Day-to-day (Day 4,383): Wednesday notes

It just kept going, but at 57:22 of overtime, Rockford ended the eighth-longest game in AHL history with a Victor Ejdsell power-play goal, finishing a sweep of the Chicago Wolves in Rosemont. Jeremy Colliton’s boys move on to the Central Division Final, opponent yet to be determined: Grand Rapids forced a Game 5 against Manitoba, though that’ll wait until Monday in Michigan.

It ended tonight at home for the WBS Pens and their legendary captain. Charlotte came back from an early hole to win going away and complete the sweep. The Checkers will meet either Providence or Lehigh Valley; that series resumes, tied, Friday night in Allentown.

Reported coaching change coming out in Bakersfield.

And it’s 12 flippin’ years since (a) Bridgeport last led a playoff series and (2) I pretty nearly probably shoulda bought it on I-84. The usual PSAs apply about seat belts and upper-body injuries.

Michael Fornabaio