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November 7, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Doug Sulliman scored with 2:53 left Thursday night to cap New Jersey's four-goal, third-period rally and lift the Devils into a 5-5 tie with the Philadelphia Flyers at East Rutherford, N.J. Trailing, 5-1, the Devils replaced goalie Alain Chevrier with rookie Karl Friesen and blanked the Flyers in the third period. New Jersey's rally started at 10:53, when Claude Loiselle scored his first goal as a Devil.
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December 2, 1989 | From Associated Press
NHL President John Ziegler fined the Philadelphia Flyers and Winnipeg Jets $10,000 each Friday for violating the league by-law that prohibits teams from lending players to each other. The Flyers traded goalie Pete Peeters and forward Keith Acton to the Jets on Sept. 28 in exchange for future considerations.
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March 5, 1985 | Associated Press
Keith Acton scored two goals and Dino Ciccarelli snapped a 2-2 tie with a goal 3:56 into the third period Monday, leading the Minnesota North Stars to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. Minnesota, which moved into a third-place Norris Division tie with Detroit, won back-to-back games for the first time since Jan. 3. The go-ahead goal materialized when Dirk Graham tossed a pass to Neal Broten at the right face-off circle.
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December 30, 1990 | DAN HAFNER
Early in the season, it seemed every team was pushing the Toronto Maple Leafs around. They were the butt of jokes around the NHL. Playing in Toronto is no laughing matter these days. The Maple Leafs have toughened. The Pittsburgh Penguins, who had won eight of their last nine and were leading the league with 4.2 goals a game, found that out Saturday night. Mike Krushelnyski scored twice to lead the Maple Leafs to a 6-3 victory, their fourth in the last five games.
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March 23, 1990 | From Associated Press
Steve Thomas scored four goals and Steve Larmer added two as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the New Jersey Devils, 6-3, Thursday night at Chicago to take over the Norris Division lead. The victory gave the Blackhawks 82 points, one more than idle St. Louis with five games remaining. Chicago has not been in first place since Feb. 28.
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November 23, 1990 | From Associated Press
Scott Mellanby's power-play goal early in the third period snapped a 1-1 tie and sparked the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs today. Toronto lost for the fourth straight game and remained winless in 10 road games this season. Philadelphia, in second place in the Patrick Division, won its second straight and closed to within five points of the idle New York Rangers.
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November 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
The Calgary Flames entered their game against the Buffalo Sabres with a five-game winning streak and an NHL-best 4.4 goals per game average. Sabre goaltender Clint Malarchuk put a dent in both marks by recording 34 saves as the Sabres defeated the Flames, 2-1, Sunday night at Buffalo, N.Y. "It's a good win for me, because I'm from there," said Malarchuk, who has competed in the rodeo and works on a ranch outside Calgary during the off-season.
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June 14, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Detroit Red Wings star Vladimir Konstantinov and a team masseur were in critical condition Friday night after suffering head injuries in a limousine accident that left teammate Viacheslav Fetisov hospitalized with less serious injuries in Royal Oak, Mich. The injuries to Konstantinov and team masseur Sergei Mnatsakanov were life-threatening, said Dr. James Cisek, an emergency doctor at William Beaumont Hospital.
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March 15, 1992 | DAN HAFNER
The Edmonton Oilers received a break in their pursuit of the Kings Saturday night. With Bill Ranford stopping 21 shots, the Oilers scored a 3-1 victory over the Hartford Whalers at Edmonton. In moving to within five points of the second-place Kings in the Smythe Division, the Oilers didn't have to face goalie Kay Whitmore. It was the Whalers' third game in four nights. In the first two, Whitmore shut out the Kings and Winnipeg.
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June 14, 1997 | From Staff and Wire Reports
One week after he said his team was "choking" in the Stanley Cup finals, Terry Murray was fired Friday as coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. General Manager Bob Clarke cited "problems that existed between the coach and the players" in dismissing Murray, who took Philadelphia to its first Stanley Cup finals since 1987. Murray, on vacation outside Toronto and not available for comment, has been offered a job within the organization, but Clarke declined to say what it was.
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