# What is GSAA in hockey?

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## How is GSAA calculated in hockey?

If a goalie is exactly average his GSAA would come out to 0.00. So, a goalie who has a positive number is above average, a goalie that has a negative number is below average.

GSAA = [Shots against x (1 – league-average save percentage)] – goals allowed.

Player GSAA
Craig Anderson 15.92

## What does GSAA stand for?

It’s similar to baseball’s WAR, and it is called “GSAA” – Goals Saved Above Average. You take the league’s average save percentage and apply it to the amount of shots a particular goalie has faced.

## How is GSAx calculated?

The formula is simply expected goals against minus goals against. Unlike goals saved above average, goals saved above expected (GSAx) accounts for the quality of shots a goaltender faces and levels the playing field for goalies on good defensive teams and bad defensive teams.

## What is 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).

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## What is a good GSAA?

The top 5 best GSAA stats from 2019 – 2020

Tuuka Rask (22.51 GSAA) Connor Hellebuyck (22.40 GSAA) Anton Khudobin (17.75 GSAA) Darcy Kuemper (16.65 GSAA) Ben Bishop (13.28 GSAA)

## Who has the best save percentage in the NHL?

Rank Player SV%
1. Dominik Hasek* .9223
2. Johnny Bower* .9219
Ken Dryden* .9215

## What do hockey goalies look for Scouts?

We do tend to look for bigger goalies now, but also someone who is fairly athletic. We look at their composure, their makeup and body language. Goaltenders have to be able to forget and move on. Minnesota Hockey: Do scouts talk to younger players?

## What is SM stat in hockey?

SM = Player’s Shot Missed Net. SOG = Shots On Goal.