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This Date In Flyers History...June 27

Monday, 06.27.2005 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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This Date In Flyers History...June 27

June 27, 1998...Flyers Draft Simon Gagne

In each of his four full seasons, Simon Gagne has scored at least 20 goals.
On this date in 1998, the Flyers selected 13 players in the NHL Entry Draft.

In the first round (22nd overall), the Flyers drafted center Simon Gagne from Quebec in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. After recording 120 points (50G,70A) in 61 games during his final season of junior hockey (1998-99), he joined the Flyers for the 1999-2000 season. In five seasons with the Flyers (1999-2000 through 2003-04), Gagne has registered 113 goals and 132 assists for 245 points and 117 penalty minutes in 354 regular season games. He was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team for the 1999-2000 season and played in the NHL All-Star Game in 2001.

In the sixth round (168th overall), the Flyers selected goaltender Antero Niittymaki. Niittymaki would play four more seasons in Finland before joining the Flyers organization for the 2002-03 season. He has played the last three seasons for the Flyers' American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms. He has seen limited action with the Flyers, winning each of his three starts during the 2003-04 season.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 82 22 59 1 81
C. Giroux 81 25 48 -3 73
M. Streit 81 9 43 -8 52
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
B. Schenn 82 18 29 -5 47
S. Couturier 82 15 22 4 37
M. Del Zotto 64 10 22 -5 32
M. Read 80 8 22 -4 30
M. Raffl 67 21 7 6 28
V. Lecavalier 57 8 12 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 18 18 11 .928 2.25
R. Emery 10 11 7 .894 3.06
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