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This Date In Flyers History...May 4

Wednesday, 05.04.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 4
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.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 61 40 16 5 167 135 85
2 NYI 63 41 20 2 202 174 84
3 NYR 60 38 16 6 190 148 82
4 TBL 63 38 19 6 207 167 82
5 DET 60 34 15 11 176 156 79
6 PIT 61 35 17 9 176 152 79
7 WSH 63 33 20 10 184 159 76
8 BOS 61 30 22 9 161 160 69
9 FLA 61 26 22 13 145 172 65
10 PHI 62 26 25 11 164 181 63
11 OTT 59 26 23 10 167 161 62
12 NJD 62 25 27 10 139 164 60
13 CBJ 60 26 30 4 157 189 56
14 TOR 61 25 31 5 170 185 55
15 CAR 60 23 30 7 137 159 53
16 BUF 62 19 38 5 120 207 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 62 19 45 4 64
C. Giroux 61 18 41 2 59
W. Simmonds 62 24 18 -2 42
M. Streit 62 8 32 -4 40
B. Schenn 62 12 23 -3 35
S. Couturier 62 12 14 -2 26
M. Del Zotto 50 7 17 -7 24
M. Read 62 5 18 -9 23
M. Raffl 47 13 3 4 16
V. Lecavalier 44 7 9 -9 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 11 13 7 .925 2.26
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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