NHL & WHA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for 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
RankPlayerYearsGAA
1.Lorne Chabot 1926-371.537
2.Dave Kerr 1930-411.743
3.Patrick Lalime 1996-111.765
4.Clint Benedict* 1917-301.863
5.Tiny Thompson* 1928-401.876
6.Gerry McNeil 1947-571.891
7.John Ross Roach 1921-351.894
8.George Hainsworth* 1926-371.928
9.Matthew Murray 2015-171.953
10.Turk Broda* 1936-521.982
11.Braden Holtby 2010-171.997
12.Martin Jones 2013-172.015
13.Dominik Hasek* 1990-082.017
14.Martin Brodeur 1991-152.019
15.Bill Durnan* 1943-502.069
16.Tim Thomas 2002-142.080
17.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-142.084
18.Ben Bishop 2008-172.087
19.Chris Osgood 1993-112.094
20.Tuukka Rask 2007-172.122
21.Jacques Plante* 1952-732.138
22.Olaf Kolzig 1989-092.144
23.Marty Turco 2000-122.166
24.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.166
25.Jonathan Quick 2007-172.266
26.Ron Tugnutt 1987-042.267
27.Henrik Lundqvist 2005-172.280
28.Corey Crawford 2005-172.287
29.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.304
30.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.313
31.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.320
32.Craig Anderson 2002-172.346
33.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.350
34.Pekka Rinne 2005-172.352
35.Brian Boucher 1999-132.362
36.Cam Ward 2005-172.379
37.Jaroslav Halak 2006-172.390
38.Ken Dryden* 1970-792.401
39.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.403
40.Frederik Andersen 2013-172.408
41.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.420
42.Evgeni Nabokov 1999-152.426
43.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.427
44.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.467
45.John Davidson 1973-832.481
46.Ryan Miller 2002-172.486
47.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.486
48.Roberto Luongo 1999-172.487
49.Glenn Resch 1973-872.495
50.Carey Price 2007-172.535
51.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.537
52.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.538
53.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.539
54.Johnny Mowers 1940-472.550
55.Semyon Varlamov 2008-172.571
56.Jimmy Howard 2005-172.579
57.Brian Elliott 2007-172.603
58.Ray Emery 2002-152.636
59.Felix Potvin 1991-042.638
60.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-172.645
61.Cesare Maniago 1960-782.670
62.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.676
63.Mike Vernon 1982-022.681
64.Mike Richter 1989-032.685
65.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.691
66.Steve Penney 1983-882.693
67.Billy Smith* 1971-892.731
68.Robert Esche 1998-072.733
69.Roger Crozier 1963-772.750
70.Antti Niemi 2008-172.770
71.Rogie Vachon* 1966-822.775
72.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.777
73.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.778
74.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.783
75.Jose Theodore 1995-132.788
76.Jim Henry 1941-552.792
77.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.814
78.Kirk McLean 1985-012.836
79.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.858
80.Ken Wregget 1983-002.873
81.Grant Fuhr* 1981-002.921
82.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.004
83.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.012
84.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.026
85.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.033
86.Ron Hextall 1986-993.035
87.Andy Moog 1980-983.035
88.Bill Ranford 1985-003.067
89.Tony Esposito* 1968-843.071
90.Steve Shields 1995-063.073
91.Jon Casey 1983-973.078
92.Bob Sauve 1976-893.081
93.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.114
94.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.143
95.Pat Riggin 1979-883.233
96.Mario Gosselin 1983-943.271
97.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.289
98.Dan Cloutier 1997-083.306
99.Pete Peeters 1978-913.314
100.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.315
101.Sean Burke 1987-073.319
102.Vincent Riendeau 1987-953.336
103.Don Beaupre 1980-973.348
104.Glenn Healy 1985-013.357
105.Mike Liut 1979-923.382
106.Chris Terreri 1986-013.388
107.Greg Millen 1978-923.423
108.Don Edwards 1976-863.441
109.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.458
110.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.460
111.Brian Hayward 1982-933.461
112.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.479
113.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.482
114.Greg Stefan 1981-903.534
115.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.578
116.Murray Bannerman 1977-874.264

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGAA
1.Don McLeod 1972-783.189
2.Ron Grahame 1973-773.225
3.Joe Daley 1972-793.304
4.Richard Brodeur 1972-793.602
5.Ernie Wakely 1972-793.759
6.Al Smith 1972-793.821
7.John Garrett 1973-794.097
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