Golden Goalies: Cory Schneider, Tuukka Rask top active NHL players in career save percentage

Golden Goalies: Cory Schneider, Tuukka Rask top active NHL players in career save percentage

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No single stat captures a goalie’s in-net skills quite like save percentage. While wins are equally dependent on a team’s offense and defense, save percentage lays bare the goalie’s specific contribution — namely, how well they are able to stop shots on goal from finding the back of the net.

NHL Career Save Percentage Leaders headed by Cory Schneider and Tuukka Rask

Five active NHL players are among the top ten goalies in career save percentage; Tuukka Rask, at .9218, is just fractionally behind former-great Dominik Hasek’s .9223. He is joined by Roberto Luongo (.9196), Sergei Bobrovsky (.9196), Cory Schneider (.9195) and Henrik Lundqvist (.9193).

UPDATED November 12, 2018

CORY SCHNEIDER

Schneider, who spent his first five seasons with the Vancouver Canucks before being traded to the New Jersey Devils, is one of the rare American-born players in NHL record books otherwise dominated by Canadians.

Career Overview

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Wins
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Save Percentage

.920

Win Percentage

.530

TUUKKA RASK

Rask has spent his entire NHL career in Boston, winning the Vezina Trophy for his goaltending during the 2013-14 season when he posted seven shutouts and a .930 save percentage.

Career Overview

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Games Played
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Save Percentage

.922

Win Percentage

.632

DOMINIK HASEK

Born in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia, Hasek’s NHL career spanned 16 seasons, ending in 2008 with the Detroit Red Wings. In addition to his six Vezina Trophy wins, in 2008 he was awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy for a second consecutive year, becoming the first goaltender to win the award multiple times.

2016-17 Season

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Games Played
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Wins
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Losses

Save Percentage

.922

Win Percentage

.636

2018-11-12T17:32:25+00:00 November 12th, 2018|

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