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Goalie cow! Apple Valley girl smashes state record with 112 saves

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Section playoffs are underway in girls high school hockey and the game of the year took place Wednesday night between East Ridge and Apple Valley.

Final score: East Ridge 3, Apple Valley 2

But the story is unbelievable. The game went six overtimes and East Ridge used all 9 periods to pepper Apple Valley goaltender Taylor DeForrest with shots – 115 of them to be exact, and DeForrest stopped 112 of them to smash the previous state record of 59 saves, according to MN Hockey Hub.

https://twitter.com/AVHSAthletics/status/695121533115609088

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Former Minnesota Wild star Wes Walz was at the game and tweeted that he's never seen a game go as long as this one did.

https://twitter.com/walz3737/status/695125526923583488

The Wild's current goaltenders also took notice of DeForrest's game.

https://twitter.com/mnwild/status/695384834894491648

https://twitter.com/avhsathletics/status/695109684248772608

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