilsson 1974-78344
5.Serge Bernier 1973-79336
6.Bobby Hull* 1972-79335
7.Gordie Howe* 1973-79334
8.Christian Bordeleau 1972-79325
9.Robbie Ftorek 1974-79307
10.Mark Howe* 1973-79296
11.Real Cloutier 1974-79283
12.Larry Lund 1972-78277
13.Poul Popiel 1972-78265
14.Ron Plumb 1972-79264
15.Al Hamilton 1972-79258
16.Terry Ruskowski 1974-79254
17.Bryan Campbell 1972-78253
18.Michel Parizeau 1972-79252
19.John McKenzie 1972-79250
20.Paul Shmyr 1972-79248
21.Gavin Kirk 1972-79243
22.Jim Dorey 1972-79232
23.Kevin Morrison 1973-79224
24.Anders Hedberg 1974-78222
 Mike Rogers 1974-79222
26.Rosaire Paiement 1972-78221
27.Larry Pleau 1972-79215
28.Pat Stapleton 1973-78212
29.Rick Ley 1972-79210
 Ron Ward 1972-77210
31.Tom Webster 1972-78205
32.Danny Lawson 1972-77204
33.Rich LeDuc 1974-79195
34.John French 1972-78192
35.Dave Keon* 1975-79189
36.Mike Antonovich 1972-79188
37.Ken Block 1972-79187
38.Dennis Sobchuk 1974-79186
39.Norm Ferguson 1972-78184
 Bob Sicinski 1972-77184
41.Wayne Carleton 1972-77180
 Frank Hughes 1972-78180
43.Rene Leclerc 1972-79177
 Darryl Maggs 1973-79177
 Ron Chipperfield 1974-79177
46.Wayne Rivers 1972-77176
47.Hugh Harris 1973-78174
48.Tim Sheehy 1972-78173
49.Barry Long 1974-79171
50.Peter Sullivan 1975-79170