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MiamiScreamingEagles 04-03-2009 11:00 PM

#78 -- Flyers at Senators -- April 4, 2009 -- 7:00 PM (ET)




  • 19 Scott Hartnell -- 17 Jeff Carter -- 15 Joffrey Lupul
  • 12 Simon Gagne -- 18 Mike Richards -- 22 Mike Knuble
  • 48 Danny Briere -- 28 Claude Giroux -- 13 Daniel Carcillo
  • 32 Riley Cote -- 36 Darroll Powe -- 45 Arron Asham

44 Kimmo Timonen 77 Ryan Parent
25 Matt Carle 5 Braydon Coburn
41 Andrew Alberts 6 Randy Jones

  • 30 Antero Niittymaki (expected starter)
  • 43 Martin Biron

  • Derian Hatcher (right knee injury) is on injured reserve.

  • # Player Height Weight DOB Age Birthplace
  • 45 Arron Asham 5' 11" 205 Apr 13, 1978 30 Portage La Prairie, MB, CAN
  • 48 Danny Briere 5' 10" 179 Oct 6, 1977 31 Gatineau, QC, CAN
  • 13 Daniel Carcillo 6' 0" 205 Jan 28, 1985 24 King City, ON, CAN
  • 17 Jeff Carter 6' 3" 200 Jan 1, 1985 24 London, ON, CAN
  • 32 Riley Cote 6' 2" 220 Mar 16, 1982 26 Winnipeg, MB, CAN
  • 12 Simon Gagne "A" 6' 0" 195 Feb 29, 1980 28 Ste. Foy, QC, CAN
  • 28 Claude Giroux 5' 11" 172 Jan 12, 1988 21 Hearst, ON, CAN
  • 19 Scott Hartnell 6' 2" 210 Apr 18, 1982 26 Regina, SK, CAN
  • 22 Mike Knuble 6' 3" 230 Jul 4, 1972 36 Toronto, ON, CAN
  • 15 Joffrey Lupul 6' 1" 205 Sep 23, 1983 25 Fort Saskatchewan, AB, CAN
  • 14 Andreas Nodl 6' 1" 196 Feb 28, 1987 22 Vienna, AUT
  • 36 Darroll Powe 5' 11" 212 Jun 22, 1985 23 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
  • 18 Mike Richards "C" 5' 11" 195 Feb 11, 1985 24 Kenora, ON, CAN

  • # Player Height Weight DOB Age Birthplace
  • 41 Andrew Alberts 6' 5" 218 Jun 30, 1981 27 Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • 25 Matt Carle 6' 0" 205 Sep 25, 1984 24 Anchorage, AK, USA
  • 5 Braydon Coburn 6' 5" 220 Feb 27, 1985 23 Calgary, AB, CAN
  • 2 Derian Hatcher 6' 5" 235 Jun 4, 1972 36 Sterling Heights, MI, USA
  • 6 Randy Jones 6' 2" 200 Jul 23, 1981 27 Quispamsis, NB, CAN
  • 77 Ryan Parent 6' 3" 183 Mar 17, 1987 21 Prince Albert, SK, CAN
  • 44 Kimmo Timonen "A" 5' 10" 194 Mar 18, 1975 33 Kuopio, FIN

  • # Player Height Weight DOB Age Birthplace
  • 43 Martin Biron 6' 3" 180 Aug 15, 1977 31 Lac St. Charles, QC, CAN
  • 30 Antero Niittymaki 6' 1" 195 Jun 18, 1980 28 Turku, FIN

  • Dany Heatley, Jason Spezza, Daniel Alfredsson
  • Nick Foligno, Mike Fisher, Ryan Shannon
  • Chris Kelly, Mike Comrie, Chris Neil
  • Jarkko Ruutu, Jesse Winchester, Shean Donovan

  • Chris Phillips, Anton Volchenkov
  • Filip Kuba, Chris Campoli
  • Brendan Bell, Brian Lee

  • Brian Elliott
  • Alex Auld

  • Jason Smith has a knee sprain and is likely done for the season.
  • Alexandre Picard has knee ligament damage and won’t return this season.
  • Cody Bass has a shoulder injury and is out for the season.
  • Pascal Leclaire is recovering from ankle surgery and won't return this season.

  • # Player Height Weight DOB Age Birthplace
  • 11 Daniel Alfredsson "C" 5' 11" 208 11 Dec 1972 36 Gothenburg, SWE
  • 58 Cody Bass ** 6' 0" 211 7 Jan 1987 22 Owen Sound, ON, CAN
  • 89 Mike Comrie 5' 10" 185 11 Sep 1980 28 Edmonton, AB, CAN
  • 10 Shean Donovan 6' 3" 218 22 Jan 1975 34 Timmins, ON, CAN
  • 12 Mike Fisher 6' 1" 213 5 Jun 1980 28 Peterborough, ON, CAN
  • 71 Nick Foligno 6' 0" 205 31 Oct 1987 21 Buffalo, NY, USA
  • 15 Dany Heatley "A" 6' 4" 221 21 Jan 1981 28 Freiburg, DEU
  • 22 Chris Kelly 6' 0" 198 11 Nov 1980 28 Toronto, ON, CAN
  • 25 Chris Neil 6' 1" 212 18 Jun 1979 29 Markdale, ON, CAN
  • 73 Jarkko Ruutu 6' 1" 207 23 Aug 1975 33 Helsinki, FIN
  • 5 Christoph Schubert 6' 3" 230 5 Feb 1982 27 Munich, DEU
  • 26 Ryan Shannon 5' 9" 173 2 Mar 1983 26 Darien, CT, USA
  • 19 Jason Spezza 6' 3" 215 13 Jun 1983 25 Toronto, ON, CAN
  • 18 Jesse Winchester 6' 1" 215 4 Oct 1983 25 Long Sault, ON, CAN

