The record for the World's Longest Hockey Game was broken again in Strathcona County.
 
Over 3500 goals were scored in 251 hours of hockey just east of Sherwood Park at Saiker's Acres.
 
"The beginning is easy because of your adrenaline. The middle is horrible because you're wondering when it's going to end and you're hurting, then the last weekend is just a lot of fun because it's a busy place and you have people cheering you on," said event organizer Brent Saik.
 
Saik first set up the game in 2003 after losing his father and wife to cancer. He set the record for the longest game that year and four times after.
 
Over 40 players were involved in the game, raising an unofficial total of $1.2 million for the Cross Cancer Institute and the Alberta Cancer Foundation.
 
"It takes a lot of work to raise money. Where we're at in this day and age to be able to raise over $1 million is amazing," added Saik.
 
Donations can still be made here.
 
"At the end I just told everyone to get off my property because I wanted to be alone," Saik joked.
 
Saik's previous record was surpassed in 2017 by one second (250 hours, three minutes, 21 seconds) by a group in New York.
 
 
 

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