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1986-87



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Wales Conference Champions

Patrick Division Champions


Key Personnel

Coach
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Mike Keenan
G.M.
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Bob Clarke
Captain
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Dave Poulin

W-L-T Record

GP W L T Pts Win% GF GA Division
Overall 80 46 26 8 100 0.625 310 245 1st
Home 29 9 2 60 0.750 168 111
Road 17 17 6 40 0.500 142 134

Standings

Patrick
Team W L T Pts GF GA
Philadelphia Flyers 46 26 8 100 310 245
Washington Capitals 38 32 10 86 285 278
New York Islanders 35 33 12 82 279 281
New York Rangers 34 38 8 76 307 323
Pittsburgh Penguins 30 38 12 72 297 290
New Jersey Devils 29 45 6 64 293 368

Playoff Games

Won Patrick Division Semifinals 4-2
8-Apr-87New York Rangers3atFlyers0LBoxscore
9-Apr-87New York Rangers3atFlyers8WBoxscore
11-Apr-87Flyers3atNew York Rangers0WBoxscore
12-Apr-87Flyers3atNew York Rangers6LBoxscore
14-Apr-87New York Rangers1atFlyers3WBoxscore
16-Apr-87Flyers5atNew York Rangers0WBoxscore
Won Patrick Division Finals 4-3
20-Apr-87New York Islanders2atFlyers4WBoxscore
22-Apr-87New York Islanders2atFlyers1LBoxscore
24-Apr-87Flyers4atNew York Islanders1WBoxscore
26-Apr-87Flyers6atNew York Islanders4WBoxscore
28-Apr-87New York Islanders2atFlyers1LBoxscore
30-Apr-87Flyers2atNew York Islanders4LBoxscore
2-May-87New York Islanders1atFlyers5WBoxscore
Won Wales Conference Finals 4-2
4-May-87Montreal Canadiens3atFlyers4OTWBoxscore
6-May-87Montreal Canadiens5atFlyers2LBoxscore
8-May-87Flyers4atMontreal Canadiens3WBoxscore
10-May-87Flyers6atMontreal Canadiens3WBoxscore
12-May-87Montreal Canadiens5atFlyers2LBoxscore
14-May-87Flyers4atMontreal Canadiens3WBoxscore
Lost Finals 3-4
17-May-87Flyers2atEdmonton Oilers4LBoxscore
20-May-87Flyers2atEdmonton Oilers3LBoxscore
22-May-87Edmonton Oilers3atFlyers5WBoxscore
24-May-87Edmonton Oilers4atFlyers1LBoxscore
26-May-87Flyers4atEdmonton Oilers3WBoxscore
28-May-87Edmonton Oilers2atFlyers3WBoxscore
31-May-87Flyers1atEdmonton Oilers3LBoxscore

Scoring Leaders

Goals
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Tim Kerr -58
Assists
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Dave Poulin -45
Points
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Tim Kerr -95

Scoring Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW GT Sht Sh% TGF TPGF TGA TPGA
Tim KerrR 75583795 573826 010026122.22
Peter ZezelC 71333972 71216 27018118.23
Dave PoulinC 75254570 53471 35115516.13
Brian ProppL 53313667 45398 55020814.9
Mark HoweD 69154358 37572 40014810.14
Pelle EklundC 72144155 2-25 00012711.02
Rick TocchetR 69212849 288161 15014714.29
Murray CravenL 77193049 3815 3209819.39
Doug CrossmanD 7893140 29187 0111227.38
Brad McCrimmonD 71102939 52453 2401109.09
Derrick SmithL 71112132 34-40 0001507.33
Scott MellanbyR 71112132 9481 0021189.32
Ilkka SinisaloR 42102131 8143 1108012.5
Ron SutterC 39101727 69100 0006814.71
Lindsay CarsonL 71111526 141-20 12010011
JJ DaigneaultD 7761622 56120 010827.32
Brad MarshD 772911 12490 010812.47
Dave BrownR 627310 274-70 0005313.21
Kjell SamuelssonD 46167 86-90 000283.57
Ron Hextall G 66066 10400 0000
Glen SeabrookeC 10145 220 0001010
Ed HospodarD 45224 136-80 0101711.76
Brian DobbinR 12213 1420 0001315.38
Daryl StanleyD 33123 7660 010224.55
John StevensD 6022 1400 00020
Al HillL 7022 410 00020
Don NachbaurC 23022 8710 000120
Mark FreerC 1011 010 0000
BenchX 14
Jeff ChychrunD 1000 400 00010
Greg SmythD 1000 0-20 00010
Jere GillisL 1000 000 0000
Tim TookeyC 2000 000 00010
Kevin McCarthyD 2000 0-10 0000
Steve SmithD 2000 600 00020
Mike StothersD 2000 400 00020
Ray AllisonR 2000 0-20 00010
Bob Froese G * 3000 000 0000
Craig BerubeL 7000 5720 00040
Kerry HuffmanD 9000 250 00030
Glenn ReschG 17000 000 0000
* = did not finish season with Flyers
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click on goals, assists or penalty minutes for complete list for that player

