George Hainsworth facts for kids
|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1961|
June 26, 1895|
Toronto, ON, CAN
|Died||October 9, 1950
Gravenhurst, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 10 st 10 lb)|
|Played for||Montreal Canadiens
Toronto Maple Leafs
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).
- 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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