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07/11/1962 Glenn Hall sets NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie

Hall took the ice for the Detroit Red Wings' season-opener in 1955-56. The Wings sent him to Chicago in the summer of 1957, and he played all 70 games for the Hawks for 5 consecutive seasons, leading Chicago to a Stanley Cup in 1961. Hall's ironman streak grew to 502 games. But in Game No. 503, against Boston, he had to be lifted in the 1st period due to a back injury.


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