  • # Player Height Weight DOB Age Birthplace
  • 9 Brendan Bell 6' 2" 211 31 Mar 1983 26 Ottawa, ON, CAN
  • 14 Chris Campoli 6' 0" 190 9 Jul 1984 24 Mississauga, ON, CAN
  • 17 Filip Kuba 6' 4" 226 29 Dec 1976 32 Ostrava, CZE
  • 55 Brian Lee 6' 2" 202 26 Mar 1987 22 Moorhead, MN, USA
  • 4 Chris Phillips "A" 6' 3" 217 9 Mar 1978 31 Calgary, AB, CAN
  • 45 Alexandre Picard ** 6' 2" 210 5 Jul 1985 23 Gatineau, QC, CAN
  • 21 Jason Smith ** 6' 3" 220 2 Nov 1973 35 Calgary, AB, CAN
  • 24 Anton Volchenkov 6' 1" 226 25 Feb 1982 27 Moscow, RUS

  • # Player Height Weight DOB Age Birthplace
  • 31 Alex Auld 6' 4" 223 7 Jan 1981 28 Cold Lake, AB, CAN
  • 30 Brian Elliott 6' 2" 202 9 Apr 1985 23 Newmarket, ON, CAN
  • 33 Pascal Leclaire ** 6' 2" 200 7 Nov 1982 26 Repentigny, QC, CAN

  • The Flyers regular season W-L-T-OTL record is 30-22-8-2.
  • At Philadelphia, the Flyers W-L-T-OTL record is 18-10-2-1.
  • At Ottawa, the Flyers W-L-T-OTL record is 12-12-6-1. Since the 1998-99 season, including playoffs, the Flyers are 5-14-5-1 in their last 25 games at Ottawa.
  • Ottawa won playoff series in 2002 (4-1) and 2003 (4-2) for an 8-3 record.

  • November 15, 1992 -- Eric Lindros had his first NHL hat trick (highlights -- http://flyers.nhl.tv/team/console.js...d=774&id=42699 ) and the Crazy Eights combined for twelve points as the Flyers won 7-2 in the first ever meeting between these franchises. Mark Recchi (1-4-5) and Brent Fedyk (1-2-3) joined Lindros (3-1-4) in 3+ point efforts. Lindros scored the first goal by either team in this series, just 41 seconds into the game. Dominic Roussel made 31 stops. With five seconds left, Lindros and former Flyer Brad Marsh clashed --

  • December 5, 1992 -- The teams played at Ottawa for the first time and the Senators won 3-2 in the Ottawa Civic Center. Jamie Baker had the GWG in the third period. The Sens had just 16 shots in the game. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Eric Lindros after a woman accused him of spitting beer in her face on a nightclub dance floor. On February 8, 1993, Lindros was found not guilty after Justice Rhys Morgan issued the acquittal in Oshawa, Ontario.
  • February 9, 1993 -- Kevin Dineen (3-0-3), Mark Recchi (1-3-4), Pelle Eklund (0-3-3) and Eric Lindros (2-0-2) led the Flyers to an 8-1 win at Ottawa. Tommy Soderstrom had 27 saves. The Senators entered the game with a record of 7-46-4.
  • October 27, 1993 -- Rod Brind'Amour scored twice in a 5-2 road win. Five Flyers had two-point games. The Flyers took a 3-0 lead in the middle period but the Senators scored twice with special teams' goals to narrow their deficit to one goal. Vyatcheslav Butsayev scored with under four to play in the third to give Philly a two-goal lead. Tommy Soderstrom was replaced after 20 minutes (Flyers led 2-0) due to ill health and the following day he had tests performed on his heart which led to a fifth operation. Soderstrom suffered Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, something that kept him sidelined the previous season, too.
  • January 11, 1994 -- Andre Faust was promoted from Hershey (AHL) earlier in the day and then scored the GWG with 5:06 left in the final period of a Philly's 4-1 home win. The Flyers outshot Ottawa 16-4 in the first period but trailed 1-0. With the score even at 1-1, Claude Boivin of the Flyers was handed a five minute major for slamming Brad Shaw into the boards, which led to a fight between Al Conroy and Sylvain Turgeon. Boivin was traded to Ottawa about two months later for a disenchanted Mark Lamb who requested a trade from the Senators. Dominc Roussel made 24 stops.
  • February 8, 1994 -- The teams played to a 3-3 tie in the Ottawa Civic Centre. The Senators' Vladimir Ruzicka scored a PPG with 2:47 remaining in the third period. Bob Wilkie scored the first goal of the game, the only goal of his Flyers' career and the second and final tally in his NHL career. The tie ended the Flyers then-team record six game losing streak.
  • March 10, 1994 -- Eric Lindros (1-5-6) and Mark Recchi (1-3-4) led the way in an 8-2 Flyers' win. Rod Brind'Amour scored twice in less than a minute to give Philly a 2-0 lead; Andre Faust also contributed two goals. Craig Billington (5/10) gave up five goals and Mark Laforest (12/15) surrendered three. Ottawa had eight PPs to the Flyers' two. The Flyers led 4-0 after one period and 7-0 after 40 minutes.
  • September 27, 1994 -- The teams got involved in a preseason brawl -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxZp7na5Xdw
  • February 6, 1995 -- Don Beaupre made 34 saves in the Senators' 3-0 win in the Ottawa Civic Centre. Alexandre Daigle had a goal and an assist in the first period including the only goal Ottawa would need at the 1:11 mark. The Sens added an ENG. With just three wins in the first ten games after the lockout was lifted, the Flyers made the blockbuster trade with Montreal (key components: John LeClair/Eric Desjardins for Mark Recchi) three days later.
  • March 16, 1995 -- John LeClair and Rod Brind'Amour scored in the final three minutes and Ron Hextall faced just 16 shots as the Flyers recorded a 3-1 victory in Philadelphia. Craig MacTavish's second period goal evened the game 1-1. MacTavish was the only player with a multiple-point game.
  • April 26, 1995 -- Ottawa scored three PPGs in a 5-2 win in Philadelphia. Steve Larouche had three (1-2-3) of his 18 career points in this game. The Flyers held the team's season awards festivities prior to the game -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcUY0D2ZrFc
  • October 29, 1995 -- John LeClair (1-2-3) and Rod Brind'Amour, who tied a career high with four assists, led the Flyers to a 5-2 win in the Spectrum. Philly led 3-0 in the third but Steve Duchesne and Alexandre Daigle narrowed the score to 3-2 before Eric Lindros scored with under six minutes to play. Garth Snow made 18 saves for the win.

