NHL News for 5/22/92 and 5/23/92

NHL News for 5/22/92 and 5/23/92

Post by John P. Curc » Mon, 25 May 1992 22:40:23

HOCKEY NEWS FOR 5/24/92:

MUNI SUSPENDED FOR CHEAP SHOT:

EDMONTON OILERS defenseman CRAIG MUNI was suspended by the NHL for two
games for using a knee check against an opponent in a game on May 18.

JETS SIGN RUSSIAN:

The WINNIPEG JETS announced the signing of center ALEXEI ZHAMNOV.  No
further details were available.

BRUINS MOVE FARM CLUB:

The Maine Mariners of the American Hockey League announced that the
franchise is moving to Providence, Rhode Island, and is changing its
name to the Providence Bruins.  Their home games will be played in the
Providence Civic Center.

DAVE KING TO COACH FLAMES:

The CALGARY FLAMES announced that DAVE KING will take over the helm of the
club next season.  King led the Canadien Olympic Team to the silver medal this
past winter in France.  The 44-year old is the fourth Calgary coach in the
last three years.

ZIEGLER CONSIDERING RETIREMENT:

Many NHL fans are happy to learn that president JOHN ZIEGLER released a
statement which stated that he met with league chairman BILL WIRTZ to
review his contractual obligations to continue as president and CEO
through 1995-96.  A committee of the NHL Board of Governers will be
formed to discuss Ziegler's future before the June 21 meeting scheduled
in Montreal.

YALE COACH NAMED AS 1994 OLYMPIC COACH:

Yale hockey coach TIM TAYLOR was named coach for the 1994 U.S. Olympic
Team.

-JPC

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