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 2007-202.265
11.Roy Worters* 1925-372.276
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.Jonathan Quick 2007-202.391
20.Manny Legace 1998-102.409
21.Pekka Rinne 2005-202.419
22.Cory Schneider 2008-202.432
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.Jaroslav Halak 2006-202.481
29.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.488
30.Niklas Backstrom 2006-162.492
31.Chris Osgood 1993-112.492
32.Carey Price 2007-202.494
33.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.496
34.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.496
35.Brian Elliott 2007-202.502
36.Manny Fernandez 1994-092.503
37.Jake Allen 2012-202.503
38.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.504
39.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.506
40.Roberto Luongo 1999-192.518
41.Tim Thomas 2002-142.520
42.John Gibson 2013-202.527
43.Turk Broda* 1936-522.527
44.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-142.529
45.Braden Holtby 2010-202.534
46.Sergei Bobrovsky 2010-202.536
47.Martin Jones 2013-202.537
48.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.538
49.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.549
50.Tommy Salo 1994-042.553
51.Andrei Vasilevskiy 2014-202.554
52.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.555
53.Tomas Vokoun 1996-132.556
54.Antti Niemi 2008-192.565
55.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-202.571
56.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.577
57.Patrick Lalime 1996-112.579
58.Devan Dubnyk 2009-202.584
59.Cam Talbot 2013-202.606
60.Ryan Miller 2002-202.612
61.Martin Biron 1995-142.615
62.Petr Mrazek 2012-202.619
63.Jimmy Howard 2005-202.620
64.Thomas Greiss 2007-202.626
65.Frederik Andersen 2013-202.626
66.Brent Johnson 1998-122.631
67.Connor Hellebuyck 2015-202.637
68.Chris Mason 1998-132.661
69.Jamie McLennan 1993-072.665
70.Semyon Varlamov 2008-202.671
71.Jose Theodore 1995-132.680
72.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.687
73.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.696
74.Steve Mason 2008-182.697
75.Peter Budaj 2005-192.698
76.Ray Emery 2002-152.700
77.Charlie Hodge 1954-712.705
78.Kari Lehtonen 2003-182.707
79.Brian Boucher 1999-132.709
80.Olaf Kolzig 1989-092.710
81.Michal Neuvirth 2008-192.712
82.Mike Smith 2006-202.713
83.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.715
84.Robin Lehner 2010-202.719
85.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.725
86.Fred Brathwaite 1993-042.727
87.Wilf Cude 1930-412.734
88.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.743
89.Cam Ward 2005-192.743
90.Jocelyn Thibault 1993-082.746
91.Mike Dunham 1996-072.751
92.Jonathan Bernier 2007-202.756
93.Felix Potvin 1991-042.760
94.Dan Cloutier 1997-082.762
95.Vesa Toskala 2001-102.763
96.Al Rollins 1949-602.775
97.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.790
98.James Reimer 2010-202.798
99.Jacob Markstrom 2010-202.804
100.Garth Snow 1993-062.809
101.Johan Hedberg 2000-132.816
102.Guy Hebert 1991-012.818
103.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.820
104.Mathieu Garon 2000-132.830
105.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.831
106.Trevor Kidd 1991-042.839
107.Craig Anderson 2002-202.840
108.Damian Rhodes 1990-022.842
109.Jim Henry 1941-552.844
110.Kevin Weekes 1997-092.867
111.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.869
112.Bill Beveridge 1929-432.871
113.Rick DiPietro 2000-132.872
114.Ondrej Pavelec 2007-182.876
115.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.890
116.Mike Richter 1989-032.892
117.Andrew Raycroft 2000-122.892
118.Jeff Hackett 1988-042.902
119.Mike Karakas 1935-462.910
120.Tony Esposito* 1968-842.931
121.Sean Burke 1987-072.963
122.Ron Hextall 1986-992.976
123.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.978
124.Mike Vernon 1982-022.996
125.Rogie Vachon* 1966-823.000
126.Rick Tabaracci 1988-003.002
127.Marc Denis 1996-093.018
128.Chuck Rayner* 1940-533.032
129.Roger Crozier 1963-773.040
130.Daren Puppa 1985-003.041
131.Ron Tugnutt 1987-043.047
132.Stephane Fiset 1989-023.065
133.Chris Terreri 1986-013.069
134.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.071
135.Pete Peeters 1978-913.091
136.Mark Fitzpatrick 1988-003.123
137.Andy Moog 1980-983.135
138.Denis DeJordy 1962-743.136
139.Bob Essensa 1988-023.147
140.Doug Favell 1967-793.173
141.Billy Smith* 1971-893.176
142.Jon Casey 1983-973.216
143.Bruce Gamble 1958-723.226
144.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.242
145.Eddie Johnston 1962-783.252
146.Kirk McLean 1985-013.262
147.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.265
148.Cesare Maniago 1960-783.269
149.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.274
150.Glenn Resch 1973-873.280
151.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.290
152.Don Edwards 1976-863.323
153.Michel Larocque 1973-843.336
154.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.343
155.Glenn Healy 1985-013.367
156.Grant Fuhr* 1981-003.380
157.Gary Smith 1965-803.398
158.Bill Ranford 1985-003.410
159.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.427
160.Pat Riggin 1979-883.435
161.Don Beaupre 1980-973.456
162.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.459
163.Clint Malarchuk 1981-923.472
164.Bob Sauve 1976-893.492
165.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.493
166.Mike Liut 1979-923.493
167.John Davidson 1973-833.527
168.Phil Myre 1969-833.529
169.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.534
170.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.606
171.Craig Billington 1985-033.630
172.Roland Melanson 1980-923.635
173.Jacques Cloutier 1981-943.636
174.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.647
175.Gary Edwards 1968-823.653
176.Ken Wregget 1983-003.655
177.Jim Rutherford* 1970-833.656
178.Denis Herron 1972-863.706
179.Brian Hayward 1982-933.725
180.Steve Weeks 1980-933.730
181.Dunc Wilson 1969-793.749
182.Michel Plasse 1970-823.792
183.Murray Bannerman 1977-873.839
184.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.863
185.Greg Millen 1978-923.877
186.Greg Stefan 1981-903.933
187.Doug Soetaert 1975-873.970
188.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