#32: Flyers @ Penguins - December 15, 2009 - 7:00 PM (ET)
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#32: Flyers @ Penguins - December 15, 2009 - 7:00 PM (ET)
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (15-15-1) vs.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS (22-10-1)
TV: TSN2 (HD), RDS (HD), VERSUS (HD)
Webcasts: Post 'em if you got 'em
GAME PREVIEW and TEAMS' WEBSITES:
Flyers Score Three in Third, Edge Bruins --
Bylsma makes changes to power play
FLYERS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
separated right shoulder
out about two more weeks from Dec. 9
left side, lower stomach surgery
out approx. six weeks from Dec. 8
two small hernias in his right groin
could return late December
out about two more weeks from Dec. 9
grade 2 knee sprain
out 3-to-4 weeks from Dec. 14
PLACE OF BIRTH
King City, Ontario
Ste. Foy, Quebec
van RIEMSDYK, James
Middletown, New Jersey
PLACE OF BIRTH
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
PLACE OF BIRTH
Woonsocket, Rhode Island
PENGUINS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
missed practice, is probable
PLACE OF BIRTH
Apr 26, 1977
Sep 7, 1978
Belleville, ON, CAN
Sidney Crosby "C"
Aug 7, 1987
Cole Harbour, NS, CAN
Apr 7, 1979
Laval, QC, CAN
Jan 18, 1979
Mar 7, 1980
Vernon, BC, CAN
Nov 9, 1970
Worcester, MA, USA
Jul 15, 1986
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Sep 26, 1979
Regina, SK, CAN
Evgeni Malkin "A"
Jul 31, 1986
Jan 13, 1980
Cleveland, OH, USA
Sep 10, 1988
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Feb 11, 1984
Lemoyne, QC, CAN
PLACE OF BIRTH
May 6, 1977
Wilmington, DE, USA
Jul 30, 1985
Grand Rapids, MN, USA
Sergei Gonchar "A"
Apr 13, 1974
Apr 24, 1987
Montreal, QC, CAN
Sep 8, 1977
Kingston, ON, CAN
Sep 26, 1980
San Francisco, CA, USA
Oct 28, 1979
PLACE OF BIRTH
Nov 28, 1984
Sorel, QC, CAN
Mar 12, 1977
Farmington, MI, USA
FLYERS-PENGUINS' SERIES HISTORY:
Current and Miscellaneous:
The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL record is 132-76-30-5 in the regular season.
The Flyers are 89-23-8-2 at home and 43-53-22-3 away in the regular season.
The Flyers are 5-3-0 in the last eight regular season games played at Philly.
The Flyers are 2-7-3 in the last 12 regular season games played at Pittsburgh.
The Flyers are 3-2 in PO series and 15-14 (8-6 home and 7-8 away) in 29 games.
1967 -- October 19 --
In the first ever regular season home game for the Flyers, Philly won 1-0. Bill Sutherland scored 2:59 into the third period and Doug Favell made 21 saves for his first career shutout. Philly was outshot 21-17. Attendance was 7,812. It was the Flyers' fourth game after a 1-2-0 road trip.
1967 -- November 8 --
Bernie Parent made 41 saves and Bill Sutherland scored in the Flyers' first game at Pittsburgh, a 1-1 tie.
1967 -- November 15 --
Hank Bassen made 27 saves and the Flyers were shutout for the first time ever, 5-0 in Pittsburgh.
1967 -- December 17 --
Bernie Parent made 36 saves and Leon Rochefort snapped a 1-1 tie in the Flyers' 2-1 home win.
1968 -- January 6 --
Doug Favell made 30 saves and Lou Angotti (1-1-2) had two points in a 2-2 tie in Pittsburgh. Philly was outshot 32-16.
1968 -- January 7 --
Doug Favell once again led the Flyers, this time to a 3-1 home win. Gary Dornhoefer's PPG was the GWG. The Pens outshot Philly 37-24.
1968 -- February 21 --
Pens outshot Philly 38-27 but Doug Favell was strong for the Flyers in a 1-1 tie at Pittsburgh. Pens dominated the last period with a 14-4 shot advantage. Pens scored in the opening period and the Flyers responded in the second period.
1968 -- February 25 --
Pens scored two first period goals and Les Binkley had 29 saves in the Pens' 2-1 win in Philly. Doug Favell made 30 saves.
1968 -- March 30 --
Because of the Spectrum's roof damage, this was one of the games moved to Quebec City and the Pens' Les Binkley made 23 saves in a 2-0 win.
1968 -- March 31 --
Val Fonteyne scored the go-ahead goal 1:40 into the game and Hank Bassen made 31 saves in Pittsburgh's 5-1 home win. Doug Favell made 38 saves.
1968 -- October 17 --
Bernie Parent made 20 stops and the Flyers held a 40-20 shots advantage in a 3-0 win in the home opener.
1968 -- November 9 --
Doug Favell made 37 saves in Philly's 3-0 shutout win. Brit Selby snapped a scoreless tie with 3:03 to play in the middle period. The Flyers outshot the Pens 37-18.
1968 -- December 17 --
Dick Sarrazin (2-1-3), Andre Lacroix (2-0-2) and Brit Selby (2-2-4) each scored twice in Philly's 8-2 win. Bernie Parent made 34 saves. Keith McCreary scored twice for the Pens.
1969 -- January 4 --
Each team scored in the middle period and the teams played to a 1-1 tie in Pittsburgh.
1969 -- January 26 --
Dick Cherry scored twice in the final 1:07 to break open a 3-3 tie in the Flyers' 5-3 win. Pittsburgh led 3-0 past the midway stage. Dick Sarrazin (0-4-4) assisted on the Flyers' final four goals. Myron Stankiewicz had two assists, he had five points in his brief Flyers' career.
1969 -- February 1 --
The teams played to a 2-2 tie in Pittsburgh. Bernie Parent made 37 saves. Les Binkley made 32 saves for Pittsburgh and Doug Favell made 28 stops for the Flyers.
1969 -- March 29 --
Dick Sarrazin scored twice for the Flyers in the second period in a 3-3 tie at Pittsburgh. Philly had 42 shots on Joe Daley.
1969 -- March 30 --
George Swarbrick and Dunc McCallum each had a goal and an assist in the Pens' 2-1 win in Philly. The Pens made it 2-0 with a goal with under three minutes to play. Doug Favell made 40 saves.
1969 -- October 15 --
Doug Favell made 37 saves in a 3-3 tie in Pittsburgh.
1969 -- November 22 --
Down 3-0 as the third period began, Pittsburgh scored five times for a 5-3 victory. The attendance at the Igloo was 5,464.
1969 -- November 30 --
Al Smith made 38 saves and Bernie Parent made 30 saves in a 3-3 tie at Philly. Bobby Clarke scored the second goal in his NHL career, in his 20th game.
1969 -- December 21 --
Bernie Parent made 28 saves in the 4-0 shutout win. Four Flyers had two-point games including Lew Morrison who gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead with a second period PPG just as Jim Morrison's penalty had expired. Bobby Clarke scored the seventh goal of his NHL career, in his 29th game. Les Binkley suffered the loss.
1970 -- January 18 --
Pens scored the last three goals in the third period to record a 6-4 win in Philly. Jean Pronovost had three points and Val Fonteyne had two goals. Gary Dornhoefer (2-1-3) led the Flyers.
1970 -- February 17 --
Pittsburgh outshot Philly 40-19, including 10-2 in the third period, and skated to a 4-2 win in the Igloo.
1970 -- March 28 --
Pittsburgh won 2-1 in Philly. Les Binkley made 29 saves. Bernie Parent made 31 saves.
1970 -- April 1 --
Pittsburgh outshot Philly 42-26 and won 4-1 in the Igloo.
1970 -- May 22 --
Barry Ashbee was traded to Philadelphia by Pittsburgh (Hershey-AHL) for Darryl Edestrand and Larry McKillop.
1970 -- October 17 --
Bernie Parent (30 saves) and Les Binkley (24 saves) dueled to a scoreless draw in Pittsburgh.
1970 -- November 1 --
The Flyers defeated Pittsburgh 3-2, having won just once against the Penguins in the prior 12 games (1-6-5).
1971 -- January 5 --
Bobby Clarke's (2-1-3) GWG midway in the third period snapped a 3-3 tie and the Flyers won for the first time (0-9-2) since December 9, 1970.
1971 -- February 10 --
Pittsburgh led 4-1 after 20 minutes and skated to a 5-3 home win.
1971 -- March 10 --
The teams played to a 2-2 tie in the Igloo. Gary Dornhoefer and Andre Lacroix each had two points for the Flyers.
1971 -- March 28 --
Bobby Clarke scored twice and the Flyers clinched a playoff spot with a 3-1 home win. Bruce Gamble made 41 saves continuing his play for the recently injured Doug Favell.
1971 -- October 9 --
Fred Shero made his NHL head coaching debut but Darryl Edestrand's 35-foot drive in the third period gave Pittsburgh a 3-2 home win in the season opener for both teams.
1971 -- December 26 --
Serge Bernier (1-4-5) and Bobby Clarke (1-3-4) dominated the Penguins in a 6-1 Flyers' home win. The duo had nine points in the first 28+ minutes. Ed Van Impe and Bob Kelly each had a goal and an assist.
1972 -- January 15 --
Tim Horton (0-4-4) had four points and Jim Rutherford made 24 saves in Pittburgh's 4-2 home win.
1972 -- January 30 --
Bruce Gamble (33 saves) led Philly to a 4-0 shutout win. Dick Sarrazin and first-star Bobby Clarke scored first period goals.
1972 -- February 26 --
The Pens won 5-2 in Pittsburgh. Syl Apps, Jr. and Jean Pronovost (two goals) both had three points. Bobby Clarke had both Flyers' goals. Bobby Taylor made 40 saves in the loss.
1972 -- April 1 --
The Flyers and Pens battled it out for the final PO spot. Philly needed two points in the final two games but Pittsburgh tied the score with 0:46 left and the game ended in a 4-4 tie. In the next game, the Flyers needed a point against Buffalo but Gerry Meehan's 45-foot shot beat Doug Favell with :04 seconds to play and the Sabres won 3-2. The Pens won their game the same day and advanced via a tiebreaker.
1972 -- November 2 --
Doug Favell made 37 saves in the Flyers' 4-2 home win. Bobby Clarke had two points as did Bill Clement, whose SHG with 1:13 to play in the middle period was the GWG.
1972 -- November 8 --
The Pens' scored four times in under eight minutes in the first period en route to a 5-2 home win. Less than two minutes into the game, Flyers' goalie Bobby Taylor suffered a hamstring injury which kept him from playing until December 27. He was replaced by Doug Favell who eventually stopped 34 of 39 shots. Bill Barber scored both Flyers' goals.
1973 -- January 25 --
Michel Belhumeur made 39 saves and Don Saleski scored twice in the Flyers' 6-3 home win. Five straight goals gave the Flyers a 5-1 lead.
1973 -- January 27 --
Rick MacLeish scored two third period goals in Philly's 5-3 road win. MacLeish and Gary Dornhoefer each had three points. Bill Barber had the GWG. Michel Belhumeur made 39 saves. There were four fights in the game including Moose Dupont beating Jean-Guy Lagace. Barry Ashbee, who received 26 PIMs in the game, was eventually suspended for the next eight games due to contact with official Bryan Lewis.
