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Fans Help Flyers Set Record Numbers in 2005-06

Monday, 05.15.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Fans Help Flyers Set Record Numbers in 2005-06


The support of Philadelphia Flyers fans helped crown Philadelphia as the number one hockey city in the United States by The Sporting News before the 2005-06 season even began. Flyers fans continued to support the team throughout the 2005-06 season, helping to set some impressive numbers this past year.

A record 805,783 fans attended Flyers home games during the 2005-06 regular season, setting an all-time single season home attendance record. The Flyers organization also welcomed its 25-millionth fan, Bill Logan of Langhorne, PA during Saturday, November 5, 2005 game vs. Atlanta Thrashers.

Over 12,905,095 fans logged on to the Philadelphia Flyers website www.philadelphiaflyers.com for the most up-to-date news and information during the 2005-06 season. The Flyers website was the number one visited website amongst National Hockey League websites for the months of December 2005, January 2006, February 2006 and April 2006 and the second most visited website during October 2005, November 2005 and March 2006.

A free sandwich from Chick-fil-A was awarded to every fan in attendance when the Flyers scored four goals or more at a home game during the 2005-06 season, resulting in 372,946 fans enjoying a free sandwich from Chick-fil-A.

New this year, 16,851 fans enjoyed an affordable ticket at $20 for adults and $10 for children in the Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms Family Section for live Flyers action at the Wachovia Center this season.

A 17 percent increase in the number of fans tuning in to Comcast SportsNet and UPN to catch Flyers games from home was recorded this season.

Lastly, 7,045 Flyers jerseys were purchased by fans at the Wachovia Center this season.

"Setting these records and seeing an increase in numbers and interest in the team is a season-ending reward for the organization," said Flyers President, Ron Ryan. "We appreciate our fans support throughout this past season and are looking forward to another exciting season next year."

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

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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