NIEUWENDYK HURTS DUCKS.Byline: Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
Associated Press (AP)
Cooperative news agency, the oldest and largest in the U.S. and long the largest in the world.
Joe Nieuwendyk Joseph Nieuwendyk (born September 10, 1966 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a former Canadian ice hockey player in the National Hockey League. He won the Stanley Cup three times and was considered to be one of the best face-off men in the NHL. scored four goals as the injury-depleted Dallas Stars The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). Prior to 1993, the team was known as the Minnesota North Stars. stopped a winless streak at five games with a fight-filled 6-3 victory over the Mighty Ducks
Mighty Ducks is a half-hour Disney animated series aired on ABC and The Disney Afternoon in the fall of 1996. Twenty-six episodes total were produced. Friday night in Dallas.
Injuries kept nine of the Stars' top 18 skaters off the ice, including leading scorer Mike Modano and top defensemen Derian Hatcher and Sergei Zubov.
Nieuwendyk stepped up to fill the void left by Modano, boosting his goal total to 31 this season. Stars backup goalie Roman Turek stopped 22 shots to stretch his unbeaten string to five games (4-0-1) and push the Mighty Ducks' losing streak to seven games.
A five-minute elbowing penalty by Dallas defenseman Craig Ludwig against Ducks star Teemu Selanne with 4:08 touched off a series of fights and resulted in seven game misconducts between the teams.
With both benches depleted de·plete
tr.v. de·plet·ed, de·plet·ing, de·pletes
To decrease the fullness of; use up or empty out.
[Latin d by game misconducts, Matt Cullen and Sean Pronger scored for the Ducks over the final 2:47 and Nieuwendyk added his fourth goal, one short of his career high, with 1:08 left.
Edmonton 4, Florida 0: A group of Edmonton businessman came through back home while the Oilers won their season-best third straight road game.