NHL & WHA Career Playoff 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.Clint Benedict* 1917-301.219
2.Lorne Chabot 1926-371.509
3.John Ross Roach 1921-351.633
4.Dave Kerr 1930-411.743
5.Patrick Lalime 1996-111.765
6.Gerry McNeil 1947-571.839
7.Tiny Thompson* 1928-401.876
8.George Hainsworth* 1926-371.929
9.Turk Broda* 1936-521.982
10.Martin Brodeur 1991-152.019
11.Dominik Hasek* 1990-082.022
12.Braden Holtby 2010-182.043
13.Bill Durnan* 1943-502.070
14.Martin Jones 2013-182.071
15.Tim Thomas 2002-142.081
16.Matt Murray 2015-182.082
17.Jean-Sebastien Giguere 1996-142.084
18.Ben Bishop 2008-182.087
19.Chris Osgood 1993-112.094
20.Jacques Plante* 1952-732.122
21.Olaf Kolzig 1989-092.144
22.Marty Turco 2000-122.165
23.Ed Belfour* 1988-072.171
24.Jonathan Quick 2007-182.229
25.Tuukka Rask 2007-182.248
26.Ron Tugnutt 1987-042.267
27.Corey Crawford 2005-182.276
28.Henrik Lundqvist 2005-182.280
29.Byron Dafoe 1992-042.287
30.Patrick Roy* 1984-032.305
31.Miikka Kiprusoff 2000-132.320
32.Craig Anderson 2002-182.346
33.Jonas Hiller 2007-162.350
34.Brian Boucher 1999-132.363
35.Cam Ward 2005-182.379
36.Jaroslav Halak 2006-182.388
37.Nikolai Khabibulin 1994-142.403
38.Ken Dryden* 1970-792.408
39.Curtis Joseph 1989-092.421
40.Evgeni Nabokov 1999-152.427
41.Bernie Parent* 1965-792.437
42.Pekka Rinne 2005-182.450
43.Harry Lumley* 1943-602.463
44.Johnny Bower* 1953-702.468
45.Roberto Luongo 1999-182.487
46.John Davidson 1973-832.492
47.Ryan Miller 2002-182.523
48.Terry Sawchuk* 1949-702.529
49.Carey Price 2007-182.535
50.Dwayne Roloson 1996-122.539
51.Frank Brimsek* 1938-502.540
52.Johnny Mowers 1940-472.542
53.Semyon Varlamov 2008-182.572
54.Glenn Resch 1973-872.572
55.Jimmy Howard 2005-182.577
56.Marc-Andre Fleury 2003-182.583
57.Frederik Andersen 2013-182.608
58.Ray Emery 2002-152.636
59.Felix Potvin 1991-042.639
60.Andrei Vasilevskiy 2014-182.677
61.Cesare Maniago 1960-782.679
62.John Vanbiesbrouck 1981-022.680
63.Mike Vernon 1982-022.683
64.Mike Richter 1989-032.685
65.Gerry Cheevers* 1961-802.695
66.Steve Penney 1983-882.696
67.Billy Smith* 1971-892.718
68.Devan Dubnyk 2009-182.721
69.Robert Esche 1998-072.733
70.Roger Crozier 1963-772.754
71.Brian Elliott 2007-182.756
72.Jim Henry 1941-552.757
73.Antti Niemi 2008-182.770
74.Ilya Bryzgalov 2001-152.778
75.Gump Worsley* 1952-742.779
76.Rogie Vachon* 1966-822.781
77.Glenn Hall* 1952-712.786
78.Jose Theodore 1995-132.788
79.John Gibson 2013-182.804
80.Ed Giacomin* 1965-782.830
81.Kirk McLean 1985-012.836
82.Arturs Irbe 1991-042.858
83.Ken Wregget 1983-002.877
84.Grant Fuhr* 1981-002.924
85.Tim Cheveldae 1988-973.002
86.Tom Barrasso 1983-033.012
87.Mike Palmateer 1976-843.028
88.Ron Hextall 1986-993.034
89.Gilles Gilbert 1969-833.038
90.Andy Moog 1980-983.039
91.Bill Ranford 1985-003.069
92.Steve Shields 1995-063.075
93.Jon Casey 1983-973.078
94.Tony Esposito* 1968-843.086
95.Bob Sauve 1976-893.098
96.Wayne Stephenson 1971-813.137
97.Glen Hanlon 1977-913.153
98.Pat Riggin 1979-883.252
99.Mario Gosselin 1983-943.278
100.Kelly Hrudey 1983-983.293
101.Dan Cloutier 1997-083.307
102.Sean Burke 1987-073.322
103.Pete Peeters 1978-913.324
104.Richard Brodeur 1979-883.330
105.Vincent Riendeau 1987-953.336
106.Don Beaupre 1980-973.353
107.Glenn Healy 1985-013.361
108.Mike Liut 1979-923.389
109.Chris Terreri 1986-013.390
110.Greg Millen 1978-923.429
111.Don Edwards 1976-863.462
112.Gerry Desjardins 1968-783.465
113.Dan Bouchard 1972-863.471
114.Gilles Meloche 1970-883.495
115.Brian Hayward 1982-933.499
116.Rick Wamsley 1980-933.505
117.Greg Stefan 1981-903.550
118.Reggie Lemelin 1978-933.567
119.Murray Bannerman 1977-874.275
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