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This Date In Flyers History: October 20

Saturday, 10.20.2012 / 12:00 AM / News
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This Date In Flyers History: October 20
On this date in 1998, defenseman Luke Richardson played his 800th career NHL game in the Flyers' 3-1 win against the San Jose Sharks at the First Union Center.

Richardson played for the Flyers from 1997-2002 and appeared in 387 regular season games, posting 35 points (7G-28A) and 618 penalty minutes.
 
Two seasons later, Richardson would become the 159th player to reach the NHL Milestone of 1,000 games played (on February 1, 2001).

He was the fifth player at that time to reach the NHL Milestone for games played while playing as a Flyer - joining Bobby Clarke, Darryl Sittler, Craig MacTavish and Ron Hextall, although the NHL milestone for goaltenders is 500 games played.

ALSO ON THIS DATE:
- The Flyers own an all-time record of 10-5-3-0.

- Defenseman Karl Dykhuis, who played for the Flyers from 1994-97 & 1998-00, was traded to Montreal for future considerations.

- Mark Recchi scores a hat trick vs. Washington Capitals in a 6-3 victory in 2001.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 63 19 46 5 65
C. Giroux 62 18 41 2 59
W. Simmonds 63 25 18 -1 43
M. Streit 63 8 32 -4 40
B. Schenn 63 12 23 -5 35
S. Couturier 63 12 16 1 28
M. Del Zotto 51 8 17 -5 25
M. Read 63 6 18 -9 24
M. Raffl 48 14 4 6 18
V. Lecavalier 45 7 10 -8 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 7 .926 2.25
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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