04/27/2018 1:21 PM
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
AHL most saves in a game – Collin Delia 52
All-time most saves in overtime(s) – Collin Delia 30
AHL most individual shots in a game – Adam Clendening 10
All-time most team shots in a game – 76
AHL most team shots against in a game – 55
All-time most combined team shots in a game – 131
AHL most points in a game – Chris DiDomenico 3
All-time most rookie goals in a game – Victor Ejdsell 2
All-time most rookie assists in a game – Anthony Louis 2
AHL most team goals in a period – 3
Next Home Game: Wednesday, May 9 vs. TBA (Calder Cup Playoffs | Round 2, Game 3/Ticket D)