Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Tim Kerr. Tim Kerr got 17 hat tricks with the Flyers. 5 more than Rick Macleish.
|Which player recorded 123 points (which is the highest a Flyer has gotten)in one season?||Philadelphia Flyers
Mark Recchi . Despite the greats of the past, Mark Recchi holds the record for most points in a season (53 goals, 70 assists)
350. In the 83-83 season, the Flyers scored 350 goals.
Ron Hextall. In his last season, Hextall surpassed Parent by 3 games.Wh
Mel Bridgman . This is the longest unbeaten streak in sports to date.
Bernie Parent. Bernie was the first Flyer to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Barry Ashbee Trophy. Captain Eric Desjardins has won this trophy for the past 6 years.
Gene Hart . Gene Hart recently died. The Flyers dedicated this season to him along with fallen team mate Dimitri Tertyshny.
University of Vermont. LeClair attended University of Vermont. In the four years he spent there, he recorded 56 goals.
JR. JR has more than 1,000 games and points under his belt and still skates with fast, fluid strides. He is one of the few players who has led his team in points, and penalty minutes in the same season.
|This defenseman was always talking, both on and off the ice. His name is Joe Watson, and he wore number 14. His nickname was what?||Philadelphia Flyers Nicknames
Thunder Mouth. Joe's brother Jim played for the Flyers as well.
Reggie Leach . Leech was one of a small number of players to have won the Conn Smythe Trophy, as most valuable player in the Stanley Cup Finals, while playing for the losing team! He earned that distinction in 1976 when the Flyers lost.
|Ed Hospodar joined Flyers, after being a darling of Madison Square Garden fans, while playing for the New York Rangers. His nickname was what?||Philadelphia Flyers Nicknames
Boxcar. Ed "Boxcar" Hospodar was a hard-hitting defenseman.
Izzy. Izzy, as is: Larry Is He Goodenough?
The Hammer. Dave hammered a lot of opponents, but also scored more than 20 goals one season.
This is Moose. Andre "Moose" Dupont was a huge defenseman with a French Canadian accent, and he introduced an automobile commercial with the, "This is Moose" start.
The Count . As in Count Dracula, given for his penchant for wearing a long overcoat over his 6'5" body.
The Rat . The Rat would use his quick feet to slide all over the ice and drive opposing players nuts.
Bob Kelly. Number 9, the Hound. Very infrequently he was called Hounddog, but in the lockerroom and on broadcasts it was the Hound.
Keith Primeau . Keith Primeau became captain in the 2001-2002 season.
Yes. Eric Desjardins was captain from 1999-2000 to 2001-2002.
9 seasons. Clarke was captain of the Flyers from 1972-1973 through 1978-79 and from 1982-83 through 1983-84.
1991-92. In the 1993-1994 season, Kevin Dineen was the captain. In 1990-1991 Ron Sutter was the captain, and in 1994-1995 Eric Lindros was their captain.
Lou Angotti. Lou Angotti was the Flyers' captain from 1967-68.
45. The Flyers finished second in their division (New Jersey Devils 46), fifth in their conference (New Jersey Devils 46, Carolina Hurricanes, Buffalo Sabres, and Ottawa Senators with 52 each), and tenth in the league (New Jersey Devils and Calgary Flames 46 each, Nahville Predators 49, Carolina Hurricanes, Buffalo Sabres, and Ottawa Senators 52 each, Dallas Stars 53 and Detroit Red Wings 58).
1. Nittymaki finished with a record of 23-15-6 and Esche's was 22-11-5.
Simon Gagne. Gagne completed the campaign with a +31. His closest competitor was Knuble with +25. Both Rathje and Pitkanen finished +22.
Donald Brashear. With 166 minutes spent in the box, Brashear easily took this title. Hatcher was second on the team with 93 and Knuble was third with 80. Pitkanen, despite playing in just 58 games, racked up 78 minutes.
Mike Knuble. Knuble suited up for every game including the playoffs for the Flyers. Carter missed just one with Richards and Rathje missing three each.
Peter Forsberg. Forsberg finished the year with a healthy lead on the rest of the team with 56 assists. His closest competition came from Pitkanen and Handzus, who each had 33, and Gagne with 32.