FLYERS-PREDATORS' SERIES HISTORY: Current and Miscellaneous:
The Flyers' regular season W-L-T-OTL record is 6-2-3-3.
The Flyers' regular season W-L-T-OTL record at home is 4-2-1-1.
The Flyers' regular season W-L-T-OTL record at Nashville is 2-0-2-2, last winning in March 2000.
The Flyers have won just three of the last 10 regular season games played.
January 24, 2002
June 27, 1998 -- Dominic Roussel and Jeff Staples were traded by Philadelphia for Nashville's 7th round choice (Cam Ondrik) in the 1998 Entry Draft. Roussel never played in a regular season game for the Predators, he was traded October 5th to Anaheim.
January 11, 1999 -- JVB made 24 saves in the Flyers' 8-0 home win, the first time the teams met. Beezer recorded his 32nd shutout, posted consecutive shutouts for the first time in his career and extended Philly's streak for not allowing a goal to 189:47. Philly's unbeaten streak reached 14 (9-0-5) games. Philly went 4-for-6 on the PP including three PPGs in the first period. Eric Lindros (1-3-4), John LeClair (2-1-3) and Rod Brind'Amour (0-3-3) led the offense. The Flyers outshot Nashville 41-24. Tomas Vokoun was replaced in the second period with Nashville trailing 5-0. Dan McGillis scored the first goal in this series. It was also the third straight shutout for the Flyers who won those games by a combined score of 15-0. The Flyers also owned a 9-0-4 record against the Western Conference.
April 1, 1999 -- In the first ever meeting in Nashville Arena, Mikael Renberg (1-1-2) and Rod Brind'Amour each scored in the second period and JVB made 22 saves in the Flyers' 2-1 victory. Tomas Vokoun made 37 saves in the loss. Mark Recchi returned to the lineup after missing the previous three games due to a concussion; he also missed the following two contests. Sandy McCarthy and Patrick Cote fought -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aIShHlYgQs . Well after the game, Eric Lindros was hospitalized with a collapsed right lung -- http://apse.dallasnews.com/contest/2...ews.first.html
December 19, 1999 -- Eric Desjardins, who played a game-high 30:05, scored with 53.2 seconds to play and the Flyers recorded a 1-1 tie in Philadelphia. Desjardins' point shot deflected off the chest of Karlis Skrastins and bounced into the net. Patric Kjellberg scored midway in the third period to give the Predators a 1-0 lead. Mike Dunham made 21 saves for the Predators while JVB stopped 19 shots for Philly. The following day Flyers' head coach Roger Neilson reported to Hahnemann University Hospital for a procedure to implant a pump that will regulate chemical therapy he is receiving for multiple myeloma, a bone marrow cancer.
2000s:[list][*]March 21, 2000 --- John LeClair and rookie Simon Gagne (1-1-2) scored 2:25 apart in the second period and rookie Brian Boucher made 27 saves for his third shutout in the Flyers' 2-0 win at Nashville. Eric Desjardins had two assists. Nashville held a 13-6 shots advantage in the scoreless opening period. The Flyers clinched a PO berth with the victory. Rick Tocchet fought Marc Moro -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P5pNb9ie95w
[*]September 29, 2000 -- Mark Eaton was traded to Nashville by Philadelphia for Detroit's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Patrick Sharp) in the 2001 Entry Draft.[*]November 2, 2000 -- Tomas Vokoun made 27 stops and Cliff Ronning and Rob Valicevic scored first period goals en route to a 3-1 victory in Philadelphia. Nashville sealed the win in the final seconds on an ENG while Daymond Langkow was in the box. [*]December 12, 2000 -- The teams skated to a 2-2 tie in Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center in a game aired on ESPN2 as part of the NHL Rules! presentation. The Predators' Bill Houlder scored midway through the third period, 39 seconds after Keith Primeau gave Philly a 2-1 lead. The Flyers outshot Nashville 31-20 including 4-1 in OT. Tomas Vokoun made 29 saves It was the Flyers second game under new head coach Bill Barber. [*]July 31, 2001 -- Andy Delmore was traded by Philadelphia for Nashville's 3rd round choice (later traded to Phoenix - Phoenix selected Joe Callahan) in the 2002 Entry Draft. [*]January 24, 2002 -- Denis Arkhipov scored 1:16 into OT to lift Nashville 3-2 in Philadelphia. Cliff Ronning's second goal tied the score 2-2 in the third period. It was Nashville's sixth road win of the season. Mike Dunham made 27 saves in the win and said afterwards "I think we dodged a couple of bullets tonight. Gagne hit the crossbar, they caught a couple of posts, and I was lucky to get my glove on a shot by (John) LeClair. But you need things like that to happen sometimes. It's how you're going to win games." The Flyers ended a stretch of seven games in eleven nights. Roman Cechmanek made 24 stops in the loss. Jiri Dopita and Simon Gagne scored for the Flyers.
