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This Date In Flyers History...May 19

Thursday, 05.19.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 19

May 19, 1974...Flyers Win Stanley Cup
On this date in 1974, the Flyers defeated the Boston Bruins at the Spectrum, 1-0, in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals. With the win, the Flyers won the series, four games to two, and captured the first Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history.

The Bruins' Terry O'Reilly was called for a hooking penalty at 13:58 of the first period. Fifty seconds into the Flyers' power play attempt (at 14:48), Flyers center Rick MacLeish deflected Andre Dupont's shot past Boston goaltender Gilles Gilbert to give the Flyers a 1-0 lead. It would be the only goal of the game.

Flyers goaltender Bernie Parent stopped all 30 Bruins shots to record the shutout.

Prior to the game, Kate Smith appeared in person to perform "God Bless America."

The Flyers became the first expansion team in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup.

Parent was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP after posting a 12-5 record and 2.02 goals-against average in 17 games.

Click here to hear Gene Hart say those magic words







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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 x - TBL 77 47 23 7 249 201 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 76 21 55 7 76
C. Giroux 75 23 46 2 69
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
M. Streit 75 9 36 -10 45
B. Schenn 76 14 25 -7 39
S. Couturier 76 13 17 1 30
M. Del Zotto 58 9 20 -5 29
M. Read 74 7 22 -7 29
M. Raffl 61 20 6 7 26
V. Lecavalier 52 7 11 -10 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 15 17 11 .927 2.24
R. Emery 10 10 6 .892 3.15
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