August 11, 2020
By: Staff Report
TAMPA, Fla.- Your Tampa Bay Lightning win in 5th OT. The 4th longest game in NHL history tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
That game more than 84 years ago also happened to be the longest in NHL history – between the Montreal Maroons and Detroit Red Wings in Game 1 of the 1936 Semifinals when Normie Smith was credited with 90 saves. #NHLStats #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/7qSzj5EneI— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) August 12, 2020
The Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo has surpassed the highest single-game total since 1955-56 when shots on goal were officially tracked, according to the NHL Public Relations team.
Joonas Korpisalo of the @BlueJacketsNHL has made 74 saves, eclipsing Kelly Hrudey’s 73 from the “Easter Epic” for the highest single-game total since 1955-56 when shots on goal were officially tracked. https://t.co/jUyXnqejLQ #NHLStats #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/uXZinQCWrI— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) August 12, 2020
The Lightning, after 7-periods had 87 shots on goal which is most in Lightning history while the Blue Jackets have 60 shots.
6.5 Hours of Stanley Cup Hockey, with a Lightning win. Nice work boys!
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