1973 -- March 11 --
Gary Dornhoefer's second goal of the game was the lone third period tally in a 3-2 Flyers' win. Doug Favell made 32 saves for the Flyers.
1973 -- April 1 --
In the final game of the regular season, Rick MacLeish became the first Flyer and eighth NHL player to record 50 goals in a season. The goal, which was MacLeish's 100th point of the season, gave the Flyers a 4-1 second period lead; however, the Pens staged a comeback and Jean Pronovost's goal with 1:13 to play was the difference as they won 5-4. Earlier, Dave Schultz netted consecutive first period goals. The goalies: Bobby Taylor (Flyers) vs. Cam Newton (Penguins).
1973 -- October 27 --
Bernie Parent (23 saves) and Bobby Clarke (2-1-3) led the Flyers to 6-0 win in Pittsburgh.
1973 -- November 4 --
Bernie Parent (28 saves), Bobby Clarke (2-1-3), Bill Barber (1-2-3) and Ross Lonsberry (2-0-2) led the Flyers to a 7-0 shutout win in Philly. In nine days, Philly beat Pittsburgh twice by a combined total of 13-0. This was the Flyers' eighth win of the season and fifth via shutout.
1974 -- January 20 --
Andy Brown made 38 saves saves in Pittsburgh's 5-3 win in Philadelphia. The next Pens win in Philly came in 1989.
1974 -- February 7 --
Marc Bolieau made his head coaching debut with Pittsburgh but Terry Crisp snapped a 4-4 tie late in the third period to give the Flyers a 5-4 home win, about eight minutes after Bobby Clarke tied the game 4-4. Dave Schultz scored Philly's first two goals. The Flyers held a 41-22 shots advantage, including 22-6 in the third period.
1974 -- April 6 --
Jean Pronovost had five points (2-3-5), off Bobby Taylor, and Andy Brown made 25 saves in the Penguins' 6-1 home victory. When Steve Durbano fought Orest Kindrachuk, Dave Schultz interceded and was tossed as third man in.
1974 -- October 19 --
Don Saleski and Bill Barber each scored twice in Philly's 6-3 road win. The Flyers had three PPGs. Steve Durbano of Pittsburgh suffered a fractured wrist after colliding along the boards with Andre Dupont. Bobby Clarke, who scored the GWG in the mid-third period, and Dave Burrows got fighting majors. Philly held a 46-24 shots advantage.
1974 -- December 22 --
Bernie Parent (24 saves) recorded his 30th shutout with the Flyers, a 4-0 win. Rick MacLeish's SHG midway in the second period snapped a scoreless tie. Ed Van Impe had two assists.
1975 -- March 8 --
Ron Stackhouse (0-6-6) had six assists, a still-existing mark for most assists by an opponent against the Flyers, in the Pens' 8-2 win. The six assists in a game and four assists in a period tied NHL records. Eight different Pens' players scored off Bobby Taylor and Wayne Stephenson. This was the Flyers only loss in the last 19 (16-1-2) regular season games of that season.
1975 -- March 13 --
Bernie Parent recorded a 22-save shutout in Philly's 6-0 home win. Michel Plasse was replaced at the 25:39 mark, down 4-0, by Gary Inness. Rick MacLeish had two first period assists. Ed Van Impe scored in the middle period, his only goal of the 1974-75 season.
1975 -- October 25 --
Pierre Larouche scored a PPG with four seconds to play and the Penguins completed a four-goal rally in a 4-4 tie in the Igloo. The Pens trailed 4-1 as the third period opened and with under 12 minutes to play. The Flyers were then whistled for four consecutive minors in under four minutes in the game's last six minutes leading to a PPG by Colin Campbell with 1:45 to play which brought the Pens to a one-goal deficit. After Gary Dornhoefer was called for holding with 1:14 to play, Larouche evened the game. Upon leaving the penalty box, Dornhoefer was assessed minor and misconduct penalties which gave the Flyers 20 PIMs in the last six minutes (Pittsburgh had none).
1975 -- November 9 --
Despite 51 saves by Gary Inness, including 20-for-21 in the second period, the Flyers won 6-4 at home. Philly held a 57-30 shots advantage including 21-4 in the middle period. Bobby Clarke, Rick MacLeish and Gary Dornhoefer totalled six points in the first period. The Flyers had three PPGs. There was a bench-clearing brawl late in the game started with a Gary Dornhoefer-Steve Durbano fight. Dave Schultz was assessed 25 PIMs. Ross Lonsberry, Harvey Bennett and Jack McIlhargey (Flyers) and Barry Wilkins (Pens) were all ejected.
1976 -- January 3 --
The LCB Line collected 10 points (4-6-10), led by Bill Barber (2-2-4), in an 8-4 Flyers' home win. Philly had four goals and 19 shots in the first period. Dave Schultz fought Colin Campbell.
1976 -- January 15 --
Bobby Clarke had three assists and Wayne Stephenson made 26 saves in the Flyers' 4-1 win in Philly, the team's first game since the inspiring win over the Soviets.
1976 -- March 9 --
Ed Van Impe and Bobby Taylor were traded to Pittsburgh for Gary Inness and cash. Van Impe played in 25 games and Taylor played twice before retiring; Inness played just twice for the Flyers.
1976 -- October 28 --
Bernie Parent (21 saves) recorded the shutout in the 3-0 home victory. Reggie Leach, Mel Bridgman and Bobby Clarke scored.
1976 -- November 13 --
Pierre Larouche scored with under seven minutes remaining and Dunc Wilson stopped 25 shots in the Penguins' 1-0 home win.
1977 -- January 29 --
Rick MacLeish (1-2-3) had three points and Bernie Parent made 18 saves in the Flyers' 5-2 win in front of a then-record crowd of 16,404 in Pittsburgh.
1977 -- March 13 --
Wayne Stephenson (22 saves) and Don Saleski (his first NHL hat trick) led the Flyers to a 4-0 home win. Philly held a 16-1 shot advantage after one period and 39-22 in the game.
1977 -- October 15 --
Bobby Clarke had five points (1-4-5) in the Flyers' 8-2 victory. Bob Kelly (2-1-3) and Bob Dailey each scored twice.. Philly out-scored Pittsburgh 4-0 in the third period. Orest Kindrachuk's penalty shot attempt failed vs. Dunc Wilson.
1977 -- October 20 --
The Flyers recorded their largest victory (later equaled in 1984, 13-2 vs. Vancouver) with an 11-0 win. Ross Lonsberry scored nine seconds into the game and Philly led 4-0 after one period amid a 21-4 shots advantage (54-20 in the game). Bobby Clarke (1-3-4) led the offense and Bernie Parent had the shutout. Philly won the last three games against the Pens by a 23-2 margin. Don Saleski, who had a goal, recorded his ninth point (6-3-9) in the season's first four games. The Flyers were 4-0-0 with 31 GF and 3 GA.
1978 -- January 12 --
The Flyers led 3-0 after one period, the Pens followed with three goals in the opening 3:49 of the second period and each side scored in the third for a 4-4 tie in the Spectrum. The Penguins second period trio came in a span of 2:24. Bill Barber had two goals.
1978 -- February 25 --
Orest Kindrachuk (0-3-3) had three points and Rick St. Croix made 23 stops in Philly's 3-1 road win. Denis Herron made 36 saves in the loss.
1978 -- June 14 --
Tom Bladon, Orest Kindrachuk and Ross Lonsberry were dealt to Pittsburgh for a first round pick used to select Behn Wilson.
1978 -- October 19 --
Bernie Parent made 24 saves in the Flyers' 3-1 home win. Danny Lucas scored the only goal (and point) of his 6-game NHL career.
1978 -- November 25 --
Bernie Parent made 25 saves in the Flyers' 3-1 road win. Paul Evans and Reggie Leach scored in the second period, Paul Holmgren added a third period goal. Among the game's six fights -- Rick Lapointe vs. Blair Chapman --
, Andre Dupont vs. Peter Mahovlich --
... Dupont vs. Dave Schultz (then of Pittsburgh)
... and Behn Wilson vs. Schultz
and Andre Dupont
1978 -- December 14 --
Bernie Parent made 24 saves and Reggie Leach snapped a 1-1 tie in a 2-1 home win.
1979 -- March 10 --
Denis Herron made 36 saves and Greg Malone scored in the third period to lead Pittsburgh to a 3-2 win in the Igloo.
1979 -- December 20 --
The Flyers tied the NHL record for longest unbeaten streak (28 games) when Behn Wilson's PPG beat Greg Millen (34 saves) with 4:08 to play in a 1-1 home tie. While some Pens, including former Flyer Orest Kindrachuk, claimed the puck was kicked into the net by Wilson's skate, referee Dave Newell allowed the goal. Wilson asserted that he "swiped at it with my stick and knocked it in." Pete Peeters made 22 saves with only a 55-footer by Ron Stackhouse beating him. Rick MacLeish and Gary McAdam fought 1:23 before the tying goal. Pat Quinn called his team tight and said "the phantom was shooting down our players."
1980 -- February 2 --
Pete Peeters made 30 stops and recorded his first career shutout and the Flyers scored four first period goals in a 4-0 win at Pittsburgh. Paul Holmgren (1-1-2) and Mel Bridgman (1-1-2) led the offense.
1980 -- February 17 --
Brian Propp's GWG with 1:50 to play capped a rally in the Flyers' 6-5 home win. Pittsburgh blew leads of 3-0 and 5-2 but still led 5-4 with under six minutes remaining until Tom Gorence tied the score at 5-5. Bob Kelly (2-1-3) led the Flyers' offense. Philly had 20 first period shots and 43 in the game. Ross Lonsberry (2-0-2) and Pat Hughes (1-2-3, game-high eight shots) led Pittsburgh.
1980 -- March 11 --
Reggie Leach and Al Hill scored midway in the second period, 41 seconds apart, in the Flyers' 4-3 road win. Pete Peeters made 25 saves. Orest Kindrachuk gave Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead and George Ferguson scored twice in the third period.
1980 -- October 9 --
In the season opener, Yves Preston, Al Hill and Bill Barber each scored twice in Philadelphia's 7-4 home win. The Flyers led 6-1 midway through the game. Phil Myre made 24 saves for the victory.
1980 -- December 13 --
Bobby Clarke (3-0-3) scored three goals in the second period in Philly's 6-5 road win. Clarke followed a Brian Propp goal with a SHG and a PPG in a span of 1:30 to even the game 5-5. Pittsburgh's Paul Gardner (4-0-4) had four goals, including three of the Pens' four PPGs, the last of which made the score 5-2 midway through the game. Clarke and Gardner combined for five second period goals. The GWG was by Mel Bridgman, the only third period tally. Ross Lonsberry (0-3-3), now of the Penguins, had three points in the first period.
1981 -- January 21 --
Pete Peeters made 33 saves and Mel Bridgman scored the GWG in the first minute of play in the Flyers 5-0 home win. Paul Holmgren added a pair of goals in the third period. Rick MacLeish had three points.
1981 -- February 17 --
Al Hill had two points and Rick St. Croix made 18 saves in the Flyers' 4-1 home win. Philly led 2-0 at the 4:38 mark on goals by Bobby Clarke and Tom Gorence.
