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This Date In Flyers History...June 11

Saturday, 06.11.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...June 11
June 11, 1968...Flyers Trade Captain
           The Flyers' first captain, Lou Angotti, participates in the
                    opening ceremonies to the 1967-68 season.


On this date in 1968, the Flyers traded center Lou Angotti and Ian Campbell to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for defenseman Darryl Edestrand and Jerry Melnyk.

Angotti was the team's captain through their inaugural season of 1967-68.

Edestrand only played two games for the Flyers (during the 1969-70 season). Melnyk never played a game for the Flyers as he was forced to retire due to a heart condition. Melnyk still made a contribution to the organzation by serving as a scout for 29 years, including 13 years as Chief Scout. As chief scout, Melnyk was directly responsible for recommending draft choices like Bob Clarke, Brian Propp, Pelle Lindbergh and Ron Hextall.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
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2 FLA 53 31 16 6 143 118 68
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 TBL 52 29 19 4 138 123 62
5 BOS 52 28 18 6 151 137 62
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15 TOR 51 19 23 9 117 140 47
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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
 
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M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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