Philadelphia Flyers in History

Events in Sport

  • 1974-05-19 Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 2
  • 1975-05-27 Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 2
  • 1976-04-03 Philadelphia Flyers win record tying 20th straight NHL home game
  • 1976-05-16 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Philadelphia Flyers in 4 games
  • 1980-01-06 Phil Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat
  • 1980-01-07 Minn ends Philadelphia Flyers' NHL record 35 game unbeaten streak ends
  • 1980-05-24 Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • 1981-04-05 Philadelphia Flyers amass a record 2,621 penalty minutes

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-01-20 Darryl Sittler is traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • 1983-10-19 Philadelphia Flyers begin 13 NHL game win streak
  • 1983-11-17 Philadelphia Flyers win 13th straight NHL game
  • 1985-05-16 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 2
  • 1985-05-30 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 1
  • 1987-05-14 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 2
  • 1987-05-31 Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3
  • 1989-05-11 NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • 1995-06-13 NJ Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, to go to their 1st Stanley Cup finals
  • 1995-06-13 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 2
  • 1997-05-25 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1
  • 1997-06-07 Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep the Philadelphia Flyers
  • 2000-05-26 NHL Eastern Conference Final: New Jersey Devils beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3
  • 2004-05-22 NHL Eastern Conference Finals: Tampa Bay Lightning beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 3
  • 2008-05-18 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 1
  • 2010-05-24 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Philadelphia Flyers beat Montreal Canadians, 4 games to 1
  • 2010-06-09 Stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks defeat Philadelphia Flyers 4-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1949-08-13 Bobby Clarke, Manitoba, NHL player/coach (Philadelphia Flyer)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1950-09-18 Darryl Sittler, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings), born in Kitchener, Ontario

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • 1958-10-18 Kjell Samuelsson, Tyngsryd Swe, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1961-10-29 Joel Otto, Elk River MN, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team USA Oly-1998)
  • 1963-04-04 Dale Hawerchuk, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1964-05-03 Ron Hextall, Canadian NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers, NY Islanders), born in Brandon, Manitoba

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall
NHL Goalie
Ron Hextall
  • 1965-06-01 Dan Quinn, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1966-02-14 Petr Svoboda, Most Cze, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Oly-gold-1998)
  • 1966-02-23 John Druce, Peterborough, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, LA Kings)
  • 1967-12-18 Bob Corkum, Salisbury, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1968-01-03 Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Ottawa)
  • 1968-02-19 Rob Dimaio, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1968-03-05 Shjon Podein, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-06-14 Eric Desjardins, