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This Date In Flyers History...March 5

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This Date In Flyers History...March 5
March 5, 1985...Flyers Defeat NY Islanders, 5-4


                        
             Dave Poulin
On this date in 1985, the Flyers defeated the Islanders in New York, 5-4 in overtime.

Left wing Brian Propp scored the first three Flyers goals as the Flyers led 3-1 entering the third period. The Islanders scored the first two goals of the third period to tie the score at 3-3. Lindsay Carson scored a goal with less than two minutes to play to give the Flyers a 4-3 lead. The Islanders' Mike Bossy responded by scoring his second goal of the game at 19:03 of the third period to tie the score at 4-4.

Dave Poulin would score a goal on the only shot of overtime at 2:18 to give the Flyers the 5-4 win.

The win was the Flyers' first win in an 11-game winning streak and was the start of a streak which saw the Flyers post a 16-1-0 record in their final 17 games of the regular season.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 11 8 2 1 29 29 17
2 TBL 11 7 3 1 38 29 15
3 DET 10 6 2 2 27 21 14
4 PIT 9 6 2 1 36 22 13
5 OTT 9 5 2 2 26 22 12
6 NYI 10 6 4 0 35 36 12
7 NJD 10 5 3 2 30 34 12
8 BOS 12 6 6 0 32 30 12
9 TOR 10 5 4 1 29 26 11
10 NYR 9 5 4 0 27 30 10
11 WSH 9 4 3 2 27 23 10
12 PHI 10 4 4 2 32 36 10
13 FLA 8 3 2 3 12 17 9
14 CBJ 10 4 6 0 26 34 8
15 BUF 11 2 8 1 13 36 5
16 CAR 8 0 6 2 15 33 2

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 10 3 12 1 15
C. Giroux 10 2 11 3 13
W. Simmonds 10 6 2 7 8
M. Streit 10 2 6 1 8
M. Raffl 10 6 1 1 7
B. Schenn 10 3 3 0 6
S. Couturier 10 3 2 -1 5
M. Del Zotto 10 0 5 -2 5
M. Read 10 1 3 -3 4
V. Lecavalier 3 1 2 -1 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Emery 4 1 1 .915 2.74
S. Mason 0 3 1 .878 3.83
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