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This Date In Flyers History...May 9

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This Date In Flyers History...May 9
May 9, 1974...Flyers Defeat Boston, 3-2 in overtime
Bobby Clarke's goal broke the Flyers' 18-game winless streak in Boston.


On this date in 1974, the Flyers defeated the Bruins in Boston, 3-2 in overtime, in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals.

The Bruins led 2-0 after the first period of play on goals by Wayne Cashman and Phil Esposito.

Bobby Clarke got the Flyers on the scoreboard with a goal at 1:08 of the second period to cut the Bruins lead to one goal, 2-1.

After Clarke's goal, the Bruins would hold the Flyers scoreless for the next 38 minutes of play, before Flyers defenseman Andre Dupont would score a goal at 19:08 of the third period to tie the score at 2-2.

Clarke would score at 12:01 of the first overtime period to win the game for the Flyers. The 3-2 victory evened the Finals at one game each and was the Flyers first win in Boston since November 12, 1967 (0-16-2).

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 11 8 2 1 29 29 17
2 TBL 11 7 3 1 38 29 15
3 PIT 9 6 2 1 36 22 13
4 DET 9 5 2 2 22 19 12
5 OTT 9 5 2 2 26 22 12
6 NYI 10 6 4 0 35 36 12
7 NJD 10 5 3 2 30 34 12
8 BOS 12 6 6 0 32 30 12
9 NYR 9 5 4 0 27 30 10
10 WSH 9 4 3 2 27 23 10
11 PHI 10 4 4 2 32 36 10
12 FLA 8 3 2 3 12 17 9
13 TOR 9 4 4 1 25 25 9
14 CBJ 9 4 5 0 25 30 8
15 BUF 11 2 8 1 13 36 5
16 CAR 8 0 6 2 15 33 2

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 10 3 12 1 15
C. Giroux 10 2 11 3 13
W. Simmonds 10 6 2 7 8
M. Streit 10 2 6 1 8
M. Raffl 10 6 1 1 7
B. Schenn 10 3 3 0 6
S. Couturier 10 3 2 -1 5
M. Del Zotto 10 0 5 -2 5
M. Read 10 1 3 -3 4
V. Lecavalier 3 1 2 -1 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Emery 4 1 1 .915 2.74
S. Mason 0 3 1 .878 3.83
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