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NHL Hockey Players with the Most Points

Can you name the NHL players with the most all-time career points?
Team = team with whom they scored the most points
Active players in bold
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Last updated: June 7, 2019
First submittedJanuary 27, 2013
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Points
Team
Player
2857
Oilers
Wayne Gretzky
1921
Penguins
Jaromir Jagr
1887
Oilers
Mark Messier
1850
Red Wings
Gordie Howe
1798
Whalers
Ron Francis
1771
Kings
Marcel Dionne
1755
Red Wings
Steve Yzerman
1723
Penguins
Mario Lemieux
1641
Avalanche
Joe Sakic
1590
Bruins
Phil Esposito
Points
Team
Player
1579
Bruins
Ray Bourque
1533
Flyers
Mark Recchi
1531
Oilers
Paul Coffey
1478
Sharks
Joe Thornton
1467
Black Hawks
Stan Mikita
1457
Ducks
Teemu Selanne
1425
Islanders
Bryan Trottier
1420
Bruins
Adam Oates
1414
Maple Leafs
Doug Gilmour
1409
Jets
Dale Hawerchuk
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level 28
Dec 16, 2014
Nice
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level 83
Jun 7, 2019
For those wondering about the logo at the top, there are, in addition to the 2 players listed, 4 additional players on the list that spent a significant portion of their careers playing for the Penguins (including 7 Stanley Cups between them).
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level 66
Jun 9, 2019
You know that something is off about the eras when most of the players on the list played during the same 20 year stretch of the 80's and 90's. Not trying to take credit away, just pointing it out. Expected to see a lot more older players.
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level 73
Oct 22, 2019
Seasons didn't have as many games back then. Plus, they had shorter careers. That might explain part of it. Also, players became better trained and more serious about their training and nutrition and stuff. In the 60s-70s, it wasn't unusual for them to smoke a few cigarettes in between periods.
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level 65
Oct 22, 2019
Didn't expect to do well, but thought I would get at least five (the only five NHL players I could name), but the Hulls and Bobby Orr surprised me by not being on there.
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level 66
Oct 22, 2019
So crazy that Gretzky has almost 1000 points more than Jagr in second place
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level 61
Oct 22, 2019
Gretzky's stats are jaw-dropping. He is the all-time goals leader, yet if you wiped away every goal he ever scored, he'd *still* be the all-time points leader based on assists alone. That's just one of about a dozen "there's no way this is possible" achievements to which he has claim.
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level ∞
Oct 22, 2019
Gretzky is the GOAT, but these statistics reflect the high-scoring era that he played in. Adjusted for the era he played in, his lead is much smaller:

https://www.hockey-reference.com/leaders/points_adjusted_career.html

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level 76
Oct 22, 2019
Am I blue? Yes, I'm blue...no Blues players on the list. I'll cry the Stanley Cup full of tears.
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level 67
Oct 22, 2019
The Duck!
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level 61
Oct 22, 2019
Some surprising inclusions and omissions. I missed Gilmour, Recchi, and Hawerchuck (you could have given me a week and I never would have guessed him), all of whom were stellar for a very long time but mostly not elite. Surprised at the absences of Bobby Orr, the Hulls, Mike Modano, Luc Robitaille, Guy Lafleur (or any of the great Canadiens), and Mike Bossy (who I think is the all-time leader in goals per game played). Also can't believe that Chris Chelios didn't make it, despite playing until age 75. It looks like the ones who crack the list are the guys who pass as much as they score. Bad news for Ovi.