# What does gaa stand for in hockey

## How do you calculate GAA?

Goals-against average, or GAA , is the number of goals allowed per 60 minutes played, rounded to two decimal points. The formula for calculating this statistic consists of multiplying the number of goals allowed by 60 and divide by the total number of minutes played.

## What does GP stand for in hockey?

GP. Games Played . G. Goals. A goal is awarded to the last player on the scoring team to touch the puck prior to the puck entering the net.

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## What does TP stand for in hockey stats?

Total goals on-ice against

## What is a good GAA in hockey?

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.

## Who has the best goals against average in the NHL?

NHL Leaders

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

## What do the 4 numbers mean in hockey?

The numbers in a hockey team’s record are: Wins-Losses-Overtime Losses-Regulation and Overtime Wins. The fourth, or “ROW,” does not include shootouts. It’s used as a secondary tie-breaker, in case two teams have identical win-loss-overtime loss totals.

## Can Ovechkin catch Gretzky?

If Ovechkin continues to produce over multiple seasons, he could potentially challenge Wayne Gretzky , whose 894 goals in 1,487 games (. 60 goals per game) are the most in NHL history. Ovechkin has 636 through 1,036 games and would need 258 goals, an average of 36 for the next seven seasons, to tie Gretzky .

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## What is GF in hockey?

GF – Goals for – Number of goals the team has scored. GA – Goals against – Number of goals scored against the team. OTW – Overtime Win. SOW – Shoot Out Win. ROW – Regulation plus Overtime Wins, not including shootouts.

## Who has the best save percentage?

NHL Leaders

Rank Player SV%
1. Dominik Hasek * .9223
2. Johnny Bower * .9219
3. Tuukka Rask .9218
4. Ken Dryden * .9215