Get EDUCATED. Here’s the list of the top five point scorers in NHL history.
There are few debates in sports that are settled before they are even talked about.
Hockey’s greatest player is definitely one of them.
We all know it’s Wayne Gretzky, “The Great One.”
A great sports fun fact is that the Gretzky were formerly the top point getting brothers in hockey history. Wayne has 2,857 points, and his brother Brent has four career points.
So we all know who is number one in all time points, but who else ranks in the top five?
Let’s take a look at the top five point getters of all-time… it’s time to enter Wayne’s world.
NHL Point Leaders – #5 Ron Francis
Team(s): Hartford Whalers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Carolina Hurricanes
Career length: 23 years
NHL Point Leaders – #4 Gordie Howe
Team(s): Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers
Career length: 26 years (32 years including WHA play)
NHL Point Leaders – #3 Mark Messier
Team(s): Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks
Career length: 25 years
NHL Point Leaders – #2 Jaromir Jagr (still active)
Team(s): Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, New York Rangers, Dallas Stars, Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, Florida Panthers, Calgary Flames
Career length: 24 years and counting
NHL Point Leaders – #1 Wayne Gretzky
Team(s): Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers
Career length: 20 years