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.Tuukka Rask 2007-192.265
11.Roy Worters* 1925-372.276
12.Jonathan Quick 2007-192.307
13.Roman Turek 1996-042.312
14.Clint Benedict* 1917-302.315
15.Gerry McNeil 1947-572.341
16.Ben Bishop 2008-192.351
17.Bill Durnan* 1943-502.356
18.Marty Turco 2000-122.358
19.Jacques Plante* 1952-732.375
20.Pekka Rinne 2005-192.381
21.Henrik Lundqvist 2005-192.394
22.Cory Schneider 2008-192.395
23.Martin Jones 2013-192.407
24.Manny Legace 1998-102.409
25.Corey Crawford 2005-192.416
26.Evgeni Nabokov 1999-152.436
27.Braden Holtby 2010-192.445
28.Brian Elliott 2007-192.452
29.John Ross Roach 1921-352.457
30.Cristobal Huet 2002-102.459
31.Carey Price 2007-192.472
32.Sergei Bobrovsky 2010-192.479
33.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.488
34.Niklas Backstrom 2006-162.492
35.Chris Osgood 1993-112.492
36.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.496
37.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.496
38.Jaroslav Halak 2006-192.499
39.Manny Fernandez 1994-092.503
40.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.504
41.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.506
42.Jimmy Howard 2005-192.506
43.Roberto Luongo 1999-192.509
44.Tim Thomas 2002-142.520
45.Turk Broda* 1936-522.527
46.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-142.529
47.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.538
48.Devan Dubnyk 2009-192.543
49.Frederik Andersen 2013-192.544
50.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.549
51.Jake Allen 2012-192.552
52.Tommy Salo 1994-042.553
53.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.555
54.Antti Niemi 2008-192.556
55.Tomas Vokoun 1996-132.556
56.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-192.559
57.Cam Talbot 2013-192.560
58.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.577
59.Patrick Lalime 1996-112.579
60.Ryan Miller 2002-192.595
61.Martin Biron 1995-142.615
62.Brent Johnson 1998-122.631
63.Chris Mason 1998-132.661
64.Semyon Varlamov 2008-192.663
65.Jamie McLennan 1993-072.665
66.Jose Theodore 1995-132.680
67.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.687
68.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.696
69.Steve Mason 2008-182.697
70.Peter Budaj 2005-192.698
71.Ray Emery 2002-152.700
72.Charlie Hodge 1954-712.705
73.Kari Lehtonen 2003-182.707
74.Brian Boucher 1999-132.709
75.Olaf Kolzig 1989-092.710
76.Mike Smith 2006-192.711
77.Michal Neuvirth 2008-192.712
78.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.715
79.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.725
80.Fred Brathwaite 1993-042.727
81.Jonathan Bernier 2007-192.732
82.Wilf Cude 1930-412.734
83.Cam Ward 2005-192.735
84.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.743
85.Jocelyn Thibault 1993-082.746
86.Mike Dunham 1996-072.751
87.Felix Potvin 1991-042.760
88.Dan Cloutier 1997-082.762
89.Vesa Toskala 2001-102.763
90.Al Rollins 1949-602.775
91.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.790
92.Craig Anderson 2002-192.801
93.James Reimer 2010-192.807
94.Garth Snow 1993-062.809
95.Johan Hedberg 2000-132.816
96.Guy Hebert 1991-012.818
97.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.820
98.Mathieu Garon 2000-132.830
99.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.831
100.Trevor Kidd 1991-042.839
101.Damian Rhodes 1990-022.842
102.Jim Henry 1941-552.844
103.Kevin Weekes 1997-092.867
104.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.869
105.Bill Beveridge 1929-432.871
106.Rick DiPietro 2000-132.872
107.Ondrej Pavelec 2007-182.876
108.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.890
109.Mike Richter 1989-032.892
110.Andrew Raycroft 2000-122.892
111.Jeff Hackett 1988-042.902
112.Mike Karakas 1935-462.910
113.Tony Esposito* 1968-842.931
114.Sean Burke 1987-072.963
115.Ron Hextall 1986-992.976
116.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.978
117.Mike Vernon 1982-022.996
118.Rogie Vachon* 1966-823.000
119.Rick Tabaracci 1988-003.002
120.Marc Denis 1996-093.018
121.Chuck Rayner* 1940-533.032
122.Roger Crozier 1963-773.040
123.Daren Puppa 1985-003.041
124.Ron Tugnutt 1987-043.047
125.Stephane Fiset 1989-023.065
126.Chris Terreri 1986-013.069
127.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.071
128.Pete Peeters 1978-913.091
129.Mark Fitzpatrick 1988-003.123
130.Andy Moog 1980-983.135
131.Denis DeJordy 1962-743.136
132.Bob Essensa 1988-023.147
133.Doug Favell 1967-793.173
134.Billy Smith* 1971-893.176
135.Jon Casey 1983-973.216
136.Bruce Gamble 1958-723.226
137.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.242
138.Eddie Johnston 1962-783.252
139.Kirk McLean 1985-013.262
140.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.265
141.Cesare Maniago 1960-783.269
142.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.274
143.Glenn Resch 1973-873.280
144.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.290
145.Don Edwards 1976-863.323
146.Michel Larocque 1973-843.336
147.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.343
148.Glenn Healy 1985-013.367
149.Grant Fuhr* 1981-003.380
150.Gary Smith 1965-803.398
151.Bill Ranford 1985-003.410
152.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.427
153.Pat Riggin 1979-883.435
154.Don Beaupre 1980-973.456
155.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.459
156.Clint Malarchuk 1981-923.472
157.Bob Sauve 1976-893.492
158.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.493
159.Mike Liut 1979-923.493
160.John Davidson 1973-833.527
161.Phil Myre 1969-833.529
162.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.534
163.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.606
164.Craig Billington 1985-033.630
165.Roland Melanson 1980-923.635
166.Jacques Cloutier 1981-943.636
167.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.647
168.Gary Edwards 1968-823.653
169.Ken Wregget 1983-003.655
170.Jim Rutherford 1970-833.656
171.Denis Herron 1972-863.706
172.Brian Hayward 1982-933.725
173.Steve Weeks 1980-933.730
174.Dunc Wilson 1969-793.749
175.Michel Plasse 1970-823.792
176.Murray Bannerman 1977-873.839
177.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.863
178.Greg Millen 1978-923.877
179.Greg Stefan 1981-903.933
180.Doug Soetaert 1975-873.970
181.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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