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This Date In Flyers History...March 17

Thursday, 03.17.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
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This Date In Flyers History...March 17

March 17, 1987...Tim Kerr Leads Flyers To Win Over Rangers      

                     Tim Kerr
On this date in 1987, the Flyers defeated the New York Rangers at the Spectrum, 4-1.

Tim Kerr scored the first two goals of the game to give the Flyers a 2-0 first-period lead, which the team turned into the 4-1 win.

The first of Kerr's two goals was his 50th goal of the season. With the goal, Kerr became the first, and only Flyer, to post four consecutive 50-goal seasons.

Only six players in NHL history have recorded more consecutive 50-goal seasons than Kerr (Mike Bossy - 9, Wayne Gretzky - 8, Guy Lafleur - 6, Phil Esposito - 5, Marcel Dionne - 5 and Brett Hull - 5).

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 7 6 1 0 22 21 12
2 TBL 7 4 2 1 21 14 9
3 OTT 5 4 1 0 14 10 8
4 DET 6 3 1 2 12 10 8
5 NYI 6 4 2 0 22 20 8
6 WSH 6 3 1 2 20 14 8
7 NYR 7 4 3 0 21 23 8
8 BOS 8 4 4 0 20 20 8
9 NJD 6 3 2 1 20 20 7
10 TOR 7 3 3 1 20 21 7
11 PIT 5 3 2 0 19 15 6
12 CBJ 5 3 2 0 15 12 6
13 FLA 6 2 2 2 9 14 6
14 PHI 7 2 3 2 22 28 6
15 CAR 5 0 3 2 11 18 2
16 BUF 7 1 6 0 9 26 2

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 7 2 7 -1 9
C. Giroux 7 2 7 -1 9
W. Simmonds 7 5 2 4 7
M. Streit 7 2 5 0 7
S. Couturier 7 3 2 -1 5
M. Read 7 1 3 -1 4
B. Schenn 7 1 2 0 3
V. Lecavalier 3 1 2 -1 3
R. Umberger 7 1 2 -4 3
A. MacDonald 7 1 2 -2 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Emery 2 0 1 .897 2.84
S. Mason 0 3 1 .878 3.83
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