Today, we look at the Penguins' 2-2 tie with the Canucks, Dec. 7, 1990.
The Penguins failed to win a game for the eighth time in 10 games at the Civic Arena. The Penguins took a 1-0 at the 12:10 mark of the first period when right winger Mark Recchi beat goaltender Kirk McLean. Right winger Rob Brown and defenseman Paul Coffey has assists.
The Canucks responded at the 18:18 mark. Brian Bradley beat goaltender Tom Barrasso. Assists went to defenseman Kevan Guy and right winger Jim Sandlak.
After a scoreless second period, the Canucks took a 2-1. Center Igor Larionov scored off an assist from Greg Adams.
At 15:34 of the third, left winger Kevin Stevens scored from the slot off assists from center John Cullen and defenseman Zarley Zalapski.
-Pietrangelo earned the tie making 22 saves.
-The three stars were 1.) McLean 2.) Stevens 3.) Recchi.
-Left winger Phil Bourque left the game midway through the second period due to a wrist injury.
-Recchi extended a point-scoring streak to nine games.
The Patrick Division standings:
Also in the news that day:
-The Bush adminstration announced it would vacate the United States' embassy in Kuwait.
(Photo: Penguins Hockey Cards)