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This Week in 1995: February 16

by Gordy Stillman / New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the team’s 1995 Stanley Cup Championship March 7-8. For more information, visit NewJerseyDevils.com/95Cup. Here is a look back at this week in 1995.

Devils’ Record: 6-6-3 (season started Jan. 20, 1995)

Team Highlight: The Devils shut out the Capitals 2-0 off of goals from Tom Chorske and John Maclean. It was the team’s third game in four days.

Price of Gas: $1.06/gallon

Top Grossing Movie: The Brady Bunch Movie ($14.8 million/weekend)

Movies Released: Just Cause, Heavyweights

Still in Theaters: Billy Madison, Forrest Gump

TV Highlights: Saturday Night Live aired its 379th episode, featuring Deion Sanders as the host and Bon Jovi as the musical guest.

Top Album on the Billboard 200: “The Hits” by Garth Brooks

Fun Fact: February 22 – Businessman and adventurer Steve Fossett completes first transpacific flight in an air balloon.

Heavyweights, released on February 17, took in $6.1 million over its opening weekend.

 

Taking over the top spot from Van Halen, Garth Brooks' compilation album regained the top spot on the Billboard 200 after a one week hiatus.

 

 

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