[*]March 25, 2003 -- The Predators' Mark Eaton scored off a feed from Scott Hartnell with 1:24 to play in a 1-1 tie at Nashville. Tomas Vokoun, who played in 50 of his team's last 51 games, made 42 saves. Said Jeremy Roenick "Their goaltender definitely earned it. Every guy on that team should pat their goalkeeper on the back. If it wasn't for him, it would have been 8-1 or 9-1.'' Michal Handzus scored for the Flyers with less than nine minutes left in the third period. Philly outshot the Predators 31-13 after two periods and 43-21 in the game. Nashville was in a 9-game (0-5-3-1) skid.[*]March 3, 2004 -- Led by Kim Johnsson (2-1-3), Alexei Zhamnov (1-2-3, +4), Tony Amonte (1-2-3) and Robert Esche (22 saves), the Flyers defeated Nashville 5-2 in Philadelphia. Johnsson gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead at the 0:27 and his second goal gave the Flyers a 4-0 lead in the third period. The Predators scored twice before Sami Kapanen ended the scoring with an ENG. Prior to the game, Dave Poulin was inducted into the Flyers' Hall of Fame, the 18th member to be so chosen.
[*]August 2, 2005 -- Danny Markov was traded to Nashville by Philadelphia for Nashville's 3rd round choice (later traded to Los Angeles - Los Angeles selected Bud Holloway) in the 2006 Entry Draft.[*]December 3, 2005 -- The Predators won 4-3 in a (2-0) shootout victory at Nashville. Steve Sullivan and Paul Kariya had the shootout goals. It was the first time the Flyers participated in a shootout. Derian Hatcher (1-1-2) scored with 2:09 left in regulation to send the game into OT. Martin Erat (1-2-3) had three points and Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves for Nashville. Antero Niittymaki made 29 stops in the loss. It was the 200th victory in Predators' history.
[*]November 29, 2006 -- Nashville's Martin Erat scored the GWG 1:22 after the Flyers' R.J. Umberger tied the score in the Predators' 3-2 win at Philadelphia. Prior to the game, Mike Knuble signed a two-year contract extension and then gave the Flyers a 1-0 lead. Jukka Timonen, father of the Flyers' Jussi and the Predators' Kimmo, was in attendance as were over 20 fathers of Nashville players and staff. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqc0JoLjZ8U
[*]February 15, 2007 -- Peter Forsberg was traded to Nashville by Philadelphia for Scottie Upshall, Ryan Parent and Nashville's 1st (later traded back to Nashville - Nashville selected Jonathon Blum) and 3rd (later traded to Washington - Washington selected Phil Desimone) round choices in the 2007 Entry Draft. Press conference -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEkXwH3Tbnk
[*]June 18, 2007 -- Kimmo Timonen and Scott Hartnell were traded to Philadelphia in exchange for Nashville's 1st round choice (23rd overall, previously acquired, Nashville selected Jonathon Blum) in the 2007 Entry Draft. The Flyers then signed Timonen to a reported 6-year, $37.8 million contract and Hartnell to a reported 6-year, $25.2 million deal.[*]October 30, 2008 -- Josh Gratton was re-acquired by the Flyers for Tim Ramholt.[*]March 7, 2009 -- Joffrey Lupul scored twice and Martin Biron made 31 saves to lead the Flyers to a 4-1 home win. Lupul's second goal came 1:06 after Martin Erat cut the Flyers lead to 2-1 in the third period. Nashville's six-game win streak was halted. Daniel Carcillo and Greg de Vries fought -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZl0j_zG8VE and two seconds later Riley Cote and Wade Belak battled -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8CEv4LNU6M Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R5oYe6GbPE
March 16, 2010 -- Pekka Rinne made 42 saves and Martin Erat scored the only goal during the shootout of Nashville's 4-3 home win. Rinne stopped Danny Briere, Claude Giroux and Mike Richards in the shootout while Erat's goal was on Nashville's second try. The Flyers held a 45-30 shots advantage including 29-15 after two periods. Jeff Carter, who had a game-high 11 shots, gave Philly a 1-0 lead 1:21 into the game but the Predators rallied to take a 3-1 lead at the 10:05 mark. Michael Leighton (3 saves, 5 shots) suffered a high ankle sprain and was removed for Brian Boucher (24 saves, 25 shots) after Erat gave Nashville a 2-1 lead. Leighton didn't return until Game 5 of the PO series vs. Boston. Simon Gagne and Chris Pronger scored third period goals to tie the game 3-3. Ian Laperriere fought Jordin Tootoo ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vM5ly1QBI84 ) which accounted for 10 of the 14 PIMs called in the game (Nashville had nine and the Flyers had five). The Flyers went 1-for-2 on PPs, Nashville was 0-for-0. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V55bWl1Nywc
June 19, 2010 -- The Flyers acquired the negotiating rights to UFA Dan Hamhuis and a 2011 conditional draft pick in exchange for Ryan Parent. Hamhuis was dealt six days later to Pittsburgh for a 2011 third round draft pick but opted for free agency and signed a contract with Vancouver on July 1, 2010.
February 3, 2011 -- Ville Leino scored twice in the third period, including the GWG with 3:14 to play, in the Flyers' 3-2 home win. Leino (2-0-2), Jeff Carter (1-2-3) and Claude Giroux (0-2-2) combined for seven points. Sergei Bobrovsky made 26 saves as did opposing netminder Anders Lindback. Midway through regulation, Nashville appeared to take a 2-1 lead when Marcel Goc scored but referee Dennis LaRue negated the goal ruling that Patric Hornqvist interfered with Bobrovsky. Prior to the game, the Flyers presented Bobby Clarke the original retired number banner that hung from the rafters at the Spectrum (third in a series of four). Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wE2AMU1lJM
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