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This Date In Flyers History...May 17

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This Date In Flyers History...May 17

May 17, 1987...Flyers Lose To Edmonton, 4-2

On this date in 1987, the Flyers lost to the Oilers in Edmonton, 4-2, in Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals.

Edmonton's Wayne Gretzky opened the scoring in the game with a goal at 15:06 of the first period. The Flyers' Brian Propp tied the score at 1-1 with a goal at 16:08 of the second period.

The Oilers scored three goals in the first 10 minutes of the third period to break the tie (Glenn Anderson - 0:48, Paul Coffey - 7:09 and Jari Kurri - 9:11). Flyers right wing Rick Tocchet scored his ninth goal of the playoffs at 10:18 of the third period to close out the scoring in the game.

Gretzky, Coffey and Kurri each posted a goal and an assist in the contest and each would eventually be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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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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