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.Sidney Crosby 2005-24977
15.Doug Gilmour* 1983-03964
16.Mark Recchi* 1988-11956
17.Al MacInnis* 1981-04934
18.Larry Murphy* 1980-01929
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.Johnny Bucyk* 1955-78813
 Mike Modano* 1989-11813
32.Pierre Turgeon* 1987-07812
33.Patrick Kane 2007-24800
34.Jari Kurri* 1980-98797
35.Guy Lafleur* 1971-91793
36.Peter Šťastný* 1980-95789
37.Evgeni Malkin 2006-24785
 Mats Sundin* 1990-09785
39.Brian Leetch* 1987-06781
40.Anže Kopitar 2006-24777
41.Jean Ratelle* 1960-81776
42.Vincent Damphousse 1986-04773
 Teemu Selänne* 1992-14773
44.Chris Chelios* 1983-10763
45.Nicklas Bäckström 2007-24762
46.Bernie Federko* 1976-90761
47.Doug Weight 1991-11755
48.Larry Robinson* 1972-92750
49.Denis Potvin* 1973-88742
50.Norm Ullman* 1955-75739
51.Ryan Getzlaf 2005-22737
52.Bernie Nicholls 1981-99734
53.Rod Brind'Amour 1989-10732
54.Luc Robitaille* 1986-06726
55.Daniel Alfredsson* 1995-14713
56.Jean Béliveau* 1950-71712
 Scott Stevens* 1982-04712
58.Claude Giroux 2007-24706
59.Jeremy Roenick 1988-09703
60.Dave Andreychuk* 1982-06698
 Brendan Shanahan* 1987-09698
62.Dale Hunter 1980-99697
63.Sergei Fedorov* 1990-09696
64.Alex Ovechkin 2005-24689
65.Henri Richard* 1955-75688
66.Brad Park* 1968-85683
67.Bobby Smith 1978-93679
 Ray Whitney 1991-14679
69.Jarome Iginla* 1996-17675
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.Theo 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.Blake Wheeler 2008-24622
88.Sergei Zubov* 1992-09619
89.Patrik Eliáš 1995-16617
 Erik Karlsson 2009-24617
91.Brent Burns 2003-24615
 Rod Gilbert* 1960-78615
93.Patrice Bergeron 2003-23613
 Connor McDavid 2015-24613
95.Marián Hossa* 1997-17609
96.Eric Staal 2003-23608
97.Michel Goulet* 1979-94605
98.Pavel Datsyuk 2001-16604
99.Kirk Muller 1984-03602
100.Glenn Anderson* 1980-96601
101.Alex Kovalev 1992-13599
102.Dino Ciccarelli* 1980-99592
103.Sergei Gonchar 1994-15591
104.Dave Keon* 1960-82590
 Doug Wilson* 1977-93590
106.Paul Kariya* 1994-10587
107.Jakub Voráček 2008-23583
108.Dave Babych 1980-99581
109.Joe Pavelski 2006-24580
 Alex Tanguay 1999-16580
111.Phil Kessel 2006-23579
 Brian Propp 1979-94579
113.Saku Koivu 1995-14577
114.Scott Gomez 1999-16575
115.John Tavares 2009-24574
116.Ryan Suter 2005-24573
117.Steve Larmer 1980-95571
118.Shane Doan 1995-17570
 Frank Mahovlich* 1956-74570
120.Scott Niedermayer* 1991-10568
 Steven Stamkos 2008-24568
122.Mike Ribeiro 1999-17565
123.Craig Janney 1987-99563
 Kris Letang 2006-24563
 Cliff Ronning 1986-04563
126.Joe Nieuwendyk* 1986-07562
127.Joe Mullen* 1981-97561
128.Bobby Hull* 1957-80560
129.Alexander Mogilny 1989-06559
130.David Krejčí 2006-23555
131.Victor Hedman 2009-24554
132.Mike Bossy* 1977-87553
 Thomas Steen 1981-95553
134.Ken Linseman 1978-92551
 Tom Lysiak 1973-86551
136.Mark Howe* 1979-95545
 Pat LaFontaine* 1983-98545
138.Red Kelly* 1947-67542
139.Chris Pronger* 1993-12541
140.Duncan Keith 2005-22540
 Rick Middleton 1974-88540
 Pat Verbeek 1982-02540
143.Brian Bellows 1982-99537
 Rob Blake* 1989-10537
145.Nathan MacKinnon 2013-24534
146.Paul Stastny 2006-23529
