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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 19, 1999, Darmstadt, HesseSunday december 19, 1999 stars and stripes Page 33 wings second period surge bowls Over rival Avalanche the associated press Detroit the Detroit red wings Are almost on Pace with the winning est team in nil history. That happens to be the de troit red wings of four years ago. Red wings 5, Avalanche 2 the red wings ran their winning Streak to five games Friday scoring four times in Ttye final 5 45 of the second period to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2. Detroit has the nil s Best Home record 15-3-1most wins 21 and Points 46. The 1995-96 red wings had-48 Points after 32 games. It s a Long Way off from where we Are now so we can t think about that Detroit coach Scotty Bowman said. Three of the wings four second period goals came within a 1 22 Span. Two were shorthanded scores from Brendan Shanah an and Doug Brown just 11 seconds apart turning a 2-1 deficit into a 5-2 Lead. Patrick Roy faced 31 shots in just two periods and gave up All five Detroit goals be fore he was replaced by Mark Denis who stopped All nine shots he faced in the third. Detroit out shot Colorado 40-15. Pat Verbeek had a goal and an assist and Sergei Fedorov and Vyacheslav Kozlov also had goals for Detroit. Ken Wreggit made 13 saves for his second straight win. Chris Drury and Brian Rolston scored for the Avalanche who have lost two straight after winning four of their Previ Ous five. We did t play Well at All Colorado s Peter Forsberg said. They were much hungrier than we were. That s what Hap pens when you work panthers 4, sabres 2 Buffalo . Pavel Bure completed a hat trick with an empty net goal with 22 seconds left As Buffalo s five game Home unbeaten Streak 4-0-1 against Florida was snapped. It was the 13th career hattrick for Bure. Stu Barnes and Miroslav satan scored for the sabres who lost for the first time in four games and had a two game win Streak halted. Satan scored his team Lead ing 14th goal with 6 49 left to Cut the deficit to one. Goaltender Mikhail stale nov made 29 saves for the panthers who won their third straight and fifth of six games. Capitals 3, rangers 2 of new York Calle Johansson scored 31 seconds into overtime to Stop new York s five game unbeaten Streak. Steve Konowalchuk won the puck in the Corner circled out to the front of the net and fed Adam Gates. Gates passed it Back to Johansson who blasted a slap shot past rangers goaltender Mike Richter. Gates finished with one goal and two assists. Adam Graves scored both rangers goals giving him 257 for new York and moving past Camille Henry into fifth place on the team s career goal scoring list. With the score tied 2-2, Olaf Krolzig made several Brilliant saves in the third period to keep the capitals alive stopping Kim Johnsson on a Giveaway and Petr Nedved from Point Blank Range. Stars 2, oilers 2 Edmonton Alberta Chris Murray the associated press Colorado s Patrick Roy made 26 saves but could t Stop Pat Verbeek on this play. Scored with 4 27 remaining in the third period to give Dallas the tie. Ryan Smyth and Tom Poti scored for Edmonton. Brad Lukowich had the other goal for Dallas. Mighty ducks 2, Blackhawk 0 Anaheim Calif. Anaheim defense men niclas have lid and Ruslan Salei scored two minutes apart in the second period and mighty ducks goaltender Guy Hebert stopped 21 shots. The mighty ducks won three in a Row for the first time this season. The shutout was Hebert s third of the season and 25th of his career. Bruins 3, Thrashers 1 Atlanta Anson Carter had two goals and an assist As Boston held off punch less Atlanta. The Thrashers losing their season High sixth game in a Row have scored just three goals in their past five games. Down 2-0 Only 12 42 into the game on goals by Carter and Hal Gill Atlanta Man aged a goal by Ray Ferraro his sixth to Trail by a goal at the 14 11 Mark of the opening period. Lakers Shaw Pound reeling to wolves the associated press Minneapolis Shaquille o Neal delivered on his pledge not to have Back to Back Rotten nights. All he needed was an average one by his standards. Lakers 97, Timber wolves 88 o Neal who managed Only nine Points in a Victory at Atlanta the night before had 24 in the los Angeles lakers 97-88 Victory Over the reeling Minnesota Tim be wolves on Friday night. I Don t like to have two bad games in a Row said o Neal averaging just under 27 Points. Kobe Bryant