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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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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 NYI 32 22 10 0 101 90 44
3 TBL 34 20 10 4 112 90 44
4 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 32 14 12 6 88 88 34
12 NJD 34 12 16 6 77 98 30
13 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
14 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
15 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 31 12 26 9 38
C. Giroux 31 8 27 7 35
W. Simmonds 31 14 8 3 22
B. Schenn 31 9 13 6 22
M. Streit 31 4 15 4 19
S. Couturier 31 7 8 -1 15
M. Read 31 3 8 -6 11
M. Raffl 23 8 1 2 9
M. Del Zotto 24 2 6 -6 8
N. Grossmann 31 2 5 6 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 6 10 5 .921 2.49
R. Emery 5 4 1 .899 3.05
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