The Hockey Fanatic has polled hockey fans for our top players by position series. Let’s look at who hockey fans feel are the NHL’s greatest goaltenders for 2012. In case you missed it, here are our picks for the top 20 NHL Defenseman.
Top 20 NHL Goalies – 2012
Here is a look at who hockey fans feel are the top 20 NHL goalies for 2012.
- Johnathan Quick – Los Angeles Kings
- Henrik Lundqvist – New York Rangers
- Pekka Rinne – Nashville Predators
- Carey Price – Montreal Canaddiens
- Martin Brodeur – New Jersey Devils
- Roberto Luongo – Vancouver Canucks
- Kari Lehtonen – Dallas Stars
- Ryan Miller – Buffalo Sabres
- Mike Smith – Phoenix Coyotes
- Mikka Kiprusoff – Calgary Flames
- Cam Ward – Carolina Hurricanes
- Nicklas Backstrom – Minnesota Wild
- Jaroslav Halak – St. Louis Blues
- Marc-Andre Fleury – Pittsburgh Penguins
- Brian Elliot – St. Louis Blues
- Jimmy Howard – Detroit Red Wings
- Antti Niemi – San Jose Sharks
- Craig Anderson – Ottawa Senators
- Cory Schneider – Vancouver Canucks
- Jose Theodore – Florida Panthers
Some great puck stoppers here. If we see an NHL season in 2012-2013, look for a few others to step it up as well.