  • November 16, 1995 -- The Flyers won 5-3 at home as Rod Brind'Amour tied a career-high with four assists and Eric Lindros scored twice, including the GWG, in his first game in two weeks. Lindros missed the prior seven games with a sprained left knee. Lindros scored 97 seconds into the game and broke a 3-3 early in the third period. The Flyers scored three times in the first six minutes of the third period including the final two within 53 seconds. Mike Bales surrendered all five goals then was relieved by Don Beaupre.

  • March 1, 1996 -- Shjon Podein's third period goal snapped a 2-2 tie and Philly won 3-2 in their first game at the Corel Centre, Ottawa's new home. Podein scored twice in the victory. The GWG was controversial as the Sens protested that the puck never crossed the line but replays showed that the puck barely made its way past Damian Rhodes.
  • March 27, 1996 -- John LeClair had three points in the Flyers' 4-2 win at Ottawa. Eric Desjardins' PPG in the third period snapped a 2-2 tie. Philly outshot Ottawa 36-19 including 25-10 over the last two periods. Rod Brind'Amour and Randy Cunneyworth fought.
  • November 30, 1996 -- The Flyers dominated the last two periods in a 4-3 win at Ottawa. Philly held a 31-9 shot advantage and they out-scored Ottawa 4-2 in the last 40 minutes. Rod Brind'Amour, Dainius Zubrus and Shjon Podein each had a goal and an assist. Dan Kordic and Dennis Vial fought in a lengthy battle -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISL_zCr4UAw
  • February 13, 1997 -- Mikael Renberg's third period goal snapped a 2-2 tie in Philly's 4-2 home win. John LeClair assisted on the last two goals. Garth Snow made 18 saves for the win. Scott Daniels-Phil Crowe and Daniel Lacroix-Denny Lambert fought at the same time; Lambert was tossed for instigating a fight in the second period battle. Eric Lindros suffered a back injury and missed the next two games which eventually resulted in a libel lawsuit against a Philadelphia sports radio station when a host said Lindros was suspended for showing up drunk to the following game. The parties reached a settlement with the station making an on-air apology and contributing to a charity.
  • February 26, 1997 -- The Legion of Doom tied a Flyers' team record for most points by one line with 16 in Philadelphia's 8-5 victory at Ottawa. Eric Lindros (1-6-7), Mikael Renberg (2-3-5) and John LeClair (3-1-4) combined for six goals and 10 assists. Lindros' six assists set a franchise mark. The score was tied 4-4 after one period. The Flyers rallied from a 5-4 deficit to take a 6-5 lead into the third period when Rod Brind'Amour scored a PPG.

  • April 6, 1997 -- Pat Falloon scored with 22 seconds left in the second period and Philly won 2-1 at home. Mikael Renberg was penalized seven seconds into the game and Trent Klatt scored his fifth SHG of the season to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead.
  • October 3, 1997 -- Eric Lindros (2-1-3) and John LeClair (1-2-3) each had three points in the Flyers' 5-3 home win. Trent Klatt scored the GWG 7:21 into the final period. Ron Hextall made 29 saves. Each team had 32 shots.
  • November 8, 1997 -- The Flyers scored three times in the second period of a 4-3 win in Ottawa. Philly recorded two goals in a span of 36 seconds in the final 1:19 of the middle period to take a 4-1 lead. The Senators scored twice in the third period off Garth Snow who made 23 saves for the win.
  • November 11, 1997 -- Ron Hextall (16 saves) recorded the 20th shutout of his career and Paul Coffey scored the game's lone goal in a 1-0 victory in Philadelphia. Ottawa was outshot 12-2 in the first period and 27-16 in the game.
  • January 3, 1998 -- Eric Lindros (2-2-4), Rod Brind'Amour (2-2-4) and Trent Klatt (0-4-4) led Philly to the team's 12th straight win in this series, 7-2 at Ottawa. Lindros scored on his first two shots on goal which gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead after one period. Vinnie Prospal suffered a fractured left fibula, while battling Lance Pitlick for the puck, and missed the rest of the regular season and playoffs.
  • January 17, 1998 -- Alexandre Daigle was traded to Philadelphia for Vaclav Prospal, Pat Falloon and Dallas' 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Chris Bala) in the 1998 Entry Draft.
  • October 29, 1998 -- The Senators scored three first period goals in a 3:40 span, including consecutive tallies by Andreas Johansson in 75 seconds during the last 1:27 of the opening period and halted the Flyers 12-game win streak in this series with a 3-1 win at Ottawa. Damian Rhodes made 28 saves and defeated the Flyers for the first time in his career after an 0-8-0 start. Eric Lindros' SHG spoiled the shutout with 9:21 to go and increased his offensive production in this series to 19 goals and 22 assists in 22 games. Lindros leveled Andreas Dackell in the left corner with 4:47 left the first period. Dackell fell to the ice and was motionless for several minutes, his face bloodied as he was mmobilized and carried from the ice on a stretcher. "I felt horrible. No one likes to see that. I just went in to finish my check and he ducked and twisted. I'm not really sure what happened to him or how he got hurt," said Lindros. Clip of the hit -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgmfsDbJG9s

