NHL & WHA Career Leaders and Records for Goals Against

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

NHL Leaders

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGA
1.Martin Brodeur 1991-152781
2.Gilles Meloche 1970-882756
 Grant Fuhr* 1981-002756
4.Tony Esposito* 1968-842563
5.Patrick Roy* 1984-032546
6.Curtis Joseph 1989-092516
7.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022503
8.Gump Worsley* 1952-742407
9.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702389
10.Tom Barrasso 1983-032385
11.Ed Belfour* 1988-072317
12.Roberto Luongo 1999-172312
13.Rogie Vachon* 1966-822310
14.Sean Burke 1987-072290
15.Greg Millen 1978-922281
16.Glenn Hall* 1952-712222
17.Mike Liut 1979-922221
18.Harry Lumley* 1943-602206
 Mike Vernon 1982-022206
20.Kelly Hrudey 1983-982174
21.Don Beaupre 1980-972151
22.Andy Moog 1980-982097
23.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142071
24.Dan Bouchard 1972-862061
25.Bill Ranford 1985-002042
26.Billy Smith* 1971-892031
27.Jacques Plante* 1952-731964
28.Ken Wregget 1983-001917
29.Kirk McLean 1985-011904
30.Olaf Kolzig 1989-091885
31.Eddie Johnston 1962-781852
32.Mike Richter 1989-031840
33.Ryan Miller 2002-171810
34.Cesare Maniago 1960-781773
35.Chris Osgood 1993-111768
36.Glenn Resch 1973-871761
37.Ron Hextall 1986-991723
38.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-171713
39.Felix Potvin 1991-041694
40.Tomas Vokoun 1996-131688
41.Henrik Lundqvist 2005-171685
42.Gary Smith 1965-801675
43.Ed Giacomin* 1965-781672
44.Jose Theodore 1995-131635
45.Evgeni Nabokov 1999-151630
46.Cam Ward 2005-171616
47.Reggie Lemelin 1978-931613
48.Turk Broda* 1936-521609
49.Kari Lehtonen 2003-171579
 Denis Herron 1972-861579
51.Jim Rutherford 1970-831576
52.Dominik Hasek* 1990-081572
53.Glen Hanlon 1977-911561
54.Dwayne Roloson 1996-121552
55.Arturs Irbe 1991-041513
56.Jocelyn Thibault 1993-081508
57.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-131500
58.Ron Tugnutt 1987-041497
59.Bernie Parent* 1965-791493
60.Phil Myre 1969-831482
61.Ron Low 1972-851463
62.Don Edwards 1976-861449
63.Roger Crozier 1963-771446
64.Pete Peeters 1978-911424
65.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-141423
66.Richard Brodeur 1979-881410
67.Frank Brimsek* 1938-501404
68.Bob Sauve 1976-891377
69.Glenn Healy 1985-011361
 Jeff Hackett 1988-041361
71.Johnny Bower* 1953-701340
72.Guy Hebert 1991-011307
73.Tommy Salo 1994-041296
74.Chuck Rayner* 1940-531294
 Craig Anderson 2002-171294
76.Gilles Gilbert 1969-831290
77.Rick Wamsley 1980-931287
78.Bob Essensa 1988-021270
79.Martin Biron 1995-141247
80.John Ross Roach 1921-351246
 Jon Casey 1983-971246
82.Brian Hayward 1982-931242
83.Mike Smith 2006-171219
84.Marty Turco 2000-121216
85.Daren Puppa 1985-001204
86.Carey Price 2007-171203
87.Al Rollins 1949-601192
88.Mike Palmateer 1976-841183
 Tiny Thompson* 1928-401183
90.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-801174
 Steve Mason 2008-171174
92.Pekka Rinne 2005-171167
93.Jim Henry 1941-551166
