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This Date In Flyers History...April 23

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This Date In Flyers History...April 23
April 23, 1996...Flyers Defeat Lightning, 4-1


On this date in 1996, the Flyers defeated the Lightning in Tampa, 4-1, in Game Four of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series.

The Flyers took a 2-0 first-period lead on goals by John LeClair and Joel Otto. Tampa Bay's Petr Klima scored a power play goal in the second period to cut the Flyers' lead to one goal, 2-1. Dale Hawerchuk scored a goal at 16:55 of the second period to make the score 3-1 and LeClair scored his second power play goal of the game to make the final score 4-1.
                   
John LeClair

The win evened the series at two games each. The Flyers would win the next two games to take the series, four games to two.

The attendance for the game at the Thunderdome of 28,183 set a new NHL record.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 30 20 6 4 98 71 44
2 TBL 33 20 10 3 110 87 43
3 NYI 31 21 10 0 99 89 42
4 MTL 32 20 10 2 87 80 42
5 DET 32 17 7 8 92 80 42
6 TOR 31 19 9 3 109 87 41
7 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
8 FLA 29 13 8 8 66 75 34
9 WSH 30 14 10 6 86 81 34
10 BOS 31 15 13 3 78 81 33
11 OTT 30 12 12 6 80 86 30
12 CBJ 30 13 15 2 72 95 28
13 NJD 32 11 15 6 74 94 28
14 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
15 PHI 30 11 14 5 80 90 27
16 CAR 30 8 19 3 62 87 19

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 30 11 26 8 37
C. Giroux 30 8 27 7 35
W. Simmonds 30 14 8 3 22
B. Schenn 30 9 13 6 22
M. Streit 30 4 15 4 19
S. Couturier 30 7 8 -1 15
M. Read 30 3 8 -6 11
M. Raffl 22 8 1 2 9
M. Del Zotto 24 2 6 -6 8
N. Schultz 29 0 7 7 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 6 10 4 .918 2.58
R. Emery 5 4 1 .899 3.05
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