Today in Michigan History

March 24, 1936

The Red Wings played the longest Stanley Cup game in history.

The Detroit Red Wings played an NHL Stanley Cup play-off game against the Montreal Maroons that combined 60 minutes of regulation play and 116 minutes, 30 seconds of overtime. Detroit won 1-0 and went on to win the series and their first Stanley Cup.

Thank you Michigan Start Pages for this glimpse into our past.  See more here.