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After eight overtimes, is a tie wrong?

A hockey game goes eight overtimes, and then ends in a tie? Mary believes it was the right call. Story

Updated: March 17, 2008, 1:32 AM ET
By Mary Buckheit | Page 2

You've heard the old adage about going to see a fight and a hockey game breaking out, right? Well, last Saturday thousands of folks turned out for Michigan's Division I high school hockey championship game, but what they witnessed was an eight-overtime marathon on ice.

The result of the record-setting 109 minutes of play was a 1-1 tie and a pair of co-champions.

Absorb that for a moment, and you're almost sure to think it a waste of time and energy. Sharing a championship ...

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