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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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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 NYI 32 22 10 0 101 90 44
3 TBL 34 20 10 4 112 90 44
4 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 32 14 12 6 88 88 34
12 NJD 34 12 16 6 77 98 30
13 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
14 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
15 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 31 12 26 9 38
C. Giroux 31 8 27 7 35
W. Simmonds 31 14 8 3 22
B. Schenn 31 9 13 6 22
M. Streit 31 4 15 4 19
S. Couturier 31 7 8 -1 15
M. Read 31 3 8 -6 11
M. Raffl 23 8 1 2 9
M. Del Zotto 24 2 6 -6 8
N. Grossmann 31 2 5 6 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 6 10 5 .921 2.49
R. Emery 5 4 1 .899 3.05
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