Michael Ryder

Ducks players recall other long games

Ducks players recall other long games

At the end, sometimes it's all about the T-shirt.

Ducks defenseman Francois Beauchemin, who logged a team-high 46 minutes 29 seconds of ice time in the team's 3-2 triple-overtime loss to Chicago in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals, skated down memory lane of playoff marathons Wednesday morning before the team departed for Chicago.

Nearly 12 years ago, he played in what was then the longest game in American Hockey League history, lasting until 14:56 of the fourth overtime during the Calder Cup Final. Michael Ryder scored to give Hamilton a 2-1 victory over Houston.

"I don't know how many minutes I played. ... It's funny. They made a T-shirt about it because it...