The 50 Most Unbreakable Records in Sports History

37. Most Consecutive Games Started in the NHL by a Goaltender (502)

Date: 11/7/1962
Set By: Glenn Hall

In this era of specialization and, you know, taking care of athletes' bodies, the likelihood of a goaltender being able to suit up for every single game for over six NHL seasons at such a brutally demanding position is exceedingly doubtful. Hall actually played in 551 straight games if you count the playoffs, with his team almost never bothering to carry another goalie. Now that teams always have two goaltenders on their game day rosters, there's no point in absolutely destroying one player like that. It appears Hall's record may be safe forever.

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