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This Date In Flyers History...April 25

Monday, 04.25.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...April 25
April 25, 1989...Penguins Defeat Flyers, 10-7


On this date in 1989, the Flyers lost to the Penguins in Pittsburgh, 10-7, in Game Five of the Patrick Division Finals.

Pittsburgh opened the scoring in the game with four straight first-period goals, including a natural hat trick by Penguins center Mario Lemieux, and led 6-1 after the first period of play.

The Flyers entered the third period trailing by six goals, 9-3. They would come back to cut the deficit to two goals, 9-7, on a goal by Tim Kerr at
17:23. The Flyers were unable to score again and Lemieux scored an
Mario Lemieux's            empty net goal at 19:23 to seal the victory for Pittsburgh.
April  25, 1989
performance                 
Kerr led the Flyers with two goals and two assists.The other Flyers goal
would tie four                  scorers were Pelle Eklund (2), Mike Bullard, Brian Propp and Derrick
NHL records                   Smith.              

Lemieux finished the game with five goals and three assists for eight points. Lemieux's five goals and eight points tied NHL records for most goals and most points in a playoff game. His four first-period goals tied the NHL record for most goals in a period of a playoff game. His three second-period assists tied the NHL record for most assists in a period of a playoff game.

The victory gave the Penguins a three-games-to-two lead in their best-of-seven-games series, but the Flyers would win the next two games to capture the series and advance to the Wales Conference Finals.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
S. Gostisbehere 6 1 1 0 2
B. Schenn 6 0 2 2 2
W. Simmonds 6 0 2 -1 2
S. Gagner 6 0 2 1 2
J. Voracek 6 1 0 -1 1
M. Raffl 6 1 0 0 1
R. White 6 1 0 0 1
C. VandeVelde 6 1 0 -1 1
A. MacDonald 6 1 0 0 1
B. Manning 6 0 1 -2 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 2 1 0 .981 0.67
S. Mason 0 3 0 .852 4.09
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