NHL & WHA Career 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.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 2007-222.277
12.Roman Turek 1996-042.312
13.Clint Benedict* 1917-302.316
14.Ben Bishop 2008-202.324
15.Gerry McNeil 1947-572.341
16.Bill Durnan* 1943-502.356
17.Marty Turco 2000-122.358
18.Jacques Plante* 1952-732.375
19.Manny Legace 1998-102.409
20.Jonathan Quick 2007-222.418
21.Pekka Rinne 2005-212.433
22.Cory Schneider 2008-222.433
23.Henrik Lundqvist 2005-202.433
24.Evgeni Nabokov 1999-152.436
25.Corey Crawford 2005-202.445
26.John Ross Roach 1921-352.457
27.Cristobal Huet 2002-102.459
28.Darcy Kuemper 2012-222.484
29.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.488
30.Niklas Bäckström 2006-162.492
31.Chris Osgood 1993-112.492
32.Jaroslav Halak 2006-222.494
33.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.496
34.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.496
35.Andrei Vasilevskiy 2014-222.502
36.Manny Fernandez 1994-092.503
37.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.504
38.Anton Khudobin 2009-222.505
39.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.506
40.Carey Price 2007-222.507
41.Philipp Grubauer 2012-222.513
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.Brian Elliott 2007-222.530
47.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.538
48.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.549
49.Tommy Salo 1994-042.553
50.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.555
51.Tomas Vokoun 1996-132.556
52.Antti Niemi 2008-192.565
53.Sergei Bobrovsky 2010-222.567
54.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-222.568
55.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.577
56.Patrick Lalime 1996-112.579
57.Frederik Andersen 2013-222.590
58.Braden Holtby 2010-222.593
59.Jake Allen 2012-222.597
60.Devan Dubnyk 2009-212.607
61.Martin Biron 1995-142.615
62.Jimmy Howard 2005-202.620
63.Cam Talbot 2013-222.628
64.Brent Johnson 1998-122.631
65.Ryan Miller 2002-212.638
66.Semyon Varlamov 2008-222.641
67.Petr Mrazek 2012-222.642
68.Chris Mason 1998-132.661
69.Jamie McLennan 1993-072.665
70.John Gibson 2013-222.669
71.Martin Jones 2013-222.676
72.Jose Theodore 1995-132.680
73.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.687
74.Jacob Markstrom 2010-222.687
75.Connor Hellebuyck 2015-222.689
76.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.696
77.Steve Mason 2008-182.696
78.Mike Smith 2006-222.697
79.Peter Budaj 2005-192.698
80.Ray Emery 2002-152.700
81.Charlie Hodge 1954-712.704
82.Kari Lehtonen 2003-182.707
83.Robin Lehner 2010-222.708
84.Brian Boucher 1999-132.709
85.Olaf Kölzig 1989-092.710
86.Michal Neuvirth 2008-192.712
87.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.715
88.Thomas Greiss 2007-222.718
89.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.725
90.Fred Brathwaite 1993-042.727
91.Wilf Cude 1930-412.734
92.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.743
93.Cam Ward 2005-192.743
94.Jocelyn Thibault 1993-082.746
95.Mike Dunham 1996-072.751
96.Felix Potvin 1991-042.760
97.Dan Cloutier 1997-082.762
98.Vesa Toskala 2001-102.763
99.Al Rollins 1949-602.775
100.Jonathan Bernier 2007-222.777
101.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.790
102.James Reimer 2010-222.801
103.Garth Snow 1993-062.809
104.Johan Hedberg 2000-132.816
105.Guy Hebert 1991-012.818
106.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.819
107.Mathieu Garon 2000-132.830
108.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.831
109.Trevor Kidd 1991-042.839
110.Damian Rhodes 1990-022.842
111.Jim Henry 1941-552.844
112.Craig Anderson 2002-222.850
113.Kevin Weekes 1997-092.867
114.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.869
115.Bill Beveridge 1929-432.871
116.Rick DiPietro 2000-132.872
117.Ondrej Pavelec 2007-182.876
118.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.890
119.Mike Richter 1989-032.892
120.Andrew Raycroft 2000-122.892
121.Jeff Hackett 1988-042.902
122.Mike Karakas 1935-462.910
123.Tony Esposito* 1968-842.930
124.Sean Burke 1987-072.963
125.Ron Hextall 1986-992.976
126.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.978
127.Mike Vernon 1982-022.996
128.Rogie Vachon* 1966-823.000
129.Rick Tabaracci 1988-003.002
130.Marc Denis 1996-093.018
131.Chuck Rayner* 1940-533.032
132.Roger Crozier 1963-773.040
133.Daren Puppa 1985-003.041
134.Ron Tugnutt 1987-043.047
135.Stephane Fiset 1989-023.065
136.Chris Terreri 1986-013.069
137.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.071
138.Pete Peeters 1978-913.090
139.Mark Fitzpatrick 1988-003.123
140.Andy Moog 1980-983.135
141.Denis DeJordy 1962-743.136
142.Bob Essensa 1988-023.147
143.Doug Favell 1967-793.173
144.Billy Smith* 1971-893.176
145.Jon Casey 1983-973.216
146.Bruce Gamble 1958-723.226
147.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.242
148.Eddie Johnston 1962-783.251
149.Kirk McLean 1985-013.262
150.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.265
151.Cesare Maniago 1960-783.269
152.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.274
153.Glenn Resch 1973-873.280
154.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.290
155.Don Edwards 1976-863.323
156.Michel Larocque 1973-843.336
157.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.343
158.Glenn Healy 1985-013.367
159.Grant Fuhr* 1981-003.380
160.Gary Smith 1965-803.398
161.Bill Ranford 1985-003.410
162.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.427
163.Pat Riggin 1979-883.435
164.Don Beaupre 1980-973.456
165.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.459
166.Clint Malarchuk 1981-923.471
167.Bob Sauve 1976-893.492
168.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.493
169.Mike Liut 1979-923.493
170.John Davidson 1973-833.527
171.Phil Myre 1969-833.529
172.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.534
173.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.606
174.Craig Billington 1985-033.630
175.Roland Melanson 1980-923.635
176.Jacques Cloutier 1981-943.636
177.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.647
178.Gary Edwards 1968-823.653
179.Ken Wregget 1983-003.655
180.Jim Rutherford* 1970-833.656
181.Denis Herron 1972-863.705
182.Brian Hayward 1982-933.725
183.Steve Weeks 1980-933.730
184.Dunc Wilson 1969-793.749
185.Michel Plasse 1970-823.792
186.Murray Bannerman 1977-873.839
187.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.863
188.Greg Millen 1978-923.877
189.Greg Stefan 1981-903.933
190.Doug Soetaert 1975-873.970
191.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