1981 -- October 11 --
Philly out-scored Pittsburgh 5-0 in the third period and set a team record by scoring four times in a span of 1:22 during an 8-2 victory. Ilkka Sinisalo, in his second NHL game, became the third NHL player to score his first goal via a penalty shot. The goal came with 3:21 to play, off Paul Harrison. Reggie Leach (2-1-3) led the offense. Pete Peeters made 31 saves. A fight between Tim Kerr and Paul Baxter --
1981 -- October 29 --
Ken Linseman (0-4-4) and Mel Bridgman (3-1-4), who scored three times off Michel Dion including the GWG with about five minutes to play, led Philly to a 6-4 home win and an 8-1-1 start to the season. The game featured 43 penalties and 222 PIMs. Behn Wilson twice beat Paul Baxter in fights including one at the 11:17 mark of the first period when a 20-minute stoppage resulted in 18 penalties and 144 PIMs. Brian Propp had 17 PIMs and three points.
1981 -- November 7 --
The Pens won 7-2 and ended a 9-game losing streak in this series and a skid of 1-17-2 in the last 20 regular season games. Paul Gardner (3-0-3), Randy Carlyle (1-3-4), Mario Faubert (2-0-2) and Pat Boutette (0-3-3) led the Pens. Pelle Lindbergh gave up seven goals on 45 shots in his second NHL apperance; he next played March 4 after a stint in the AHL.
1981 -- December 9 --
Ken Linseman and Bobby Clarke scored first period goals and then Bill Barber tallied consecutive goals in the third period in Philly's 4-1 road win. Paul Holmgren was ejected in the opening period when he took a swing at referee Andy van Hellemond after the ref called Holmgren for a 5-minute major but made no call against Paul Baxter:
1981 -- December 20 --
Ron Flockhart's (1-1-2) PPG with 2:15 to play snapped a 1-1 tie and Bill Barber (1-1-2) added an ENG for a 3-1 victory. Pete Peeters made 24 saves. Michel Dion made 34 saves including 18 in the first period. Russ Anderson of Pittsburgh was ejected 75 seconds into the game after a fight with Ray Allison.
1982 -- January 23 --
Ron Flockhart (2-1-3) and Al Hill scored in the final nine minutes of the third period to help the Flyers to a 5-5 tie in Pittsburgh.
1982 -- February 7 --
Ray Allison scored with 1:18 to play, the Flyers third in the last period, to beat Pittsburgh 5-4. Rick MacLeish (2-1-3) scored two second period goals for the Pens to give them a 4-2 lead.
1982 -- February 20 --
Pittsburgh had five PPGs and Rick Kehoe registered five assists in the Pens' 6-5 win. The game was tied 3-3 when Behn Wilson was whistled for a cross-checking major in the final 1:15 of the middle period; that led to three Penguins' PPGs including one by Mike Bullard with two seconds to play which gave the Pens' a 4-3 lead. At 2:50 of the third period, the Pens' led 6-3.
1982 -- October 23 --
Bobby Clarke played in his 1,000th NHL regular season game but the Penguins spoiled the feat with two third period goals in a 4-2 win in the Igloo. The real story was goalie Michel Dion who made 48 saves as the Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 50-17.
1982 -- October 28 --
The Flyers destroyed Pittsburgh 9-2 in the Spectrum. Bobby Clarke (2-2-4), Tim Kerr (2-0-2) and Ray Allison (2-0-2) scored twice and Lindsay Carson added three points (1-2-3). Michel Dion was removed at the 25:35 mark with Philly leading 6-1. Pelle Lindbergh made 30 saves.
1982 -- December 4 --
Pelle Lindbergh (24 saves) and Dennis Herron (30 saves) battled to a scoreless tie. Bill Barber suffered a torn MCL when he crashed into the boards and he missed the next 14 games. In his return January 8, he had five points against Hartford though he played in an exhibition match January 6 against a touring all-star Soviet team.
1982 -- December 12 --
The Flyers won 4-3 at home despite 41 saves by Michel Dion of Pittsburgh. Philly outshot the Pens 45-22. Paul Holmgren gave the Flyers a lead the team never relinquished. Brad McCrimmon's first goal as a Flyer gave Philly a 4-2 lead. Paul Baxter had two goals for Pittsburgh.
1983 -- January 13 --
Darryl Sittler and Bill Barber scored twice and the Flyers won a then club-record 10th straight game, 8-1. Bob Froese made 24 saves. Roberto Romano made his first NHL start for Pittsburgh.
1983 -- February 24 --
Mark Taylor had three (1-2-3) points and Ilkka Sinisalo scored twice in Philly's 6-3 victory in the Spectrum. The Penguins led 3-2 late in the second period but Sinisalo scored a PPG goal and then the Flyers dominated the final period by scoring three goals. Philly outshot the Pens 18-6 in the third period and 43-30 in the game.
1983 -- March 6 --
Ilkka Sinisalo scored twice and Pelle Lindbergh made 25 saves in the Flyers' 5-3 win in Pittsburgh. Sinisalo scored the go-ahead goal in the final minute of the first period.
1983 -- October 9 --
Bill Barber (2-0-2) became the first Flyer and 19th NHL player to score 400 goals, Pelle Lindbergh made 28 saves and Tim Kerr (2-0-2) scored twice in the Flyers' 7-1 home win. The Flyers led 2-0 after 40 seconds and 4-0 before the 10-minute mark. Lindsay Carson fought rookie Marty McSorley.
1983 -- October 23 --
In a multi-player/pick swap, Ron Flockhart, Andy Brickley, Mark Taylor and Philadelphia's 1st (Roger Belanger) and 3rd (later traded to Vancouver who picked Mike Stevens) round choices in 1984 Entry Draft were dealt to Pittsburgh for Rich Sutter, 2nd (Greg Smyth) and 3rd (David McLay) round choices in 1984 Entry Draft, October 23, 1983.
1983 -- October 29 --
Bobby Clarke scored twice and Pelle Lindbergh made 25 saves in the Flyers' 3-1 road win. Darryl Sittler had the GWG in the early stages of the third period.
1983 -- November 20 --
In the first ever regular season OT game in Flyers' history, Bobby Clarke tallied the GWG in a 6-5 win. Brian Propp scored twice for the Flyers. The Pens led 3-2 after 40 minutes but were overcome by an 18-6 shot barrage in the third period and OT. Mike Bullard had three points for Pittsburgh.
1983 -- December 3 --
Five Flyers had multi-point games in the first period as Philly led 5-1 at the break and skated to a 6-3 road win. The Flyers outshot the Pens 46-26. Thomas Eriksson and Ron Sutter each had three points. A brawl at 32:10 highlighted by Randy Carlyle-Rich Sutter.
1984 -- January 3 --
The Flyers rallied for three goals in a span of 2:25 late in the third period and claimed a 7-5 victory. Darryl Sittler (2-1-3), Bobby Clarke (0-3-3) and Thomas Eriksson (0-3-3) sparked the offense. Sittler tied the game on a PPG and then Tim Kerr scored the eventual GWG 37 seconds later. The Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 17-7 and outscored them 4-2 in the final 20 minutes.
1984 -- March 22 --
Philly out-scored the Pens 7-0 in the third period en route to a 13-4 massacre, the tenth straight win in this series. Tim Kerr (2-4-6) scored his 50th goal of the season during an incredible effort, while Dave Poulin (3-1-4) and Ilkka Sinisalo (3-1-4) each had hat tricks off Denis Herron who gave up 13 goals. Philly recorded team records for assists (22) and points (35) in a game. The 13-goal total set a team record for most goals in a game (equalled later vs. Vancouver). The Flyers led 3-0 4:53 into the game and 6-4 after two periods. Dave Brown vs. Marty McSorley fight --
. In the third, McSorley fought Daryl Stanley --
1984 -- March 28 --
Bob Froese made 32 saves backing Philly to an 11th straight win in this series, 5-3 in Pittsburgh. The Flyers swept the seven-game season series. Tim Kerr scored his 50th goal. Mark Howe's SHG came 48 seconds after a Pens' PPG tied it 2-2. Attendance: 6,384.
1984 -- October 20 --
Doug Shedden's goal with 0:37 to play enabled the Penguins to snap an 11-game losing skid in this series with a 3-1 victory; Moe Mantha added an ENG. Michel Dion made 36 saves. Pelle Lindbergh made 35 stops.
1984 -- October 21 --
Tim Kerr (2-1-3) scored twice on the PP and Bob Froese made 22 saves in Philly's 4-2 home win. Peter Zezel and Brian Propp each had two points. Denis Herron made 33 saves in the loss. The Flyers led 4-0 before a pair of one-time Flyers, Mike Bullard and Andy Brickley, scored for the Penguins.
1984 -- December 1 --
Tim Kerr scored twice and Bob Froese made 30 saves in Philly's 3-1 home win. Ed Hospodar gave Philly a 1-0 lead with a late second period goal then Kerr's pair in the third period gave the Flyers a 3-0 lead. Dave Brown handled Rod Buskas in a first period fight. Philly outshot the Pens 44-31. Roberto Romano made 41 saves in the defeat.
1984 -- December 21 --
Roberto Romano made 32 saves to lead the Pens to a 4-2 home win. John Chabot scored the deciding goal midway through the third period. Dave Brown-Warren Young fought after Mario Lemieux embellished a hit by Brown:
1985 -- February 18 --
Philly won 8-2 and sent Pens to a ninth straight loss and 12th straight without a win. The Flyers scored four goals in five minutes and claimed a 4-0 lead on a 19-1 shots advantage in the first period. Philly outshot the Pens 43-18. Brian Propp, Peter Zezel and Tim Kerr had three points apiece; Thomas Eriksson scored twice. Bob Froese improved to 7-0-0 in this series.
1985 -- March 10 --
The Flyers bombed Pittsburgh 7-1 in the second period en route to an 11-4 home victory. Rick Tocchet (0-4-4), Ilkka Sinisalo (2-1-3), Todd Bergen (1-2-3), Brian Propp (1-2-3) and Len Hachborn (2-0-2) led the offense. Philly outshot the Penguins 48-25, including 23-11 in the middle period. The Flyers led 4-3 then scored six goals in 13:18. Four goalies surrendered goals. All 18 Flyers' skaters registered one or more shots and all but two had at least one point. Rich Sutter fought Bob Errey --
1985 -- March 19 --
Pelle Lindbergh made 29 saves and the Flyers scored three third period goals in a 5-3 win. Arto Javanainen gave the Pens a 3-2 lead in the second period, one of 14 games he played in the NHL. Ron Sutter had two goals. Dave Poulin had three assists. Philly outshot Pittsburgh 43-32. The Flyers had 24 goals and won all three games against Pittsburgh in a span of four weeks.
1985 -- October 12 --
Bob Froese made 42 saves, including 18-for-18 in the third period, and Murray Craven snapped a 2-2 tie with 5:51 to play in Philly's 4-2 win at Pittsburgh. Peter Zezel's two points led the Flyers. There were two fights including Rick Tocchet-Jim Johnson.
1985 -- November 24 --
Dave Poulin scored three goals and Darren Jensen made 28 saves during the Flyers' 7-4 win in Philadelphia. Ilkka Sinisalo's (2-0-2) second goal of the third period, with 8:17 remaining, came on the PP and put Philly ahead 5-4. The Flyers scored twice in the final minute including the completion of Poulin's hat trick with five seconds to play.
