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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. Tuukka Rask 2.165
8. Dominik Hasek* 2.202
9. Ken Dryden* 2.235
10. Martin Brodeur 2.242
11. Henrik Lundqvist 2.263
12. Roy Worters* 2.273
13. Jonathan Quick 2.273
14. Roman Turek 2.306
15. Clint Benedict* 2.315
16. Corey Crawford 2.340
17. Gerry McNeil 2.355
18. Pekka Rinne 2.356
19. Bill Durnan* 2.356
20. Marty Turco 2.357
21. Jacques Plante* 2.379
22. Jaroslav Halak 2.387
23. Antti Niemi 2.394
24. Manny Legace 2.410
25. Jimmy Howard 2.419
26. Carey Price 2.435
27. Evgeni Nabokov 2.436
28. Brian Elliott 2.447
29. John Ross Roach 2.456
30. Cristobal Huet 2.457
31. Niklas Backstrom 2.483
32. Jonas Hiller 2.487
33. Miikka Kiprusoff 2.488
34. Chris Osgood 2.492
35. Glenn Hall* 2.493
36. Ed Belfour* 2.496
37. Roberto Luongo 2.499
38. Manny Fernandez 2.503
39. Terry Sawchuk* 2.506
40. Johnny Bower* 2.511
41. Tim Thomas 2.521
42. Turk Broda* 2.529
43. Jean-Sebastien Giguere 2.532
44. Patrick Roy* 2.536
45. Semyon Varlamov 2.549
46. Bernie Parent* 2.550
47. Tomas Vokoun 2.551
48. Tommy Salo 2.555
49. Ilya Bryzgalov 2.579
50. Patrick Lalime 2.579
51. Ryan Miller 2.587
52. Marc-Andre Fleury 2.587
53. Martin Biron 2.615
54. Brent Johnson 2.629
55. Chris Mason 2.661
56. Mike Smith 2.673
57. Jamie McLennan 2.676
58. Jose Theodore 2.680
59. Byron Dafoe 2.686
60. Kari Lehtonen 2.696
61. Charlie Hodge 2.698
62. Frank Brimsek* 2.699
63. Ray Emery 2.700
64. Brian Boucher 2.707
65. Steve Mason 2.712
66. Olaf Kolzig 2.714
67. Dwayne Roloson 2.715
68. Wilf Cude 2.723
69. Nikolai Khabibulin 2.724
70. Craig Anderson 2.725
71. Cam Ward 2.726
72. Fred Brathwaite 2.727
73. Mike Dunham 2.740
74. Jocelyn Thibault 2.751
75. Harry Lumley* 2.755
76. Vesa Toskala 2.759
77. Peter Budaj 2.761
78. Felix Potvin 2.765
79. Dan Cloutier 2.771
80. Al Rollins 2.780
81. Curtis Joseph 2.793
82. Garth Snow 2.798
83. Guy Hebert 2.812
84. Ed Giacomin* 2.815
85. Johan Hedberg 2.824
86. Mathieu Garon 2.830
87. Arturs Irbe 2.831
88. Damian Rhodes 2.837
89. Trevor Kidd 2.840
90. Ondrej Pavelec 2.862
91. Bill Beveridge 2.870
92. Rick DiPietro 2.872
93. Jim Henry 2.873
94. Kevin Weekes 2.876
95. Gump Worsley* 2.878
96. Gerry Cheevers* 2.888
97. Andrew Raycroft 2.891
98. Mike Richter 2.891
99. Jeff Hackett 2.904
100. Mike Karakas 2.917
101. Tony Esposito* 2.924
102. Sean Burke 2.958
103. Ron Hextall 2.975
104. John Vanbiesbrouck 2.975
105. Mike Vernon 2.978
106. Rick Tabaracci 2.989
107. Rogie Vachon 2.994
108. Marc Denis 3.018
109. Daren Puppa 3.033
110. Roger Crozier 3.037
111. Chuck Rayner* 3.046
112. Ron Tugnutt 3.046
113. Wayne Stephenson 3.065
114. Chris Terreri 3.066
115. Stephane Fiset 3.068
116. Pete Peeters 3.085
117. Mark Fitzpatrick 3.120
118. Denis DeJordy 3.132
119. Andy Moog 3.134
120. Bob Essensa 3.147
121. Doug Favell 3.166
122. Billy Smith* 3.171
123. Bruce Gamble 3.214
124. Jon Casey 3.215
125. Tom Barrasso 3.239
126. Eddie Johnston 3.248
127. Kirk McLean 3.256
128. Dan Bouchard 3.261
129. Cesare Maniago 3.266
130. Gilles Gilbert 3.269
131. Glenn Resch 3.273
132. Gerry Desjardins 3.288
133. Don Edwards 3.321
134. Michel Larocque 3.331
135. Rick Wamsley 3.340
136. Glenn Healy 3.367
137. Grant Fuhr* 3.378
138. Gary Smith 3.393
139. Bill Ranford 3.409
140. Kelly Hrudey 3.425
141. Pat Riggin 3.427
142. Don Beaupre 3.451
143. Reggie Lemelin 3.456
144. Clint Malarchuk 3.468
145. Bob Sauve 3.485
146. Mike Liut 3.487
147. Tim Cheveldae 3.493
148. John Davidson 3.521
149. Phil Myre 3.526
150. Mike Palmateer 3.526
151. Glen Hanlon 3.597
152. Craig Billington 3.629
  Roland Melanson 3.629
154. Ken Wregget 3.633
155. Jacques Cloutier 3.639
156. Gilles Meloche 3.642
157. Gary Edwards 3.648
158. Jim Rutherford 3.652
159. Denis Herron 3.700
160. Brian Hayward 3.721
161. Steve Weeks 3.737
162. Dunc Wilson 3.740
163. Michel Plasse 3.788
164. Murray Bannerman 3.829
165. Richard Brodeur 3.851
166. Greg Millen 3.869
167. Greg Stefan 3.923
168. Doug Soetaert 3.966
169. 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