Goaltending Statistics

Name GP Mins GA Avg W L T OTL EN SO Shts Pct SO-GA SO-Sht
Bob Froese318082.67300 00880.909
Glenn Resch17867422.91652 104360.904
Ron Hextall6637991903.0037216 4119330.902

Playoff Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW OT Sht Sh%
Brian ProppL 26121628 10115 13010411.54
Pelle EklundC 2672027 2112 0006211.29
Rick TocchetR 26111021 7270 1206118.03
Doug CrossmanD 2641418 3102 000419.76
Tim KerrR 128513 235 0304119.51
Peter ZezelC 2531013 1061 110368.33
Mark HoweD 2621012 4140 000672.99
Derrick SmithL 266410 2630 0105710.53
Scott MellanbyR 245510 4670 0104311.63
Brad McCrimmonD 26358 3091 010436.98
Lindsay CarsonL 24358 2230 000397.69
Ron SutterC 16178 12-30 000224.55
Brad MarshD 26347 1620 1003010.00
Ilkka SinisaloR 18516 4-60 0113414.71
Dave PoulinC 15336 1411 1002114.29
Murray CravenL 12314 9-42 0001520.00
Tim TookeyC 10134 210 000911.11
Kjell SamuelssonD 26044 2540 000270.00
Al HillL 9213 020 000633.33
Dave BrownR 26123 5910 000156.67
Don NachbaurC 7112 1520 010333.33
JJ DaigneaultD 9101 0-10 010520.00
Ron Hextall G 26011 4300 0000
Daryl StanleyD 13000 9-30 00050.00
Craig BerubeL 5000 1700 0000
Ed HospodarD 5000 200 00020.00
Glenn ReschG 2000 000 0000
Mike StothersD 2000 710 0000
Greg SmythD 1000 200 0000

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Name GP Mins GA GAA W L EN SO Shts Pct
Glenn Resch23611.670000120.917
Ron Hextall261540712.771511127680.908

click on games played for indiviual list of games played by goalie

All-Star Game Representatives

Ron Hextall, Mark Howe, Tim Kerr, Dave Poulin (Rendezvous 87 vs Soviet Union)

Shutouts

Date Opponent Score Goalie #
6-Jan-87vs New Jersey Devils4-0Ron Hextall 1
11-Apr-87vs New York Rangers3-0Ron Hextall 2
16-Apr-87vs New York Rangers5-0Ron HextallP 3
# = career number as a Flyer P = playoffs

