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By Newsday | June 19, 1992
MONTREAL -- Eric Lindros, who refused to join the Quebec Nordiques after they chose him first overall in the 1991 entry draft, may be traded today, with Philadelphia, Toronto or Detroit possible destinations."
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By KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE | June 12, 1996
MIAMI -- Thank you, Quebec City.It's been almost a year since the Quebec Nordiques relocated to Denver and became the Colorado Avalanche, but players haven't forgotten some of their biggest fans.Of the 24 players on the Avalanche postseason roster, 16 played at least part of one season in Quebec City. Avalanche captain Joe Sakic and defenseman Curtis Leschyshyn started their careers in Quebec in 1988."They're great fans, and it's too bad they couldn't be more of part of this," said Sakic, who scored 234 goals in 508 games during his seven seasons as a Nordique.
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By From Staff Reports | April 6, 1994
QUEBEC -- Joe Sakic scored with 48 seconds left in the third period, to enable the Quebec Nordiques to rally from a two-goal deficit to tie the Florida Panthers, 3-3.Mark Fitzpatrick made 37 saves for the Panthers, who maintained a two-point (79-77) lead over the New York Islanders in the battle for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.Florida has four games remaining, while New York has five.The Panthers, who dropped to 0-2-3 in their last five games, carried a 3-1 lead into the third period on goals by Andrei Lomakin, Stu Barnes and Jesse Belanger.
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May 11, 1995
Auto racingIndy Racing League -- Named Tom Binford commissioner.BaseballBoston Red Sox -- Activated P Tim VanEgmond from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Triple-A Pawtucket. Signed P Brian Barnes to a minor-league contract and assigned him to extended spring training.California Angels -- Designated IF Kevin Flora for assignment. Purchased the contract of IF Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Vancouver.Detroit Tigers -- Placed P Mike Gardiner on 15-day DL with severe allergies.Florida Marlins -- Purchased the contract of P Randy Veres from Triple-A Charlotte.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Sun Staff Writer | March 13, 1994
LANDOVER -- Aesthetically, it was very nice. Players in different shades of blue with splashes of red and white, swirling around the ice.The Capitals did what they do best, outshooting the other team (34-19), but lost to the Quebec Nordiques, 4-3.The Nordiques, doing what the Capitals allow their opponents to best, rallied from a 3-1 deficit on three power-play goals to send Washington off on a three-game road trip carrying a six-game winless streak."It's individuals," said Capitals center Mike Ridley.
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October 9, 1991
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New Jersey Devils won their third straight game, matching the best start in franchise history, as Pat Conacher and Scott Stevens scored 1 minute, 38 seconds apart late in the third period last night for a 6-5 victory over the Quebec Nordiques.New Jersey, which has a losing record against every active franchise except the expansion San Jose Sharks, also started 3-0-0 in 1985-86 and 1986-87.Quebec, which was outshot, 43-24, managed to take a 5-4 lead at 9:57 of the final period when Greg Paslawski put a rebound past Chris Terreri.
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By KNIGHT-RIDDER NEWS SERVICE | June 12, 1996
MIAMI -- Thank you, Quebec City.It's been almost a year since the Quebec Nordiques relocated to Denver and became the Colorado Avalanche, but players haven't forgotten some of their biggest fans.Of the 24 players on the Avalanche postseason roster, 16 played at least part of one season in Quebec City. Avalanche captain Joe Sakic and defenseman Curtis Leschyshyn started their careers in Quebec in 1988."They're great fans, and it's too bad they couldn't be more of part of this," said Sakic, who scored 234 goals in 508 games during his seven seasons as a Nordique.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Staff Writer | January 28, 1993
Quebec Nordiques coach Pierre Page remembers a night in training camp when the club threw open the doors and invited its fans in for a free look at an intrasquad scrimmage. That night 10,000 doubters showed up."Before training camp I had crossed my fingers and hoped the players I was bringing in would play well together," Page said yesterday from his Philadelphia hotel room, where he was preparing for tonight's game against the Flyers. The Nordiques face the Washington Capitals tomorrow at the Capital Centre.
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December 24, 1990
Basketball Cleveland Cavaliers -- Placed G Mike Woodson on waivers.College South Carolina -- Announced that F Troy McKoy has been declared academically ineligible to play basketball.Hockey Quebec Nordiques -- Signed D Bryan Fogarty to a three-year contract.
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November 22, 1993
BaseballSan Francisco Giants -- Signed free-agent P Mark Portugal to a three-year contract worth $11 million.HockeyQuebec Nordiques -- Sent D Mike McKee to AHL Cornwall.
