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This Date In Flyers History...May 20

Friday, 05.20.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 20

May 20, 2004...Flyers Defeat Lightning, 5-4 in overtime

On this date in 2004, the Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Wachovia Center, 5-4 in overtime, in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals.

In a game that featured several lead changes, Flyers left wing Simon Gagne ended the suspense with a goal at 18:18 of the first overtime period to give the Flyers a 5-4 win and force a deciding seventh game in Tampa Bay two nights later.

The Flyers led after first period by a score of 2-1 on goals by Gagne and Keith Primeau. Tamap Bay outscored the Flyers, 3-1, in the second period to take a 4-3 lead as the teams entered the second intermission.

The Flyers still trailed, 4-3, with under two minutes to play in the third period, when Primeau scored his second goal of the game at 18:11 to tie the score at 4-4.

Primeau, the Flyers' captain, recorded a point on four of the Flyers' five goals in the contest (2G,2A). Gagne (2G) and Jeremy Roenick (2A) each posted two points in the game.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 51 38 9 4 166 114 80
2 FLA 52 31 15 6 143 115 68
3 NYR 52 29 18 5 148 134 63
4 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
6 NYI 51 27 18 6 143 127 60
7 DET 52 26 18 8 130 131 60
8 PIT 51 26 18 7 132 130 59
9 NJD 53 26 20 7 119 120 59
10 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
11 MTL 54 26 24 4 143 143 56
12 PHI 51 23 19 9 121 133 55
13 OTT 53 24 23 6 148 165 54
14 BUF 53 21 26 6 120 139 48
15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 51 16 28 -6 44
J. Voracek 51 8 34 -1 42
W. Simmonds 51 18 16 -6 34
B. Schenn 49 14 15 -1 29
S. Gostisbehere 33 9 18 4 27
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 50 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 51 4 10 -6 14
M. Del Zotto 49 4 9 -9 13
M. Raffl 51 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 7 .916 2.69
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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