NHL & WHA Single Season Leaders and Records for Adjusted Goals Against Average

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

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NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
Rank Player GAA/A Season
1. Alec Connell* 1.386 1925-26
2. Clint Benedict* 1.455 1919-20
3. Bill Durnan* 1.460 1943-44
4. George Hainsworth* 1.648 1927-28
5. Tony Esposito* 1.727 1971-72
6. Bernie Parent* 1.752 1973-74
7. Ken Dryden* 1.776 1975-76
8. Bernie Parent* 1.782 1974-75
9. Dave Kerr 1.800 1939-40
10. Jacques Plante* 1.803 1970-71
11. Frank Brimsek* 1.816 1938-39
12. Clint Benedict* 1.823 1918-19
13. Brian Elliott 1.825 2011-12
14. Glenn Resch 1.838 1975-76
15. Bill Durnan* 1.840 1944-45
16. Dominik Hasek* 1.840 1993-94
17. Pete Peeters 1.844 1982-83
18. Clint Benedict* 1.857 1922-23
19. Wilf Cude 1.875 1933-34
20. Ken Dryden* 1.876 1977-78
21. Michel Larocque 1.889 1976-77
22. Richard Sevigny 1.891 1980-81
23. Al Rollins 1.896 1950-51
24. Tony Esposito* 1.897 1973-74
25. George Hainsworth* 1.907 1928-29
26. Johnny Mowers 1.934 1942-43
27. Ken Dryden* 1.942 1976-77
28. Josh Harding 1.942 2013-14
29. Rick St. Croix 1.953 1980-81
30. Alec Connell* 1.957 1927-28
31. Bob Froese 1.958 1985-86
32. Bob Froese 1.962 1982-83
33. Jacques Plante* 1.964 1968-69
34. Rogie Vachon* 1.964 1974-75
35. Denis Herron 1.978 1981-82
36. Ken Dryden* 1.983 1978-79
37. Craig Anderson 1.985 2012-13
38. Martin Brodeur 1.985 1996-97
39. Marty Turco 2.004 2002-03
40. Clint Benedict* 2.011 1920-21
41. Roy Worters* 2.022 1930-31
42. Bernie Parent* 2.032 1977-78
43. Patrick Roy* 2.034 1988-89
44. Bob Sauve 2.043 1979-80
45. Charlie Gardiner* 2.046 1933-34
46. Gilles Villemure 2.057 1971-72
47. Glenn Resch 2.058 1976-77
48. Miikka Kiprusoff 2.060 2003-04
49. Pat Riggin 2.062 1983-84
50. Ken Dryden* 2.066 1972-73
51. Bill Durnan* 2.067 1946-47
52. Rick Wamsley 2.067 1981-82
53. Ed Giacomin* 2.067 1970-71
54. Roland Melanson 2.073 1982-83
55. Gary Edwards 2.076 1974-75
56. Terry Sawchuk* 2.086 1950-51
  Terry Sawchuk* 2.086 1951-52
58. Tom Barrasso 2.087 1984-85
59. Patrick Roy* 2.089 1991-92
60. Gump Worsley* 2.091 1971-72
61. Miikka Kiprusoff 2.096 2005-06
62. Georges Vezina* 2.097 1924-25
63. Georges Vezina* 2.097 1923-24
64. Ron Tugnutt 2.105 1998-99
65. Mike Liut 2.110 1989-90
66. Felix Potvin 2.114 1992-93
67. Gilles Villemure 2.118 1972-73
68. Patrick Roy* 2.118 1989-90
69. Clint Benedict* 2.124 1923-24
70. Chris Osgood 2.127 1995-96
71. Ron Hextall 2.128 1995-96
72. Niklas Backstrom 2.128 2006-07
73. Roman Cechmanek 2.131 2002-03
74. Marty Turco 2.133 2000-01
75. Dominik Hasek* 2.136 2005-06
76. Paul Bibeault 2.138 1943-44
77. Jacques Plante* 2.141 1955-56
78. Tiny Thompson* 2.141 1937-38
79. Gump Worsley* 2.142 1967-68
