Golden Night's Winger Phil Kessel, 35 is the only player who played 990 consecutive games to become the Iron Man of the NHL
He played his 990th consecutive game against San Jose Sharks and scored the 400th goal of his career.
With a 4-2 win over San Jose Sharks Golden Knight's Phil Kessel broke the NHL record for consecutive games played
Phil Kessel's career began in 2006 and he is the only player to hold his league's All-time, Iron Man Streak
Hurricanes defenseman Brent Burns is the only other NHL player with an active exceeding 500 games. He played 685 games
Kassel broke the record of Keith Yandle (989), Doug Jarvis (964), Gary Unger (914), and Patrick Marleau (910)