April 11, 2001 |
No. 1 NEW JERSEY vs. No. 8 CAROLINA Best of seven Thursday: at New Jersey, 4:30 p.m. Sunday: at New Jersey, noon Tuesday: at Carolina, 4:30 p.m. April 18: at Carolina, 4:30 p.m. April 20: *at New Jersey, 4:30 p.m. April 22: *at Carolina, noon April 24: *at New Jersey, 4:30 p.m. * if necessary; all times Pacific THE BREAKDOWN * Team records: New Jersey 48-19-12-3, Carolina 38-32-9-3 . * Season series: New Jersey, 2-1-1. * Coaches: NJ: Larry Robinson, 16-11 (.593) in playoffs.
November 8, 1997 |
The Vancouver Canucks, who have managed to win only three games this season and stand last in the Western Conference, announced Friday they have signed holdout restricted free agent Alexander Mogilny. Mogilny signed a four-year deal worth $17.6 million, according to the Canadian Press. Mogilny, the Russian forward acquired from the Buffalo Sabres and one of the Canucks' bright lights offensively, did not report to training camp because of a contract dispute.
December 23, 1995 |
Two seasons removed from the Stanley Cup Finals, the Vancouver Canucks are still a chore to figure out. Pegged as one of the top teams in the Pacific Division, they flopped and foundered after Pavel Bure blew out his right knee Nov. 9. That made sense, considering Bure has been one of the NHL's top offensive stars. But with a 6-2 victory over the Mighty Ducks Friday at The Pond, the Canucks improved to 6-1-3 in their past 10 games. They also reached the .
November 10, 1995 |
When the Vancouver Canucks acquired Alexander Mogilny from the Buffalo Sabres in July, taking on his $3.7-million salary and his complex personality, they deemed it a fair price for the fireworks he would ignite playing on the same team--or even the same line--with Pavel Bure once again. They were sensational in leading the Soviet Union to the gold medal at the 1989 world junior championships, establishing themselves and center Sergei Fedorov as the next cogs in the great Soviet hockey machine.
October 7, 1994 |
Tired of all those boring team names like Cowboys, Seahawks, Broncos and Giants? Here's David Letterman's list of "Top 10 Rejected NFL nicknames:" 10. The Opticians. 9. The Groin-Pullers. 8. The Porcelain Mice. 7. The Fightin' Amish. 6. The Blood-Swollen Ticks. 5. The Velveteen Rabbits. 4. The Referee Killers. 3. The Soft Angora Sweater-Wearing Debutantes. 2. The Greasy Ferrets. 1. The Highly Paid Dumb Guys.
February 25, 1993 |
Alexander Mogilny scored four goals, bringing his NHL-leading total to 60, and had an assist as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Detroit Red Wings, 10-7, Wednesday night at Buffalo. Detroit's Steve Yzerman assisted on the Red Wings' first goal for the 1,000th point of his 10-year NHL career, then added a goal and two more assists. Pat LaFontaine also had a five-point night for the Sabres, giving him sole possession of the NHL scoring lead with 109 points.