80. Lorne Chabot 2.143 1934-35
81. Glenn Resch 2.151 1978-79
82. Georges Vezina* 2.153 1917-18
83. Jacques Plante* 2.160 1958-59
84. Jacques Plante* 2.164 1956-57
85. Glenn Hall* 2.167 1968-69
86. Denis Herron 2.169 1979-80
87. Charlie Gardiner* 2.170 1930-31
88. Ed Belfour* 2.177 1992-93
89. Georges Vezina* 2.177 1922-23
90. Brian Boucher 2.179 1999-00
91. Glenn Resch 2.179 1974-75
92. Ernie Wakely 2.180 1969-70
93. Ed Belfour* 2.181 1990-91
94. Clint Benedict* 2.183 1926-27
95. Tony Esposito* 2.183 1970-71
96. Mike Vernon 2.185 1988-89
97. Dominik Hasek* 2.185 1994-95
98. Johnny Bower* 2.192 1965-66
99. Connie Dion 2.192 1943-44
  Mike Karakas 2.192 1943-44
101. Ken Dryden* 2.195 1971-72
102. Roman Turek 2.197 1999-00
103. Jacques Plante* 2.197 1957-58
104. Dominik Hasek* 2.201 1998-99
105. Tuukka Rask 2.201 2009-10
106. Harry Lumley* 2.203 1954-55
107. Tom Barrasso 2.206 1983-84
108. Gilles Villemure 2.207 1970-71
  Jim Carey 2.207 1994-95
110. Dominik Hasek* 2.209 2006-07
111. Ed Belfour* 2.212 1997-98
112. Jim Carey 2.212 1995-96
113. Tony Esposito* 2.216 1969-70
114. Bill Durnan* 2.217 1948-49
115. Harry Lumley* 2.217 1953-54
116. Don Edwards 2.219 1979-80
117. Alec Connell* 2.222 1934-35
118. Martin Brodeur 2.224 1997-98
119. Terry Sawchuk* 2.228 1954-55
120. Manny Legace 2.231 2005-06
121. Mike Vernon 2.232 1995-96
122. Johnny Bower* 2.233 1963-64
123. Billy Smith* 2.235 1981-82
124. Dan Bouchard 2.246 1975-76
125. Charlie Gardiner* 2.248 1931-32
126. Bill Durnan* 2.250 1945-46
127. Jacques Plante* 2.251 1969-70
128. Frank Brimsek* 2.253 1941-42
129. Cristobal Huet 2.254 2005-06
130. Billy Smith* 2.256 1982-83
131. Ray Emery 2.258 2012-13
132. Tiny Thompson* 2.261 1929-30
133. Al Jensen 2.262 1983-84
134. George Hainsworth* 2.262 1926-27
135. Turk Broda* 2.263 1940-41
136. Lorne Chabot 2.263 1926-27
137. Billy Smith* 2.269 1976-77
138. Johnny Mowers 2.270 1940-41
  Frank Brimsek* 2.270 1940-41
140. Roman Cechmanek 2.273 2000-01
141. Henrik Lundqvist 2.275 2005-06
142. Dwayne Roloson 2.276 2003-04
143. Gump Worsley* 2.277 1965-66
144. Wayne Stephenson 2.278 1975-76
145. Andy Moog 2.279 1996-97
146. Corey Crawford 2.283 2012-13
147. Tim Thomas 2.283 2010-11
148. Jonathan Quick 2.284 2011-12
149. Martin Brodeur 2.286 1993-94
150. Alec Connell* 2.286 1926-27
151. Gump Worsley* 2.290 1968-69
152. Brian Elliott 2.291 2013-14
153. Jacques Plante* 2.300 1961-62
154. Martin Brodeur 2.301 1995-96
155. Tim Thomas 2.301 2008-09
156. Terry Sawchuk* 2.302 1952-53
157. Manny Legace 2.303 2000-01
158. Jeff Hackett 2.305 1996-97
159. Patrick Roy* 2.306 2001-02
160. Cory Schneider 2.306 2013-14
161. Pete Peeters 2.310 1987-88
162. Don Edwards 2.311 1976-77
163. Jaroslav Halak 2.315 2011-12
164. Billy Smith* 2.316 1975-76
165. Tony Esposito* 2.317 1972-73
