College hockey saw a game for the ages Wednesday night -- and Thursday morning -- as the Queen's Gaels and the Guelph Gryphons battled into the sixth overtime before Morgan McHaffie scored to give Queen's a 2-1 victory in Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's action.
McHaffie's goal came at 17:14 of the period, leaving the total amount of game time at 167 minutes, 14 seconds, and the total amount of overtime at 107 minutes, 14 seconds. That set a record for a CIS or NCAA game.
The only NHL game to eclipse that mark would be a 1936 playoff game between Montreal and Detroit which ended in a 1-0 win for the Red Wings in 176 minutes, 30 seconds.
Becky Conroy was responsible for all the extra hockey, as her goal with five seconds left in regulation tied the score for Queen's. The teams then proceeded to play a 10-minute overtime period, then four 20-minute extra frames before McHaffie, who hails from Guelph, ended the affair.
Queen's goalie Mel Dodd-Moher finished with 66 saves in winning her fourth consecutive playoff game.
The two teams still have at least another 60 minutes to play, as this was the opener in a best-of-three Ontario University Athletics women's hockey final.