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 2007-222.410
21.Cory Schneider 2008-202.432
22.Pekka Rinne 2005-212.433
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.Andrei Vasilevskiy 2014-222.478
29.Jaroslav Halak 2006-222.484
30.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.488
31.Darcy Kuemper 2012-222.488
32.Niklas Bäckström 2006-162.492
33.Chris Osgood 1993-112.492
34.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.496
35.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.496
36.Carey Price 2007-212.499
37.Manny Fernandez 1994-092.503
38.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.504
39.Anton Khudobin 2009-222.505
40.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.506
41.Roberto Luongo 1999-192.518
42.Tim Thomas 2002-142.520
43.Turk Broda* 1936-522.527
44.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-142.529
45.Brian Elliott 2007-222.534
46.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.538
47.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.549
48.Sergei Bobrovsky 2010-222.552
49.Tommy Salo 1994-042.553
50.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.555
51.Tomas Vokoun 1996-132.556
52.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-222.556
53.Jake Allen 2012-222.564
54.Antti Niemi 2008-192.565
55.John Gibson 2013-222.575
56.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.577
57.Patrick Lalime 1996-112.579
58.Braden Holtby 2010-222.585
59.Petr Mrazek 2012-222.602
60.Frederik Andersen 2013-222.605
61.Devan Dubnyk 2009-212.607
62.Martin Biron 1995-142.615
63.Jimmy Howard 2005-202.620
64.Semyon Varlamov 2008-222.627
65.Brent Johnson 1998-122.631
66.Cam Talbot 2013-222.632
67.Ryan Miller 2002-212.638
68.Martin Jones 2013-222.645
69.Connor Hellebuyck 2015-222.659
70.Chris Mason 1998-132.661
71.Jamie McLennan 1993-072.665
72.Thomas Greiss 2007-222.667
73.Jose Theodore 1995-132.680
74.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.687
75.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.696
76.Steve Mason 2008-182.696
77.Peter Budaj 2005-192.698
78.Ray Emery 2002-152.700
79.Mike Smith 2006-222.702
80.Robin Lehner 2010-222.703
81.Charlie Hodge 1954-712.704
82.Kari Lehtonen 2003-182.707
83.Brian Boucher 1999-132.709
84.Olaf Kölzig 1989-092.710
85.Michal Neuvirth 2008-192.712
86.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.715
87.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.725
88.Fred Brathwaite 1993-042.727
89.Jacob Markstrom 2010-222.732
90.Wilf Cude 1930-412.734
91.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.743
92.Cam Ward 2005-192.743
93.Jocelyn Thibault 1993-082.746
94.Mike Dunham 1996-072.751
95.Felix Potvin 1991-042.760
96.Dan Cloutier 1997-082.762
97.Vesa Toskala 2001-102.763
98.Al Rollins 1949-602.775
99.Jonathan Bernier 2007-222.777
100.James Reimer 2010-222.786
101.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.790
102.Garth Snow 1993-062.809
103.Johan Hedberg 2000-132.816
104.Guy Hebert 1991-012.818
105.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.819
106.Mathieu Garon 2000-132.830
107.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.831
108.Craig Anderson 2002-222.833
109.Trevor Kidd 1991-042.839
110.Damian Rhodes 1990-022.842
111.Jim Henry 1941-552.844
112.Kevin Weekes 1997-092.867
113.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.869
114.Bill Beveridge 1929-432.871
115.Rick DiPietro 2000-132.872
116.Ondrej Pavelec 2007-182.876
117.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.890
118.Mike Richter 1989-032.892
119.Andrew Raycroft 2000-122.892
120.Jeff Hackett 1988-042.902
121.Mike Karakas 1935-462.910
122.Tony Esposito* 1968-842.930
123.Sean Burke 1987-072.963
124.Ron Hextall 1986-992.976
125.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.978
126.Mike Vernon 1982-022.996
127.Rogie Vachon* 1966-823.000
128.Rick Tabaracci 1988-003.002
129.Marc Denis 1996-093.018
130.Chuck Rayner* 1940-533.032
131.Roger Crozier 1963-773.040
132.Daren Puppa 1985-003.041
133.Ron Tugnutt 1987-043.047
134.Stephane Fiset 1989-023.065
135.Chris Terreri 1986-013.069
136.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.071
137.Pete Peeters 1978-913.090
138.Mark Fitzpatrick 1988-003.123
139.Andy Moog 1980-983.135
140.Denis DeJordy 1962-743.136
141.Bob Essensa 1988-023.147
142.Doug Favell 1967-793.173
143.Billy Smith* 1971-893.176
144.Jon Casey 1983-973.216
145.Bruce Gamble 1958-723.226
146.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.242
147.Eddie Johnston 1962-783.251
148.Kirk McLean 1985-013.262
149.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.265
150.Cesare Maniago 1960-783.269
151.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.274
152.Glenn Resch 1973-873.280
153.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.290
154.Don Edwards 1976-863.323
155.Michel Larocque 1973-843.336
156.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.343
157.Glenn Healy 1985-013.367
158.Grant Fuhr* 1981-003.380
159.Gary Smith 1965-803.398
160.Bill Ranford 1985-003.410
161.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.427
162.Pat Riggin 1979-883.435
163.Don Beaupre 1980-973.456
164.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.459
165.Clint Malarchuk 1981-923.471
166.Bob Sauve 1976-893.492
167.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.493
168.Mike Liut 1979-923.493
169.John Davidson 1973-833.527
170.Phil Myre 1969-833.529
171.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.534
172.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.606
173.Craig Billington 1985-033.630
174.Roland Melanson 1980-923.635
175.Jacques Cloutier 1981-943.636
176.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.647
177.Gary Edwards 1968-823.653
178.Ken Wregget 1983-003.655
179.Jim Rutherford* 1970-833.656
180.Denis Herron 1972-863.705
181.Brian Hayward 1982-933.725
182.Steve Weeks 1980-933.730
183.Dunc Wilson 1969-793.749
184.Michel Plasse 1970-823.792
185.Murray Bannerman 1977-873.839
186.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.863
187.Greg Millen 1978-923.877
188.Greg Stefan 1981-903.933
189.Doug Soetaert 1975-873.970
190.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