The night was February 9th, 1995 & only 10630 fans at Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver would be witness to the toughest game & most penalty minutes accumulated by both Winnipeg & Vancouver in this fight filled night of hockey. Canucks Mike Peca nails Teemu Selanne with a cheap center ice hit knocking him out of the game which sparks what would be a fight filled night at the hockey rink
The Winnipeg Jets were one of Vancouver’s fiercest rivals before their relocation to Phoenix in 1996. Having faced each other countless times in the seasons leading up to that catastrophic announcement, the divisional matchups between the Jets and Canucks were always something to look forward to. When Pavel and Teemu entered the league, however, this rivalry evolved into something much greater.