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This Date In Flyers History...May 25

Wednesday, 05.25.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...May 25
May 25, 1997...Flyers Defeat Rangers, 4-2

Rod Brind'Amour's two goals propelled the Flyers to a 4-2 win and the Stanley Cup Finals.
On this date in 1997, the Flyers defeated the New York Rangers at the CoreStates Center, 4-2, in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals. With the win, the Flyers won the series, four games to one, and advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals for the seventh time in franchise history.

Eric Lindros opened the scoring in the game with a power play goal at 5:18 of the first period. The Rangers took a 2-1 lead when they scored back-to-back power play goals twenty six second apart (Alexander Karpovtsev - 12:30 and Esa Tikkanen - 12:56). John LeClair scored the Flyers' second power play goal of the period at 15:53. Rod Brind'Amour closed out the first-period scoring with a goal at 19:06 to give the Flyers a 3-2 lead.

A scoreless second period preceded Brind'Amour's second goal of the game, scored a 6:43 of the third period, to make the final score 4-2.

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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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