1985 -- December 21 --
Bob Froese had 36 saves and Tim Kerr scored twice in Philly's 4-2 road win. Rick Tocchet fought Dan Frawley at the 0:20 mark; in the second, Kerr vs. Rod Buskas --
1985 -- December 22 --
Murray Craven (1-1-2) scored 2:12 into OT in the Flyers' 3-2 win. Bob Froese made 25 saves. The Flyers completed the home-and-home series sweep. Gilles Meloche made 35 saves in the loss.
1986 -- January 28 --
Darren Jensen had 35 saves, including 16-for-16 in the third period, and Dave Poulin ties the game 2:31 into the final period in Philly's 2-2 tie at Pittsburgh. Rick Tocchet fought Terry Ruskowski. Since the last time the teams tied, the Flyers owned a 20-2 record in this series.
1986 -- March 20 --
Tim Kerr became the first Flyers' player to record three straight 50-goal seasons as Philly trounced the Pens 5-1 in the Spectrum. Bob Froese made 23 saves. It was coach Mike Keenan's 100th victory with the Flyers (in his 152nd game, the second fastest coach to reach that total in NHL history). There were four fights in the game including Rich Sutter- Norm Schmidt --
1986 -- April 5 --
Ilkka Sinisalo (2-0-2) scored 1:39 into OT to give the Flyers a 4-3 road win. Dave Brown, who later fought Rod Buskas, tied the game 3-3 with under nine minutes to play. Dave Richter picked up 17 PIMs at the 0:16 mark for a fight with Dan Frawley (
) and Ron Duguay scored 44 seconds later to make it 1-0. The game had two other fights -- Brown vs. Buskas (
) and Lindsay Carson-Jim Johnson (
1986 -- October 23 --
Philly prevented the Pens from tying the NHL record for wins to start a season (Pittsburgh was 7-0-0) as Bob Froese made 28 saves and Mark Howe had three points in a 5-3 home win.
1986 -- October 25 --
The Pens ended the Flyers perfect 6-0-0 start with a 4-2 win in the Igloo. Roberto Romano (41 saves), Doug Bodger (two goals) and Mario Lemieux (three assists) led Pittsburgh.
1986 -- December 20 --
The Flyers skated to a 6-4 win in Pittsburgh as Ilkka Sinisalo and Brad McCrimmon each had three points. Philly scored twice with a span of 10 seconds in the first period to take a 2-0 lead. The Flyers scored four times in the middle period. Ron Hextall had 29 saves.
1987 -- January 29 --
Dave Poulin's goal snapped a 3-3 tie and Murray Craven added a pair of goals earlier in the third period in the Flyers' 5-3 win.
1987 -- February 19 --
Despite two third period goals by Dave Poulin, the Flyers' team-record home win streak (23) vs. one opponent was snapped in a 4-4 tie. Pittsburgh blew leads of 2-0 and 4-2. Poulin (2-1-3) scored the only goals of the final period including the tying tally with 1:57 remaining.
1987 -- March 22 --
Ron Hextall made 26 saves in Philly's 3-1 home win. Dave Brown and Brad McCrimmon scored second period goals. Craig Berube fought and defeated Dan Frawley in two fights.
1987 -- March 24 --
Pittsburgh rallied from a 3-0 second period hole to tie the Flyers 3-3 in the Igloo. Glenn Resch made 36 saves for the Flyers while Pat Riggin made 35 stops for the Penguins. Don Nachbaur and Warren Young got into a clash, Nachbaur and Mitch Wilson were tossed --
1987 -- October 18 --
Dave Brown scored the lone third period goal in Philly's 3-2 home win. Wendell Young made 16 saves for his second and final win (2-3-0 in six appearances) with the Flyers.
1987 -- November 3 --
Mario Lemieux had two goals and Pat Riggin made 27 saves in the Pens' 5-1 home win.
1987 -- November 12 --
Mark Howe had three points and Ron Hextall made 25 saves in the Flyers' 5-2 home win.
1987 -- December 15 --
Murray Craven (1-3-4) had four points and the Flyers skated to a 5-2 win in Pittsburgh backed by Ron Hextall's goaltending.
1988 -- January 15 --
Philly scored three PPGs and Ron Hextall made 37 saves en route to a 5-4 road win. The Flyers upped their record to 31-4-4 in the last 39 games played in this series. Derrick Smith snapped a 3-3 tie in the third period with the go-ahead goal. Bill Root gave Philly a 3-1 lead, his only goal in 24 games as a Flyer. Murray Craven had three assists. Mario Lemieux had three (2-1-3) points.
1988 -- March 19 --
Steve Guenette made 38 saves and Mario Lemieux (1-3-4) and Zarley Zalapski (1-3-4, first NHL goal) led the offense in a 7-0 home win. Don Nachbaur of Philly was assessed a team-record eight different penalties in the game.
1988 -- March 20 --
One night after losing by seven goals, Philly rebounded with a 4-2 win as Mark Laforest made 27 saves. Trailing 2-0 in the second period, the Flyers scored four unanswered goals led by Peter Zezel's (1-2-3) three points.
1988 -- October 18 --
Mario Lemieux (3-1-4) and Steve Guenette (25 saves) led Pittsburgh to a 4-2 home win.
1988 -- November 6 --
Mark Howe (1-2-3) and Tim Kerr (2-1-3) led the Flyers to a 5-4 home win. Each team had three PPGs, including Randy Cunneyworth who scored with one second left for the Pens. The Pens held a 14-3 shots advantage in the third but managed just one goal. Rob Brown had three points for the Pens. Fights included Jeff Chychrun-Richard Zemlak, Jat Wells-Dan Frawley and a third period mini-brawl involving Peter Zezel-Paul Coffey and Scott Mellanby (attempt to injure penalty)-Doug Bodger:
1988 -- November 26 --
Frank Pietrangelo made 41 saves in Pittsburgh's 4-3 home win. The game was filled with fights including Craig Berube vs. Richard Zemlak (
) who later fought Dave Brown.
1988 -- December 8 --
The Flyers won 4-3 at home as Pelle Eklund scored twice and Jay Wells and Rick Tocchet added two points each. The game featured multiple fights: Scott Mellanby vs Bob Errey --
, Kerry Huffman vs. Dan Quinn, Jeff Harding vs Richard Zemlak --
, Craig Berube-Zemlak --
, Tim Kerr vs Randy Cunneyworth --
, Pelle Eklund-Jim Johnson
, Kjell Samuelsson vs Steve Dykstra --
, Jeff Chychrun vs Jay Caufield --
, and Dave Brown vs. Caufield --
1988 -- December 29 --
Philly had a 3-2 road win. The Flyers outshot the Pens 31-17 and scored three special teams' goals. Among the six fights --Jeff Chychrun-Richard Zemlak --
, Rick Tocchet-Dan Frawley --
and Murray Craven-Bob Errey --
1989 -- February 2 --
Pittsburgh won in Philadelphia for the first time since January 20, 1974, snapping a Flyers' team record 42-game (39-0-3) home unbeaten streak against one opponent. At one point, Philly went 48-1-4 in a 53-game stretch of home games in this series. Wendell Young made 39 saves in the 5-3 victory. Dave Brown-Jay Caufield --
1989 -- April 2 --
The Flyers pulled their goalie in OT in an attempt to improve their PO positioning in the final day of the regular season but lost when Mario Lemieux scored his 85th goal of the season, 6-5. The Flyers out-shot Pittsburgh 43-21 and rallied to tie with three third period goals after trailing 5-2. The Flyers had a 29-2-1 home record against Pittsburgh in the 1980s (a 2-game skid).
1989 -- April 17 -- In Game 1 of the Patrick Division Finals,
Rob Brown netted the only goal of the third period, with 6:43 to play, in a 4-3 home win for the Pens. Kevin Stevens and Zarley Zalapski each had three assists. Dave Poulin's SHG gave Philly a 1-0 lead which increased to 3-1 in the second period. The teams combined to go 4-for-5 on PPs. Tom Barrasso made 27 saves. Ron Hextall made 25 stops.
1989 -- April 19 -- In Game 2,
Tim Kerr scored a natural hat trick, all in the first period, in the Flyers' 4-2 win. Ron Hextall made 28 saves including stops on four breakaways (two each by Mario Lemieux and Dan Quinn). Tom Barrasso gave up three goals on nine shots and was removed after the first period for Wendell Young. The start of the game was delayed 76 minutes due to a power failure.
1989 -- April 21 -- In Game 3,
Phil Bourque scored in OT and Tom Barrasso made 44 saves in Pittsburgh's 4-3 win in Philly. Brian Propp's breakwaywas stopped moments before the GWG. It was the Pens third straight win in Philly after going 15 years and 42 games without a victory. The Flyers held a 47-32 shots advantage. There were two fights in the game: Craig Berube-Phil Bourque (
) and Jeff Chychrun-Troy Loney (
1989 -- April 23 -- In Game 4,
Tim Kerr scored two second period PPGs in a span of 2:21 and Ron Hextall made 18 saves in the Flyers' 4-1 home win. Dave Poulin (1-1-2), Pelle Eklund (0-2-2) and Brian Propp (0-2-2) also had two points. John Cullen gave the Pens a 1-0 lead at the 3:22 mark, Poulin tied it then Kerr's pair made it 3-1. Terry Carkner added a third period SHG. The Flyers were 8-for-8 on the PK. Craig Berube-Paul Coffey --
1989 -- April 25 -- In Game 5
, Mario Lemieux (5-3-8) thrilled the home crowd by scoring a hat trick just 6:55 into the game and added a fourth goal before the period ended in the Penguins' 10-7 win. Pittsburgh led 6-1 after one period and 9-3 after two periods but the Flyers nearly staged an improbable rally by scoring four third period goals to narrow the margin to 9-7. Lemieux's final goal was scored into an empty net, on his ninth shot. Paul Coffey (0-4-4), Rob Brown (2-1-3, consecutive goals within three minutes of each other) and Bob Errey (1-2-3) contributed. Tim Kerr (2-2-4) and Pelle Eklund (2-0-2) led the Flyers' attack. Eklund scored six seconds into second period, the fastest PO goal to start any non-first period in NHL history. The Flyers outshot the Pens 45-25 including 21-7 in the third period. Lemieux was questionable for the game due to being knocked out of Game 4 after he bumped heads with teammate Randy Cunneyworth. Ron Hextall chased Rob Brown --
1989 -- April 27 -- In Game 6,
Tim Kerr (10-4-14 through six games) and Derrick Smith each scored twice and Ron Hextall made 20 saves as the Flyers won 6-2. Mark Howe (0-3-3), Scott Mellanby (0-2-2), Mike Bullard (0-2-2) and Kjell Samuelsson (0-2-2) had multi-assist nights. Philly held a 38-22 shots advantage. The Flyers went 1-for-9 on the PP. Ilkka Sinisalo returned to play after three months out with a broken arm and added a psychological boost; he played in just 13 regular season games and missed the first 11 post-season contests. The victory was very costly, however, as Kerr was slashed by Jim Johnson rendering him ineffective for the remainder of the playoffs due to a broken finger. Randy Cunneyworth had two goals and Mario Lemieux was held to zero points and was a minus-4 for the Pens.
