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NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Goals Against Average

Leaders and Records: Single Season ▪ Career ▪ Active ▪ Progressive ▪ Yearly ▪ Yearly Top 10

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

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NHL Leaders

Rank Player GAA
1. Alec Connell* 1.912
2. George Hainsworth* 1.933
3. Charlie Gardiner* 2.024
4. Lorne Chabot 2.028
5. Tiny Thompson* 2.077
6. Dave Kerr 2.149
7. Dominik Hasek* 2.202
8. Ken Dryden* 2.235
9. Martin Brodeur 2.242
10. Henrik Lundqvist 2.266
11. Roy Worters* 2.273
12. Jonathan Quick 2.301
13. Roman Turek 2.306
14. Clint Benedict* 2.315
15. Pekka Rinne 2.346
16. Gerry McNeil 2.355
17. Bill Durnan* 2.356
18. Marty Turco 2.357
19. Antti Niemi 2.375
20. Jaroslav Halak 2.376
21. Jacques Plante* 2.379
22. Jimmy Howard 2.384
23. Manny Legace 2.410
24. Brian Elliott 2.428
25. Evgeni Nabokov 2.436
26. John Ross Roach 2.456
27. Cristobal Huet 2.457
28. Niklas Backstrom 2.483
29. Carey Price 2.487
30. Miikka Kiprusoff 2.488
31. Chris Osgood 2.492
32. Glenn Hall* 2.493
33. Ed Belfour* 2.496
34. Jonas Hiller 2.500
35. Manny Fernandez 2.503
36. Terry Sawchuk* 2.506
37. Roberto Luongo 2.507
38. Johnny Bower* 2.511
39. Tim Thomas 2.521
40. Turk Broda* 2.529
41. Jean-Sebastien Giguere 2.532
42. Patrick Roy* 2.536
43. Bernie Parent* 2.550
44. Tomas Vokoun 2.551
45. Tommy Salo 2.555
46. Ilya Bryzgalov 2.567
47. Ryan Miller 2.577
48. Patrick Lalime 2.579
49. Marc-Andre Fleury 2.600
50. Martin Biron 2.615
51. Brent Johnson 2.629
52. Chris Mason 2.661
53. Mike Smith 2.662
54. Jamie McLennan 2.676
55. Jose Theodore 2.680
56. Byron Dafoe 2.686
57. Kari Lehtonen 2.688
58. Charlie Hodge 2.698
59. Frank Brimsek* 2.699
60. Ray Emery 2.706
61. Brian Boucher 2.707
62. Olaf Kolzig 2.714
63. Dwayne Roloson 2.715
64. Craig Anderson 2.717
65. Wilf Cude 2.723
66. Nikolai Khabibulin 2.724
67. Fred Brathwaite 2.727
68. Mike Dunham 2.740
69. Cam Ward 2.743
70. Jocelyn Thibault 2.751
71. Harry Lumley* 2.755
72. Steve Mason 2.757
73. Vesa Toskala 2.759
74. Peter Budaj 2.761
75. Felix Potvin 2.765
76. Dan Cloutier 2.771
77. Al Rollins 2.780
78. Curtis Joseph 2.793
79. Garth Snow 2.798
80. Guy Hebert 2.812
81. Ed Giacomin* 2.815
82. Johan Hedberg 2.824
83. Mathieu Garon 2.830
84. Arturs Irbe 2.831
85. Damian Rhodes 2.837
86. Trevor Kidd 2.840
87. Bill Beveridge 2.870
88. Rick DiPietro 2.872
89. Jim Henry 2.873
90. Kevin Weekes 2.876
91. Gump Worsley* 2.878
92. Gerry Cheevers* 2.888
93. Andrew Raycroft 2.891
94. Mike Richter 2.891
95. Jeff Hackett 2.904
96. Mike Karakas 2.917
97. Ondrej Pavelec 2.919
98. Tony Esposito* 2.924
99. Sean Burke 2.958
100. Ron Hextall 2.975
101. John Vanbiesbrouck 2.975
102. Mike Vernon 2.978
103. Rick Tabaracci 2.989
104. Rogie Vachon 2.994
105. Marc Denis 3.018
106. Daren Puppa 3.033
107. Roger Crozier 3.037
108. Chuck Rayner* 3.046
109. Ron Tugnutt 3.046
110. Wayne Stephenson 3.065
111. Chris Terreri 3.066
112. Stephane Fiset 3.068
113. Pete Peeters 3.085
114. Mark Fitzpatrick 3.120
115. Denis DeJordy 3.132
116. Andy Moog 3.134
117. Bob Essensa 3.147
118. Doug Favell 3.166
119. Billy Smith* 3.171
120. Bruce Gamble 3.214
121. Jon Casey 3.215
122. Tom Barrasso 3.239
123. Eddie Johnston 3.248
124. Kirk McLean 3.256
125. Dan Bouchard 3.261
126. Cesare Maniago 3.266
127. Gilles Gilbert 3.269
128. Glenn Resch 3.273
129. Gerry Desjardins 3.288
130. Don Edwards 3.321
131. Michel Larocque 3.331
132. Rick Wamsley 3.340
133. Glenn Healy 3.367
134. Grant Fuhr* 3.378
135. Gary Smith 3.393
136. Bill Ranford 3.409
137. Kelly Hrudey 3.425
138. Pat Riggin 3.427
139. Don Beaupre 3.451
140. Reggie Lemelin 3.456
141. Clint Malarchuk 3.468
142. Bob Sauve 3.485
143. Mike Liut 3.487
144. Tim Cheveldae 3.493
145. John Davidson 3.521
146. Phil Myre 3.526
147. Mike Palmateer 3.526
148. Glen Hanlon 3.597
149. Roland Melanson 3.629
  Craig Billington 3.629
151. Ken Wregget 3.633
152. Jacques Cloutier 3.639
153. Gilles Meloche 3.642
154. Gary Edwards 3.648
155. Jim Rutherford 3.652
156. Denis Herron 3.700
157. Brian Hayward 3.721
158. Steve Weeks 3.737
159. Dunc Wilson 3.740
160. Michel Plasse 3.788
161. Murray Bannerman 3.829
162. Richard Brodeur 3.851
163. Greg Millen 3.869
164. Greg Stefan 3.923
165. Doug Soetaert 3.966
166. Ron Low 4.282

WHA Leaders

Rank Player GAA
1. Al Smith 3.252
2. Ernie Wakely 3.302
3. Don McLeod 3.326
4. Joe Daley 3.371
5. John Garrett 3.520
6. Richard Brodeur 3.638