List of NHL goaltenders with 300 wins

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Winning 300 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) is a rare and celebrated milestone for a goaltender.[1] The mark has been reached by 31 players in NHL history; the first was Turk Broda, who reached the milestone on December 20, 1950.[2] The most recent was Marc-André Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins, who won his 300th game during the 2014–15 NHL season. Montreal's Jacques Plante was the fastest goaltender to reach the 300 win mark, achieving the milestone in his 528th game played.[3]

Martin Brodeur is the all-time leader with 688 career victories to the end of the 2013–14 NHL season, setting the NHL record for wins in 2009 when he broke Patrick Roy's record of 551.[4] In reaching the total, Brodeur had eight 40-win seasons through 2010–11. No other goaltender has had more than three seasons in excess of 40 wins.[5] Only four goaltenders on this list (Turk Broda, Mike Richter, Henrik Lundqvist, and Marc-André Fleury) have played all their games with one team.

Six goaltenders on this list remain active into the 2014–15 NHL season: Martin Brodeur, Roberto Luongo, Evgeni Nabokov, Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan Miller and Marc-André Fleury.[6] Twelve of the goaltenders on this list have been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame, the most recent being 2014 inductee Dominik Hasek.[7]

The 31 goaltenders who have 300 NHL wins consist of 20 Canadians, four Americans (Tom Barrasso, John Vanbiesbrouck, Mike Richter, Ryan Miller), two Czechs (Dominik Hasek, Tomas Vokoun), two Russians (Nikolai Khabibulin, Evgeni Nabokov), one Finn (Miikka Kiprusoff), one German (Olaf Kolzig) and one Swede (Henrik Lundqvist).

According to Brent Sutter, who coached Brodeur and Kiprusoff, and played with Belfour and Billy Smith, goaltenders who reach 300 wins are all highly competitive athletes: "They were guys that every game, you knew you could count on them."[1] Brodeur credits his durability, noting he has been fortunate to avoid suffering any serious injuries during his career, while having the ability to play in excess of 70 games per season for 10 consecutive years.[8]

Key[edit]

Column headers
Team Team with which player achieved 300th win
Date Date on which player achieved 300th win
GP Total career games played
W Total career wins
HHOF Year player was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame
  •   †  Player active during 2014–15. Career games played and win totals are updated on 11/25/2014.

Goaltenders[edit]

A hockey goaltender stands in front of his net with his glove and stick ready to make a save.
Martin Brodeur is the NHL's all-time wins leader
Upper body of a man.  He is wearing a grey suit coat over a light blue shirt.  He has short, dark hair and a wide grin.
John Vanbiesbrouck won his 300th game in 1997
Rank Player Team Date GP W HHOF Ref
1 Brodeur, MartinMartin Brodeur New Jersey Devils December 15, 2001 1259 690 [9][10]
2 Roy, PatrickPatrick Roy Colorado Avalanche February 19, 1996 1029 551 2006 [11][12]
3 Belfour, EdEd Belfour Dallas Stars February 13, 2000 963 484 2011 [13][14]
4 Joseph, CurtisCurtis Joseph Toronto Maple Leafs December 23, 2000 943 454 [15][16]
5 Sawchuk, TerryTerry Sawchuk Detroit Red Wings November 16, 1959 971 447 1971 [17][18]
6 Plante, JacquesJacques Plante Montreal Canadiens January 6, 1963 837 437 1978 [17][19]
7 Esposito, TonyTony Esposito Chicago Black Hawks December 3, 1978 886 423 1988 [20][21]
8 Hall, GlennGlenn Hall Chicago Black Hawks October 30, 1965 906 407 1975 [17][22]
9 Fuhr, GrantGrant Fuhr St. Louis Blues November 30, 1995 868 403 2003 [23][24]
10 Osgood, ChrisChris Osgood Detroit Red Wings March 16, 2004 744 401 [25][26]
11 Hasek, DominikDominik Hasek Ottawa Senators October 15, 2005 735 389 2014 [27][28]
12 Vernon, MikeMike Vernon Detroit Red Wings March 26, 1997 781 385 [29][30]
12 Luongo, RobertoRoberto Luongo Vancouver Canucks March 5, 2011 819 385 [31][32]
14 Vanbiesbrouck, JohnJohn Vanbiesbrouck Florida Panthers December 27, 1997 882 374 [33][34]
15 Moog, AndyAndy Moog Dallas Stars March 18, 1994 713 372 [35][36]
16 Barrasso, TomTom Barrasso Pittsburgh Penguins October 19, 1997 777 369 [37][38]
17 Vachon, RogieRogie Vachon Detroit Red Wings November 16, 1979 795 355 [17][39]
18 Nabokov, EvgeniEvgeni Nabokov New York Islanders January 14, 2012 691 352 [40][41]
19 Worsley, GumpGump Worsley Minnesota North Stars March 29, 1970 861 335 1980 [42][43]
20 Khabibulin, NikolaiNikolai Khabibulin Edmonton Oilers October 6, 2009 799 333 [44][45]
21 Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley Boston Bruins February 8, 1958 803 330 1980 [17][46]
22 Burke, SeanSean Burke Philadelphia Flyers February 14, 2004 820 324 [47][48]
23 Kiprusoff, MiikkaMiikka Kiprusoff Calgary Flames February 8, 2012 623 319 [49][50]
24 Lundqvist, HenrikHenrik Lundqvist New York Rangers March 9, 2014 590 317 [51]
25 Miller, RyanRyan Miller Vancouver Canucks October 28, 2014 575 307
26 Smith, BillyBilly Smith New York Islanders March 20, 1988 680 305 1993 [52][53]
27 Kolzig, OlafOlaf Kolzig Washington Capitals March 12, 2008 719 303 [54][55]
28 Broda, TurkTurk Broda Toronto Maple Leafs December 20, 1950 629 302 1967 [2][56]
29 Richter, MikeMike Richter New York Rangers October 28, 2002 666 301 [57][58]
30 Fleury, Marc-AndréMarc-André Fleury Pittsburgh Penguins November 26, 2014 548 301
31 Vokoun, TomasTomas Vokoun Pittsburgh Penguins April 22, 2013 700 300 [59][60]

See also[edit]

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