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This Date In Flyers History...February 23

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This Date In Flyers History...February 23

February 23, 1984...Flyers Trade Paul Holmgren


                  Paul Holmgren
On this date in 1984, the Flyers and Minnesota North Stars skated to a 3-3 tie at the Spectrum.

The Flyers jumped out to a 2-0 second-period lead on goals by Darryl Sittler and Brian Propp. Minnesota scored the next three goals of the game and led 3-2 with under three minutes to play in the contest. Propp scored his second goal of the game at 17:45 of the third period to tie the game at 3-3.

After the game, the Flyers announced that they had traded Paul Holmgren to the North Stars in exchange for the rights to Paul Guay and a third round pick in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft.

Holmgren left as the Flyers' all-time leader in penalty minutes with 1,600 penalty minutes in 500 regular season games. In parts of nine seasons with the Flyers (1975-76 to 1983-84), Holmgren recorded 138 goals and 171 assists for 309 points (22nd on the Flyers' All-Time Points List).

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 22 16 5 1 61 52 33
2 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
3 PIT 19 13 4 2 69 44 28
4 NYI 20 14 6 0 68 57 28
5 BOS 22 13 9 0 57 54 26
6 DET 20 10 5 5 55 49 25
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11 NYR 19 8 7 4 52 58 20
12 NJD 20 9 9 2 49 56 20
13 PHI 19 8 9 2 57 60 18
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 20 6 12 2 49 72 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 19 7 22 7 29
C. Giroux 19 6 18 8 24
B. Schenn 19 7 8 7 15
W. Simmonds 19 8 6 5 14
M. Streit 19 4 9 5 13
S. Couturier 19 4 4 -2 8
M. Read 19 2 6 -2 8
M. Del Zotto 18 2 6 1 8
M. Raffl 12 6 1 2 7
V. Lecavalier 12 2 4 -1 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
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R. Emery 4 3 1 .897 3.22
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