s 28 Points led the lakers to their 12th Victory in 13 games. They handed the wolves their eighth straight loss the biggest skid of the flip Saunders Era and their worst drought since the club dropped 16 straight in april 1994. The Timber wolves played without Center Dean Garrett who was placed on the injured list before the game with a swollen left knee and Power Forward Joe Smith out with the flu. Still the lakers saw their 20-Point Lead whittled to 83-76 with 5l/2 minutes left. But the wolves could t get closer than fouling o Neal a notoriously bad free throw shooter did t work he Sank two shot with 1 34 left for a 92-84 Lead if Shaw gets to the Point where he gets Comfort level being Able to make those coming Down the stretch then that s going to put a Lotof misery on a lot of teams in this league Minnesota coach flip Saunders Garnett finished with 28 Points and a club record 21 rebounds and Terrell Brando scored 22, including 14 in the first Quarter. Glen Rice added 22 Points for the lakers who led 56-28 at halftime on the strength of a 31-12 rebounding Edge. Pacers 89, jazz 74 Indianapolis Reggie Miller scored 19 Points and Sam Perkins added 15 As Indiana snapped Utah s seven game winning Streak. Miller and Perkins fuelled an 18-4 run to stretch a four Point Edge to an 87-71 Lead with two minutes left in the game. Karl Malone had 16 Points and 13 rebounds for Utah. Magic 113, raptors 98 Orlando Fla. Orlando which Al Lowed 66 Points in the first half held Tor onto to just 32 Points in the second half. The magic scored 14 of the first 15 Points in a decisive fourth Quarter run to take a 96-83 advantage. Toronto was just 4-for-19 in the fourth Quarter. 76ers 77, bulls 74 Philadelphia Eric Snow s jumper with 15.3 seconds remaining in the fourth Quarter lifted Philadelphia. Snow drove Down the Lane and Sank a 10-footer to put Philadelphia ahead by two. Then he knocked the Ball out of the hands of Ron Artest who was driving for the tying Bas Ket. Corey Benyamin led Chicago with 16 Points. Hornets 99, Cavaliers 86 Charlotte . Eddie Jones pow ered Charlotte to its seventh straight Victory by nearly outscoring Cleveland in the third Quarter Jones had 14 of his 17 Points in the third Quarter when the hornets outscored the cars 29-15 on the Way to improving to 11-1 at the Charlotte coliseum. Spurs 103, celtics 94 san Antonio san Antonio s Tim Dun can scored 22 of his 30 Points in the second spurs who have won three straight games connected on 42 of 54 free throw at tempts in a foul plagued game that saw bos ton commit 37 fouls. Eric Williams Tony Bat tie and Calbert Cheaney All fouled out. The associated press Boston s Eric Williams is Cut off by san Anto Nio s Jerome Kersey Friday. Dana Barros had 18 Points to Lead the celtics who have lost four straight games. Suns 110, Trail blazers 102 Portland Ore. Jason Kidd got his first triple double of the season with 32 Points 12 rebounds and 10 assists and Phoenix used a 36-Point third Quarter to defeat Portland. Clifford Robinson scored 14 of his 23 Points in the Pivotal third As the suns won their Sec Ond straight game since Scott Skiles took Over for Danny Ainge As coach on monday. Clippers 92, warriors 91 los Angeles Lamar Odom s eight foot running jumper with 1j.9 seconds left capped a 23-Point Effort As los Angeles rallied from a seven Point deficit in the final 1 21. Reserve helps Wake blast High Point the associated press Winston Salem . Sophomore Forward Antwan Scott posted career highs with 15 Points and nine rebounds As the 25th-ranked Demon deacons held High Point without a Basket for a 14 /2-minute Span in a 79-35 Victory Friday night. No. 25 Wake Forest 79, High Point 35 Scott came into the game ninth on the team in minutes played but will Likely play a key role now with the loss of starter Darius son Gaila. Songaila the team s second leading scorer and rebounded sprained a ligament in his right knee during a fall under the Bas Ket less than a minute into the Sec Ond half. The 6-foot-9 Sophomore who averages 13.1 Points and 5,0 re Bounds was helped to the locker room without putting much weight on his leg and did not re turn. Odom said Songaila is doubt Ful for monday night s game at a Kansas and could be lost for a week to 10 Days. The Point total by the panthers was the lowest against the Demon deacons 7-1 in 52 years. Wake Forest held Atlantic Christian to 30 Points during the 1947-48 sea son

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