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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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 20 14 4 2 72 46 30
3 NYI 21 15 6 0 69 57 30
4 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
5 DET 21 11 5 5 59 52 27
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 22 9 10 3 53 63 21
12 FLA 19 7 6 6 41 51 20
13 PHI 20 8 9 3 57 61 19
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 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 20 7 22 7 29
C. Giroux 20 6 18 8 24
B. Schenn 20 7 8 7 15
W. Simmonds 20 8 6 5 14
M. Streit 20 4 9 5 13
S. Couturier 20 4 4 -2 8
M. Read 20 2 6 -2 8
M. Del Zotto 19 2 6 1 8
M. Raffl 12 6 1 2 7
V. Lecavalier 13 2 4 -1 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 4 6 2 .923 2.61
R. Emery 4 3 1 .897 3.22
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