Monday 21st May 2018,
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Flyers Prospect Alex Lyon Makes 94 Saves in AHL’s Longest Game

Flyers Prospect Alex Lyon Makes 94 Saves in AHL’s Longest Game

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On Wednesday night the Philadelphia Flyers prospect, Alex Lyon, made 94 saves. Yes, that’s right 94! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms defeated the Charlotte Checkers 2-1 in quintuple overtime. The AHL’s longest game in league history.

Lyon made 94 saves on 95 shots in nearly 147 minutes in net. His team was out-shot 95–53. Lyon gave up a game-tying goal early in the second period and then saved the next 79 shots, a span of 119:56 seconds of shutout hockey.

Lyon has appeared in 11 games for the Flyers this season, posting a record of 4-2-1 and recording a .905 save percentage.

The victory gave the Phantoms a 3-1 series lead in their best-of-seven second-round playoff series.

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