Norwegian Hockey Teams Set Record After Playing Eight Overtimes
Norwegian teams Storhamar and Aparta set a world record yesterday after playing eight overtimes in a playoff game. The game finally ended eight hours and 35 minutes after the first puck drop.
— Storhamar Hockey (@StorhamarHockey) March 13, 2017
Storhamar took the win after a goal from Joakim Jenson was scored. The game ended at 2:30am local time and over the eleven periods there were 189 total shots and 24 penalty minutes. Here’s the shot that ended the marathon game:
The original record was set in 1936 by the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Maroons. That game was the first game of the Stanley Cup semi-finals and needed six overtimes.
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