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.