February 18, 2006 |
This was the last place he thought he'd be, wearing a suit and tie and wire-rimmed glasses, and pacing behind a hockey bench. But as often happens in life, one thing led to another, and Uwe Krupp is coaching the eighth-seeded German men's team in the Winter Olympics. "I really like it. I was surprised how much I like it," said Krupp, who spent parts of 15 seasons in the NHL and scored the Stanley Cup-clinching goal for the Colorado Avalanche against the Florida Panthers in 1996.
June 20, 1999
Longest Stanley Cup final games, with date, score, time, goal scorer and game in series: * May 15, 1990: Edmonton over Boston, 3-2, at 15:13 third overtime. GAME WINNER: Petr Klima, Game 1. * x-June 19, 1999: Dallas over Buffalo, 2-1, at 14:51 third overtime GAME WINNER: Brett Hull, Game 6. * April 9, 1931: Chicago over Montreal, 3-2, at 13:50 third overtime GAME WINNER: Cy Wentworth, Game 3. * x-June 10, 1996: Colorado over Florida, 1-0, at 4:31 third overtime GAME WINNER: Uwe Krupp, Game 4.
October 13, 1998 |
DETROIT RED WINGS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS When--Today. Time--4:30 p.m. TV--ESPN. * Storyline--A rematch of last season's Stanley Cup finals, which Detroit won in a sweep. A few elements have changed since June: The Red Wings are being coached by Dave Lewis and Barry Smith while Coach Scotty Bowman ponders whether to retire after heart and knee surgeries, and the Capitals are missing unsigned restricted free agents Sergei Gonchar and Andrei Nikolishin.
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.
January 7, 1999 |
Buffalo goaltender Dominik Hasek will make his second straight start for the World team in this year's NHL All-Star Game. Hasek, the league's player of the year the last two seasons, led all World all-star vote-getters for the Jan. 24 game at the Ice Palace in Tampa, Fla. He finished with 409,024 votes while Czech Republic countryman Jaromir Jagr had 395,683. Jagr, along with Colorado's Peter Forsberg and Teemu Selanne of the Ducks, also will be making their second consecutive starts.