Seven facts about NHL Game 7s

May, 14, 2014
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1. The team scoring the first goal in Game 7 has won 113 of the 153 games (73.9 pct).

2. Home teams are 91-62 in Game 7s (59.5 percent).

3. Game 7 has gone into overtime 38 times. The home team has won 19 times and the road team has won 19 times.

4. The longest Game 7 overtime was the 1987 DSF with the New York Islanders beating the Washington Capitals at 68:47 (Pat LaFontaine goal).

5. The shortest Game 7 overtime was the 2004 CQF with the Calgary Flames beating the Vancouver Canucks at 1:25 (Martin Gelinas goal).

6. Of the 38 overtime games in Game 7, eight have been decided in double OT, one in triple OT and one in a 4-OT game.

7. Oldest player to score a Game 7 goal? Boston’s Mark Recchi, who scored a goal in 2011 against Montreal at age 43.

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