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This Date In Flyers History...May 4

Wednesday, 05.04.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
Philadelphia Flyers
May 4, 1987, 2000, 2004...Flyers Undefeated In Overtime

Jeremy Roenick celebrates his overtime goal against Toronto in the 2004 Eastern Conference Semifinals.


On this date in 1987, 2000 and 2004, the Flyers finished regulation play with a tied score in a playoff game. In each game, the Flyers won in overtime.

In 1987, the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens, 4-3 in overtime, in Game One of the Wales Conference Finals. Ilkka Sinisalo scored at 9:11 of the first overtime period to win the game for the Flyers. The Flyers won the series in six games.

In 2000, the Flyers defeated the Penguins in Pittsburgh, 2-1 in overtime, in Game Four of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. Flyers captain Keith Primeau scored at 12:01 of the fifth overtime period to win the game for the Flyers. The Flyers won the series in six games.

The game was the longest game in modern NHL history (152:01). In addition, the game's elapsed time of six hours, 56 minutes set an NHL record. The Flyers set franchise records for most shots in an overtime game (72) and most shots for both teams in an overtime game (130).

In 2004, the Flyers defeated the Maple Leafs in Toronto, 3-2 in overtime, in Game Six of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series. Jeremy Roenick scored a goal at 7:39 of the first overtime period to win the game for the Flyers. With the win, the Flyers won the series and advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals.

The Flyers have played eight games on May 4, posting a 7-1 record, including 3-0 in overtime.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 21 15 4 2 76 49 32
3 NYI 22 16 6 0 72 59 32
4 TBL 23 15 6 2 81 63 32
5 DET 22 12 5 5 64 54 29
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 22 11 8 3 70 67 25
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 FLA 20 8 6 6 42 51 22
10 WSH 21 9 8 4 58 57 22
11 NYR 21 9 8 4 60 62 22
12 NJD 22 9 10 3 53 63 21
13 PHI 21 8 10 3 59 66 19
14 CAR 21 6 12 3 48 63 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 14
16 BUF 22 6 14 2 37 72 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 21 8 22 6 30
C. Giroux 21 7 19 8 26
W. Simmonds 21 8 7 5 15
B. Schenn 21 7 8 6 15
M. Streit 21 4 9 4 13
S. Couturier 21 4 4 -3 8
M. Read 21 2 6 -4 8
M. Del Zotto 20 2 6 -2 8
M. Raffl 13 6 1 2 7
V. Lecavalier 14 2 4 -3 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 4 7 2 .918 2.73
R. Emery 4 3 1 .898 3.16
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