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This Date In Flyers History...May 9

Monday, 05.9.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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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 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 51 16 28 -6 44
J. Voracek 51 8 34 -1 42
W. Simmonds 51 18 16 -6 34
B. Schenn 49 14 15 -1 29
S. Gostisbehere 33 9 18 4 27
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 50 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 51 4 10 -6 14
M. Del Zotto 49 4 9 -9 13
M. Raffl 51 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 7 .916 2.69
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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