Hattricks

Date Player # Score Goalie(s)
13-Nov-86Murray Craven1 Detroit Red Wings 5 - FLYERS 7G.Stephen
20-Nov-86Tim Kerr12 (4)Chicago Blackhawks 1 - FLYERS 5M.Bannerman
2-Dec-86Brian Propp8 (4)St.Louis Blues 1 - FLYERS 7G.Millen
18-Dec-86Dave Poulin5 New York Islanders 4 - FLYERS 9B.Smith(2) K.Hrudey(1)
18-Dec-86Tim Kerr13 New York Islanders 4 - FLYERS 9B.Smith(2) K.Hrudey(1)
21-Dec-86Tim Kerr14 St.Louis Blues 6 - FLYERS 7R.Wamsley
28-Jan-87Peter Zezel2 FLYERS 7 - Buffalo Sabres 4J.Cloutier
5-Apr-87Brian Propp9 New York Islanders 9 - FLYERS 5B.Smith
20-Apr-87Tim Kerr15 (po)New York Islanders 2 - FLYERS 4K.Hrudey
10-May-87Pelle Eklund1 (po)FLYERS 6 - Montreal Canadiens 3B.Hayward(1) P.Roy (2)
po = playoffs, n=natural, 4=4goals, 5=5goals #=career number as a Flyer

Opening Games

SeasonEdmonton 1 - Flyers 2 (W)
HomeEdmonton 1 - Flyers 2 (W)
RoadFlyers 6 - Washington 1 (W)

NHL Awards

Wales Trophy
Winner
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Winner Pic
Wales/East Champs
Philadelphia Flyers
Conn Smythe
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Playoff MVP
Ron Hextall
Vezina
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Best Goalie
Ron Hextall
Frank Selke
Winner
Award Pic
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Best Defensive Forward
Dave Poulin
1st Team
Winner
Award Pic
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Defence
Mark Howe
1st Team
Winner
Award Pic
Winner Pic
Goalie
Ron Hextall
2nd Team
Winner
Award Pic
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Right Wing
Tim Kerr
All Rookie
Winner
Award Pic
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Team
Ron Hextall - G

Team Awards

Barry Ashbee Trophy
Bobby Clarke Trophy
Yanick Dupre Memorial
Best Defenseman
Team MVP
Class Guy Award
Ashbee Winner Pic
Clarke Winner Pic
Repoire Winner Pic
Mark Howe
Ron Hextall
Glenn Resch

Trades

Date To Flyers Other Team From Flyers
6-Jun-86JJ Daigneault, 1986 2nd Rounder (Kent Hawley) & 1987 5th Rounder (later transferred back to Van - Sean Fabian)Vancouver CanucksRich Sutter, Dave Richter & Vancouver's 1986 3rd Rounder (Dan Gibson)
30-Oct-86Dom CampedelliMontreal CanadiensAndre Villeneuve
18-Dec-86Kjell Samuelsson & 1989 2nd Rounder (Patrick Juhlin)New York RangersBob Froese
9-Mar-87Jeff BrubakerEdmonton OilersDom Campedelli

