Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Longest Game In Calder Cup History: 2OT + 6 Seconds

((HT: Hamilton Bulldogs/AHL/youtube))

Dustin Boyd's goal ended the longest Game 7 in American Hockey League history, and the Hamilton Bulldogs advanced to the Calder Cup Western Conference Finals to play either Milwaukee or Houston.

Boyd scored six seconds into the third overtime as the Bulldogs won Game 7 of the North Division final 2-1 over the Manitoba Moose.

Here's the highlights... all of them...


"That was a relief," Boyd said.

According to the AHL, the goal ended the longest Game 7 in the 75-year history of the league. Hamilton head coach Randy Cunneyworth joked as to whether or not he should give the team the day off...

2 comments:

Gambling Rob said...

wow, this is quite a cool record to hold, i've seen the game and it was really interesting to watch, i wouldn't mind if it lasted longer!

Jon Nelson said...

You gonna be the one to tell that to Dustin Boyd...???