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This Date In Flyers History...May 13

Friday, 05.13.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 13
May 13, 1975...Flyers Defeat Islanders, 4-1

Rick MacLeish is one of only two Flyers to record three hat tricks in postseason play (Tim Kerr).


On this date in 1975, the Flyers defeated the New York Islanders at the Spectrum, 4-1, in Game Seven of their Semifinal series. With the win, the Flyers advanced to their second consecutive Stanley Cup Finals.

The Flyers had won the first three games of the series, before the Islanders captured Games Four, Five and Six to force a seventh game in the series.

Kate Smith started things off on the right note with a live appearance to sing "God Bless America."

Nineteen seconds into the game, the Flyers had a 1-0 lead on a goal by Gary Dornhoefer. Rick MacLeish scored a power play goal about two minutes after Dornhoefer's tally to increase the Flyers lead to two goals, 2-0. Jude Drouin scored a power play goal for the Islanders to cut the Flyers lead to one goal, 2-1, at 5:02 of the first period. With Denis Potvin in the penalty box serving a two-minute penalty for interference, MacLeish scored his second power play goal of the game to restore the Flyers two-goal lead at 3-1.

After a scoreless second period, MacLeish completed his hat trick by scoring a goal at 18:52 of the third period to make the final score; Flyers 4, Islanders 1.

Flyers goaltender Bernie Parent stopped 38 of 39 shots faced, including all 26 shots faced over the last two period, to record the win for the Flyers.

SCHEDULE

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AWAY
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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
3 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
11 OTT 61 27 23 11 173 166 65
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 64 19 46 6 65
C. Giroux 63 18 42 2 60
W. Simmonds 64 25 18 -2 43
M. Streit 64 9 32 -5 41
B. Schenn 64 12 23 -6 35
S. Couturier 64 13 16 2 29
M. Del Zotto 52 8 17 -6 25
M. Read 64 6 18 -9 24
M. Raffl 49 14 5 6 19
V. Lecavalier 46 7 10 -9 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 8 .924 2.27
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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