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Spectrum Classic Clips: Fastest Playoff Goals

Wednesday, 07.08.2009 / 2:06 PM / News
By Kevin Kurz  - philadelphiaflyers.com
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Spectrum Classic Clips: Fastest Playoff Goals

Throughout the summer months, philadelphiaflyers.com will dig through the archives here at the Wachovia Center and take a look back at some classic moments in the history of the Wachovia Spectrum as the building prepares to close its doors forever.

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In 1975-76, the Philadelphia Flyers were attempting to win their third straight Stanley Cup. In the quarterfinals, they went up against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in what would prove to be a long and evenly played series. The Flyers won the first two games at the Spectrum fairly easily, with a 4-1 win in Game 1 and a 3-1 victory in Game 2. The series shifted back to Maple Leaf Gardens for the next two games, with the Toronto coming away with a pair of one-goal victories.

A pivotal Game 5 was back at the Spectrum on April 20, 1976, and the Flyers were determined to retake the series lead. Already holding a 2-1 second period advantage, Gary Dornhoefer and Don Saleski scored just 13 seconds apart to give the home team a three-goal cushion. The goals still stand as the fastest two scores in the playoffs in franchise history.

Philadelphia cruised to a 7-1 win behind Saleski's hat trick, and eventually won the series in seven games.


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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 51 32 15 4 166 133 68
2 MTL 48 32 13 3 128 108 67
3 DET 50 29 12 9 149 129 67
4 NYI 49 32 16 1 158 139 65
5 PIT 49 28 13 8 145 125 64
6 BOS 50 27 16 7 134 124 61
7 NYR 47 28 15 4 139 112 60
8 WSH 49 25 14 10 144 125 60
9 FLA 47 21 16 10 115 132 52
10 PHI 51 22 22 7 140 151 51
11 OTT 48 20 19 9 136 136 49
12 TOR 51 22 25 4 144 156 48
13 NJD 50 19 22 9 113 138 47
14 CBJ 48 21 24 3 120 151 45
15 CAR 49 17 26 6 105 129 40
16 BUF 50 14 33 3 94 179 31

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 51 17 41 11 58
C. Giroux 50 16 36 7 52
M. Streit 51 7 28 0 35
W. Simmonds 51 18 14 -3 32
B. Schenn 51 11 20 -2 31
S. Couturier 51 11 12 0 23
M. Read 51 3 15 -8 18
M. Del Zotto 39 5 12 -5 17
M. Raffl 40 12 3 6 15
V. Lecavalier 37 7 7 -9 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 11 12 6 .924 2.32
R. Emery 8 9 1 .887 3.38
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