The Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 Thursday night in triple overtime, making this Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs the longest game ever played in franchise history.
The game went to three overtimes and ended just around 1 a.m. but Preds fans and all their blue and gold glory kept the energy high the entire game.
GOAL! And with that, the Preds longest game in franchise history has ended as they beat the Sharks 4-3. pic.twitter.com/uKyd6j0oNa
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Game 4 was also their first overtime win on home ice.
The Preds started off on fire with Colin Wilson landing a goal less than one minute in the game.
Mike Fisher scored the second goal but the Sharks kept tying it up.
Going into the third period, the Sharks were up 3-2 until James Neal tied the game before the overtimes.
Fisher scored the final goal, giving the team the much needed boost to head into Game 5.
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“Our guys are playing confident right now, I said that from Game 2, 3 and 4, so I thought our guys did a good job,” said head coach Peter Laviolette.
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"[In the] second overtime they looked fresh but Pekka shut the door," said Fisher. "I thought we battled defensively and we had the opportunity to have some big kills."
Game 6 will be played Monday in Nashville. You can buy them at the box office or Ticketmaster.