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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 23 16 6 1 61 57 33
2 PIT 20 14 4 2 72 46 30
3 NYI 21 15 6 0 69 57 30
4 TBL 22 14 6 2 77 60 30
5 DET 21 11 5 5 59 52 27
6 BOS 23 13 9 1 59 57 27
7 TOR 21 11 8 2 67 63 24
8 OTT 21 10 7 4 58 56 24
9 NYR 20 9 7 4 57 58 22
10 WSH 20 9 8 3 56 54 21
11 NJD 21 9 9 3 53 61 21
12 FLA 19 7 6 6 41 51 20
13 PHI 20 8 9 3 57 61 19
14 CAR 20 6 11 3 48 62 15
15 CBJ 21 6 13 2 51 76 14
16 BUF 21 6 13 2 36 70 14

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 20 7 22 7 29
C. Giroux 20 6 18 8 24
B. Schenn 20 7 8 7 15
W. Simmonds 20 8 6 5 14
M. Streit 20 4 9 5 13
S. Couturier 20 4 4 -2 8
M. Read 20 2 6 -2 8
M. Del Zotto 19 2 6 1 8
M. Raffl 12 6 1 2 7
V. Lecavalier 13 2 4 -1 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 4 6 2 .923 2.61
R. Emery 4 3 1 .897 3.22
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