A goaltender receives a win if he is on the ice when his team scores the game-winning goal.
A goaltender receives a loss if he is on the ice when the opposing team scores the game-winning goal.
Note: As of the 2005-06 NHL season, a goalie is credited with a loss only if the game is lost in regulation time.
A goaltender receives a tie if he is on the ice when the game-tying goal is scored.
(As of the 2005-06 season, ties have been eliminated in the NHL.)
Overtime or shootout losses.
As of the 2005-06 NHL season, a goalie is credited with an "OT" if he is on the ice when the opposing team scores the game-winning goal in overtime or during a shootout.
- Empty net goals do not count towards a goaltender's goals against.
- Goals scored during a shootout do not count towards a goaltender's goals against.
Find out how goals-against average is calculated.
SV PCT or SV%
Find out how save percentage is calculated.
If two goaltenders combine for a shutout, neither receives credit for the shutout. Instead it is recorded as a team shutout.
If a regular season game is tied 0-0 at the end of overtime, both goaltenders are credited with a shutout, regardless of how many goals are scored in the shootout.
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