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This Date In Flyers History...April 25

Monday, 04.25.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
Philadelphia Flyers
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 - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
S. Hartnell 2 0 2 2 2
A. MacDonald 2 1 0 1 1
J. Voracek 2 1 0 1 1
W. Simmonds 2 1 0 -1 1
L. Schenn 2 1 0 2 1
J. Akeson 2 1 0 0 1
V. Lecavalier 2 0 1 0 1
A. Hall 2 0 1 0 1
C. Giroux 2 0 1 3 1
B. Schenn 2 0 1 -1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Emery 1 1 0 .913 3.00
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