Profession: NHL Goalie
Why Famous: Played for the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL.
Hainsworth won the Vezina Trophy three times and in the 1928–29 season he set an all-time record with 22 shutouts and a 0.92 goals against average while only playing 44 games.
He backstopped the Canadiens to back to back Stanley Cups in 1930 and 1931.
- 1926-03-23 NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens outscore Pitt Pirates, 6-4 in 2 games
- 1928-11-20 Boston Gardens opens, Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 1-0
- 1929-03-02 George Hainsworth becomes first NHL goaltender to record 20 shutouts in one season when the Montreal Canadiens beat the visiting Boston Bruins, 3-0; ends season with 22
- 1929-12-03 Boston Bruins beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1, the first win of an NHL record 14-game winning streak, and a 22-game home winning streak
- 1930-04-03 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins, 4-3 for a 2-0 series sweep and their 3rd Championship
- 1931-04-09 Chicago Cy Wentworth beats Montreal Canadiens at 13:50 of 6th period
- 1931-04-14 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 2-0 for a 3-2 series win; Canadiens' back-to-back Championships
- 1933-04-13 Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: New York Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 1-0 in OT for a 3-1 series win; first best-of-4 Finals series
- 1934-11-10 First NHL penalty shot is awarded to Montreal Canadiens forward Armand Mondou; stopped by Toronto goaltender George Hainsworth in Maple Leafs' 2-1 win
- 1934-12-01 Toronto Maple Leafs beat St. Louis Eagles, 4-3 to set an NHL record for the most wins to start the season with 8; Leafs do it again 59 years later; won 10 in a row to start 1993-94 season
- 1935-04-09 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Maroons beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-1 for 3-0 series sweep; Maroons last defunct team to win the Cup
- 1936-04-11 Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Detroit Red Wings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 3-2 for a 3-1 series win; Red Wings first SC Championship