# You asked: What is a good GAA for NHL goalie?

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A good goals against average will fall between 2.00 and 2.70 for NHL goaltenders. Anything between 2.70-3.00 is considered respectable, while below 2.00 is very exceptional.

## What is a good GAA for goalies?

It is typically given to two decimal places. The top goaltenders in the National Hockey League currently have a GAA of about 1.85-2.10, although the measure of a good GAA changes as different playing styles come and go.

League Averages

Rk Season GAA
3 2019-20 2.82
4 2018-19 2.81
5 2017-18 2.78
6 2016-17 2.59

## What are good stats for an NHL goalie?

The rule of thumb is that you would like to have a goalie’s save percentage to be 0.915% or higher. The NHL league average for save percentage is 0.910, but most teams and players are looking to be somewhere higher than average to set themselves apart from their fellow competitors.

## Who has the best GAA in NHL?

NHL Goalies ‑ All-Time Goals Against Average Leaders

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Rk Name GAA
1 Alex Connell 1.92
2 George Hainsworth 1.93
3 Chuck Gardiner 2.02
4 Lorne Chabot 2.03

## What is a good SV%?

Starting goaltenders on playoff-contending teams averaged a 0.915 SV%, while their back-ups brought in a 0.912 SV%. … Teams will hold their back-up goalies accountable if their save percentage is below 0.900 SV%, while the starter maintains a reasonably good one (ex: 0.910+ SV%).

## Who has the best GAA?

Rank Player GAA
1. Alec Connell* 1.916
2. George Hainsworth* 1.932
3. Charlie Gardiner* 2.024
4. Lorne Chabot 2.027

## What is the most common NHL score?

The most common outcome is a 3-2 final, occurring 10.6% of the time, distantly followed by 4-2, and 2-1, each coming in at 7.7% and 7.6%, respectively. Another way to put it is that for any given game, a 3-2 final score is more likely than the winning team scoring seven or more goals.

## How is GAA hockey goalie calculated?

It is calculated by dividing the number of minutes played by 60 minutes (one game) then dividing the goals against by that answer (the calculation does not count empty net goals or shootout goals). Example: If you allowed 4 goals in 180 minutes your GAA is 1.33 (180 divided 60 = 3. 4 divided by 3 = 1.33).

## What does P mean in hockey?

A – Assists – Number of goals the player has assisted in the current season. P or PTS – Points – Scoring points, calculated as the sum of G and A. S – Shots on Goal – Total number of shots taken on net in the current season. PN – Penalties – Number of penalties the player has been assessed.

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## What are goalie stats?

These are the number of wins, losses, ties, and overtime/shootout losses recorded by the goaltender during the season. For every league that I can think of, the current definition of these are the goaltenders in net at the time of the game-winning goal (the N+1th goal, when the losing team scores N goals).

## What is the average shots on goal for the NHL?

Assessing the average number of shots per game was easy. We determined that number to be 63 for the NHL 2018-19 Season. When we dug a little deeper, we noticed that the average shot count has gone up these last 3 seasons (2019-20 included). As a result, we saw an NHL record broken for goals for, with 7,577 (2018-19).

## How do you find your goalie save percentage?

It is calculated by dividing the number of saves by the total number of shots on goal. Although the statistic is called “save percentage”, it is given as a decimal (in the same way as an on-base percentage in baseball). Thus, . 933 means a goaltender saved 93.3 percent of all shots they faced.

## Who is the #1 goalie in the NHL?

1) Andrei Vasilevskiy, Lightning

Vasilevskiy is without question the best goalie in the world. He ranked fourth in save percentage, fifth in GAA, second in goals saved above average (20.82) and third in high-danger save percentage (. 850) while facing the second-most shots (1,282) of any netminder.

## Who has the lowest GAA in the NHL?

Lowest Goals-Against Average, Career (Minimum: 100 Games Played)

• Alec Connell. SEN, DFL, NYA, MMR. 418. …
• George Hainsworth. MTL, TOR. 465. …
• Charlie Gardiner. CHI. 316. …
• Lorne Chabot. NYR, TOR, MTL, CHI, MMR, NYA. 412. …
• Tiny Thompson. BOS, DET. 553. …
• Roman Cechmanek. PHI, LAK. 212. …
• Dave Kerr. NYA, MMR, NYR. 430. …
• Dominik Hasek. CHI, BUF, DET, OTT.
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