Today, we look at the Penguins' 4-4 tie against the Red Wings, Feb. 3, 1992.
The Penguins finished a four-game home stand with a tie at the Civic Arena. Center Sergei Fedorov gave the Red Wings a 1-0 lead 1:36 into the game with a goal against goaltender Tom Barrasso. Right winger Sheldon Kennedy and left winger Paul Ysebaert netted assists.
Detroit took a 2-0 lead at 11:44 of the first period when right winger Ray Sheppard scored on a power play off assists from defensemen Steve Chiasson and Nicklas Lidstrom, a rookie.
Just 1:26 into the second period, right winger Mark Recchi scored his 30th goal of the season with a one-timer from the slot against former Penguins goaltender Greg Millen. Left winger Kevin Stevens recorded the only assist.
Just over three minutes later at 4:33, center Bryan Trottier scored a power-play goal with a deflection to tie tha game. Defensemen Larry Murphy and Paul Coffey had assists.
Trottier scored his second goal of the game with a backhander from the slot at 14:26 to give the Penguins a 3-2 lead. Recchi netted the lone assist.
The Red Wings tied the game, 3-3, when center Steve Yzerman scored a shorthanded goal off an assist from rookie defenseman Vladimir Konstantinov.
At 12:57, Fedorov scored his second goal of the game and 20th of the season to give the Red Wings a 4-3 lead. Left winger Shawn Burr and Chiasson were credited with assists.
A power-play goal by Recchi at 15:19 tied the game, 4-4. Stevens and Trottier were credited with assists.
-Barrasso made 27 saves in the game.
-The three stars were 1.) Trottier 2.) Recchi 3.) Fedorov.
-Recchi joined center Mario Lemieux as the only players in franchise history to record 30 or goals in their first three seasons.
|Kevin Stevens, LW||52||36||47||83|
|Mario Lemieux, C||42||29||51||80|
|Mark Recchi, RW||52||31||32||63|
|Joe Mullen, RW||52||29||33||62|
|Paul Coffey, D||50||9||51||60|
|Jaromir Jagr, RW||48||22||28||51|
|Larry Murphy, D||50||11||30||41|
|Ron Francis, C||42||12||19||31|
|Bob Errey, LW||50||12||10||22|
|Troy Loney, LW||49||7||13||20|
|Bryan Trottier, C||38||8||10||18|
|Gordie Roberts, D||46||2||15||17|
|Phil Bourque, LW||36||6||10||16|
|Jiri Hrdina, C||36||3||10||13|
|Ulf Samuelsson, D||37||1||9||10|
|Jamie Leach, RW||32||4||5||9|
|Ken Priestlay, C||43||2||7||9|
|Paul Stanton, D||32||1||5||6|
|Jim Paek, D||39||0||6||6|
|Grant Jennings, D||38||1||2||3|
|Peter Taglianetti, D||35||0||2||2|
|Glenn Mulvenna, C||1||0||0||0|
|Todd Nelson, D||1||0||0||0|
|Jeff Daniels, LW||2||0||0||0|
|Jay Caufield, RW||26||0||0||0|
Patrick Division standings:
Also in the news that day:
-Forward DeRon Hayes scored 19 points and collected 10 rebounds for Penn State in a 69-59 win against Duquesne at Rec Hall in University Park, Pa.
(Photo: Penguins Hockey Cards)