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May 8, 1992

May 8, 1992

The Hockey News has been providing the most comprehensive coverage of the world of hockey since 1947. In each issue, you'll find news, features and opinions about the NHL and leagues across North America and the world.

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NHL STATISTICAL REPORT

BOSTON BRUINS BUFFALO SABRES CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS DETROIT RED WINGS EDMONTON OILERS HARTFORD WHALERS LOS ANGELES KINGS MINNESOTA NORTH STARS MONTREAL CANADIENS NEW JERSEY DEVILS NEW YORK RANGERS PITTSBURGH PENGUINS ST. LOUIS BLUES VANCOUVER CANUCKS WASHINGTON CAPITALS WINNIPEG JETS NHL GOALTENDING STATISTICS TEAM-BY-TEAM LEADERS…

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Savard’s home show simply doesn’t travel well

Montreal Canadiens’ center Denis Savard showed he could travel back in time and come up with a winning effort in the first two games of the team’s Adams Division semifinal against the Hartford Whalers. Unfortunately for Savard and his Montreal teammates, they can’t travel to Hartford and win. The frustrating road performances which have haunted the Canadiens for most of the season (14-20-6 away From the Forum) dogged them again in Hartford as the Whalers evened the series 2-2 with 5-2 and 3-1 wins. The losses also meant the Canadiens had lost 15 of their last 17 road games and have yet to win in Hartford this season in six tries. Savard’s plight mirrored that of the club. In Montreal for the first two games, he assisted on the first six Canadien goals of the…

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No-name defense making headlines

The sum of the Trois-Rivieres Draveurs’ defense is definitely greater than its parts. The Draveurs’ defensive corps boasts no superstars. What the Draveurs do have are seven steady, solid defenseman. Their consistency sometimes even leads to some confusion. Even with a program, it’s hard to tell one from another. Each of the Draveurs’ blueliners can be described the same way-none attempt flashy end-to-end dashes, all are good in their own end and all see time on power play and shorthanded units. In short, they do all the little things that become big things in the playoffs. The proof: after back-to-back sweeps of the Drummondville Voltigeurs and Laval Titan, the Draveurs headed into the Quebec League championship series having allowed only 13 goals in eight post-season games. “Definitely our goalie (Jean-Francois Labbe) has played outstanding and…