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This Date In Flyers History...April 5

Tuesday, 04.05.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
Philadelphia Flyers
April 5, 1973...Flyers Defeat Minnesota, 4-1


On this date in 1973, the Flyers defeated the Minnesota North Stars at the Spectrum, 4-1, in Game Two of their Quarterfinal series. The win tied the series at one game each.

Don Saleski opened the scoring with a goal at 5:48 of the first period. The Flyers then scored three second-period goals to give them a 4-0 lead heading into the third period of
          Barry Ashbee                                  play. Bill Flett, Bill Barber and Terry Crisp each scored a
                                                                      goal for the Flyers during the second period. Defenseman
 Barry Ashbee was credited with an assist on each of the three second-period Flyers goals.

Ashbee's three assists in the second period established a new team record for most assists in one period of a playoff game and tied the NHL record for most assists in a period of a playoff game.

Ashbee is still tied for the NHL record. It has happened 74 times in NHL history, including six times by a member of the Flyers.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 21 15 4 2 76 49 32
3 NYI 22 16 6 0 72 59 32
4 TBL 23 15 6 2 81 63 32
5 DET 22 12 5 5 64 54 29
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 22 11 8 3 70 67 25
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 FLA 20 8 6 6 42 51 22
10 WSH 21 9 8 4 58 57 22
11 NYR 21 9 8 4 60 62 22
12 NJD 22 9 10 3 53 63 21
13 PHI 21 8 10 3 59 66 19
14 CAR 21 6 12 3 48 63 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 14
16 BUF 22 6 14 2 37 72 14

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SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 21 8 22 6 30
C. Giroux 21 7 19 8 26
W. Simmonds 21 8 7 5 15
B. Schenn 21 7 8 6 15
M. Streit 21 4 9 4 13
S. Couturier 21 4 4 -3 8
M. Read 21 2 6 -4 8
M. Del Zotto 20 2 6 -2 8
M. Raffl 13 6 1 2 7
V. Lecavalier 14 2 4 -3 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 4 7 2 .918 2.73
R. Emery 4 3 1 .898 3.16
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