1989 -- April 29 -- In Game 7,
the Flyers stunned the Penguins 4-1 in Pittsburgh to advance to the Conference Finals. Backup netminder Ken Wregget starred and made 39 saves as an emergency replacement for goalie Ron Hextall who suffered a sprained MCL injury in Game 6; Wregget was informed he'd play after the morning skate. With the game tied 1-1 in the second period, Dave Poulin netted a momentum-shifting SHG 2:36 after Mario Lemieux evened the game with a PPG. Mike Bullard and Scott Mellanby added third period goals. The Flyers' PK went 7-for-8 and Ron Sutter had a tremendous outing. Mark Howe (0-2-2) and Propp (1-1-2) had multi-point games. Pittsburgh outshot Philly 40-34. SERIES RECAP: Tim Kerr had team-records of 15 points and 10 goals in the series, including five on the PP. Propp (6-5-11) also had a huge series. Lemieux (9-5-14) led Pittsburgh's offense.
1989 -- November 28 --
Ken Wregget's 33 saves led the Flyers to a 6-3 road win. Mark Howe (2-1-3), Ilkka Sinisalo (2-0-2) and Mike Bullard (1-2-3) paced the offense.
1989 -- November 30 --
The Flyers won 4-1 in Philly backed by Ken Wregget's 34 saves. Scott Mellanby, Ron Sutter, Ilkka Sinisalo and Murray Craven each had a goal and an assist.
1990 -- January 16 --
Rob Brown (2-1-3) and Mark Recchi (1-1-2) led the Pens to a 4-3 home win. Pete Peeters and Tom Barrasso both made 31 saves.
1990 -- January 30 --
Tim Kerr (2-1-3) led the Flyers to a 6-3 win in Pittsburgh. Tony Tanti had all three Penguins' goals.
1990 -- February 11 --
Frank Pietrangelo made 37 saves and Mark Recchi (1-2-3) had three points in the Penguins' 4-1 win in Philly. Craig Berube fought Richard Zemlak --
1990 -- February 20 --
John Cullen (3-0-3) and Paul Coffey (0-4-4) led Pittsburgh to a 6-4 home win.
1990 -- March 22 --
Keith Acton (2-2-4) and Jeff Chychrun (1-2-3) led the Flyers to a 5-3 home win.
1990 -- October 16 --
Prior to a game in Pittsburgh, Tim Kerr received news that his wife Kathy passed away from complications just ten days after giving birth to their daughter Kimberly. Mrs. Kerr was chairwoman the previous two years of the Flyers Wives Fight for Lives Carnival. Tim Kerr returned home from Pittsburgh. A moment of silence was observed before the game. Ken Wregget (30 saves), Scott Mellanby (2-0-2) and Derrick Smith (1-1-2) led Philly to a 5-1 win.
1990 -- October 30 --
The Pens' Mark Recchi had four points in Pittsburgh's 6-2 win in Philly. Tim Kerr played in his first game since learning of his wife's death earlier in the month.
1990 -- November 21 --
Philly rallied from a 2-0 hole and scored five straight goals, the last two by Pelle Eklund in the third period, for a 5-4 road win. Less than three minutes into the third period, Flyers' goalie Pete Peeters was injured after a collision with Kevin Stevens and replaced by Bruce Hoffort who surrendered two goals on 10 shots.
1991 -- January 15 --
The Flyers led 4-0 less than 15 minutes into the game and held on for a 5-4 home win. Rick Tocchet scored twice including his 30th goal for the fourth consecutive season. Dale Kushner, Kjell Samuelsson (1-1-2) and Mike Ricci (1-1-2) had the other goals. Paul Coffey was penalized for interference about four minutes after becoming the Penguins' all-time leading scorer among defensemen and at that time the Flyers switched goalies from Pete Peeters (13 saves/16 shots) to Ron Hextall (7/8); on the ensuing PP, Ricci scored to give Philly a 5-3 advantage.
1991 -- January 31 --
Scott Mellanby had the go-ahead goal, Ron Sutter scored twice and Ron Hextall made 26 saves in the Flyers' 4-2 home win. Mellanby and Sutter scored third period goals 1:50 apart, the only goals of the period. Sutter (2-0-2), Mike Ricci (1-1-2) and Kjell Samuelsson (0-2-2) led the offense. Craig Berube fought Bob Errey.
1991 -- March 26 --
Mario Lemieux had a hat trick and Tom Barrasso made 27 saves in Pittsburgh's 3-1 win in Philly.
1991 -- March 30 --
In the regular season finale, each team scored three third period goals in a 4-4 tie at Pittsburgh. The Flyers' Kjell Samuelsson scored with 2:13 left for the tie. The Pens took a 4-3 lead 28 seconds after the Flyers rallied from a 3-1 hole. Pittsburgh was 1-for-10 on the PP while Philly was 0-for-2. Ken Wregget made 35 saves for the Flyers. Philly ended with a 2-10-3 mark in the last 15 games.
1991 -- October 6 --
Ron Hextall made 33 saves in a 2-2 tie at Pittsburgh. Pelle Eklund and Rod Brind'Amour each had two assists.
1991 -- October 10 --
Joey Mullen (2-1-3) led Pittsburgh to a 6-3 win in Philly.
1991 -- November 20 --
Tom Barrasso made 29 saves and Jaromir Jagr and Larry Murphy each had three points in Pittsburgh's 5-2 home win.
1991 -- November 29 --
Kevin Stevens scored a natural hat trick in the first period and had five points (4-1-5) in Pittsburgh's 9-3 win in Philly. Stevens scored a natural hat trick in the first period as the Pens led 3-0 after 20 minutes. Jaromir Jagr (1-3-4) and Mario Lemieux (2-1-3) chipped in. The Pens led 6-0 before Philly scored the next three in the third period; Dan Quinn (1-2-3), Rod Brind'Amour (2-1-3) and Kevin Dineen (0-2-2) had all eight points.
1991 -- November 30 --
Tom Barrasso made 33 saves and Mark Recchi had three points in Pittsburgh's 5-1 home win.
1992 -- February 16 --
Ron Hextall made 33 saves in a 3-3 tie in Philly. Each team scored in all three periods and Pittsburgh held one-goal leads three times.
1992 -- February 19 --
Rick Tocchet, Kjell Samuelsson, Ken Wregget and Flyers' 3rd round choice (Dave Roche) in the 1993 Entry Draft were sent to Pittsburgh for Mark Recchi, Brian Benning and L.A.'s 1st round choice (Flyers chose Jason Bowen) in the 1992 Entry Draft.
1992 -- March 30 --
Grant Jennings, who entered the game with two goals, scored twice and his second goal gave Pittsburgh a 6-5 home win. Rick Tocchet (1-1-2) scored a PPG 1:17 into the game. Mario Lemieux (1-3-4) had four points. Dan Quinn (2-1-3) led the Flyers.
1992 -- October 6 --
Eric Lindros made his NHL regular season debut, a 3-3 draw in Pittsburgh. ESPN aired the game, the network's first hockey broadcast after the NHL's four-year commitment with SportsChannel America. The Flyers' Dominic Roussel made 42 saves and was perhaps the game's best player. Mario Lemieux (two points, eight shots) opened the scoring at the 0:46 mark. Kevin Stevens made it 2-0 but Brent Fedyk scored for Philly. Pittsburgh's Rick Tocchet made it 3-1 when he scored a PPG with Brian Benning (ejected for spearing Lemieux) penalized. Lindros scored his first NHL regular season goal, on his second shot, to make it 3-2, 0:31 into the third period then Doug Evans tied it 3-3 at 1:19. Pittsburgh outshot Philly 45-29; the Flyers had the only two shots in OT. Afterwards, Lindros admitted "I usually sleep like a bear from 1 to 5 but today I was nervous." Lemieux said "He played pretty well for a first game, I thought he was nervous."
1992 -- December 15 --
Kevin Stevens (2-1-3) and Mario Lemieux (1-2-3) led Pittsburgh to a 6-2 home win.
1992 -- December 17 --
Jaromir Jagr's second goal gave the Pens a 5-4 OT win in Philly. Mario Lemieux had four assists amd Rick Tocchet (2-1-3) also had two goals for Pittsburgh. Mark Recchi had three assists for the Flyers.
1992 -- December 23 --
Mario Lemieux (2-1-3) and Tom Barrasso (20 saves) led Pittsburgh to a 4-0 win in Philly.
1993 -- January 30 --
Kevin Stevens's PPG with 4:10 to play gave the Pens an eventual 4-2 home win. The Flyers, shutout for the first 52+ minutes of the game, tied the score with two third period PPGs in a 53-second span. The first five goals were scored on PPs.
1993 -- March 2 --
Garry Galley's goal with 3:33 left gave Philly a 5-4 home win and snapped a 14-game skid (0-9-4-1) in this series. Mario Lemieux (1-1-2) returned to action after (approx.) two months off (Hodgkin's Disease) and he scored his 40th goal. The Flyers' Dominic Roussel gave up three goals on 11 shots and was replaced by Tommy Soderstrom who made 21 of 22 stops including a late key save on Lemieux. Pelle Eklund (0-3-3) and Rod Brind'Amour (1-2-3) had three point games. Kevin Stevens (2-1-3) led Pittsburgh. The Pens went 3-for-5 on PPs. Jaromir Jagr was tossed in the second period for a high-sticking major.
1993 -- March 20 --
Mario Lemieux (4-1-5) and Ron Francis (1-4-5) led the Penguins to a 9-3 home win. The Pens led 7-0 after two period; Philly scored the first three goals of the third period.
1993 -- October 5 --
In the season opener, Dimitri Yushkevich snapped a third period tie and Eric Lindros (1-2-3) had three points in Philly's 4-3 home win. Dominic Roussel made 23 saves. The Flyers trailed 2-0 in the first 10 minutes.
1993 -- November 16 --
Jaromir Jagr (1-4-5) led Pittsburgh to an 11-5 home win. Ron Francis, Bryan Trottier and Kevin Stevens each had three points. The score was tied 3-3 in the second but the Pens led 7-3 after 40 minutes. Tommy Soderstrom gave up all eleven goals. The Pens held a 48-30 shots advantage.
1993 -- December 28 --
Marty McSorley's first tally of the season was the only goal in a 4-4 tie in Pittsburgh. The Pens had 40 shots including all six of the OT period. Four goalies surrendered goals including Tom Barrasso who was removed 6:37 into the game as he gave up two goals on three shots. Pittsburgh was 2-for-8 on the PP. Four Flyers had two-point efforts including Garry Galley who had a brief fight with Kevin Stevens in the game's final six minutes.
1994 -- February 13 --
Tom Barrasso turned aside 22 shots and Mario Lemieux scored twice in the third period to lead the Pens to a 3-0 win in Philly. Pittsburgh's next win in Philadelphia came in the 2000 playoffs.
1995 -- March 5 --
The Flyers out-scored the Pens 4-0 in the third period (18-6 in shots) en route to a 6-2 home victory. Philly went 4-for-7 on the PP, including Eric Lindros' GWG. Dimitri Yushkevich (2-0-2) and Garry Galley (0-3-3) led the offense, Ron Hextall made 23 saves.
1995 -- April 1 --
Wendell Young made 30 saves and Pittsburgh scored two PPGs in a 3-2 win at home.
