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The Edmonton Oilers and Winnipeg Jets went three overtimes on May 24, 2021, to join the list of longest games in the history of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 

Here are the playoff games that have gone past two overtimes, with date, score, round, time of overtime and the scorer of the game-winning goal:

March 24, 1936 -- Detroit 1, Montreal Maroons 0, semifinal, 116 minutes, 30 seconds, Mud Bruneteau.

April 3, 1933 -- Toronto 1, Boston 0, semifinal, 104:46, Ken Doraty.

May 4, 2000 -- Philadelphia 2, Pittsburgh 1, conference semifinal, 92:01, Keith Primeau.

Aug. 11, 2020 --Tampa Bay 3, Columbus 2, Eastern Conf. 1st Round,  90:27, Brayden Point.

April 24, 2003 -- Anaheim 4, Dallas 3, conference semifinal, 80:48, Petr Sykora.

April 24, 1996 -- Pittsburgh 3, Washington 2, conference quarterfinal, 79:15, Petr Nedved.

April 11, 2007 -- Vancouver 5, Dallas 4, conference quarterfinal, 78:06, Henrik Sedin.

March 23, 1943 -- Toronto 3, Detroit 2, semifinal, 70:18, Jack McLean.

May 4, 2008 -- Dallas 2, San Jose 1, conference semifinal, 69:03, Brenden Morrow.

March 28, 1930 -- Montreal Canadiens 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, semifinal, 68:52, Gus Rivers.

April 18, 1987 -- N.Y. Islanders 3, Washington 2, division semifinal, 68:47, Pat LaFontaine.

April 27, 1994 -- Buffalo 1, New Jersey 0, conference quarterfinal, 65:43, Dave Hannan.

March 27, 1951 -- Montreal Canadiens 3, Detroit 2, semifinal, 61:09, Maurice Richard.

March 27, 1938 -- N.Y. Americans 3, N.Y. Rangers 2, quarterfinal, 60:40, Lorne Carr.

March 26, 1932 -- N.Y. Rangers 4, Montreal Canadiens 3, semifinal, 59:32, Fred Cook.

March 21, 1939 -- Boston 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, semifinal, 59:25, Mel Hill.

April 27, 1999 -- Dallas 3, Edmonton 2, conference quarterfinal, 57:34, Joe Nieuwendyk.

May 19, 2015 -- Chicago 3, Anaheim 2, Western Conf. Final,  56:12, Markus Kruger

May 15, 1990 -- Edmonton 3, Boston 2, final, 55:13, Petr Klima.

x-June 19, 1999 -- Dallas 2, Buffalo 1, final, 54:51, Brett Hull.

June 8, 2002 -- Detroit 3, Carolina 2, final, 54:47, Igor Larionov.

May 2, 2012 -- N.Y. Rangers 2, Washington 1, conference semifinal, 54:41, Marian Gaborik.

April 16, 2003 -- Philadelphia 3, Toronto 2, quarterfinal, 53:54, Mark Recchi.

April 9, 1931 -- Chicago 3, Montreal Canadiens 2, final, 53:50, Cy Wentworth.

March 26, 1961 -- Chicago 2, Montreal Canadiens 1, semifinal, 52:12, Murray Balfour.

June 12, 2013 -- Chicago 4, Boston 3, Stanley Cup Final, 52:08,  Andrew Shaw

April 1, 1937 -- Detroit 2, Montreal Canadiens 1, semifinal, 51:49, Hec Kilrea.

March 26, 1930 -- Montreal Canadiens 3, Chicago 2, quarterfinal, 51:43, Howie Morenz.

May 2, 2003 -- New Jersey 2, Tampa Bay 1, conference semifinal, 51:12, Grant Marshall.

May 5, 2016 -- Nashville 4, San Jose 3,  Western Conf. 2nd Round, 51:12, Mike Fisher

April 23, 1996 -- Chicago 2, Calgary 1, conference quarterfinal, 50:02, Joe Murphy.

June 2, 2008 -- Pittsburgh 4, Detroit 3, final, 49:57, Petr Sykora.

April 2, 1939 -- Boston 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, semifinal, 48:00, Mel Hill.

April 24, 1997 -- Montreal Canadiens 4, New Jersey 3, conference quarterfinal, 47:37, Patrice Brisebois.

April 22, 2010 -- Ottawa 4, Pittsburgh 3, conference quarterfinal, 47:06, Matt Carkner.

May 24, 2021 -- Winnipeg 4, Edmonton 3, first round, 46:52, Kyle Connor.

June 8, 2000 -- Dallas 1, New Jersey 0, final, 46:21, Mike Modano.

March 20, 1930 -- Boston 2, Montreal Maroons 1, 45:35, semifinal, Harry Oliver.

March 22, 1949 -- Detroit 2, Montreal Canadiens 1, semifinal, 44:52, Max McNab.

May 8, 1996 -- Colorado 3, Chicago 0,  Western Conf. SF, 44:33,  Joe Sakic

x-June 10, 1996 -- Colorado 1, Florida 0, Stanley Cup winner, 44:31, Uwe Krupp.

May 4, 2002 -- Toronto 3, Ottawa, 2, conference semifinal, 44:30, Gary Roberts.

April 20, 2003 -- Tampa Bay 2, Washington 1, conference quarterfinal, 44:03, Martin St. Louis.

April 10, 2003 -- Anaheim 2, Detroit 1, conference quarterfinal, 43:18, Paul Kariya.

March 27, 1960 -- Toronto 5, Detroit 4, semifinal, 43:00, Frank Mahovlich.

April 17, 2004 -- Vancouver 5, Calgary 4, conference quarterfinal, 42:28, Brendan Morrison.

May 10, 2006 -- Edmonton 3, San Jose 2, conference semifinal, 42:24, Shawn Horcoff.

March 29, 1951 -- Montreal Canadiens 1, Detroit 0, semifinal, 42:20, Maurice Richard.

May 4, 1997 -- Detroit 3, Anaheim 2, conference semifinal, 41:31, Slava Kozlov.

April 29, 1971 -- N.Y. Rangers 3, Chicago 2, semifinal, 41:29, Pete Stemkowski.

May 3, 2009 -- Anaheim 4, Detroit 3, conference semifinal, 41:15, Todd Marchant.

April 21, 2015 -- Chicago 3, Nashville 2,  Western Conf. 1st Round, 41:00, Brent Seabrook

April 17, 2014 -- St. Louis 4, Chicago 3,  Western Conf. 1st Round, 40:26, Alexander Steen.

May 23, 2021 -- Nashville Predators 4, Carolina Hurricanes 3, first round, 36:10, Luke Kunin.

May 21, 2021 -- Nashville Predators 5, Carolina Hurricanes 4, first round, 34:54, Matt Duchene.

May 19, 2021 -- Boston Bruins 3, Washington Capitals 2, first round, 25:48, Craig Smith.

May 24, 2021 -- New York Islanders 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 2, first round, 20:51, Josh Bailey.

x-goal won Stanley Cup.

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