  • November 1, 1998 -- Damian Rhodes made 25 saves, Steve Martins broke a 3-3 tie in the third period and Vinnie Prospal had three assists to lead the Senators to a 5-4 win in Philly. Chris Murray gave the Sens a 3-1 lead with four-tenths of a second left in the middle period. The Flyers tied the score in the third before Martins and Radek Bonk scored 1:43 apart. John LeClair scored twice in the third period.
  • January 18, 1999 -- JVB stopped 36 shots, including 19 in the middle period, and the Flyers clubbed the Senators 5-0 at Ottawa. Beezer had his sixth shutout of this season and 35th of his career. Ottawa was on an 11-game unbeaten streak at 8-0-3. Eric Desjardins, Eric Lindros and Jody Hull each had a goal and an assist. It was the fifth time in the last six games that season in which the Flyers shutout their opponent (Toronto was the only team to score in the stretch of five shutouts in six games). The Senators were 0-for-7 on the PP. Roger Neilson won for the 400th time in regular season NHL play.
  • February 20, 1999 -- Eric Lindros' consecutive game streak with at least one point was stopped at a team-record-tying 18 games in the Senators 4-1 win at Ottawa; Lindros shared the team record with Bobby Clarke (1975). Ron Tugnutt made 33 saves. Radek Bonk had a goal and an assist. Ottawa scored three third period goals.
  • March 4, 1999 -- Alexei Yashin (3-1-4) recorded his fifth NHL hat trick and Damian Rhodes registered a shutout by making 24 saves in Ottawa's 5-0 win in Philadelphia. The Senators scored four third period goals including three times in the final 2:55. Jean-Marc Pelletier, celebrating his 21st birthday, made his only career appearance for the Flyers and gave up five goals on 29 shots. Pelletier was beaten 1:00 into the game by Yashin's 30th, on a weak goal shot from behind the net and deflected in off a skate, but held the Senators off the board until 3:59 expired in the third period when Yashin added his 31st on the PP. Said Eric Lindros "I didn't think we played well. We had some bad luck at the start. We didn't start anything going the other way. We didn't perform well. There's not a whole lot of things to talk about right now, we just didn't play well. We have to have some fight in us. This is embarrassing. We've been in a rut for a long time. We have to start fresh. Where we are in the standings right now is besides the point."

  • October 2, 1999 -- Patrick Lalime made 17 saves in Ottawa's 3-0 win in Philly, the season opener for the Flyers. Radek Bonk scored in the opening period and the Senators added two PPGs in the middle period. Mark Eaton became the first Philadelphia-area native to play for the Flyers. Simon Gagne played in his first NHL regular season game. Daniel Alfredsson was named Ottawa's captain that day. Eric Desjardins missed the game after suffereing a preseason injury, he would play in the remaining 81 regular season games and all 18 playoff games (99/100). Rod Brind'Amour (foot fracture) had his consecutive games played streak terminated at 484.
  • November 28, 1999 -- The teams played to a 3-3 tie at Ottawa when Shawn McEachern scored a PPG with 18 seconds left to play in the third period, six seconds after a penalty was called on Luke Richardson. The Sens held a 12-3 shots advantage in the third while the Flyers had a 6-2 edge in OT. Ron Tugnutt suffered a knee injury in the game and was replaced by Patrick Lalime. Prior to the game, at a team breakfast, Bob Clarke addressed the Flyers to dispel a rumor that Eric Lindros was involved in a trade to the Carolina Hurricanes.

  • January 20, 2000 -- Valeri Zelepukin and Shawn McEachern swapped second period goals and the teams played to a 1-1 tie in Philadelphia. Zelepukin's goal, from Chris Therien, came 34 seconds after Ottawa took a 1-0 lead. Ron Tugnutt and Brian Boucher played goal.

  • March 28, 2000 -- Kevin Miller scored consecutive goals as part of a third period four-goal outburst in the Senators 5-2 win. Tom Barrasso made 30 saves including 18-for-18 in the first period. The Flyers scored twice in the second period within a 14- second span.
  • October 17, 2000 -- Marian Hossa (1-3-4), Radek Bonk (2-1-3) and Jani Hurme (21 saves) led Ottawa to a 6-1 victory in Philly.
  • November 11, 2000 -- Simon Gagne's 85-foot slapshot was the lone third period goal in the Flyers' 4-3 home win. Dan McGillis (1-2-3) led the Flyers' offensive attack. The Flyers snapped a seven-game (0-5-2) skid to Ottawa. The teams alternated the seven goals. Kevin Stevens scored the first of his two goals as a Flyer. Roman Cechmanek made 28 saves.
  • December 2, 2000 -- Patrick Lalime made 32 saves and Jason York scored twice in Ottawa's 5-3 home win. Alexie Yashin had three assists. The Senators led 3-0 after one period and eventually 5-1 in the third period. The Flyers outshot Ottawa 28-11 over the last two periods and 35-21 in the game. With the score 2-0, Keith Primeau and Wade Redden fought -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r64UfvtnPWw
  • March 26, 2001 -- Alexei Yashin scored with 6:59 left in a 3-3 tie at Ottawa. Philly lost the services of leading goal-scorer Keith Primeau for the rest of the regular season with a Grade 2 sprain of the MCL when his skate hit a rut after he was hit by Chris Phillips.
  • October 25, 2001 -- Ottawa scored four times in the final period and recorded a 7-2 win in Philly. Marian Hossa had (2-2-4) four points. Jani Hurme made 26 saves. Roman Cechmanek was replaced after giving up five goals.
  • January 15, 2002 -- Jeremy Roenick had (1-2-3) three points and Roman Cechmanek made 36 saves in the Flyers' 4-1 home win.
  • January 22, 2002 -- Jeremy Roenick and Martin Havlat scored in a 1-1 tie in Philly. Havlat's goal came when Kim Johnsson accidentally tipped the puck behind Roman Cechmanek. Patrick Lalime made 42 saves and Cechmanek stopped 33 shots. The Flyers entered the game with eight straight wins.
  • January 30, 2002 -- Jeremy Roenick became the 63rd player to record 1,000 regular season points but the Flyers lost 3-1 at Ottawa when the Senators scored three third period goals. Zdeno Chara tied the game, Marian Hossa got the GWG with under four minutes to play then Todd White added an ENG. Brian Boucher made 29 saves. The Senators held a 32-19 shots advantage.

