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

NHL Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGAA
1.Alec Connell* 1924-371.916
2.George Hainsworth* 1926-371.932
3.Charlie Gardiner* 1927-342.024
4.Lorne Chabot 1926-372.027
5.Tiny Thompson* 1928-402.072
6.Dave Kerr 1930-412.135
7.Dominik Hasek* 1990-082.202
8.Ken Dryden* 1970-792.238
9.Martin Brodeur* 1991-152.242
10.Roy Worters* 1925-372.276
11.Tuukka Rask 2007-192.277
12.Ben Bishop 2008-192.303
13.Roman Turek 1996-042.312
14.Clint Benedict* 1917-302.315
15.Gerry McNeil 1947-572.341
16.Bill Durnan* 1943-502.356
17.Marty Turco 2000-122.358
18.Jonathan Quick 2007-192.363
19.Jacques Plante* 1952-732.375
20.Pekka Rinne 2005-192.377
21.Cory Schneider 2008-192.398
22.Manny Legace 1998-102.409
23.Henrik Lundqvist 2005-192.410
24.Corey Crawford 2005-192.416
25.Evgeni Nabokov 1999-152.436
26.John Ross Roach 1921-352.457
27.Cristobal Huet 2002-102.459
28.Sergei Bobrovsky 2010-192.462
29.Carey Price 2007-192.466
30.Braden Holtby 2010-192.469
31.Martin Jones 2013-192.470
32.Brian Elliott 2007-192.476
33.Jaroslav Halak 2006-192.487
34.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.488
35.Niklas Backstrom 2006-162.492
36.Chris Osgood 1993-112.492
37.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.496
38.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.496
39.Manny Fernandez 1994-092.503
40.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.504
41.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.506
42.Roberto Luongo 1999-192.518
43.Tim Thomas 2002-142.520
44.Turk Broda* 1936-522.527
45.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-142.529
46.Jake Allen 2012-192.535
47.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.538
48.Devan Dubnyk 2009-192.538
49.Jimmy Howard 2005-192.546
50.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.549
51.Tommy Salo 1994-042.553
52.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.555
53.Tomas Vokoun 1996-132.556
54.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-192.559
55.Antti Niemi 2008-192.565
56.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.577
57.Patrick Lalime 1996-112.579
58.Frederik Andersen 2013-192.589
59.Ryan Miller 2002-192.598
60.Cam Talbot 2013-192.603
61.Thomas Greiss 2007-192.612
62.Martin Biron 1995-142.615
63.Brent Johnson 1998-122.631
64.Chris Mason 1998-132.661
65.Jamie McLennan 1993-072.665
66.Semyon Varlamov 2008-192.676
67.Jose Theodore 1995-132.680
68.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.687
69.Robin Lehner 2010-192.695
70.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.696
71.Steve Mason 2008-182.697
72.Mike Smith 2006-192.697
73.Peter Budaj 2005-192.698
74.Ray Emery 2002-152.700
75.Charlie Hodge 1954-712.705
76.Kari Lehtonen 2003-182.707
77.Brian Boucher 1999-132.709
78.Olaf Kolzig 1989-092.710
79.Michal Neuvirth 2008-192.712
80.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.715
81.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.725
82.Fred Brathwaite 1993-042.727
83.Jonathan Bernier 2007-192.729
84.Wilf Cude 1930-412.734
85.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.743
86.Cam Ward 2005-192.743
87.Jocelyn Thibault 1993-082.746
88.Mike Dunham 1996-072.751
89.Felix Potvin 1991-042.760
90.Dan Cloutier 1997-082.762
91.Vesa Toskala 2001-102.763
92.Al Rollins 1949-602.775
93.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.790
94.Garth Snow 1993-062.809
95.James Reimer 2010-192.809
96.Johan Hedberg 2000-132.816
97.Craig Anderson 2002-192.818
98.Guy Hebert 1991-012.818
99.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.820
100.Mathieu Garon 2000-132.830
101.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.831
102.Trevor Kidd 1991-042.839
103.Damian Rhodes 1990-022.842
104.Jim Henry 1941-552.844
105.Kevin Weekes 1997-092.867
106.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.869
107.Bill Beveridge 1929-432.871
108.Rick DiPietro 2000-132.872
109.Ondrej Pavelec 2007-182.876
110.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.890
111.Mike Richter 1989-032.892
112.Andrew Raycroft 2000-122.892
113.Jeff Hackett 1988-042.902
114.Mike Karakas 1935-462.910
115.Tony Esposito* 1968-842.931
116.Sean Burke 1987-072.963
117.Ron Hextall 1986-992.976
118.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.978
119.Mike Vernon 1982-022.996
120.Rogie Vachon* 1966-823.000
121.Rick Tabaracci 1988-003.002
122.Marc Denis 1996-093.018
123.Chuck Rayner* 1940-533.032
124.Roger Crozier 1963-773.040
125.Daren Puppa 1985-003.041
126.Ron Tugnutt 1987-043.047
127.Stephane Fiset 1989-023.065
128.Chris Terreri 1986-013.069
129.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.071
130.Pete Peeters 1978-913.091
131.Mark Fitzpatrick 1988-003.123
132.Andy Moog 1980-983.135
133.Denis DeJordy 1962-743.136
134.Bob Essensa 1988-023.147
135.Doug Favell 1967-793.173
136.Billy Smith* 1971-893.176
137.Jon Casey 1983-973.216
138.Bruce Gamble 1958-723.226
139.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.242
140.Eddie Johnston 1962-783.252
141.Kirk McLean 1985-013.262
142.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.265
143.Cesare Maniago 1960-783.269
144.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.274
145.Glenn Resch 1973-873.280
146.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.290
147.Don Edwards 1976-863.323
148.Michel Larocque 1973-843.336
149.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.343
150.Glenn Healy 1985-013.367
151.Grant Fuhr* 1981-003.380
152.Gary Smith 1965-803.398
153.Bill Ranford 1985-003.410
154.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.427
155.Pat Riggin 1979-883.435
156.Don Beaupre 1980-973.456
157.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.459
158.Clint Malarchuk 1981-923.472
159.Bob Sauve 1976-893.492
160.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.493
161.Mike Liut 1979-923.493
162.John Davidson 1973-833.527
163.Phil Myre 1969-833.529
164.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.534
165.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.606
166.Craig Billington 1985-033.630
167.Roland Melanson 1980-923.635
168.Jacques Cloutier 1981-943.636
169.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.647
170.Gary Edwards 1968-823.653
171.Ken Wregget 1983-003.655
172.Jim Rutherford 1970-833.656
173.Denis Herron 1972-863.706
174.Brian Hayward 1982-933.725
175.Steve Weeks 1980-933.730
176.Dunc Wilson 1969-793.749
177.Michel Plasse 1970-823.792
178.Murray Bannerman 1977-873.839
179.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.863
180.Greg Millen 1978-923.877
181.Greg Stefan 1981-903.933
182.Doug Soetaert 1975-873.970
183.Ron Low 1972-854.289

WHA Leaders

WHA Leaders Table
RankPlayerYearsGAA
1.Al Smith 1972-793.252
2.Ernie Wakely 1972-793.302
3.Don McLeod 1972-783.326
4.Joe Daley 1972-793.371
5.John Garrett 1973-793.520
6.Richard Brodeur 1972-793.638
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