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This Date In Flyers History...May 3

Tuesday, 05.3.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 3
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May 3, 1964...Ron Hextall's birthday

On this date in 1964, Flyers goaltender Ron Hextall is born.

Hextall burst onto the scene during the 1986-87 season. He led the NHL in games played during the regular season (66) and playoffs (26) as the Flyers won the Patrick Division Championship and advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals. Hextall captured the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the playoffs and was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team, the NHL First All-Star Team and won the Vezina Trophy as the League's best goaltender following the 1986-87 season.

In 10 seasons with the Flyers over two different tours of duty (1986-87 through 1991-92 and 1994-95 through 1997-98), Hextall compiled a 240-172-58 record, 18 shutouts and 2.91 GAA in 489 regular season games. He is first on the Flyers All-Time List in regular season games played by a goaltender (489) and wins (240). He also has the most playoff wins in franchise history (45).

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 82 22 59 1 81
C. Giroux 81 25 48 -3 73
M. Streit 81 9 43 -8 52
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
B. Schenn 82 18 29 -5 47
S. Couturier 82 15 22 4 37
M. Del Zotto 64 10 22 -5 32
M. Read 80 8 22 -4 30
M. Raffl 67 21 7 6 28
V. Lecavalier 57 8 12 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 18 18 11 .928 2.25
R. Emery 10 11 7 .894 3.06
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