  • April 17, 2002 -- In Game 1 in Philadelphia, Ruslan Fedotenko scored at 7:47 of the first OT and Roman Cechmanek shut down Ottawa by stopping all 35 shots in a 1-0 win in Philadelphia. Fedotenko took a pass from a falling Marty Murray for the winning tally. Patrick Lalime entered the series with a lifetime mark of 0-4 in the POs. The Flyers controlled the third period and OT after Ottawa did the same in the first 40 minutes. GWG -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_c6sgNS-to
  • April 20, 2002 -- In Game 2 in Philadelphia, Daniel Alfredsson scored the Senators first goal of the series midway in period 2 and Patrick Lalime stopped all 33 Flyers' shots in a 3-0 victory. Mike Fisher and Jody Hull added third period goals. Philly outshot Ottawa 33-26.
  • April 22, 2002 -- In Game 3 in Ottawa, Patrick Lalime stopped 26 shots and the Senators' Radek Bonk snapped a scoreless tie with a PPG early in the third period to lead Ottawa to a 3-0 victory. Bonk's goal was his first in 27 PO games and six post-seasons. Ottawa went 1-for-6 on the PP and failed on four chances in the first period; they were successful on their fifth attempt. Roman Cechmanek made 28 saves on 29 shots. The Sens added a pair of ENGs in the last minute. After the game (Barber's system not popular with some Flyers): http://www.usatoday.com/sports/hocke...arber.htm#more
  • April 24, 2002 -- In Game 4 in Ottawa, Patrick Lalime made 28 saves and Ottawa won via shutout for the third straight game, 3-0. Wade Redden scored with 20 seconds left in the first period to give Ottawa a 1-0 lead. Sami Salo and Marian Hossa added second period goals. The teams combined to go 0-for-15 on PPs. Mark Recchi didn't play due to headaches resulting from a Zdeno Chara hit in Game 3. The Flyers became the first team in NHL annals to go five straight PO games without a goal in regulation (dating back to 2001). Roman Cechmanek was replaced after 40 minutes by Brian Boucher who stopped all six Ottawa shots in the final period.
  • April 26, 2002 -- In Game 5 in Philadelphia, Martin Havlat's OT PPG, with Keith Primeau serving a 2-minute minor for cross-checking, clinched the series for Ottawa in a 2-1 win. Dan McGillis scored a PPG 3:53 into the contest to snap the Flyers' offensive drought. The Flyers went 320:36 without a PO regulation goal until McGillis' tally. Patrick Lalime became the eighth goalie in NHL history to have three shutouts in one series and the fifth goalie to have three consecutive PO shutouts; the Flyers two goals in a five-game series set an NHL record low. Brian Boucher played the entire game for the Flyers and made 25 saves. All three goals came via the PP as Daniel Alfredsson evened the game in the first period.
  • October 29, 2002 -- Roman Cechmanek made 29 saves and Keith Primeau scored twice in Philly's 2-1 home win. Jason Spezza scored his first NHL goal for Ottawa. The Senators outshot Philly 30-28.
  • December 21, 2002 -- Patrick Lalime made 27 saves and Peter Schaefer snapped a 1-1 tie with a goal 7:30 into the third period in Ottawa's 3-1 win in Philly.
  • December 23, 2002 -- In the back end of a home-and-home series, Simon Gagne scored 5:16 into the third period and the teams played to a 2-2 tie at Ottawa. Both Sens' goals came via special teams. Afterwards, Jeremy Roenick said "It was a great hockey game -- everything you want in a National Hockey League game. It was physical, it was hard-hitting, there was a lot of after-the-whistle stuff, and some great two-way plays. It was a fun game.''
  • February 6, 2003 -- Roman Cechmanek made 43 saves in a 2-2 tie at Ottawa. Recently acquired (January 29) Eric Chouinard had a goal and an assist for the Flyers. Marcus Ragnarsson assisted on both goals for the Flyers while Daniel Alfredsson assisted on both Senators' goals. Ottawa held a 45-30 shots advantage, including 33-23 after the first 40 minutes.

  • April 25, 2003 -- In Game 1 in Ottawa, the Flyers skated to a 2-0 first period lead but Ottawa scored the next four and won at home 4-2. A shaky Roman Cechmanek was called out after the game by Ken Hitchcock who said "He is going to have to play better." The Flyers out-shot the Senators 25-17 in the game and 16-13 in the second period. The Flyers outshot Ottawa 4-2 in the first period and 5-2 in the third period. Patrick Lalime made 23 saves. Jeremy Roenick and Sami Kapanen each had two points for the Flyers. Ottawa scored three times in a span of 6:58 in the third period. Eric Desjardins missed the entire series with a foot injury suffered against Toronto in the previous round. Ottawa compiled an NHL best 113 points.
  • April 27, 2003 -- In Game 2 in Ottawa, Roman Cechmanek silenced all critics as he stopped 33 shots and was called "terrific" by teammate Jeremy Roenick, while Simon Gagne and Mark Recchi scored in a 2-0 Flyers' win. Cechmanek stopped 17 shots in the middle period. Ottawa outshot Philly 33-23 and failed on all six PPs. Recchi's goal came with under seven to play in regulation. After the game, Ken Hitchcock said "I didn't think we played very well. I thought we played better in the first game. I don't think we played well until we got mad.'' Patrick Lalime made 21 saves.

