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ICEHOGS SET FRANCHISE RECORDS IN TRIPLE-OVERTIME THRILLER

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04/27/2018 1:21 PM

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ROCKFORD, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs completed a historic, triple-overtime victory over the Chicago Wolves in Game 3 of their first-round series in the Calder Cup playoffs last night. The IceHogs outlasted the Wolves in a four-hour, 59-minute marathon to notch a 4-3 victory and establish a handful of franchise playoff records.

Rockford’s 3-0 series victory marks the fifth consecutive time the team has been involved in a first-round sweep. The IceHogs swept the Texas Stars in 2015, but were unable to win a game in first-round series’ against Lake Erie (2016), Texas (2010) and Milwaukee (2009).

The following IceHogs records were set in last night’s win:

All-time longest IceHogs game – 4 hours, 59 minutes
(prev. 3 hours, 39 minutes, 4/19/08 vs Houston)


AHL most saves in a game – Collin Delia 52
(prev. Corey Crawford 40 saves, 5/9/08 vs Chicago)

All-time most saves in overtime(s) – Collin Delia 30
(prev. J.F. Rivard 17 saves, 4/6/03 vs Quad City)


AHL most individual shots in a game – Adam Clendening 10
(prev. Kyle Beach [4/23/20 vs Texas], Akim Aliu [4/16/09], 7 shots)

All-time most team shots in a game – 76
(prev. 50 -- 5/2/07 vs Fort Wayne)

AHL most team shots against in a game – 55
(prev. 41 -- 4/29/15 vs Texas, 5/9/08 vs Chicago)

All-time most combined team shots in a game – 131
(prev. 95 -- 4/6/00 vs Quad City)


AHL most points in a game – Chris DiDomenico 3
(ties Petri Kontiola 3 points, 5/11/08 vs Chicago)

All-time most rookie goals in a game – Victor Ejdsell 2
(ties Kaleb Betts 2 goals, 5/13/07 vs Kalamazoo)

All-time most rookie assists in a game – Anthony Louis 2
(ties Benoit Doucet, 4/22/07 vs Quad City)

AHL most team goals in a period – 3
(ties 4/24/15 vs Texas)


Next Home Game: Wednesday, May 9 vs. TBA (Calder Cup Playoffs | Round 2, Game 3/Ticket D)
The Rockford IceHogs will host Game 3 (Ticket D) of their second-round 2017-18 Calder Cup playoff series against the winner of the Grand Rapids Griffins/Manitoba Moose first-round series on Wednesday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at IceHogs.com, by calling (815) 968-5222 or in-person at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office.