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George Hainsworth

Canadian ice hockey player

George Hainsworth (June 26, 1895 in Toronto, Ontario - October 9, 1950) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs in the National Hockey League (NHL).

George Hainsworth
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1961
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Born (1895-06-26)June 26, 1895
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died October 9, 1950(1950-10-09) (aged 55)
Gravenhurst, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg; 10 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Right
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Toronto Maple Leafs
Saskatoon Sheiks
Playing career 1926–1937

RecordsEdit

  • He is the all-time leader in professional shutouts with 104.
  • His 94 shutouts are third on the NHL's all-time list behind Martin Brodeur's 96 and Terry Sawchuk's 103.
  • Has the lowest career goals against average tied with Alex Connell.
  • Holds the single-season shutout record with 22 shutouts, a mark likely never to be touched.

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