  • April 29, 2003 -- In Game 3 in Philly, Wade Redden scored 6:43 into OT and the Senators regained home ice advantage with a 3-2 win in Philadelphia. The Flyers were 35-0-3 when entering the third period with a lead that season but Ottawa evened the game 2-2 with a PPG bt Marian Hossa 0:22 into the third period. Ottawa was 0-for-22 in team playoff history when trailing after 40 minutes. Philly scored first and later had a 2-1 lead when Sami Kapanen scored. The Flyers won 41 of 70 faceoffs including Keith Primeau winning 20 of 27. Ottawa was a perfect 2-for-2 on the PP. Patrick Lalime made 20 saves in the win. Roman Cechmanek made 27 saves in the loss.

  • May 1, 2003 -- In Game 4 in Philly, Roman Cechmanek made 28 saves and Michal Handzus scored the game's only goal with under three minutes left in the first period in a 1-0 win for the Flyers. Ottawa outshot Philly 28-26 including 11-5 in the third period. Ken Hitchcock said of Cechmanek's goaltending "He answered the bell again. Today, the roller coaster was on the start position. We'll see where it is Saturday." The Flyers spent the previous night in a Philadelphia hotel to avoid distractions. Patrick Lalime made 25 saves.

  • May 3, 2003 -- In Game 5 in Ottawa, the Senators scored five straight goals, after the Flyers took a 1-0 lead just 21 seconds into the game, and were victorious 5-2. The Flyers PP went 0-for-22 in six road PO games in 2003. Ottawa was 2-for-7 on the PP. The Senators outshot Philly 30-19. Patrick Lalime made 17 saves. Ottawa led 2-1 after one period and 4-1 after two periods. Roman Cechmanek was replaced by Robert Esche, who made his NHL PO debut, in the middle of the game when the Sens led 4-1 and the only shot of 17 to beat Esche was a SHG.
  • May 5, 2003 -- In Game 6 in Philly, the Senators advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time in their history with a 5-1 win. Peter Schaefer scored in the first three minutes and then Mike Fisher added a SHG 7:00 minutes into the first period. Ottawa increased their lead to 4-0 in the middle period. Patrick Lalime made 18 saves. For the second staright game, Ottawa outshot Philly 30-19.
  • December 1, 2003 -- Martin Havlat scored the game's first two goals, in the second period, and Ottawa skated to a 4-1 home win. Martin Prusek made 31 saves.
  • February 26, 2004 -- Sean Burke made 40 saves, including seven in OT, in a 1-1 tie at Ottawa. Marian Hossa and Simon Gagne exchanged first period PPGs. Ottawa outshot Phily 41-18. Martin Havlat was tossed with a a match penalty for swinging his stick at Mark Recchi leading to multiple stitches to Recchi's upper lip. Afterwards, Ken Hitchcock said "He's a reckless player and someday someone is going to make him eat his lunch. He's going to get it someday, and it's going to be harsh." Recchi added "He's known for it. It might not come from our team, it might come from some other team, but he will because he's cheap and he does stupid stuff like that. He'd better learn to protect himself." Havlat was eventually suspended for two games, his second suspension of the season, and said "I don't feel good about what I did. I wanted to hit him, but not in the face. It was a bad decision and we'll see what happens."
  • March 5, 2004 -- The teams combined for an NHL record 419 PIMs (213 for the Flyers and 206 for Ottawa), including 409 PIMs in the third period. Philadelphia scored three goals in the first period en route to a 5-3 home win. Down 1-0, the Flyers' Claude Lapointe and Mark Recchi scored 30 seconds apart in the first period and Danny Markov added another later in the first period which was the 10,000th goal in Flyers' history. Tony Amonte played in his 1,000th game (the 201st NHL player to do so and the 12th player to reach the feat in a Flyers uniform). The Flyers had defeated Ottawa just seven of the previous 34 matches (7-20-7) entering this game (regular season and POs combined) and three times in the last 20 (3-10-7) regular season encounters. Game summary -- http://www.usatoday.com/sports/hocke...y-ottawa_x.htm Fight clip -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVaM9rCkqHk

  • April 2, 2004 -- Martin Prusek made 39 saves and Zdeno Chara had two (1-1-2) points in the Senators' 3-1 victory in Philadelphia. The Flyers held a 40-19 shots advantage. There was a total of 12 PIMs called less than a month after the teams were whistled for 409 PIMs.

  • October 30, 2005 -- Robert Esche made 39 saves, including 20 of 21 in the third period and Mike Knuble scored twice in Philly's 5-3 win at Ottawa. Five Flyers had multi-point efforts. Philly went 3-for-10 on the PP while Ottawa was 2-for-9 with the man advantage. Ottawa outshot Philly 42-32. Dominik Hasek took the defeat. Zdeno Chara had two goals and played over 31 minutes for the Senators. Jason Spezza won 18 of 24 faceoffs. R.J. Umberger made his NHL debut, replacing Keith Primeau in the lineup; Primeau's last NHL game was the one prior to this contest.
  • December 22, 2005 -- The Flyers led 3-0 after one, increased the margin to four goals and then held on for a 4-3 home win. Simon Gagne had a goal and an assist in his return after missing the previous five games with a groin injury.
  • February 11, 2006 -- Ottawa led 3-0 and then held on for a 3-2 home win. Robert Esche (11/13) was replaced at the 14 minute mark as the Flyers trailed 2-0 and 13-4 in shots; Antero Niittymaki stopped 21 of 22 shots in relief.
  • March 25, 2006 -- Philly chased Ray Emery at the 8:33 mark with a 4-0 lead and skated to a 6-3 win at home. Antero Niittymaki made 33 saves for the win. Six players scored including Jeff Carter and Petr Nedved who both had two points in the first period. The Flyers held a 45-36 shots edge.

