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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 TBL 50 31 15 4 163 132 66
2 MTL 47 31 13 3 127 108 65
3 NYI 48 32 15 1 157 135 65
4 DET 49 28 12 9 145 128 65
5 PIT 48 27 13 8 143 124 62
6 WSH 48 25 14 9 144 124 59
7 BOS 49 26 16 7 131 123 59
8 NYR 46 27 15 4 135 111 58
9 FLA 46 21 15 10 114 129 52
10 PHI 50 21 22 7 139 151 49
11 TOR 50 22 24 4 144 155 48
12 OTT 47 19 19 9 129 134 47
13 CBJ 47 21 23 3 119 148 45
14 NJD 48 18 22 8 109 135 44
15 CAR 47 17 25 5 102 122 39
16 BUF 49 14 32 3 92 174 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 50 17 41 11 58
C. Giroux 49 16 36 7 52
M. Streit 50 7 28 0 35
W. Simmonds 50 18 13 -4 31
B. Schenn 50 11 20 -2 31
S. Couturier 50 11 12 0 23
M. Read 50 3 15 -8 18
M. Del Zotto 38 4 12 -6 16
M. Raffl 40 12 3 6 15
V. Lecavalier 36 7 7 -9 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 10 12 6 .922 2.40
R. Emery 8 9 1 .887 3.38
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