October 7, 2005 |
Michael Ryder struck for the second straight night, wristing a shot off goaltender Kevin Weekes 2:10 into overtime that gave the visiting Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday. Ryder scored the game-winner Wednesday with 11 seconds left in a 2-1 victory at Boston. Detroit 4, St. Louis 3 -- Robert Lang had a goal and an assist to lead the Red Wings at St. Louis.
October 1, 1998 |
Greg Adams scored with 57 seconds remaining in the third period to lift the Phoenix Coyotes to a 2-1 exhibition victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night in Minneapolis before a crowd of 18,294--the largest to see a pro hockey game in Minnesota. The game was sponsored in part by the Minnesota Wild, which will enter the NHL as an expansion team in the 2000-01 season.
November 14, 2000 |
Tests on Toronto's Mats Sundin showed he sustained no fractures when he was struck in the forehead by a puck in a game Saturday against Chicago. He is listed as day-to-day. . . . Colorado Avalanche center Peter Forsberg is out indefinitely with a rib injury. Team trainer Pat Karns said that Forsberg will undergo medical tests later this week. . . . Right wing John MacLean was waived by the New York Rangers after being a healthy scratch for 14 of the team's 16 games this season.
January 16, 1997 |
Despite extending his consecutive games scoring streak to five games with an assist in the Kings' 3-2 victory at Toronto on Wednesday night, King left wing Kevin Stevens is looking forward to the time off for this weekend's all-star break. That's because he and his wife, Suzanne, are expecting their first child next month. "I'll just sit home and relax because she's 8 1/2 months pregnant," Stevens said.
November 9, 2006 |
Dominik Hasek only had to stop 16 shots to earn his 70th career shutout and lift the Red Wings to their seventh straight victory, 3-0, over the visiting Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. Detroit right wing Jason Williams was taken off on a stretcher and hospitalized after a shoulder check to the face by Raffi Torres. The team said he was conscious and doing well. Atlanta 5, Ottawa 4 -- Slava Kozlov's hat trick sent the host Senators to their first five-game losing streak since 1996.
February 1, 2007 |
Mats Sundin's breakaway goal broke a third-period tie, lifting the surging Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-1 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday night at New York. Sundin, who also assisted on Alexei Ponikarovsky's tying power-play goal in the second period, reached the 20-goal mark for the 16th straight season. That was enough to give the Leafs their fifth win in their last six games, including four on the road. Brendan Shanahan scored for New York, which had a two-game winning streak ended.
October 11, 1995 |
Greg Adams and Dave Gagner each scored two goals, and backup goalie Darcy Wakaluk made 33 saves in place of flu-ridden Andy Moog as the Dallas Stars beat the Calgary Flames, 7-3, Tuesday night in their home opener. St. Louis 5, Edmonton 3--After being held without a shot in the opener, Brett Hull scored four goals for the second time in his career as the Blues won their home opener.
June 29, 1994 |
Toronto's Wendel Clark and Quebec's Mats Sundin were involved in a six-player blockbuster trade at the NHL draft Tuesday night. Toronto sent Clark, Sylvain Lefebvre and Landon Wilson to the Nordiques for Sundin, Garth Butcher and Todd Warriner. In addition, the Maple Leafs acquired the Nordiques' first-round draft pick--10th overall--for their first pick, the 22nd. Toronto then sent the 10th pick to the Washington Capitals for center Mike Ridley and the 16th overall pick.
April 16, 2004 |
Toronto could be without Joe Nieuwendyk and Mats Sundin for Game 5 of their first-round series tonight against Ottawa. "I don't know what the chances are. Neither one is 100% at this point so we'll have to see," Toronto Coach Pat Quinn said Thursday. "All I know is that both are still under evaluation. Both are questionable, I would say." Nieuwendyk, who did not play in the Maple Leafs' 4-1 loss in Ottawa on Wednesday, is suffering from a sore back.