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This Date In Flyers History...May 22

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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 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYI 65 41 21 3 207 182 85
3 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
4 TBL 65 39 20 6 213 171 84
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 65 35 20 10 193 162 80
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 64 28 23 13 156 181 69
10 PHI 64 27 25 12 170 186 66
11 OTT 61 27 23 11 173 166 65
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 TOR 64 26 33 5 173 195 57
14 CBJ 63 26 33 4 163 201 56
15 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
16 BUF 64 19 40 5 123 215 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 64 19 46 6 65
C. Giroux 63 18 42 2 60
W. Simmonds 64 25 18 -2 43
M. Streit 64 9 32 -5 41
B. Schenn 64 12 23 -6 35
S. Couturier 64 13 16 2 29
M. Del Zotto 52 8 17 -6 25
M. Read 64 6 18 -9 24
M. Raffl 49 14 5 6 19
V. Lecavalier 46 7 10 -9 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 8 .924 2.27
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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