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George Hainsworth recorded 22 shutouts in 1928-29, in one of the greatest seasons by a goalie [...]More
The 1928-29 regular season stands out as one of the most successful in Canadiens history. [...]More
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In his career year, one that saw him capture a third straight Vézina Trophy, Hainsworth reeled off four straight shutouts between February 26 and March 7, refusing to allow a single puck across the goal line for 343 minutes, still a team record and the second-longest streak in NHL history.
Between the pipes for every minute of the 1928-29 schedule, Hainsworth finished the season with a miniscule 0.92 goals-against average, allowing two or fewer goals in 37 of his 44 appearances.