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This Date In Flyers History...June 2

Thursday, 06.02.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
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This Date In Flyers History...June 2
June 2, 1978...Shero Leaves For The Rangers
The Flyers won four division championships, three conference championships and two Stanley Cups while Fred Shero was their head coach.

On this date in 1978, Flyers Head Coach Fred Shero officially left the team to become the general manager and head coach of the New York Rangers. The Flyers received a first round pick in the 1978 NHL Amateur Draft as compensation for allowing Shero to join the Rangers.

The Flyers used the draft pick to select center Ken Linseman in the first round (seventh overall). Linseman would play four seasons for the Flyers (1978-79 through 1981-82) before being traded to the Hartford Whalers in the deal that brought Mark Howe to Philadelphia.

After coaching the Flyers for seven seasons (1971-72 through 1977-78), Shero would coach the Rangers for three seasons (1978-79 to 1980-81).

Shero compiled a 308-151-95 record in 554 regular season games and a 48-35 record in 83 playoff games as the Flyers' head coach. His seven seasons, 554 regular season games and 83 playoff games coached are the most in franchise history. His 308 wins and .642 winning percentage are the best in Flyers history.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 11 8 2 1 29 29 17
2 TBL 11 7 3 1 38 29 15
3 PIT 9 6 2 1 36 22 13
4 DET 9 5 2 2 22 19 12
5 OTT 9 5 2 2 26 22 12
6 NYI 10 6 4 0 35 36 12
7 NJD 10 5 3 2 30 34 12
8 BOS 12 6 6 0 32 30 12
9 NYR 9 5 4 0 27 30 10
10 WSH 9 4 3 2 27 23 10
11 PHI 10 4 4 2 32 36 10
12 FLA 8 3 2 3 12 17 9
13 TOR 9 4 4 1 25 25 9
14 CBJ 9 4 5 0 25 30 8
15 BUF 11 2 8 1 13 36 5
16 CAR 8 0 6 2 15 33 2

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 10 3 12 1 15
C. Giroux 10 2 11 3 13
W. Simmonds 10 6 2 7 8
M. Streit 10 2 6 1 8
M. Raffl 10 6 1 1 7
B. Schenn 10 3 3 0 6
S. Couturier 10 3 2 -1 5
M. Del Zotto 10 0 5 -2 5
M. Read 10 1 3 -3 4
V. Lecavalier 3 1 2 -1 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Emery 4 1 1 .915 2.74
S. Mason 0 3 1 .878 3.83
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