The longest game in NHL history is when the Detroit Red Wings beat the Montreal Maroons 1-0. It took 6 overtimes and lasted 176 minutes and 30 seconds.
The longest game in modern NHL history is when the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on May 4, 2000. the game lasted five overtimes and took 152 minutes and 1 second.
NHL players do not get paid during the playoffs.
The 2012 NHL playoffs began on April 11.
the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 on May 4, 2000. This is the third longest game in NHL history but the longest game in modern NHL history.
The 2011 NHL playoffs began on April 13.
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Every series in the NHL playoffs is a best of 7
During the regular season, one. After the five minute overtime period, the game is settled by a shootout. During the playoffs there is no limit. The teams continue playing until someone scores.
The average combined score of an NHL regular season game during the 2011-2012 regular season game was 5.32. In the same year, it was 4.837 for the playoffs.
All of the NHL teams have been to the playoffs at least once.