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Mud splatters Montreal in sixth OT

Updated: March 18, 2002, 10:03 AM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

March 24, 1936

Game 1 of the semifinal Stanley Cup series between the Red Wings and Montreal Maroons becomes a hockey marathon, going six overtimes. Detroit goalie Norman Smith, whom Montreal considered a weak link, is sensational, making 92 saves and earning a spot in "The Guinness Book of World Records."

Then it's a case of Mud splattering Montreal. It's almost 2:30 the next morning when rookie Mud Bruneteau scores in the sixth overtime to give Detroit a 1-0 victory. Bruneteau, ...

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