1995 -- April 16 --
Philly scored two PPGs in the game's final 1:50 en route to a 4-3 home victory. Rod Brind'Amour scored 1:30 into OT with Ulf Samuelsson in the box for high sticking at 19:59 of the third. Mikael Renberg's PPG tied the game with 20 seconds left in regulation; Troy Murray was tossed for a boarding major with 49 seconds to play in the third. The Pens had just seven shots after the first period (16 in the game).
1995 -- November 4 --
Mario Lemieux (2-2-4) and Norm MacIver (0-3-3) led the Pens to a 7-4 home win. Philly was without Ron Hextall, Eric Lindros and Joel Otto due to injuries then lost Brent Fedyk after he strained a knee upon scoring in this game. Garth Snow made 12 saves on 14 shots in relief of Dominic Roussel but suffered the loss. Patrik Juhlin scored twice for Philly.
1995 -- December 17 --
Third late third period goals gave the Flyers a 6-5 home win. Philly's 4-2 lead turned into a 5-4 deficit when the Pens scored twice in 41 seconds in the third period but Eric Desjardins' goal (1-2-3) was followed by Rod Brind'Amour's (1-2-3) GWG with 2:12 to play. Chris Therien scored two PPGs and Philly went 3-for-6 with the man advantage. Philly held a 49-38 shot advantage and garth Snow defeated Ken Wregget. Ron Francis (2-1-3) and Jaromir Jagr (1-2-3) led the Pens. It was the first time Mario Lemieux and Eric Lindros met.
1996 -- January 27 --
Mario Lemieux (3-2-5, 36th hat trick) and Tomas Sandstrom (2-2-4) led the Pens to a 7-4 home win.
1996 -- March 31 --
John LeClair recorded a natural hat trick and Eric Lindros had three assists in a 4-1 win in the Spectrum. The game was tied 1-1 after two periods. Dale Hawerchuk earned his 1,370th point, moving him into ninth place on the NHL's all-time scoring list. Philly outshot Pittsburgh 40-17 including 20-3 in the middle period; Tom Barrasso was 20-for-20.
1996 -- November 21 --
Dale Hawerchuk (3-1-4), who entered the game with just one goal in 15 games, recorded a hat trick off Ken Wregget in a 7-3 home win. Philly scored four times in the third period. Trent Klatt's first period SHG gave Philly a 1-0 lead. Ron Hextall made 23 saves. The crowd of 19,515 was the largest to view a hockey game in Pennsylvania history.
1997 -- February 15 --
Philly won 5-1 at home win as John Druce snapped a scoreless tie with under five to play in the second period. Pat Falloon scored a key third period goal 23 seconds after the Pens cut the score to 2-1. Ron Hextall had 17 saves for the win. The Flyers outshot the Penguins 35-18 including 14-3 in the middle period.
1997 -- February 16 --
Trent Klatt scored two goals and Garth Snow made 28 saves in Philly's 6-2 win which also ended a 14-game (0-10-4) winless streak at Pittsburgh. The Pens led 2-0 12:52 into the game but the Flyers scored twice in the second and four times in the third. Klatt scored the GWG early in the third period on a short-handed breakaway. Dan Kordic vs Francois Leroux fight --
1997 -- March 8 --
Fredrik Olausson scored 19 seconds into OT and the Pens won 3-2 at home. Both Flyers goals were by Vaclav Prospal. Garth Snow made 31 saves in the loss while Pittsburgh's Ken Wregget made 32 saves for the win.
1997 -- April 17 -- In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in Philadelphia,
Eric Lindros (1-3-4) and Pat Falloon (2-0-2) led the offense while Garth Snow stymied Pittsburgh by making 27 saves in a 5-1 triumph. Snow made his first PO start and among his terrific saves was a point blank glove save off Mario Lemieux in the final period. Rod Brind'Amour had two assists. The Pens entered the series 0-12-1 in their last 13 road games. Falloon gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead with the only goal of the opening period. John LeClair scored in the opening minute of the second period and Rod Brind'Amour scored in the final minute of the middle period to up the Flyers lead to 3-0. The Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 38-28. Ken Wregget made 33 saves in the loss.
1997 -- April 19 -- In Game 2,
the Flyers rallied for a 3-2 win when Trent Klatt scored with 6:20 remaining in regulation. The third period included a huge offensive explosion highlighted by three goals in a span of 2:29: John LeClair tied the game at 2-2 just 68 seconds after Jaromir Jagr (1-1-2) gave the Pens a 2-1 lead, 81 seconds after Joel Otto knotted the game 1-1. Pittsburgh led 1-0 after 40 minutes on Mario Lemieux's (1-1-2) first period goal. Klatt (1-1-2) and Joel Otto (1-1-2) each had two points. Garth Snow made 28 saves in the win while Ken Wregget made 36 stops in the loss. The Penguins were now 0-14-1 on the road since a January 26 win in Montreal.
1997 -- April 21 -- In Game 3,
the Flyers unleashed a 53-shot attack en route to a 5-3 road win. After Jaromir Jagr's two goals gave the Pens a 2-1 first period lead, Pat Falloon, Eric Lindros and John LeClair, a key PPG with 12 seconds left in the middle period while Mario Lemieux served a slashing penalty, rallied the Flyers to a 4-2 edge after two periods. Mikael Renberg had three points (1-2-3) including assists on the tying and go-ahead goals. Garth Snow made 35 saves for Philly while Ken Wregget made 48 stops for the Pens. The teams combined for 39 shots (28-11 advantage for the Flyers) in the first period, the most ever in any Flyers' PO game. Philly also set team marks for most shots in a PO period (28) and game (53). The Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 53-38 including 40-26 after two periods. The Legion of Doom line had 15 combined shots and seven points.
1997 -- April 23 -- In Game 4,
Ken Wregget made 37 saves to back Pittsburgh's 4-1 win. Ian Moran gave Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead then Ed Olczyk and Petr Nedved followed Shjon Podein's game-tying goal with consecutive unassisted SHGs to give the Pens a 3-1 advantage after one period. Mario Lemieux finished the scoring with a third period goal. The Flyers went 0-for-7 on the PP. Garth Snow made 21 saves in the loss.
1997 -- April 26 -- In Game 5,
the Flyers eliminated the Pens 6-3 in Philly. Rod Brind'Amour's terrific accomplishment, two SHGs in a span of 54 seconds in the first period (
), tied the NHL record for most SHGs by a player in one period and in one playoff game; it was the second fastest such feat by a player in NHL PO history. Eric Lindros gave Philly a 1-0 lead at the 0:14 mark. The Pens eventually led 2-1 on goals by Kevin Hatcher and Mario Lemieux. Brind'Amour's two goals came with Petr Svoboda in the box. After Ron Francis scored a PPG in the second period, John LeClair and Trent Klatt responded and gave the Flyers a 5-3 lead. Brind'Amour (2-1-3), Lindros (1-1-2) and Janne Niinimaa (0-2-2) led the offense. Jaromir Jagr had three assists. Philly held a 45-18 shots advantage. Ken Wregget made 39 saves. The Pens went 0-15-1 in their last 16 road games. Lemieux (1-1-2) announced April 5, 1997 that he would retire upon completion of this season and was given a loud show of appreciation in his last NHL game (though he returned in 2000).
1997 -- October 9 --
Chris Joseph snapped a 1-1 tie in the third period off a terrific feed from Eric Lindros (1-2-3) in the Flyers' 3-1 home win. Ron Hextall made 19 saves. Jaromir Jagr had a douible-minor in the opening minute of the game.
1998 -- March 7 --
The Penguins scored three third period goals en route to a 6-4 home win. Darius Kasparaitis' shoulder to the head of Eric Lindros resulted in the first of six concussions for the Flyers' forward; he missed the next 18 games before returning in mid-April for the last four regular season games and five playoff games.
1998 -- March 8 --
Alexandre Daigle (1-1-2) scored his first goal as a Flyer on a breakaway with 0:53 left in overtime and snapped a 15-game scoreless drought to lift Philly to a 4-3 home win. Rumors circulated (later verified) during the game that Wayne Cashman was to be replaced as head coach by Roger Neilson. Shjon Podein gave Philly a 3-2 lead with 0:46 to play but Jaromir Jagr scored with 0:15 to play. Ron Hextall stopped Stu Barnes' penalty shot attempt. Colin Forbes beat Darius Kasparaitis in a fight --
1998 -- March 21 --
The Penguins scored three PPGs and Stu Barnes had three assists in a 4-3 win in Pittsburgh.
1998 -- November 3 --
The Pens' Maxim Galanov scored twice, including the tying goal with 5:24 left in the third period, in a game that ended 4-4 in Pittsburgh. The Flyers led 3-0 11:28 into the game and held a 13-1 shots advantage. Eric Lindros (1-2-3) had three points. Peter Skudra was replaced by J.S. Aubin in the third period but re-entered the game 2:25 later, then Aubin returned when in the last two minutes of the third when Skudra suffered a bruised left leg.
1998 -- November 17 --
JVB made 25 saves, the Flyers went 7-for-7 on the PK and scored three third period goals in a 4-1 win at Pittsburgh. The game was tied 1-1 until John LeClair scored 9:30 into the third period. The Flyers made it 3-1 three seconds into a PP with 4:22 to play; at that point, Tom Barrasso was removed for J.S. Aubin.
1999 -- February 21 --
Eric Lindros and Daymond Langkow scored in the middle period and Ron Hextall had 18 saves in the Flyers' 2-1 win. Lindros and John LeClair had two points. Lindros had at least one point in 19 of his past 20 games. Langkow's goal snapped a 0-for-22 team skid on the PP.
1999 -- March 13 --
Ron Hextall played his 487th game as a Flyer which moved him past Bernie Parent into first place in the games played by a goalie category; he ended with 489 games. Pittsburgh won at home 4-0 led by Petr Skudra (24 saves), Martin Straka (2-2-4) and Jaromir Jagr (1-3-4),
1999 -- April 8 --
Rod Brind'Amour had two points and JVB made 17 saves in Philly's 3-1 home win. John LeClair scored his 40th goal for the third straight season.
2000 -- January 8 --
Mikael Renberg and Mark Recchi each had a goal and two assists and JVB made 22 saves in Philly's 6-2 home win. The Flyers had 40 shots.
2000 -- January 23 --
John LeClair scored with 1:00 to play in a 4-4 tie. Mark Recchi had three assists. The Flyers held a 20-4 shots advantage in the first period but trailed 2-1. Sandy McCarthy beat Dennis Bonvie in a spirited clash. Earlier in the day, the Flyers acquired Keith Primeau.
2000 -- February 24 --
Luke Richardson scored with nine seconds remaining in OT to give the Flyers a 4-3 victory. The Flyers held three one-goal leads. John LeClair had three points.
2000 -- March 26 --
JVB made 27 saves and Craig Berube and Keith Primeau scored key goals in Philly's 3-1 home win. J.S. Aubin made 37 saves in a loss. The Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 40-28, including a 23-shot attack in the middle period. A line brawl --
and the goalies get involved --
2000 -- April 1 --
The Flyers' Brian Boucher made 22 saves and John LeClair had two points in a 3-2 win at Pittsburgh. The Flyers' Ulf Samuelsson suffered a knee injury and missed the rest of the season including playoffs.
