October 10, 1996 |
Opponent--Philadelphia Flyers. Site--CoreStates Center, Philadelphia. Time--4:30 PDT. Radio--XTRA (690). Records--Kings 1-2, Flyers 1-1. Record vs. Flyers (1995-96 season)--0-1-1. King update--Even before No. 1 goaltender Stephane Fiset was hit by a barrage of shots (42) from the Montreal Canadiens, King Coach Larry Robinson had planned to give Byron Dafoe the start against the Flyers, his first of the season. Dafoe started the first six games last season, going 3-0-3, and 17 of the first 21.
September 28, 1994 |
Alan May scored the winning goal after assisting on the tying score in the Dallas Stars' 3-2 exhibition victory over the Kings on Tuesday. The Stars (4-1-4) are tied with the Washington Capitals, New Jersey Devils and St. Louis Blues for the most points during the exhibition season with 12. Jamie Storr, the Kings' first-round pick in the 1994 draft, stopped 24 of 25 shots for the Kings (4-3-1) before being replaced.
January 2, 1991 |
Dino Ciccarelli got the tiebreaking goal early in the third period as the Washington Capitals ended an eight-game winless streak by defeating the New Jersey Devils, 4-3, Tuesday. Ciccarelli's eighth goal, with 14:20 left, ended the Devils' bid for a franchise-record nine-game unbeaten streak and kept them two points behind the first-place New York Rangers in the Patrick Division. New Jersey was 3-0-5 since losing to Pittsburgh Dec. 13.
January 14, 1989 |
The Washington Capitals have been consistent for most of this decade. They start out each season poorly, make a move in midseason and wind up as a good hockey team. So far, the Capitals have been true to form. They won only 4 of their first 14 games and fell into the Patrick Division cellar. But now that the season is past its midpoint, they are a team on the move.
January 12, 1989 |
Joe Nieuwendyk's explanation was simple. "Anything I shot out there tonight, I was getting good wood on it," he said Wednesday night after scoring 5 goals in the Flames' 8-3 victory over the Winnepeg Jets at Calgary, Canada. Nieuwendyk set a Flame single-game record for goals. His 4 goals in the second period tied a National Hockey League record, accomplished eight times previously.
January 12, 1997 |
After giving up three goals in less than two minutes Saturday night, the Philadelphia Flyers figure they could have folded. Instead, John Druce scored to pull them within one goal and Rod Brind'Amour had a goal with 43 seconds to play in the third period to give the Flyers a 3-3 tie with the Washington Capitals at Philadelphia. "It shows a lot that we didn't give up," said Philadelphia left wing John LeClair, who had a goal and an assist. "We had to accept it.