Traverse City Record-Eagle

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February 26, 2014

The longest games

Longest high school hockey games in Michigan history:

n 109:00 — Marquette 1, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 1 (8 OT), March 8, 2008*

n 103:33 — Traverse City West 2, Bay Reps 1 (7 OT), Feb. 24, 2014

n 92:34 — Sault Ste. Marie 2, Petoskey 1 (6 OT), Feb. 27, 2006

n 86:55 — Grand Rapids Catholic Central 4, Mattawan 3 (6 OT), March 4, 2006

n 86:49 — Davison 3, Port Huron Northern 2 (6 OT), March 2, 1991

n 86:10 — Manistee 6, Wayland Union 5 (6 OT), Dec. 28, 2007

n 75:39 — Lapeer West 5, L’Anse Creuse North 4 (4 OT), March 3, 2004

n 74:06 — West Bloomfield 4, Birmingham Groves 3 (4 OT), Feb. 27, 1999

n 73:37 — Calumet 5, Houghton 4 (6 OT), March 14, 1976

n 73:18 — Sault Ste. Marie 4, Novi 3 (4 OT), March 8, 2001

n 72:53 — Flint Ainsworth 4, Lapeer 3 (6 OT), March 8, 1975

n 72:19 — Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 3, Kalamazoo Central 2 (4 OT), Feb. 28, 1989

n 71:10 — Marquette 3, Traverse City 2 (4 OT), March 1, 1995

*Co-champions declared in MHSAA Division 1 title game after completion of eight OTs.

Note: Overtime periods expanded from five minutes to eight minutes in 1979.

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