February 6, 1996 in Sports

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Avalanche 4, Canadiens 2

Denver

Patrick Roy, in his first appearance against the team he led to two Stanley Cups, recorded his 299th career win, leading Colorado over Montreal. Roy, 10-7-1 since forcing a trade from Montreal to Colorado, stopped 37 shots in a game he earlier admitted had special meaning.

Montreal 0 1 1 - 2

Colorado 1 0 3 - 4

First period-1, Colorado, Young 16 (Forsberg, Sakic), 10:00 (pp).

Second period-2, Montreal, Koivu 15, 6:41.

Third period-3, Colorado, Kamensky 23 (Lemieux, Forsberg), :38. 4, Colorado, Murray 4, :53. 5, Montreal, Savage 23 (Koivu, Malakhov), 9:11. 6, Colorado, Ozolinsh 8 (Deadmarsh, Sakic), 10:24 (pp).

Shots on goal-Montreal 13-9-17-39. Colorado 10-9-12-31.Power-play opp.-Montreal 0 of 5; Colorado 2 of 5.Goalies-Montreal, Thibault 14-9-3 (31 shots-27 saves). Colorado, Roy 22-16-2 (39-37).A-16,061 (16,061).

Sharks 6, Maple Leafs 4

San Jose, Calif.

Jamie Baker scored twice as San Jose took a four-goal lead and hung on for a win over Toronto, which is winless in its last nine games.

Toronto 1 1 2 - 4

San Jose 2 3 1 - 6

First period-1, San Jose, Miller 17 (Racine, Terreri), 2:09. 2, San Jose, Baker 10 (Tancill, Sykora), 10:29. 3, Toronto, Gartner 25 (Gagner), 19:09 (pp).

Second period-4, San Jose, Tancill 5 (Baker), 2:59. 5, San Jose, Sheppard 25 (Friesen), 3:59. 6, San Jose, Donovan 8 (Wood, Kozlov), 13:18. 7, Toronto, Gilmour 17 (Muller, Yushkevich), 17:12 (sh).

Third period-8, Toronto, Domi 4 (Gill, Muller), :36. 9, Toronto, Gilmour 18 (Gill, Muller) 12:14 (pp). 10, San Jose, Baker 11 (Tancill, Ragnarsson), 18:50 (pp).

Shots on goal-Toronto 11-15-23-49. San Jose 15-10-5-30.Power-play opp.-Toronto 2 of 8; San Jose 1 of 6.Goalies-Toronto, Beaupre 6-25-0 (16 shots-13 saves), Potvin (2:59 second, 14-11). San Jose, Terreri 13-20-1 (49-45).A-17,190 (17,190).

Around the NHL

Left wing Martin Rucinsky of the Montreal Canadiens was named NHL player of the week after recording four goals and four assists in three games… . Word out of Phoenix is that 4,000 season tickets already have been sold in anticipation of the Jets’ arrival from Winnipeg next season.

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