Today, we look at the Penguins' 3-3 tie against the Canadiens, Oct. 10, 1992.
The Penguins played their first road game of the season at the Montreal Forum. Following a scoreless first period, Penguins left winger Kevin Stevens opened the scoring at 6:21 of the second period with a power-play goal against goaltender Parick Roy. Center Mario Lemieux and right winger Rick Tocchet netted assists.
Just under 10 minutes later at the 16:09, defenseman Larry Murphy put the Penguins up, 20, with another power-play goal off assists from Stevens and center Ron Francis.
Less than a minute later at 16:57, left winger Benoit Brunet scored against goaltender Tom Barrasso to make it a 2-1 game. Assists went to centers Denis Savard and Stephan Lebeau.
Shortly after that, at 17:32, Lemieux scored another power-play goal to give the Penguins a 3-1 lead. Tocchet and defenseman Kjell Samuelsson were credited with assists.
At 5:08 of the third period, right winger Brian Bellows scored on a power play off assists from left winger Vincent Damphousse and defenseman Mathieu Schneider to make it a 3-2 game.
Montreal tied it, 3-3, when Brunet scored his second goal of the game at the 14:32 mark. Defenseman Patrice Brisebois and Lebeau were credited with assists.
-Barrasso made 37 saves saves to record the tie.
-The three stars were: 1.) Brunet 2.) Barrasso 3.) Roy.
Patrick Division standings:
|Mario Lemieux, C||3||4||5||9|
|Kevin Stevens, LW||3||2||4||6|
|Rick Tocchet, RW||3||2||3||5|
|Larry Murphy, D||3||2||1||3|
|Ron Francis, C||3||0||3||3|
|Kjell Samuelsson, D||3||0||2||2|
|Ulf Samuelsson, D||3||0||2||2|
|Shawn McEachern, LW||3||1||0||1|
|Paul Stanton, D
|Grant Jennings, D||3||0||1||1|
|Jay Caufield, RW||1||0||0||0|
|Mike Needham, RW||2||0||0||0|
|Jeff Daniels, LW||3||0||0||0|
|Jamie Leach, RW||3||0||0||0|
|Troy Loney, LW||3||0||0||0|
|Jim Paek, D||3||0||0||0|
|Mike Stapleton, C||3||0||0||0|
|Dave Tippett, C||3||0||0||0|
Also in the news that day:
-First baseman Orlando Merced went 1 for 3 with an RBI double for the Pirates who fell to the Atlanta Braves, 6-4, in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series at Three Rivers Stadium. Atlanta had a 3-1 series lead.
-Outfielder Candy Madonado went 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs for the Toronto Blue Jays who defeated the Oakland Athletics, 7-5, in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. Toronto had a 2-1 series lead.
-Running back Richie Anderson ran for 116 yards and a touchdown for No. 7 Penn State which fell to No. 2 Miami, 17-14, at Beaver Stadium in State College.
-Quarterback Alex Van Pelt threw for 246 yards and two touchdowns for Pitt which lost to No. 13 Notre Dame, 52-21. Running back Jerome Bettis had 94 yards rushing and three touchdowns for the Fighting Irish.
(Photo: Penguins Hockey Cards)