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J.S. Giguere photo: Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire

Watching the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins play into a third overtime in Game 1 of their first round Stanley Cup Playoffs series on Wednesday brought back memories of a recent conversation with Jean-Sebastien Giguere about playing with an IV in his arm.

That’s right, after struggling with hydration throughout his career, Giguere decided it would be easier to keep the IV inserted going into the first of what would become five overtime periods between his Anaheim Ducks and the Dallas Stars in the second round of the 2003 playoffs.

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