Phil Kessel finished fifth in NHL history in a continuous streak

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In the next match of the National Hockey League’s regular season, the Los Angeles Kings host the Arizona Coyotes.

For Coyotes striker Phil Kessel, the match was a historic one in his career. The American forward plays his 884th consecutive match. This is the fifth result in the league’s history in a continuous streak. Kessel repeated the result of Steve Larmer (884, 1982-1993).

Now only record holder Doug Jarvis (964, 1975-1987) is in front of the NHL veteran and Harry Unger (914, 1968-1979) and Florida Panthers defender Keith Yandle, who has an active streak of 906 matches. The current streak is San Jose Sharks striker Patrick Marlowe (892 games in a row) in fourth place.

Author: Sam Smith
Graduated from University of Oxford. Previously, he worked in various diferent news media. Currently, it is a columnist of the world news section in the Free News editors.
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