Transactions

Date Aquisition
30-May-86Mike Keenan signed (extension)
2-Jun-86Glenn Resch signed
12-Jun-86Ed Hospodar signed as a free agent
30-Jun-86Mitch Lamoureux signed as a free agent
18-Aug-86Steve Smith signed
1-Sep-86Sylvain Lajeunesse signed
20-Sep-86Darryl Gilmour sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Mark Bar sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Paul Maurice sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Gord Murphy sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Rod Williams sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Daril Holmes sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Tony Horacek sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Mark Freer sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Kent Hawley sent back to juniors
20-Sep-86Bill McCormick released
20-Sep-86Sylvain Lajeunesse released
27-Sep-86Darren Jensen demoted
27-Sep-86John Kemp demoted
27-Sep-86Mitch Lamoureaux demoted
27-Sep-86Mike Murray demoted
27-Sep-86Don Nachbaur demoted
27-Sep-86Tim Tookey demoted
27-Sep-86Ross Fitzpatrick demoted
27-Sep-86Al Hill demoted
27-Sep-86Nick Kypreos demoted
27-Sep-86Dave McLay demoted
27-Sep-86Ray Allison demoted
27-Sep-86Craig Berube demoted
27-Sep-86John Dzikowski demoted
27-Sep-86Steve Martinson demoted
27-Sep-86Kevin Maxwell demoted
27-Sep-86Steve Seguin demoted
27-Sep-86Kevin McCarthy demoted
27-Sep-86Ian Armstrong demoted
27-Sep-86Steve Smith demoted
27-Sep-86Andre Villeneuve demoted
1-Oct-86Jere Gillis signed as a free agent
3-Oct-86John Stevens demoted
7-Oct-86Glen Seabrooke sent back to juniors
7-Oct-86Jeff Chychrun demoted
7-Oct-86Mike Stothers demoted
7-Oct-86Mark Freer signed as a free agent
7-Oct-86Mike MacWilliam signed as a free agent
9-Oct-86Kerry Huffman signed
22-Oct-86Ron Hextall signed (multi-year extension)
29-Oct-86Brad McCrimmon signed
19-Nov-86Brian Dobbin demoted
20-Nov-86Al Hill called up
20-Nov-86Steve Smith called up
30-Nov-86Don Nachbaur called up
2-Dec-86Jeff Chychrun called up
13-Dec-86Mike Stothers called up
6-Jan-87Al Hill called up
7-Jan-87Al Hill demoted
8-Jan-87Brian Dobbin called up
11-Jan-87Don Nachbaur called up
11-Jan-87Tim Tookey called up
13-Jan-87Brian Dobbin demoted
13-Jan-87Don Nachbaur demoted
13-Jan-87Tim Tookey demoted
14-Jan-87Brian Dobbin called up
14-Jan-87Don Nachbaur called up
14-Jan-87Jere Gillis called up
16-Jan-87Glen Seabrooke called up (from juniors)
25-Jan-87Brian Dobbin demoted
25-Jan-87Don Nachbaur demoted
27-Jan-87Mark Freer called up (from juniors)
27-Jan-87Don Nachbaur called up
27-Jan-87John Stevens called up
28-Jan-87Ray Allison called up
30-Jan-87Ray Allison demoted
30-Jan-87Kerry Huffman called up (from juniors)
1-Feb-87Greg Smyth called up
4-Feb-87Kerry Huffman sent back to juniors
4-Feb-87Glen Seabrooke sent back to juniors
4-Feb-87Kevin McCarthy called up
4-Feb-87John Stevens called up
7-Feb-87Don Nachbaur demoted
13-Feb-87Al Hill called up
16-Feb-87Don Nachbaur called up
18-Feb-87Don Nachbaur demoted
20-Feb-87Don Nachbaur called up
1-Mar-87Don Nachbaur demoted
20-Mar-87Don Nachbaur called up
22-Mar-87Craig Berube called up
22-Mar-87Brian Dobbin called up
30-Mar-87Brian Dobbin demoted
19-Apr-87Don Nachbaur called up
19-Apr-87Brian Dobbin called up
19-Apr-87Al Hill called up
19-Apr-87John Stevens called up
19-Apr-87Tim Tookey called up
19-Apr-87Kevin McCarthy called up
19-Apr-87Mike Stothers called up
19-Apr-87Steve Smith called up

Draft Picks

Rd # Player Pos
120Kerry HuffmanD
223Jukka SeppoC/LW
228Kent HawleyC
483Mark BarD
6125Steve ScheifeleRW
7146Sami WahlstenLW
8167Murray BaronD
9188Blaine RudeRW
10209Shaun SabolD
11230Brett LawrenceRW
12251Daniel StephanoG

Record vs. Other Teams

Overall Home Road
Team W L T OL GF GA W L T OL GF GA W L T OL GF GA
Boston Bruins2100911 10042 11059
Buffalo Sabres2100128 10042 11086
Calgary Flames1200812 11058 01034
Chicago Blackhawks2010149 20094 00155
Detroit Red Wings21001011 110810 10021
Edmonton Oilers2100119 20073 01046
Hartford Whalers12001010 01012 11098
Los Angeles Kings1200711 01025 11056
Minnesota North Stars12001211 10041 020810
Montreal Canadiens2010138 200105 00133
New Jersey Devils42103420 300184 1211616
New York Islanders43002927 1201516 3101411
New York Rangers34002020 130813 210127
Pittsburgh Penguins41202822 3011711 1111111
Quebec Nordiques2010117 20095 00122
St.Louis Blues3000189 200147 10042
Toronto Maple Leafs11101211 10061 011610
Vancouver Canucks2100149 200125 01024
Washington Capitals51102813 201126 310167
Winnipeg Jets2100107 10031 11076








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