2000 -- April 27 -- In Game 1 of the Conference Semis,
Ron Tugnutt made 28 saves in Pittsburgh's 2-0 victory in Philadelphia. Tugnutt entered the game with a 1-7-2 lifetime mark against the Flyers. Jaromir Jagr scored in the first period and the Pens added an ENG. Despite being outshot 28-14, Pittsburgh won in Philadelphia for the first time since February 13, 1994 and recorded a victory in the Flyers' new home which opened for the 1996-97 season. Including the 1997 POs, the Flyers had won 16 straight home meetings with the Penguins. Roger Nielson returned to the team as an assistant coach. Dr. Isadore Brodsky (and other medical personnel) advised the Flyers' head coach not to return to full-time head coaching duties due to multiple myeloma diagnosed December 9. Neilson left the Flyers on February 19 and underwent stem cell transplant surgery on March 10 to battle the form of bone cancer. Neilson said "Although I had hoped to come back as head coach, I am completely respectful of the doctors' opinions and I look forward to helping out Craig and the coaching staff in any way I can."
2000 -- April 29 -- In Game 2,
Jaromir Jagr and Robert Lang each scored twice in the Pens' 4-1 win in Philly. Ron Tugnutt made 44 saves with only Simon Gagne beating him. The Flyers' PP was 0-for-8. With 5:09 to play, a major brawl --
. After the game, Darius Kasparaitis said "This is the year 2000, not the year 1960. I don't know what they are trying to prove but they don't scare us." The Flyers won the next four games.
2000 -- May 2 -- In Game 3 at Pittsburgh,
Andy Delmore's OT tally, his second goal of the contest, sparked the Flyers to an important Game 3 victory, 4-3. Delmore was a +3 in the win. Philadelphia dominated the overtime getting 11 of the 12 shots taken by both teams. The Flyers outshot the Pens 44-18, including 22-5 combined in the third period and OT. Keith Jones (1-2-3) had three points including an assist on Delmore's game-winner, a play started by Jody Hull. The Flyers lost their last eight OT post-season games. The Pens' trio of Jaromir Jagr-Jan Hrdina-Martin Straka had eight of the team's nine points.
2000 -- May 5 -- In Game 4 at Pittsburgh,
Keith Primeau's goal (
) in the fifth OT at 2:35 A.M. ET ended the third longest game in NHL history at 152:01 and gave Philly a 2-1 win. The game took six hours and 56 minutes to play, the longest in NHL history. The Flyers evened the series 2-2. Philly held a shot advantage of 72-58. Ron Tugnutt made 70 saves and Brian Boucher made 57 saves. The Pens were credited with 42 blocked shots. Dan McGillis played a game-high 61:05. Jaromir Jagr played 59:08. Eric Desjardins had a game-high 73 shifts. There were 159 faceoffs.
2000 -- May 7 -- In Game 5 at Philly,
the Flyers won 6-3 led by phenomenal achievements of Andy Delmore and Mark Recchi. Delmore (3-0-3) had a record-setting outing as he became the first Flyers' d-man to score a hat trick in any PO game, became the first NHL rookie d-man to have a hat trick in a PO game, tied the NHL record for most goals in a PO game by any d-man and became the first NHL rookie d-man to have two multiple-goal games in a PO year (he had two goals in Game Three). Recchi's (1-4-5) five points tied a team PO record, previously done by Reggie Leach and Bob Dailey, and his four assists (done five times) tied that category high in team history. Ron Tugnutt of Pittsburgh surrendered five goals in two periods and was replaced by Petr Skudra in the last period. Jaromir Jagr left the game with a quad injury and did not return.
2000 -- May 9 -- In Game 6 at Pittsburgh,
Mark Recchi, John LeClair and Eric Desjardins each had two points in the Flyers 2-1 series clincher. Brian Boucher made 27 saves, the lone goal against came midway in the final period by Rene Corbet. In the first minute, Keith Primeau was taken off the ice on a stretcher and later diagnosed with a concussion after being hit by Bob Boughner who, the previous game, was hit in the chest by a Luke Richardson slapshot. Series review:
2000 -- November 8 --
Alex Kovalev had a hat trick (even, PP, SHG) and J.S. Aubin made 29 saves in the Pens' 5-2 home win. Brian Boucher was replaced in the second period by Roman Cechmanek with Pittsburgh up 4-1. Todd Fedoruk, who later scored his first NHL goal, fought and bloodied Matthew Barnaby --
2000 -- November 24 --
Garth Snow made 36 saves for the Pens in their first regular season win, 1-0, at Philly after 13 straight losses.
2001 -- January 31 --
Roman Cechmanek made 30 saves while the offense was led by the trio of Mark Recchi (2-2-4), Keith Primeau (2-1-3) and Simon Gagne (0-3-3) in Philly's 5-1 win in Pittsburgh. A scrap --
2001 -- February 7 --
Alexei Kovalev (3-2-5) recorded five points in his 600th NHL game and Jaromir Jagr (2-2-4) had four points in Pittsburgh's 9-4 home win. The Penguins scored five times in the second period amid a 15-3 shot advantage. Pittsburgh led 3-0 at the 3:54 mark but the Flyers rallied to tie the score 3-3 after the first period and among the goals was a SHG by Kent Manderville which snapped a 122-game personal scoreless drought. Each team used two goalies and all four surrendered goals. Roman Cechmanek gave up six goals and was replaced by Brian Boucher midway in the second period with the score 6-3. J.S. Aubin played the last two periods after Garth Snow re-injured a groin .
2001 -- April 7 --
John LeClair scored the GTG and the GWG on PPs in the Flyers' 4-3 win in OT. The Pens led 3-0 after one period, scoring in a stretch of 6:15 as Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr each had three points, but the Flyers scored their last three on the PP. The Flyers held a 21-3 shot advantage in the second period and 39-14 in the game; the shots were 31-6 after the first period.
2001 -- October 31 --
Brian Boucher stopped 27 shots in a 3-0 win. John LeClair scored 25 seconds into the game and the Flyers added a pair in the second period including one by Dan McGillis with one second remaining. Mark Recchi and Jeremy Roenick each had two points.
2002 -- January 21 --
Mario Lemieux (0-4-4), Alexei Kovalev (1-2-3) and Alexei Morozov (2-1-3) combined for 10 points in Pittsburgh's 5-2 home win. Johan Hedberg made 22 saves. The Pens led 2-0 but the Flyers rallied to even the score in the third period on Ruslan Fedotenko's second goal of the game. Morozov snapped the tie followed by PPGs by Robert Lang and Kovalev. The Flyers' 8-game win streak was halted.
2002 -- January 29 --
Marty Murray scored 1:47 into OT to give Philly a 3-2 win. Keith Primeau knotted the score with 18 seconds left in the third period. John LeClair and Mark Recchi each had two points in regulation. Brian Boucher made 22 saves for the victory. J.S. Aubin made 29 saves in the defeat.
2002 -- March 23 --
The Flyers' Mark Recchi became the 177th NHL player to appear in 1,000 regular season games and he had two assists in a 4-4 tie. Adam Oates and Ruslan Fedotenko also had two assists for the Flyers. Jan Hrdina (1-2-3) led Pittsburgh's offense and Alex Kovalev scored twice in the the third period. Kent Manderville, traded from Philly six days prior, scored 10 seconds into the third period for Pittsburgh to narrow the deficit to one goal and then 50 seconds later Kovalev evened the game. Billy Tibbets, who was acquired for Manderville, had an assist and later fought Krzysztof Oliwa. Simon Gagne was one of four Flyers to score and he gave the team a 4-3 lead before Kovalev tied the score again.
2002 -- April 6 --
Adam Oates and Jeremy Roenick each had a goal and an assist in Philly's 3-1 win at home. Roman Cechmanek made 17 stops. The Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 37-18 including 19-6 in the middle period.
2002 -- November 27 --
John LeClair suffered a dislocated shoulder and missed the next 47 games; he did not return until March 13, 2003. Jean-Sebastien Aubin made 41 saves in Pittsburgh's 7-2 win. The Flyers outshot the Penguins 43-21 including 19-2 in the third period.
2003 -- March 15 --
The Flyers dominated the Penguins 4-1 in Pittsburgh as Jeremy Roenick (2-1-3) and Tony Amonte (0-3-3) led the offense. Philly outshot Pittsburgh 34-14 including 26-9 over the last two periods and the Flyers limited the Pens to just one shot in the final period.
2003 -- March 20 --
Brian Boucher made 21 saves and John LeClair (2-1-3) scored twice in a 4-2 home win for the Flyers. Pittsburgh led 2-0 just 4:06 into the game including a goal by Rico Fata at the 13-second mark.
2003 -- March 29 --
Roman Cechmanek (20 stops), Marty Murray (1-1-2) and Jeremy Roenick (1-1-2) led the Flyers to a 3-0 home win.
2003 -- March 31 --
Roman Cechmanek made 16 saves and Keith Primeau had three points, all in the second period, in the Flyers' 6-1 rout in Pittsburgh.
2003 -- October 11 --
The Flyers led 3-0 after one period but the Pens rallied for a 3-3 tie in Philly. Sebastian Caron made 32 saves and Mario Lemieux (1-1-2) ended a personal-record 10-game scoring drought with Pittsburgh's second goal.
2003 -- November 26 --
Sebastian Caron made 38 saves for Pittsburgh while Robert Esche stopped 19 in a game that ended 1-1 in the Igloo. The Flyers dominated the last 25 minutes of the game out-shooting Pittsburgh 20-3.
2003 -- December 3 --
Jeff Hackett made 30 saves and Radovan Somik, Chris Therien and Eric Weinrich scored their first goals of the season in Philly's 5-2 home win.
2004 -- January 12 --
The Pens, 22-47-4 and the worst team in the NHL, recorded a 2-1 win in Philly as Dick Tarnstrom and Tom Kostopoulos scored PPGs and Jean-Sebastien Aubin made 33 saves.
2004 -- January 31 --
Robert Esche made 27 saves and five Flyers scored in a 5-3 win in Pittsburgh. Patrick Sharp had the go-ahead goal from Radovan Somik and Todd Fedoruk. John LeClair, Michal Handzus and Donald Brashear had two-point efforts for the Flyers.
2004 -- March 14 --
Simon Gagne scored the lone goal in the third period in a 3-3 tie in Pittsburgh. Aleksey Morozov scored two second period goals for the Penguins.
2005 -- October 14 --
Mike Rathje scored a PPG 3:17 into OT to lift the Flyers, 6-5. Philly led 5-1 about halfway though the game after Simon Gagne connected with consecutive goals and then Derian Hatcher followed with a SHG. Peter Forsberg (0-4-4) and Gagne (2-2-4, +4, seven shots) each had four points. The Flyers outshot the Penguins 41-20 including 5-0 in OT.
2005 -- November 16 --
Sidney Crosby (2-1-3) scored in the final minute of OT to lift Pittsburgh 3-2 in Philadelphia. The game was scoreless entering the third period. The Pens scored twice in a 56-second span and then Joni Pitkanen scored a pair of PPGs; the score was tied 2-2 before the third period was seven minutes old. The Flyers outshot Pittsburgh 47-29, the Pens' lone OT shot was the goal.
2005 -- November 19 --
The Flyers dominated the third period of a 6-3 win in Pittsburgh. The game was even 3-3 after two periods but Jeff Carter and Michal Handzus scored early third period goals. Simon Gagne (2-1-3) led the scoring.
