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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
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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
5 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
6 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 55 25 24 6 154 169 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 52 16 29 -8 45
J. Voracek 52 8 34 -3 42
W. Simmonds 52 19 16 -7 35
B. Schenn 50 14 15 -2 29
S. Gostisbehere 34 9 19 3 28
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 51 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 52 4 10 -7 14
M. Del Zotto 50 4 9 -10 13
M. Raffl 52 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 14 7 .915 2.70
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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