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NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Goals Against Average

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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. Cory Schneider 2.139
7. Dave Kerr 2.149
8. Dominik Hasek* 2.202
9. Tuukka Rask 2.218
10. Ken Dryden* 2.235
11. Martin Brodeur 2.242
12. Henrik Lundqvist 2.267
13. Jonathan Quick 2.269
14. Roy Worters* 2.273
15. Corey Crawford 2.304
16. Roman Turek 2.306
17. Clint Benedict* 2.315
18. Gerry McNeil 2.355
19. Bill Durnan* 2.356
20. Marty Turco 2.357
21. Pekka Rinne 2.375
22. Jaroslav Halak 2.377
23. Jacques Plante* 2.379
24. Antti Niemi 2.406
25. Manny Legace 2.410
26. Brian Elliott 2.415
27. Carey Price 2.425
28. Evgeni Nabokov 2.436
29. Jimmy Howard 2.445
30. John Ross Roach 2.456
31. Cristobal Huet 2.457
32. Niklas Backstrom 2.483
33. Roberto Luongo 2.483
34. Miikka Kiprusoff 2.488
35. Chris Osgood 2.492
36. Glenn Hall* 2.493
37. Ed Belfour* 2.496
38. Manny Fernandez 2.503
39. Terry Sawchuk* 2.506
40. Jonas Hiller 2.509
41. Johnny Bower* 2.511
42. Tim Thomas 2.521
43. Sergei Bobrovsky 2.524
44. Turk Broda* 2.529
45. Jean-Sebastien Giguere 2.532
46. Patrick Roy* 2.536
47. Bernie Parent* 2.550
48. Tomas Vokoun 2.551
49. Tommy Salo 2.555
50. Semyon Varlamov 2.562
51. Marc-Andre Fleury 2.576
52. Ilya Bryzgalov 2.579
53. Patrick Lalime 2.579
54. Ryan Miller 2.588
55. Martin Biron 2.615
56. Brent Johnson 2.629
57. Devan Dubnyk 2.637
58. Chris Mason 2.661
59. Jamie McLennan 2.676
60. Jose Theodore 2.680
61. Byron Dafoe 2.686
62. Mike Smith 2.692
63. Charlie Hodge 2.698
64. Frank Brimsek* 2.699
65. Ray Emery 2.700
66. Kari Lehtonen 2.702
67. Cam Ward 2.704
68. Brian Boucher 2.707
69. Steve Mason 2.711
70. Olaf Kolzig 2.714
71. Dwayne Roloson 2.715
72. Wilf Cude 2.723
73. Nikolai Khabibulin 2.724
74. Fred Brathwaite 2.727
75. Craig Anderson 2.736
76. Mike Dunham 2.740
77. Jocelyn Thibault 2.751
78. Harry Lumley* 2.755
79. Vesa Toskala 2.759
80. Peter Budaj 2.761
81. Felix Potvin 2.765
82. Dan Cloutier 2.771
83. Al Rollins 2.780
84. Curtis Joseph 2.793
85. Garth Snow 2.798
86. Guy Hebert 2.812
87. Ed Giacomin* 2.815
88. Johan Hedberg 2.824
89. Mathieu Garon 2.830
90. Arturs Irbe 2.831
91. Damian Rhodes 2.837
92. Trevor Kidd 2.840
93. Ondrej Pavelec 2.860
94. Bill Beveridge 2.870
95. Rick DiPietro 2.872
96. Jim Henry 2.873
97. Kevin Weekes 2.876
98. Gump Worsley* 2.878
99. Gerry Cheevers* 2.888
100. Andrew Raycroft 2.891
101. Mike Richter 2.891
102. Jeff Hackett 2.904
103. Mike Karakas 2.917
104. Tony Esposito* 2.924
105. Sean Burke 2.958
106. Ron Hextall 2.975
107. John Vanbiesbrouck 2.975
108. Mike Vernon 2.978
109. Rick Tabaracci 2.989
110. Rogie Vachon 2.994
111. Marc Denis 3.018
112. Daren Puppa 3.033
113. Roger Crozier 3.037
114. Chuck Rayner* 3.046
115. Ron Tugnutt 3.046
116. Wayne Stephenson 3.065
117. Chris Terreri 3.066
118. Stephane Fiset 3.068
119. Pete Peeters 3.085
120. Mark Fitzpatrick 3.120
121. Denis DeJordy 3.132
122. Andy Moog 3.134
123. Bob Essensa 3.147
124. Doug Favell 3.166
125. Billy Smith* 3.171
126. Bruce Gamble 3.214
127. Jon Casey 3.215
128. Tom Barrasso 3.239
129. Eddie Johnston 3.248
130. Kirk McLean 3.256
131. Dan Bouchard 3.261
132. Cesare Maniago 3.266
133. Gilles Gilbert 3.269
134. Glenn Resch 3.273
135. Gerry Desjardins 3.288
136. Don Edwards 3.321
137. Michel Larocque 3.331
138. Rick Wamsley 3.340
139. Glenn Healy 3.367
140. Grant Fuhr* 3.378
141. Gary Smith 3.393
142. Bill Ranford 3.409
143. Kelly Hrudey 3.425
144. Pat Riggin 3.427
145. Don Beaupre 3.451
146. Reggie Lemelin 3.456
147. Clint Malarchuk 3.468
148. Bob Sauve 3.485
149. Mike Liut 3.487
150. Tim Cheveldae 3.493
151. John Davidson 3.521
152. Phil Myre 3.526
153. Mike Palmateer 3.526
154. Glen Hanlon 3.597
155. Roland Melanson 3.629
  Craig Billington 3.629
157. Ken Wregget 3.633
158. Jacques Cloutier 3.639
159. Gilles Meloche 3.642
160. Gary Edwards 3.648
161. Jim Rutherford 3.652
162. Denis Herron 3.700
163. Brian Hayward 3.721
164. Steve Weeks 3.737
165. Dunc Wilson 3.740
166. Michel Plasse 3.788
167. Murray Bannerman 3.829
168. Richard Brodeur 3.851
169. Greg Millen 3.869
170. Greg Stefan 3.923
171. Doug Soetaert 3.966
172. 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