NHL: Top Beneficiary of Annual Assist Leader

For each regular-season assist leader since 1979-80, can you name the player he set up for the most goals that season?

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Season; Assist LeaderGoal ScorerGoals
79-80: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (86)36
80-81: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (109)24
81-82: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (120)22
82-83: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (125)40
83-84: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (118)41
84-85: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (135)56
85-86: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (163)55
86-87: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (121)43
87-88: Wayne Gretzky, Oilers (109)28
88-89 (tie): Mario Lemieux, Penguins (114)29
88-89 (tie): Wayne Gretzky, Kings (114)30
89-90: Wayne Gretzky, Kings (102)13
90-91: Wayne Gretzky, Kings (122)33
91-92: Wayne Gretzky, Kings (90)21
92-93: Adam Oates, Bruins (97)20
93-94: Wayne Gretzky, Kings (92)21
94-95: Ron Francis, Penguins (48)17
95-96 (tie): Ron Francis, Penguins (92)31
95-96 (tie): Mario Lemieux, Penguins (92)22
96-97 (tie): Mario Lemieux, Penguins (72)22
96-97 (tie): Wayne Gretzky, Rangers (72)17
97-98 (tie): Jaromir Jagr, Penguins (67)19
97-98 (tie): Wayne Gretzky, Rangers (67)14
98-99: Jaromir Jagr, Penguins (83)15
Season; Assist LeaderGoal ScorerGoals
99-00: Mark Recchi, Flyers (63)14
00-01 (tie): Adam Oates, Capitals (69)27
00-01 (tie): Jaromir Jagr, Penguins (69)24
01-02: Adam Oates, Capitals/Flyers (64)13
02-03: Peter Forsberg, Avalanche (77)40
03-04 (tie): Scott Gomez, Devils (56)23
03-04 (tie): Martin St. Louis, Lightning (56)10
05-06: Joe Thornton, Bruins/Sharks (96)39
06-07: Joe Thornton, Sharks (92)30
07-08: Joe Thornton, Sharks (67)16
08-09: Evgeni Malkin, Penguins (78)19
09-10: Henrik Sedin, Canucks (83)24
10-11: Henrik Sedin, Canucks (75)32
11-12: Henrik Sedin, Canucks (67)23
12-13: Martin St. Louis, Lightning (43)18
13-14: Sidney Crosby, Penguins (68)26
14-15: Nicklas Backstrom, Capitals (60)33
15-16: Erik Karlsson, Ottawa (66)13
16-17: Connor McDavid, Oilers (70)15
17-18 (tie): Blake Wheeler, Jets (68)17
17-18 (tie): Claude Giroux, Flyers (68)21
18-19: Nikita Kucherov, Lightning (87)26
19-20: Leon Draisaitl, Oilers (67)16

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