166. Henrik Lundqvist 2.317 2011-12
167. Chris Osgood 2.318 1994-95
168. Terry Sawchuk* 2.323 1953-54
169. Carey Price 2.323 2014-15
170. Jake Forbes 2.324 1924-25
  Cory Schneider 2.324 2011-12
172. Ed Belfour* 2.325 1998-99
173. Sergei Bobrovsky 2.326 2016-17
174. Pete Peeters 2.330 1988-89
175. Dave Kerr 2.331 1937-38
  Braden Holtby 2.331 2016-17
177. Don Edwards 2.333 1980-81
178. Bernie Parent* 2.335 1978-79
179. Pat Riggin 2.338 1984-85
  Reggie Lemelin 2.338 1989-90
181. Tuukka Rask 2.338 2012-13
182. Byron Dafoe 2.339 1998-99
183. Manny Fernandez 2.340 2005-06
184. Tiny Thompson* 2.340 1932-33
185. Pete Peeters 2.340 1980-81
  Pelle Lindbergh 2.340 1982-83
187. Dwayne Roloson 2.343 2002-03
188. Glenn Resch 2.344 1977-78
189. Paul Goodman 2.344 1939-40
  Bill Durnan* 2.344 1949-50
191. Brian Hayward 2.350 1987-88
192. Turk Broda* 2.350 1947-48
193. Martin Brodeur 2.350 2006-07
194. Glenn Hall* 2.351 1970-71
195. Ed Belfour* 2.351 1994-95
196. Sergei Bobrovsky 2.352 2012-13
197. Gilles Gilbert 2.353 1977-78
198. Tiny Thompson* 2.355 1935-36
199. Don Beaupre 2.356 1990-91
200. Gilles Gilbert 2.359 1979-80
201. Martin Brodeur 2.359 2002-03
202. Dominik Hasek* 2.367 2000-01
203. Ken Dryden* 2.368 1974-75
204. Brian Hayward 2.369 1986-87
205. Jeff Hackett 2.370 1995-96
206. Ed Belfour* 2.370 1999-00
207. Patrick Roy* 2.374 1993-94
208. Tuukka Rask 2.374 2013-14
209. Gary Smith 2.377 1971-72
210. Pete Peeters 2.377 1979-80
211. Pelle Lindbergh 2.380 1984-85
212. Glenn Hall* 2.380 1966-67
213. Brian Hayward 2.382 1988-89
214. Charlie Hodge 2.387 1963-64
215. Patrick Roy* 2.390 1987-88
216. Chris Osgood 2.391 2007-08
217. Jose Theodore 2.393 1999-00
218. Marty Turco 2.395 2003-04
219. Ed Belfour* 2.397 1991-92
220. Frank Brimsek* 2.400 1939-40
221. Gerry Desjardins 2.403 1976-77
222. Jocelyn Thibault 2.405 1994-95
223. Tony Esposito* 2.406 1977-78
224. Roberto Luongo 2.407 2010-11
225. John Vanbiesbrouck 2.407 1993-94
  Marty Turco 2.407 2006-07
227. Don Edwards 2.409 1977-78
228. Patrick Roy* 2.413 1990-91
229. John Ross Roach 2.413 1930-31
230. Andy Moog 2.413 1989-90
231. Hal Winkler 2.417 1927-28
232. Jonathan Quick 2.417 2013-14
233. Tony Esposito* 2.418 1974-75
234. Reggie Lemelin 2.419 1987-88
235. Gerry Cheevers* 2.420 1979-80
236. Dominik Hasek* 2.423 1996-97
237. Pekka Rinne 2.423 2010-11
238. Henrik Lundqvist 2.423 2012-13
239. Billy Smith* 2.423 1977-78
240. Daren Puppa 2.425 1989-90
241. Daren Puppa 2.427 1995-96
242. Doug Keans 2.428 1983-84
243. Glenn Hall* 2.429 1956-57
  Rick Wamsley 2.429 1988-89
245. Jean-Sebastien Giguere 2.429 2007-08
246. Kirk McLean 2.430 1991-92
247. Ed Giacomin* 2.430 1969-70
248. Turk Broda* 2.430 1950-51
249. Roy Edwards 2.430 1972-73
250. Glenn Healy 2.432 1994-95
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