This Date In Flyers History...March 22
Tuesday, 03.22.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
March 22, 1984...Flyers Defeat Penguins, 13-4On this date in 1984, the Flyers defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Spectrum, 13-4.
The Flyers led 4-1 after the first period and 6-4 after the second period and then outscored the Penguins in the third period, 7-0.
Seven different Flyers scored at least one goal in the contest, led by Ilkka Sinisalo and Dave Poulin who each scored three goals in the game. Other multiple-goals scorers for the Flyers were Tim Kerr and Len Hachborn, who each scored two goals. For Sinisalo, it was his first hat trick in the NHL.
Kerr led all players with six points in the game (2G,4A). His first goal of the game was his 50th goal of the season. He became the fourth player in Flyers history to reach the mark. Fifteen of the 18 skaters in the game for the Flyers recorded at least one point.
The 13 goals scored in the game by the Flyers set a new team record for most goals in a game. The previous record was 12 goals, which was scored in a game against the Detroit Red Wings on February 2, 1974. The 13 goals still stands as the team record, only being tied once - against Vancouver on October 18, 1984, in a 13-2 win over the Canucks.