My Top 5 | GAA Leaders

Check out these five big-time backstoppers (currently active with 30+ starts) who showcase some serious talent when it comes to keeping the puck out of their net.

Check out these five big-time backstoppers (currently active with 30+ starts) who showcase some serious talent when it comes to keeping the puck out of their net.

Who has what it takes to make the list? Here’s something that’ll catch your attention: four of the goalies tend the twine in the Western Conference and one has three Stanley Cups to his name.

Top 2017-18 Goals-Against Average Leaders


1. Carter Hutton – 2.13

After suiting up with Chicago and Nashville, Hutton signed as a free agent with St. Louis on July 1, 2016. This season, the undrafted native of Thunder Bay, Ontario has 16 wins and three shutouts in 31 games.

2. Marc-Andre Fleury – 2.14

A three-time Stanley Cup champion, the 33-year-old Fleury has been as good as gold for the upstart Vegas Golden Knights in 2017-18. Selected to represent Vegas at the 2018 All-Star Game, Fleury earned his 400th career win on March 12, 2018.

3. Antti Raanta – 2.27

After successful stints in Chicago and New York (Rangers), the undrafted Finnish native was dealt to Arizona on June 23, 2017. The 28-year-old has gone 12-2 in his last 14 games and has notched five straight wins for the Coyotes.

4. Tuukka Rask – 2.28

The 31-year-old Finnish native, who has recorded 238 career victories, has been at the top of his game for the Bruins in 2017-18, including 34 wins, three shutouts and a .919 save percentage.

5. Philipp Grubauer – 2.29

Standing 6-foot-1 and weighing 182 pounds, the German-born backstopper has stood tall for the Capitals in 2017-18. The 26-year-old has 15 wins, three shutouts and a .925 save percentage.