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Anthony Duclair (white) scored two points in the game against the Hurricanes. © APA / BRUCE BENNETT

Marathon: Florida wins in fourth overtime

It was only shortly before the end of the fourth overtime that the Florida Panthers won the start of the final series of the Eastern Conference Finals in the NHL.

In the duel with the Carolina Hurricanes it was 2-2 until late into the night before Panthers professional Matthew Tkachuk prevented a fifth overtime and ended the ice hockey marathon. The decisive goal came just 13 seconds before the end of the period at 1.58:XNUMX a.m. local time on Friday morning in Raleigh, North Carolina. Only five games in the history of the North American professional league had gone into a fifth overtime.


In the best-of-seven series, a team needs four wins to advance to the final series for the Stanley Cup. In the second game of the series the Hurricanes will host again, the third and fourth games will then be in Florida.

The result

Carolina Hurricanes – Florida Panthers 2:3 aet
Score in the series: 0:1

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