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He was the best captain that I played with, not only because he played extremely hard and with passion every night, but because he pushed and prodded his teammates to do the same. He was a very unselfish player, who demanded effort and success from the whole group. - Ron Hextall
DAVE POULIN
1984-85 to 1989-90

Dave Poulin became synonymous with Philadelphia hockey for his insurmountable work ethic, his intelligence on the ice and his extraordinary leadership skills resulting in being named captain of the Flyers in just his second season with the team.

Not just a leader, Poulin also had an adept scoring touch. In his first game he scored goals on each of his first two shots. In his first full season with the team, he recorded a new Flyers’ record for most points by a rookie with 76 points (31G,45A), passing names such as Barber, Propp and Clarke on that list.

During his tenure as captain, Poulin guided the Flyers to two Stanley Cup Final appearances in 1985 and 1987, while also being awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy in 1987 to the forward who best excels at the defensive aspects of the game.

In his seven years as a Philadelphia Flyer, he appeared in three-consecutive All-Star Games and earned 161 goals, 233 assists for 394 points in 467 games. In 2004 he became the 18th member to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 53 30 18 5 150 135 65
4 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
5 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
6 DET 53 27 18 8 133 131 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 52 27 18 7 138 132 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 54 25 23 6 153 166 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 52 16 29 -8 45
J. Voracek 52 8 34 -3 42
W. Simmonds 52 19 16 -7 35
B. Schenn 50 14 15 -2 29
S. Gostisbehere 34 9 19 3 28
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 51 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 52 4 10 -7 14
M. Del Zotto 50 4 9 -10 13
M. Raffl 52 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 14 7 .915 2.70
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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