March 26, 1996 in Sports

Nhl

Associated Press
 

Flyers 3, Whalers 0 Philadelphia

Ron Hextall made 21 saves for his second straight shutout and fourth of the season as the Flyers got two goals from John LeClair in beating visiting Hartford.

It was the first time a Flyers goaltender has recorded back-to-back shutouts since Bernie Parent did it against Toronto in April 1975.

Hartford 0 0 0 - 0 Philadelphia 0 0 3 - 3

First period-None.

Second period-None.

Third period-1, Philadelphia, LeClair 41 (Hawerchuk, Lindros), 3:50. 2, Philadelphia, Lindros 43 (Hawerchuk, LeClair), 11:06. 3, Philadelphia, LeClair 42 (Lindros, Svoboda), 19:14 (en).

Shots on goal-Hartford 10-6-5-21. Philadelphia 15-10-17-42.Power-play opp.-Hartford 0 of 1; Philadelphia 0 of 3.Goalies-Hartford, Burke 25-25-6 (41 shots-39 saves). Philadelphia, Hextall 26-11-7 (21-21).A-17,380 (17,380).

Red Wings 5, Mighty Ducks 1 Detroit

Mike Vernon made 29 saves as Detroit beat Anaheim to extend its unbeaten streak to 11 games.

Anaheim 0 1 0 - 1 Detroit 2 3 0 - 5

First period-1, Detroit, Primeau 24 (Fetisov, Larionov), 11:50. 2, Detroit, Konstantinov 12 (Brown, Fedorov), 19:11.

Second period-3, Detroit, Ciccarelli 19 (Lidstrom, Coffey), 3:27 (pp). 4, Detroit, Fedorov 34 (Coffey), 13:07. 5, Detroit, Taylor 9 (McCarty, Yzerman), 15:50. 6, Anaheim, Semenov 4 (Dollas, Selanne), 18:32.

Third period-None.

Shots on goal-Anaheim 10-11-9-30. Detroit 9-13-11-32.Power-play opp.-Anaheim 0 of 3; Detroit 1 of 5.Goalies-Anaheim, Hebert 22-21-4 (12 shots-9 saves), Shtalenkov (3:27 second, 20-18). Detroit, Vernon 19-7-1 (30-29).A-19,983 (19,875).

Maple Leafs 4, Flames 2 Calgary, Alberta

Felix Potvin stopped 46 shots as Toronto survived a rally to beat Calgary.

Steve Chiasson broke Potvin’s shutout 3 minutes before the end of the second period.

Toronto 4 0 0 - 4 Calgary 0 1 1 - 2

First period-1, Toronto, Yushkevich 1 (Sundin), 3:00 (pp). 2, Toronto, Schneider 12 (Gagner, Ellett), 5:34. 3, Toronto, Sundin 31 (Gilmour, Murphy), 14:34 (pp). 4, Toronto, Clark 28 (Gagner), 18:18.

Second period-5, Calgary, Chiasson 8 (Kennedy, Nylander), 16:49.

Third period-6, Calgary, Fleury 31 (Patrick, Nylander), 6:15 (pp).

Shots on goal-Toronto 11-6-4-21. Calgary 21-14-13-48.Power-play opp.-Toronto 2 of 5; Calgary 1 of 6.Goalies-Toronto, Potvin 25-24-2 (48 shots-46 saves). Calgary, Kidd 14-19-8 (21-17).A-19,989 (20,230).

Canadiens 4, Islanders 1 Montreal

Craig Rivet scored his first NHL goal as Montreal beat struggling New York.

Mark Recchi, Jeremy Stevenson and Vincent Damphousse scored Montreal’s other goals.

N.Y. Islanders 1 0 0 - 1 Montreal 1 3 0 - 4

First period-1, New York, Green 21 (Palffy, Flatley) 9:38 (pp). 2, Montreal, Recchi 25 (Kovalenko), 12:40.

Second period-3, Montreal, Stevenson 8, 1:25. 4, Montreal, Rivet 1 (Turgeon, Kovalenko), 11:15. 5, Montreal, Damphousse 35 (Rucinsky, Turgeon), 18:02 (pp).

Third period-None.

Shots on goal-New York 15-1-12-28. Montreal 9-13-9-31.Power-play opp.-New York 1 of 3; Montreal 1 of 4.Goalies-New York, Fichaud 6-8-0 (31 shots-27 saves). Montreal, Thibault 23-14-4 (28-27).A-21,036 (21,221).

Canucks 4, Kings 1 Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver broke open a tight game with two goals in the third period to hold off Los Angeles.

Los Angeles 0 1 0 - 1 Vancouver 1 1 2 - 4

First period-1, Vancouver, Ronning 21 (Mogilny, Murzyn), 10:23.

Second period-2, Los Angeles, Todd 15 (Tsyplakov, Modry), 4:57. 3, Vancouver, Belanger 19 (Hedican, Sillinger), 17:09.

Third period-4, Vancouver, Rohlin 6 (Cullimore, Mogilny), 5:47. 5, Vancouver, Courtnall 21 (Tikkanen, Babych), 19:55 (en).

Shots on goal-Los Angeles 10-10-4-24. Vancouver 7-9-11-27.Power-play opp.-Los Angeles 0 of 4; Vancouver 0 of 2.Goalies-Los Angeles, Hrudey 5-15-9 (26 shots-23 saves). Vancouver, McLean 14-19-9 (24-23).

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