Alex Lyon of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms was up early as usual Thursday to take a walk and stop for a breakfast sandwich and his morning coffee.
The 25-year-old goalie was no worse for the wear a little over seven hours after he finished a 94-save performance in an American Hockey League playoff game in North Carolina that stretched to seven periods and 146 minutes, 48 seconds of play.
"This morning I'm feeling happy, obviously," he said. "The saves aren't as big a deal to me as us getting the win. To win after basically playing 2½ games is such an emotional ... oh, a relief. The human body wasn't meant to do that."