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December 28, 1994

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) _ Andrei Tarasenko had two goals and two assists as Torpedo Yaroslavl of the Russian Elite Division beat Dartmouth 7-4 in an exhibition hockey game Tuesday night.

Alexei Traseuch, Igor Martunov, Alexey Gorshkov, Dmitri Evdokimov and Alexey Amelin also scored for Torpedo, which opened its 10-game tour with a 5-4 loss to the American Hockey League’s Binghamton Rangers on Monday night.


NEW YORK (AP) - NFL attendance went up for the fifth straight year in 1994, topping the 14 million mark for the first time.

The total attendance was 14,034,977, an average of 62,656 for 224 games. The league averaged 62,352 last season.


NEW YORK (AP) - Detroit rookie Grant Hill continues to lead Eastern Conference voting for the NBA All-Star game.

Hill has 394,777 votes to top the voting at forward.

Shaquille O’Neal of Orlando leads centers with 308,424 votes and the Magic’s Anfernee Hardaway is the top guard with 252,642.


GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers placed running back Marcus Wilson on injured reserve Tuesday and re-signed receiver Keith Crawford.

Wilson played in 12 games was inactive for the other four with a hamstring injury. Crawford was signed as a free agent Oct. 28 and waived Nov. 22.

Green Bay signed defensive lineman Jonathan Kirksey to the practice squad.


TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma City center Joe Burton, who set Central Hockey League records with six goals and eight points in the Blazers’ 16-1 victory over Dallas last week, was selected the league’s player of the week Tuesday.

Burton, the first player in the three-year history of the CHL to reach the 100-goal mark, leads the league with 33 goals and 55 points in 26 games.

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