October 30, 1996
Opponent: Philadelphia FlyersWhere: USAir Arena, LandoverTime: 7:30TV/Radio: HTS/WTEM (570 AM)Outlook: The Capitals (3-6) have won two of their past three but come into tonight's game after losing, 1-0, in a goaltending duel in Colorado. During the just-completed road trip, the Caps lost C Michal Pivonka for four to six weeks with a lateral meniscus cartilage tear and a bad bone bruise. The Flyers (5-6) are without injured Eric Lindros and come in off Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.
March 23, 1999
Blues: St. Louis is 18-6-3 this season when leading after the first period.Flyers: Eric Lindros has 40 goals for the fourth time in his seven-year career. His 600th career point came in his 429th regular-season game.Rangers: Kevin Stevens reached the 20-goal mark for the sixth time in his NHL career and the first time since the left wing scored 41 goals with the Penguins in 1993-94.Pub Date: 3/23/99
March 25, 1998
Neet Eric Lindros; Just for kids; Sports Illustrated for Kids 0) WeeklyEric Lindros of the Philadelphia Flyers is as rugged as a monster truck! He is big (6-foot-4, 236 pounds) and fast. He plays the game with a tough, physical edge."Eric is stronger than any human being has a right to be," sayRon Hextall, the Flyers goalie. Eric is also a gifted scorer and passer. He was the league's MVP in 1994-95.Eric's hobbies are golf, freshwater fishing and waterskiing. Halso has a secret talent: He can juggle!
February 27, 1992
Los Angeles Kings center Wayne Gretzky, the NHL's scoring leader, will miss at least one game because of a sprained right knee, it was announced yesterday."
November 24, 1991
CHICAGO -- There have been rumors Boston is ready to trade Craig Janney, despite the fact he is just 24 and posted a NHL-career best 92 points last season.If a deal happens, Janney admitted he wouldn't mind breaking away from Mike Milbury. His former coach, now the Bruins' assistant general manager, has the ability to rankle players."I don't think they are happy with me," Janney said. "They have been talking about getting rid of me for a long time. Who knows, maybe it's for the best for both of us."
November 14, 1995
The Bruins hardly have fulfilled their own expectations in the first quarter of the NHL season. And even if they avoid defeat at Tampa Bay tonight, they still will have one of the lower point totals in the league.But the Bruins are hoping to gain some momentum from this game, which will be followed by four successive home games."It's important -- from a morale standpoint, we can't continue to outplay teams and lose," coach Steve Kasper said Sunday. "It gets disheartening. We need to come back and feel good about ourselves."
May 30, 1997
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Detroit Red WingsRecords: Philadelphia 45-24-12; Detroit 38-26-18.Home records: Philadelphia 23-12-6 regular season, 6-2 playoffs; Detroit 20-12-9 regular season, 7-1 playoffs.Road records: Philadelphia 22-12-7 regular season, 6-1 playoffs; Detroit 18-14-9 regular season, 5-3 playoffs.Season Series: Detroit 1-0-1.Previous playoff record: None.Top scorers: Philadelphia -- John LeClair, 50-47--97 regular season, Eric Lindros, 11-12--23 playoffs; Detroit -- Brendan Shanahan, 47-41--88 regular season, Sergei Fedorov, 5-9--14 playoffs.
April 30, 1995
Right wing Peter Bondra is attempting to become the first Washington Capital to win the NHL's goal-scoring title.He leads the Quebec Nordiques' Owen Nolan, 32-30, and both players have two regular-season games remaining. The Caps play Florida today and Pittsburgh on Tuesday, and the Nordiques play New Jersey today and Hartford on Wednesday."I am on top now and I would like to stay there," said Bondra. "But most important is that the team wins, and no matter what happens to me, it is already a confidence-builder for me just to be on top with those other big guys, like Nolan, Brett Hull or [Theoren]