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This Week in 1995: February 23

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: 7-7-4 (season started Jan. 20, 1995)

Team Highlight: New Jersey dismantled Montreal 6-1 on February 27, as six different Devils put the puck past Canadiens’ goaltender Patrick Roy. John MacLean tallied the most points in the game, with one goal and two assists.

Price of Gas: $1.07

Top Grossing Movie: The Brady Bunch Movie (8.3 million/weekend)

Movies Released: The Hunted, The Walking Dead

Still in Theaters: Forrest Gump, The Shawshank Redemption, Billy Madison

TV Highlights: Friends aired its first two-part episode, aptly titled “The One with Two Parts,” guest staring George Clooney and Noah Wyle.

Top Song on the Billboard Hot 100: “Take a Bow” by Madonna

Fun Fact: March 1 – Sheryl Crow won three Grammys, including Record of the Year for “All I Wanna Do” and Best New Artist

 

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