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Glenn Hall

NHL Goalie Glenn Hall

Profession: NHL Goalie

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

Why Famous: During his NHL career he seldom missed a game and was a consistent performer, winning the Vezina Trophy three times, and the Calder Memorial Trophy. Nicknamed "Mr. Goalie", he was the first goaltender to develop and make effective use of the butterfly style of goalkeeping.

Born: October 3, 1931
Birthplace: Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Canada
Age: 89 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Libra

Historical Events

  • 1962-11-07 Glenn Hall set NHL record of 503 consecutive games as goalie

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