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This Date In Flyers History...May 22

Sunday, 05.22.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 22

May 22, 1995...Flyers Defeat Rangers, 4-3 in overtime

On this date in 1995, the Flyers defeated the New York Rangers at the Spectrum, 4-3 in overtime, in Game Two of their Eastern Conference Semifinal series. The win gave the Flyers a two-games-to-none lead in the series.

For the second consecutive game, the Rangers jumped out to a 2-0 first-period lead. The Flyers responded by outscoring New York in the second period, 2-0. Eric Lindros and Dmitry Yushkevich each scored a goal for the Flyers in the second period.

The Flyers' Mikael Renberg scored a goal in the first minute of the third period (0:25) to give the Flyers their first lead of the game at 3-2. Rangers defenseman Brian Leetch scored his third goal of the game at 11:19 of the third period to tie the score at 3-3. Neither team could score during the remainder of the third period and the game went into overtime for the second consecutive day.

The Flyers quickly went to work in the first overtime period as defenseman Kevin Haller scored the game-winning goal at 0:25 to give the Flyers the 4-3 win.

Lindros and Renberg each posted three points in the contest (1G,2A).

Combined with the overtime victory in Game One the night before, it was the first time in team history that the Flyers had consecutive overtime wins on consecutive days in the same series and it was only the second time in team history that the Flyers had consecutive overtime wins in consecutive games in the same series.

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
S. Gostisbehere 6 1 1 0 2
B. Schenn 6 0 2 2 2
W. Simmonds 6 0 2 -1 2
S. Gagner 6 0 2 1 2
J. Voracek 6 1 0 -1 1
M. Raffl 6 1 0 0 1
R. White 6 1 0 0 1
C. VandeVelde 6 1 0 -1 1
A. MacDonald 6 1 0 0 1
B. Manning 6 0 1 -2 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 2 1 0 .981 0.67
S. Mason 0 3 0 .852 4.09
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