94.Chris Terreri 1986-011143
 Roy Worters* 1925-371143
96.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-151141
97.Pat Riggin 1979-881135
98.Tim Cheveldae 1988-971116
99.Stephane Fiset 1989-021114
100.Clint Malarchuk 1981-921100
101.Doug Favell 1967-791096
102.Jonathan Quick 2007-171086
103.Patrick Lalime 1996-111085
104.Greg Stefan 1981-901068
105.Michel Plasse 1970-821058
106.Murray Bannerman 1977-871051
 Byron Dafoe 1992-041051
108.Gerry Desjardins 1968-781042
109.Craig Billington 1985-031034
110.Doug Soetaert 1975-871030
111.Tim Thomas 2002-141027
112.Ondrej Pavelec 2007-171023
113.Trevor Kidd 1991-041014
114.John Davidson 1973-831004
115.Mike Karakas 1935-461002
116.Antti Niemi 2008-17999
117.Roland Melanson 1980-92995
118.Steve Weeks 1980-93989
 Mike Dunham 1996-07989
120.Dunc Wilson 1969-79988
 Bruce Gamble 1958-72988
122.Marc Denis 1996-09982
123.Michel Larocque 1973-84978
124.Johan Hedberg 2000-13977
125.Niklas Backstrom 2006-16975
126.Gary Edwards 1968-82973
127.Jonas Hiller 2007-16960
128.Dave Kerr 1930-41954
129.Mark Fitzpatrick 1988-00953
130.George Hainsworth* 1926-37937
 Wayne Stephenson 1971-81937
132.Jimmy Howard 2005-17931
133.Denis DeJordy 1962-74929
134.Garth Snow 1993-06925
 Charlie Hodge 1954-71925
136.Jaroslav Halak 2006-17915
137.Kevin Weekes 1997-09903
138.Bill Durnan* 1943-50901
139.Michel Dion 1979-85898
140.Semyon Varlamov 2008-17881
141.Bill Beveridge 1929-43879
142.Peter Budaj 2005-17876
143.Dan Cloutier 1997-08874
 Devan Dubnyk 2009-17874
145.Rick DiPietro 2000-13871
146.Ken Dryden* 1970-79870
 Corey Crawford 2005-17870
148.Mathieu Garon 2000-13865
149.Clint Benedict* 1917-30863
150.Lorne Chabot 1926-37859
151.Alain Chevrier 1985-91845
152.Tuukka Rask 2007-17844
153.Mario Lessard 1978-84843
154.John Garrett 1979-85837
155.Peter Sidorkiewicz 1987-98832
156.Alec Connell* 1924-37830
157.Brian Elliott 2007-17829
158.Brian Boucher 1999-13822
159.Damian Rhodes 1990-02820
160.Ed Staniowski 1975-85818
161.Manny Legace 1998-10809
162.Mario Gosselin 1983-94801
163.Wilf Cude 1930-41798
164.Allan Bester 1983-96786
165.Paul Bibeault 1940-47785
166.Jacques Cloutier 1981-94778
167.Manny Fernandez 1994-09775
168.Sergei Bobrovsky 2010-17771
169.Wayne Thomas 1972-81766
170.Rick Tabaracci 1988-00760
171.Chris Mason 1998-13754
172.Brent Johnson 1998-12744
173.Al Smith 1965-81735
174.Roman Turek 1996-04734
175.Andrew Raycroft 2000-12732
176.Cory Schneider 2008-17718
177.Daniel Berthiaume 1986-94714
178.Eddie Mio 1979-86705
179.Don Simmons 1956-69701
180.Ray Emery 2002-15697
181.Bob Froese 1982-90694
182.Vesa Toskala 2001-10679
183.Braden Holtby 2010-17678
184.Pete LoPresti 1974-81668
185.Doug Keans 1979-88666
186.Charlie Gardiner* 1927-34664
187.Gerry McNeil 1947-57649
188.Antero Niittymaki 2003-11645
189.James Reimer 2010-17639
190.Roy Edwards 1967-74637
191.Georges Vezina* 1917-26633
192.Fred Brathwaite 1993-04629
193.Cristobal Huet 2002-10625
194.Wendell Young 1985-95618
195.Jamie McLennan 1993-07617
196.Jonathan Bernier 2007-17612
