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The longest hockey game I’ve ever watched – Dan Herrejon recollects on Tuesday’s memorable game

TAMPA – Here I sit, the day after. The day after I witnessed the longest hockey game I’ve ever watched. Though some friends tease me about my advanced age. Full disclosure, I’m 59. Fuller disclosure, I’ll be 60 in about a month.

I watched my first NHL game in 1966. Yes, that was the last season the original 6. I mean I actually saw Gordie Howe play 13 years in the league. Yet, in the 54 years of watching playoff hockey, I’ve never watched every second of a game this long.

How could I? We just witnessed the fourth longest playoff game in NHL history. Over 90 minutes of overtime before Brayd...


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