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By Sandra McKee and Sandra McKee,Sun Staff Writer | May 6, 1995
PITTSBURGH -- The 78th drive for possession of the Stanley Cup begins today, with the defending champion New York Rangers at the Quebec Nordiques and the Washington Capitals at the Pittsburgh Penguins.In this lockout-shortened season, the rugged conference fights continue until Eastern and Western champions are determined and then East and West will collide in a seven-game title bout beginning June 17., A look at the opening round:Eastern Conference* Capitals (sixth place) vs. Penguins (third)
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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]
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March 24, 1995
Auto racingNewman Haas Racing -- Named Michael Andretti and Paul Tracy drivers of three cars each in the Indianapolis 500.BaseballCorrection -- The Associated Press erroneously reported Wednesday that the Atlanta Braves released seven players. The players -- P Reese Murdaugh, P Keith Brown, P Ken Willis, IF Kevin Webb, IF Doug Wollenburg, IF Kevin Grijak and OF Barry Jones -- were sent to the Braves' minor-league camp.Boston Red Sox -- Sent IF Felix Colon to the Detroit Tigers to complete an earlier trade.
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March 20, 1995
BaseballChicago White Sox -- Sent P Brandon Bogges, P Rob Callistro, 2B Doug Brady, C Sergio Izquierdo and OF Steve Reyes to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Released P Al Bauman.Cleveland Indians -- Signed 1B-OF Dan Pasqua to a minor-league contract. He spent most of the 1994 season on the Chicago White Sox's disabled list after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee in May.Pittsburgh Pirates -- Released P Jimmy Boudreau, P Rick Busch, P Gordon Farmer, P Cecil Pettiford, OF Butch Cole and OF Kevin Jones.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,Sun Staff Writer | February 19, 1995
LANDOVER -- It was almost as if the Washington Capitals struck gold yesterday at the USAir Arena.The lowest-scoring team in the NHL actually scored three goals in 5 minutes, 6 seconds of the third period to break up a 1-1 tie and skate to a 4-2 victory over the Quebec Nordiques, one of the two hottest teams in the league.The Capitals had only scored three or more goals in a game four times this season.So what got into this team?"It was like a stretch drive, a must win, a new season," said Capitals coach Jim Schoenfeld.
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February 11, 1995
Auto racing2 Pace -- Named Ed Fabiani defensive line coach.FootballSt. Louis Rams -- Named Rich Brooks coach.San Francisco 49ers -- Named Greg Knapp an offensive assistant coach.C7 Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Signed DE Steve Brannon.HockeyDallas Stars -- Assigned D Gord Donnelly to IHL Kalamazoo for conditioning.Detroit Red Wings -- Recalled C Andrew McKim from AHL Adirondack.Florida Panthers -- Reassigned RW Brad Smyth to IHL Cincinnati.Hartford Whalers -- Agreed to terms with LW Paul Ranheim on a multi-year contract.
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February 21, 1992
French figure skater Surya Bonaly was on her best behavior yesterday in practice, but then, she had little choice after receiving a rare warning from the referee of the women's competition at the Winter Olympics.Ben Wright of the United States told Bonaly's mother before the 45-minute practice session at the Olympic Ice Hall that Surya would not be permitted to do her back flip, a crowd-pleasing maneuver that she includes as an exclamation point to her exhibition programs, although it is illegal in competition.
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October 24, 1991
The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Shawn Anderson from the Winnipeg Jets for future considerations, Capitals general manager David Poile announced yesterday. Negotiations are under way to sign Anderson, who was playing for Berlin of the German League, to play for the Baltimore Skipjacks.Anderson has played 144 NHL games in parts of five seasons with the Buffalo Sabres and Quebec Nordiques. He has nine goals and 36 assists. He was traded from the Nordiques to the Jets on Tuesday for right wing Sergei Kharin.
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February 4, 1995
Auto racingMcLaren Mercedes -- Named Nigel Mansell driver for the 1995 Formula One season.BaseballSt. Louis Cardinals -- Bought the contract of P Chance Gledhill from the Corpus Christi Barracudas of the Texas-Louisiana League.Battle Creek Kazoos (Midwest League) -- Named DeMarlo Hale manager, Darrell Evans hitting coach, Rick Wise pitching coach and Brian Moore trainer.Mobile Baysharks (Texas-San Antonio League) -- Named former Boston Red Sox manager Butch Hobson manager.Basketball NBA -- Fined Brian Williams of the Denver Nuggets $2,500 and suspended him for one game without pay and fined Tom Chambers of the Utah Jazz $6,000 for their parts in altercations during a game played Wednesday night.
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January 28, 1995
BaseballDetroit Tigers -- Announced that tickets will be half-price for any games played by replacement players and that bleacher seats will be $2.50 all season.Houston Astros -- Cut the price of tickets to spring training games by $2.New York Mets -- Named Lee May Jr. and Greg Tubbs scouts.Toronto Blue Jays -- Purchased the contract of OF Pat Woodruff from Tyler of the independent Texas-Louisiana League. Bought the contract of OF Ron Reams from the Corpus Christi of the Texas-Louisiana League.
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