2005 -- December 23 --
Peter Forsberg and Mike Knuble scored within 1:09 in the last five minutes of the third period to spark the Flyers to a 5-4 victory. The Flyers held a 3-0 lead but the Pens scored the next four, including two by Sidney Crosby in the early third.
2006 -- January 21 --
Robert Esche, out with a groin strain since December 15, returned to action and backed the Flyers to a 2-1 win in Pittsburgh. R.J. Umberger and Jeff Carter scored on the PP. Joni Pitkanen returned to the lineup for his first game since December 3 (surgery).
2006 -- January 23 --
Mike Knuble broke a tie with 2:05 to play in Philly's 4-2 win at home. Antero Niittymaki made 24 saves.
2006 -- March 12 --
Colby Armstrong scored both goals, off assists from Sidney Crosby, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 22 saves in the Penguins' 2-0 win in Pittsburgh.
2006 -- April 11 --
Jeff Carter's tally with 6:32 to play snapped a 3-3 tie and lifted the Flyers to a 4-3 win. The Flyers scored three second period goals followed by three Pittsburgh goals, the last two coming in the third period.
2006 -- October 5 --
Pens won the season opener 4-0. Marc-Andre Fleury set a record for most saves by a goalie in an opening-game shutout. The previous record was 38 by Glenn Hall (Chicago over Boston, 1964) in a 3-0 win. Flyers went 0-for-10 on the PP.
2006 -- October 28 --
Marc-Andre Fleury (31 saves), Sidney Crosby (3-0-3), Evgeni Malkin (1-2-3) and Maxime Talbot (2-0-2) led the Penguins to an 8-2 victory in Philly. Pittsburgh scored four second period goals.
2006 -- November 13 --
Evgeni Malkin scored with 2:03 to play and Pittsburgh prevailed 3-1 at home. Antero Niittymaki made 36 saves in the loss. The teams went 0-for-12 on the PP.
2006 -- November 20 --
Pittsburgh won 5-3 in Philly led by Ryan Whitney's three points. There were five PPGs in the game. The Pens led 3-0 after one period.
2006 -- December 13 --
Sidney Crosby (1-5-6) and Sergei Gonchar (1-4-5) led Pittsburgh to an 8-4 win. Antero Niittymaki was replaced by Martin Houle after giving up seven goals.
2007 -- January 13 --
Evgeni Malkin (2-1-3) and Michel Oullett (0-3-3) led Pittsburgh to a 5-3 win in Philly in which the Pens held a 39-18 shot advantage.
2007 -- February 8 --
Sidney Crosby scored the lone goal in the shootout in Pittsburgh's 6-5 win. Mike Knuble (2-1-3) scored the last two goals of the game to send the game into OT. Simon Gagne (2-1-3) and Peter Forsberg (0-3-3) also had three points.
2007 -- March 4 --
Pittsburgh won at home 4-3 in a shootout (won by the Pens 2-0). Philly led 2-0 in the second period but Erilk Christensen scored twice in regulation, including the tying goal with 5:15 to play, and also the first of two goals (Sidney Crosby scored the other) in the shootout. Gary Roberts had three points.
2007 -- November 7 --
The Flyers led 2-0 at the 5:33 mark and won 3-1 in the Igloo. Philly was 7-for-7 on the PK. Simon Gagne (dizziness/concussion) was injured by a Gary Roberts check and missed the next 26 games. The Pens won the previous eight regular season games in this series.
2007 -- November 10 --
Martin Biron made 29 saves and the Flyers converted four of seven PP opportunities in a 5-2 home win. Kimmo Timonen had four (1-3-4) points. Danny Briere (1-2-3) and Mike Richards (0-3-3) each had three points. The Flyers led 3-0 but Sergei Gonchar scored with one second to play in the middle period to bring the Pens to within 3-2.
2007 -- December 11 --
Joffrey Lupul (3-3-6) and R.J. Umberger (3-2-5) both had hat tricks in Philly's 8-2 home win. Lupul had the most points in a game for a Flyers' player since Eric Lindros had six in March 1997. It was the first time two Flyers' players had hat tricks in the same game since 1986. Philly went 4-for-13 on the PP.
2008 -- January 24 --
Mike Knuble's goal lifted the Flyers to a 4-3 win, the third of three goals scored in a span of 92 seconds in the early third period. Jim Vandermeer scored a PPG 3:53 into the final period but Whitney tied the game on a SHG 58 seconds later. Both goals were scored while Georges Laraque was serving a 5-minute major (and a game misconduct) after he drilled Steve Downie from behind head first into the board in the final 10 seconds of the second period. Afterwards Laraque said “Obviously, he wasn't hurt. He got up and smiled and laughed and fought in the third. He did a great job of milking it, and it worked.” Downie also was ejected from the game, nine seconds after Knuble's eventual GWG, for fighting with Ryan Stone. The teams alternated seven goals. R.J. Umberger had three points.
2008 -- February 10 --
Pittsburgh won 4-3 at home on Evgeni Malkin's four points. Simon Gagne played in his 15th straight game after missing the previous 26 but missed much of this contest with a concussion; he did not play in the final 27 regular season games and missed all 16 PO games.
2008 -- March 16 --
The Pens won 7-1 at home sending the Flyers to their 16th loss in the last 21 games. Afterwards, the Flyers won seven of the next nine as the regular season finished. Evgeni Malkin and Petr Sykora (both 2-2-4) had four-point games and Marian Hossa scored his first goal as a Penguin.
2008 -- April 2 --
Pittsburgh won 4-2 at home as Sidney Crosby (2 goals) and Sergei Gonchar each had three points. All four Penguins' goals came via the PP.
2008 -- April 6 --
In the regular season finale, the Flyers won 2-0 in a victory that helped elevate them to a sixth seed while the Penguins settled for second in the East. Martin Biron stopped all 20 shots. Jeff Carter and Mike Knuble each had two points. Sidney Crosby was scratched.
2008 -- May 9 -- In Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals
in Pittsburgh, the Pens won 4-2. Evgeni Malkin (2-1-3) scored two goals five minutes apart to give Pittsburgh a two-goal lead, the first coming with seven seconds left in the first and the latter coming on a SHG in the second period. Mike Richards scored twice in a span of 4:20 to put Philly up 2-1, both assisted by R.J. Umberger. The Flyers held a 28-21 shots advantage.
2008 -- May 11 -- In Game Two,
the Pens won 4-2 at home. Max Talbot scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period. Sergei Goinchar had three assists. Martin Biron made 34 saves and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 30. The Penguins held a 38-32 shots advantage. Jeff Carter had a game-high 8 shots. Derian Hatcher played a game high 28:31. Mike Richards' SHG tied the game 2-2 in the last minute of the second period. Braydon Coburn was hit by a deflected puck and suffered a nasty injury to his left eye --
). Scottie Upshall and Tyler Kennedy fought --
2008 -- May 13 -- In Game Three in Philly,
the Pens won 4-1 led by Marian Hossa's two goals (including an ENG). It was 2-1 after one period and stayed that way until the middle of the third period. Pittsburgh outshot Philly 25-18. The Penguins became the fifth team in NHL history to start the post-season with an 11-1 record.
2008 -- May 15 -- In Game Four in Philly,
the Flyers won 4-2 led by Joffrey Lupul's two goals (including an ENG). The Flyers led 3-0 in the first. Jordan Staal scored consecutive goals in the third to narrow the score to 3-2. Scott Hartnell had three assists. Lupul had a game-high seven shots. There were a few altercations in the game's final moments. Scottie Upshall’s hit of Jordan Staal sparked a fight between Derian Hatcher and Ryan Malone. On the ensuing faceoff, Mike Richards and Sidney Crosby traded slashes and were tossed.
2008 -- May 18 -- In Game Five,
the Pens advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals with a 6-0 home win. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 shots, Marian Hossa had four points (1-3-4) and Ryan Malone (2-1-3) scored twice. Kimmo Timonen, who missed the first four games of the series with a blood clot on his left ankle, returned to the lineup.
2008 -- October 14 --
Pascal Dupuis scored with 10.8 seconds left in OT to lift Pittsburgh 3-2 at home. The game was scoreless through the first 34+ minutes but then the Pens scored twice in 32 seconds. Philly rallied for two goals in 21 seconds in the last minute of the middle period to draw even.
2008 -- November 13 --
The Flyers rallied from a 3-0 deficit to take a 4-3 lead but lost in a 6-round shootout, 5-4. Alex Goligoski scored the only goal in the shootout. Sidney Crosby tied it with 2:23 left in the third period with his second goal. Simon Gagne scored two SHGs during the four-goal second period that put the Flyers up 4-3. He became the third Flyers' player to score two SHGs in one period of a regular season game, joining Brian Propp (1985) and Bill Barber (1978). Kimmo Timonen played over 30 minutes.
2008 -- December 13 --
The Flyers won 6-3 at home as six players had multi-point games led by Kimmo Timonen (0-4-4), Jeff Carter (1-2-3), Mike Richards (1-2-3) and Mike Knuble (2-0-2). The Flyers held a 5-1 lead midway through the third period.
2009 -- January 13 --
Pens scored three second period goals and Marc-Andre Fleury made 27 saves ending the Flyers' eight-game home winning streak, 4-2.
2009 -- February 21 --
Sidney Crosby (2-2-4) scored the GWG with 2:45 to play a 5-4 road win. Martin Biron said "I made a bad play and it ends up in the net" regarding the winning goal. Ruslan Fedotenko (2-1-3) and Pascal Dupuis (0-3-3) added to the offense. Mike Richards (1-2-3) scored his team-record tying seventh SHG and became the first Flyer to score a SHG in three straight games (first since Joe Sakic in 1998). The Flyers set an all-time home attendance record with 19,992.
2009 -- March 22 --
Simon Gagne and Scott Hartnell (1-1-2) scored PPGs that gave the Flyers a 2-0 lead and Martin Biron made 27 saves in the Flyers 3-1 road win. Kris Letang scored a PPG midway in the final period. Darroll Powe added an ENG. Pittsburgh had 11 giveaways to one for the Flyers. The Penguins had won eight in a row, including playoffs, in the series at home.
2009 -- April 15 --
In Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round,
the Pens won 4-1 at home.
2009 -- April 17 --
In Game Two
, the Pens won 3-2 at home in OT.
2009 -- April 19 --
In Game Three,
the Flyers won 6-3 at home.
2009 -- April 21
In Game Four,
the Pens won 3-1 in Philly.
2009 -- April 23 --
In Game Five,
the Flyers won 3-0 in Pittsburgh.
2009 -- April 25 --
In Game Six,
the Pens won 5-3 in Philly.
2009 -- October 8
-- Pens won 5-4 in Philly.
2009 -- December 15
2009 -- December 17
HOME at 7:00 PM
2010 -- January 7
AWAY at 7:30 PM
2010 -- January 24
HOME at 3:00 PM
2010 -- March 27
AWAY 1:00 PM
FLYERS' UPCOMING SCHEDULE:
All Times are Eastern Time.
Site and Opponent
H - Pittsburgh
FS-P (HD), CSN-PH (HD)
H - NY Rangers
1:00 PM ET
MSG 2,CSN-PH (HD)
GDT MUSIC -- "Wynona's Big Brown Beaver" by Primus
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