147.Andrew Cassels 1989-06528
 Vincent Lecavalier 1998-16528
149.Keith Tkachuk 1991-10527
150.Steve Duchesne 1986-02525
151.Dennis Maruk 1975-89522
152.Jason Arnott 1993-12521
153.Teppo Numminen 1988-09520
 Mathieu Schneider 1987-10520
155.Wayne Cashman 1964-83516
 Brad Marchand 2009-24516
 Keith Yandle 2006-22516
158.Butch Goring 1969-85513
159.Nikita Kucherov 2013-24512
 Steve Thomas 1984-04512
 Rick Tocchet 1984-02512
162.Jonathan Toews 2007-23511
 John Tonelli 1978-92511
164.Václav Prospal 1996-13510
165.Jamie Benn 2009-24509
 John Carlson 2009-24509
167.Lanny McDonald* 1973-89506
168.Ivan Boldirev 1970-85505
 Mikko Koivu 2005-21505
170.Randy Carlyle 1976-93499
 Marc Savard 1997-11499
172.Drew Doughty 2008-24497
 Vyacheslav Kozlov 1991-10497
174.Murray Craven 1982-00493
 Eric Lindros* 1992-07493
176.Trevor Linden 1988-08492
177.Artemi Panarin 2015-24491
178.Ray Ferraro 1984-02490
 James Patrick 1983-04490
180.Pete Mahovlich 1965-81485
 Pit Martin 1961-79485
182.Tony Amonte 1991-07484
 Johnny Gaudreau 2013-24484
 Roman Josi 2011-24484
185.Roman Hamrlík 1992-13483
186.Jozef Stümpel 1991-08481
187.Leon Draisaitl 2014-24480
 Jonathan Huberdeau 2012-24480
189.Justin Williams 2000-20477
190.Tomáš Kaberle 1998-13476
 Scott Mellanby 1985-07476
192.Garry Galley 1984-01475
 Igor Larionov* 1989-04475
194.Markus Näslund 1993-09474
195.Ryan O'Reilly 2009-24473
 Corey Perry 2005-24473
197.Ken Hodge 1964-78472
 Ted Lindsay* 1944-65472
 Gary Roberts 1986-09472
200.Zdeno Chára 1997-22471
201.Michael Nylander 1992-09470
 Alexei Zhamnov 1992-06470
203.Jacques Lemaire* 1967-79469
 Dean Prentice 1952-74469
205.Phil Goyette 1956-72467
206.Mike Ridley 1985-97466
 Brent Sutter 1980-98466
208.Andrew Brunette 1995-12465
 Matt Cullen 1997-19465
210.Pavol Demitra 1993-10464
211.Bill Barber* 1972-84463
 Reed Larson 1976-90463
 Owen Nolan 1990-10463
214.Doug Mohns 1953-75462
 Tomas Sandström 1984-99462
216.Matt Duchene 2009-24461
217.Martin Straka 1992-08460
218.Wilf Paiement 1974-88458
 Bobby Rousseau 1960-75458
220.Steve Sullivan 1995-13457
221.Todd Bertuzzi 1995-14456
 Ryan Smyth 1994-14456
223.Alex Pietrangelo 2008-24455
224.Murray Oliver 1957-75454
 Kimmo Timonen 1998-15454
226.Andrei Markov 2000-17453
227.Doug Harvey* 1947-69452
 Eddie Olczyk 1984-00452
 Zach Parise 2005-24452
230.Guy Lapointe* 1968-84451
 Walt Tkaczuk 1967-81451
232.Kevin Hatcher 1984-01450
 Peter McNab 1973-87450
234.Mel Bridgman 1975-89449
 Cory Stillman 1994-11449
236.Russ Courtnall 1983-99447
237.David Perron 2007-24444
 Alexei Yashin 1993-07444
239.Dan Boyle 1998-16442
 Robert Lang 1992-10442
241.Éric Desjardins 1988-06439
242.Bill Gadsby* 1946-66438
243.Brian Rafalski 1999-11436
244.Yvan Cournoyer* 1963-79435
 Tyler Seguin 2010-24435
246.Mitch Marner 2016-24434
 Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 2011-24434
 Fredrik Olausson 1986-03434
 Jason Pominville 2003-19434
250.Dave Christian 1979-94433
 Ilya Kovalchuk 2001-20433

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsA
1.André 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.Réal 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