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This Date In Flyers History...May 16

May 16, 1985...Flyers Defeat Quebec, 3-0

On this date in 1985, the Flyers defeated the Quebec Nordiques at the Spectrum, 3-0, in Game Six of the Wales Conference Finals. With the win, the Flyers won the series, four games to two, and advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Rick Tocchet opened the scoring in the game with a goal at 16:32 of the first period to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead.

With Joe Paterson and Brian Propp in the penalty box serving minor penalties, the Nordiques had a two-man advantage for one minute and 23 seconds and looked to tie the score at 1-1. While the Flyers were two-men short, Dave Poulin scored the most famous shorthanded goal in team history. He scored on a breakaway on Quebec goaltender Mario Gosselin to give the Flyers a 2-0 lead. Quebec would go scoreless on the advantage and in the game as the Flyers cruised to a 3-0 win.

Flyers goaltender Pelle Lindbergh stopped all 15 Nordiques shots to record the shutout.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 82 22 59 1 81
C. Giroux 81 25 48 -3 73
M. Streit 81 9 43 -8 52
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
B. Schenn 82 18 29 -5 47
S. Couturier 82 15 22 4 37
M. Del Zotto 64 10 22 -5 32
M. Read 80 8 22 -4 30
M. Raffl 67 21 7 6 28
V. Lecavalier 57 8 12 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 18 18 11 .928 2.25
R. Emery 10 11 7 .894 3.06
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