197.Alex Auld 2001-12606
 Steve Shields 1995-06606
199.Jake Forbes 1919-33594
200.Ben Bishop 2008-17593
201.Earl Robertson 1937-42575
 Les Binkley 1967-72575
203.John Grahame 1999-08574
204.Vincent Riendeau 1987-95573
205.Martin Gerber 2002-11566
206.Al Jensen 1980-87557
207.Dominic Roussel 1991-01555
 Dave Dryden 1961-80555
 Michal Neuvirth 2008-17555
210.Bert Gardiner 1935-44554
211.Jean-Sebastien Aubin 1998-08547
212.Gilles Villemure 1963-77542
213.Ed Chadwick 1955-62541
214.Ken McAuley 1943-45537
215.Mike Veisor 1973-84532
216.Jeff Reese 1987-99529
217.Dan Ellis 2003-15526
218.Darcy Wakaluk 1988-97524
219.Ty Conklin 2001-12516
220.David Aebischer 2000-08513
221.Kay Whitmore 1988-02508
222.Richard Sevigny 1979-87507
223.Pelle Lindbergh 1981-86503
224.Bob Mason 1983-91500
225.Tommy Soderstrom 1992-97496
226.Gary Inness 1973-81494
227.Frank Pietrangelo 1987-94490
228.Jamie Storr 1994-04488
229.Mikhail Shtalenkov 1993-00480
230.Normie Smith 1931-45479
231.Kari Takko 1985-91475
232.Roberto Romano 1982-94471
233.Scott Clemmensen 2001-15468
234.Jonas Gustavsson 2009-17466
235.Robert Esche 1998-07464
236.Jason LaBarbera 2000-15457
237.Pascal Leclaire 2003-11453
238.Rick St. Croix 1977-85451
239.Jack Gelineau 1948-54447
240.Pokey Reddick 1986-94443
241.Frederik Andersen 2013-17440
242.Hank Bassen 1954-68434
243.Bob Janecyk 1983-89432
244.Robin Lehner 2010-17430
245.Gary Bromley 1973-81425
246.Bernie Wolfe 1975-79424
247.Roman Cechmanek 2000-04419
248.Cam Talbot 2013-17418
249.Jim Carey 1994-99416
250.Karri Ramo 2006-16414

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGA
1.John Garrett 1973-791110
2.Ernie Wakely 1972-791064
3.Don McLeod 1972-781049
4.Richard Brodeur 1972-791037
5.Joe Daley 1972-791002
6.Al Smith 1972-79834
7.Dave Dryden 1974-79808
8.Gary Kurt 1972-77690
9.Gerry Cheevers* 1972-76591
10.Jack Norris 1972-76582
11.Wayne Rutledge 1972-78563
12.Gilles Gratton 1972-75560
13.Paul Hoganson 1973-78496
14.Serge Aubry 1972-77470
15.Michel Dion 1974-79450
16.Ron Grahame 1973-77425
17.Mike Curran 1972-77423
18.Cam Newton 1973-76352
19.Pete Donnelly 1972-76344
20.Christer Abrahamsson 1974-77342
21.Wayne Wood 1974-79335
22.Russ Gillow 1972-76333
23.Bob Whidden 1972-76327
24.Jim McLeod 1972-75324
25.Bruce Landon 1972-77314
 Andy Brown 1974-77314
27.Chris Worthy 1973-76289
28.George Gardner 1972-74287
29.Jean-Louis Levasseur 1975-79281
30.Normand Lapointe 1975-78280
31.Mike Liut 1977-79270
32.Curt Larsson 1974-77265
33.Les Binkley 1972-76262
34.Ken Broderick 1976-78259
35.Gary Inness 1977-79251
36.Joe Junkin 1973-75243
37.Markus Mattsson 1977-79241
38.Clay Hebenton 1975-77229
39.Bernie Parent* 1972-73220
40.Jim Corsi 1977-79208
41.Gary Bromley 1976-78203
42.Jim Park 1975-78178
43.Andre Gill 1972-74164
44.Gerry Desjardins 1974-75162
45.Pat Riggin 1978-79158
46.Michel Deguise 1973-76156
47.Ken Brown 1972-75149
48.Eddie Mio 1977-79148
 Ken Lockett 1976-77148
50.Bob Johnson 1975-76144
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