  • November 22, 2006 -- Wade Redden scored with 21 seconds left in OT and the Senators won 3-2 at home. Peter Schaefer had three assists. Ottawa held a 35-26 shots advantage. The Flyers led 2-0. Ottawa did not commit any penalties.
  • December 23, 2006 -- Daniel Alfredsson scored twice in the third period and the Senators skated to a 6-3 win in Philly. Alfredsson had game-highs of seven shots and three points. The game was tied 3-3 eight-plus minutes into the third period. Ottawa held a 42-29 shots edge including 35-13 over the last two periods (5-1 goals). Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGhrBzxE_Io
  • January 7, 2007 -- Dany Heatley and Daniel Alfredsson each had three points in Ottawa's 6-1 home win. The Senators held a 43-21 shots advantage.
  • March 17, 2007 -- Mike Comrie had two points in the Sens 3-2 win at Ottawa. Comrie was one of three Sens who used a special edition pink stick in support of the 2nd Annual Tribute to Hockey Moms to raise money for breast cancer research.
  • September 18, 2007 -- During a preseason game, Steve Downie leveled Dean McAmmond causing a concussion. Downie was suspended by the NHL for 20 games, the fifth longest suspension given by the League. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HerZdQmigLs
  • November 24, 2007 -- Daniel Briere (1-2-3) scored in the second period to snap a 3-3 tie and lift the Flyers to a 4-3 victory at Ottawa. Braydon Coburn assisted on the tying and winning goals. Ray Emery (15/16) replaced Martin Gerber (22/25) in the second period. Flyers held a 41-19 shots advantage. Mike Fisher and Randy Robitaille were both minus-4. Riley Cote aand Brian McGrattan pregame chatter -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0M-OAXStVQ Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLE2P1SYdyY

  • January 20, 2008 -- Antero Niittymaki made 25 saves and Braydon Coburn (1-2-3) and Scottie Upshall (2-1-3) each had three points in the Flyers' 6-1 home win. Coburn gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead 97 seconds into the game. The Flyers had three special teams' goals including a SHG in the third period. Philadelphia scored twice in each period. Martin Gerber was replaced after surrending four goals on 14 shots by Ray Emery who gave up two goals. Daniel Alfredsson and Dany Heatley were hurt and absent from the Ottawa lineup. Riley Cote beat Brian McGrattan in a fight early in the game: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHy8BHRVRgU

  • February 19, 2008 -- In a game that extended to the shootout, Jason Spezza scored on Ottawa's third shot then Daniel Briere missed, giving the Sens a 3-2 win at home. Each team missed on its first shot and scored on its second attempts (Antoine Vermette, who also scored in regulation, for Ottawa and Kimmo Timonen for Philly). Ottawa outshot the Flyers 5-4 in OT. Claude Giroux made his NHL debut for the Flyers.
  • February 28, 2008 -- Martin Biron (32 saves) and Mike Knuble (two third period goals) led Philly to a 3-1 home win. Bryan Murray returned as Ottawa's head coach. Vinnie Prospal played his first game in his return to the Flyers. The Senators led 1-0 when Jason Spezza snapped a scoreless tie with a PPG early in the second period. Biron, feeling that Spezza was taunting by a prolonged celebration near the crease, pushed him twice and afterwards said “I even had time to think about it, that’s how long it took. I decided to push him in the numbers. That means he was there for a little while, yeah.” Biron got a minor penalty but Spezza was ejected after butt-ending Braydon Coburn. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycFu2zqNw_8 In a separate incident, Mike Fisher and Steve Downie got fighting majors and roughing minors. Jeff Carter (9) and Scottie Upshall (8) had 17 of the Flyers' 38 shots.
  • July 8, 2008 -- Flyers' captain and UFA Jason Smith signed a two-year contract with the Senators.
  • November 6, 2008 -- Dany Heatley scored in his fifth straight game and Jesse Winchester recorded his first NHL goal in the Senators 4-1 win at Ottawa. Alex Auld stopped 17 shots for the victory.
  • December 23, 2008 -- Simon Gagne (1-1-2) snapped a 4-4 tie with 5:30 to play in the Flyers' 6-4 home win. Six Flyers scored including Andreas Nodl, who got his first NHL goal ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PbetEkJMz34 ), and Jeff Carter who scored his league-leading 26th goal 1:56 earlier to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead. Ottawa tied it 4-4 in the third on goal by Dany Heatley (2-1-3) and Chris Phillips. Antero Niittymaki made 17 saves for the Flyers. Alex Auld made 31 saves for the Senators. Philly outshot Ottawa 32-21.

  • February 12, 2009 -- The line of Dany Heatley (2-0-2), Jason Spezza (1-1-2) and Daniel Alfredsson (0-1-1) recorded five points and Antoine Vermette added two points as the Senators won 5-3 in Philadelphia. Brian Elliott made 33 saves. The Flyers outshot Ottawa 36-23.
  • April 4, 2009 -- Mike Fisher scored on Ottawa's fifth shootout attempt (goals -- 2-1) to give the Senators a 4-3 home victory. Alex Auld made 31 saves in the win. Antero Niittymaki made 35 saves. Daniel Carcillo was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct with 24 PIMs. Darrol Powe socred on a penalty shot to bring Philly within 2-1, the first of three straight Flyers' goals.
  • November 12, 2009 -- at Philadelphia, 7:00 PM
  • December 10, 2009 -- at Philadelphia, 7:00 PM
  • January 3, 2010 -- at Ottawa, 3:00 PM
  • March 23, 2010 -- at Ottawa, 7:30 PM

All times are Eastern Time and PM
  • Apr 7 -- Panthers at Flyers -- 7:00
  • Apr 9 -- Flyers at Rangers -- 7:00
  • Apr 11 -- Flyers at Islanders -- 2:00
  • Apr 12 -- Rangers at Flyers -- 5:00

  • 1963 -- Dale Hawerchuk was born.
  • 1974 -- Bernie Parent shut out the Islanders, 4-0, by making 30 saves. The Flyers had 40 shots on Billy Smith and scored three third period goals. Ross Lonsberry and Bill Barber each scored their 30th goals.
  • 1982 -- Tim Kerr had his second career NHL hat trick in a 7-1 win vs. Toronto. The Flyers outshot the Leafs 22-1 in the first period and 59-18 in the game.
  • 1985 -- Pelle Lindbergh shut out the Islanders, 3-0, by making 34 stops. The win was the Flyers' 52nd victory of the season, which set a new team record for most wins in one season.
  • 1993 -- Tommy Soderstrom shut out Toronto, 4-0.
  • 2008 -- Martin Biron shut out New Jersey 3-0, by making 38 saves, in perhaps the most important game of the Flyers' regular season.


