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This Date In Flyers History...March 5

Saturday, 03.5.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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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 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
5 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
6 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 55 25 24 6 154 169 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 52 16 29 -8 45
J. Voracek 52 8 34 -3 42
W. Simmonds 52 19 16 -7 35
B. Schenn 50 14 15 -2 29
S. Gostisbehere 34 9 19 3 28
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 51 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 52 4 10 -7 14
M. Del Zotto 50 4 9 -10 13
M. Raffl 52 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 14 7 .915 2.70
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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