Pope Pogo II 04-03-2009 11:02 PM

Right back at it again tomorrow. Hopefully we didn't score all the goals we're going to this weekend, and hopefully we gave up all the goals we are going to. Let's make it two in a row!!!

Readyrock 04-03-2009 11:10 PM

If Upshall was a Flyer, this would be an easy win.

Pope Pogo II 04-03-2009 11:19 PM


Originally Posted by Scarfo (Post 18864869)
If Upshall was a Flyer, this would be an easy win.

You're still at it! Lmao

CharlieGirl 04-03-2009 11:45 PM

Great job, MSE!

I hope the Flyers come out guns ablazing tomorrow night. But just for ***** and giggles, let's see 60 minutes of play.

I'm not going to see a moment of this one, so I want to come home to see a win. A good, solid win.

dbr2 04-04-2009 12:19 AM


Originally Posted by Charlie_Girl (Post 18865163)
Great job, MSE!

I hope the Flyers come out guns ablazing tomorrow night. But just for ***** and giggles, let's see 60 minutes of play.

I'm not going to see a moment of this one, so I want to come home to see a win. A good, solid win.

Charlie, I'm not gonna lie. Every time you say you aren't gonna watch makes me nervous. I feel like we never play well without some CK in the GDT. Your the lucky charm!

Great GDT MSE!!
WE neeeeeeeeed 2 wins it would be huge!!!
Let's Go FLYERS!!!!:yo:
I'm fired up!!

sharkeyanti 04-04-2009 12:21 AM

Giroux/Briere could wreak havoc on Ottawa if the Sens secondary lines don't come out with any force. I think it's safe to say Claude's the real deal talent-wise. When I watch with games with my friends we always end up shouting, "DO SOMETHING!" when the Flyers are sucking (e.g. not clearing the zone, standing around, generally being bad hockey players), but Giroux is always working and thinking. Sometimes he is a bit overeager but I can't help getting that feeling that he is going to do something good with the puck every time it's near him. The best players put fear into opponents, and right now Giroux has that quality.

Claude Giroux 04-04-2009 12:46 AM

Hope they saved some goals

GoneFullHolmgren 04-04-2009 12:50 AM


Originally Posted by sharkeyanti (Post 18865364)
Giroux/Briere could wreak havoc on Ottawa if the Sens secondary lines don't come out with any force. I think it's safe to say Claude's the real deal talent-wise. When I watch with games with my friends we always end up shouting, "DO SOMETHING!" when the Flyers are sucking (e.g. not clearing the zone, standing around, generally being bad hockey players), but Giroux is always working and thinking. Sometimes he is a bit overeager but I can't help getting that feeling that he is going to do something good with the puck every time it's near him. The best players put fear into opponents, and right now Giroux has that quality.

the kid has scary good talent man. You can see it. Its going to be fun watching this kid develop into a great player. Once he gets over that tendancy to try and do to much with the puck and just settle down. He is going to be a force every single night.

qwertysac 04-04-2009 12:54 AM

I'm gona miss half this game because of hockey, bleh.

Go flyers!!

GoneFullHolmgren 04-04-2009 01:24 AM

im gonna be in Manchester again, relying on the very slow updates scoreboards on the ends of the arena.

Norm MacDonald 04-04-2009 01:56 AM

A win officially clinches a playoff spot. Just get it done :yo:

Claude28Giroux 04-04-2009 02:54 AM

**** these ****s up eh:D

SnS 04-04-2009 04:12 AM

Let's get a win. Back to back. Keep on firing, as well as tighten up on the back end.

Penner getrdonebryan 04-04-2009 05:11 AM

I can't get used with these early GDT's . The Sens board look uninterested in making one until 5 PM usually

Don't be tricked by the standings , it will be a tough game for the Flyers. Ottawa has won 7 in a row at home and haven't lost at ScotiaBank Place since March 3 .

May the best win. I'll post in our GDT (if we make one) , but I will come here if I have the time . Hopefully it won't be a boring game

mongoose7385* 04-04-2009 07:19 AM

I hope we score just as many goals as last night, just give up about 4 less.

Go Flyers!!!!:yo::yo::yo:

Opus 04-04-2009 07:47 AM

Killer GDT sir.

We all remember what happened last time we played the Sens, I expect better.

Let's Go Flyers!!!

DeadPhish5858 04-04-2009 07:55 AM

Lets start a winning streak and clinch a playoff spot.

Go Flyers!!

MsWoof 04-04-2009 08:07 AM

This is my last day with Centre Ice so win and do it convincingly!

LEIFey 04-04-2009 08:20 AM

holmgren should yell at the team after every game.

i liked the first period of the last game, but we need to stop losing that edge, even if we're up 6-0. TO showed that a 6-goal lead can evaporate to a 3-goal win. step on their necks and put ottawa out of its misery!

Bennysflyers16 04-04-2009 08:30 AM

Just play a complete game and please, whichever goalie starts for us, just be good, no softies tonight. Big game from Frodo and Pipin tonight again:handclap:


MUST WIN AGAIN, CAnes/Pens for sure will be a 3 pt game:cry:

HoverCarle* 04-04-2009 09:34 AM

Nitty tonight?

Vikke 04-04-2009 09:54 AM

I just love watching that fight clip..

Lab Monkey 04-04-2009 10:59 AM

Ohhhh baby! I can't wait for tonight! I got GREAT seats!

BWAVgal 04-04-2009 11:30 AM

Just win.

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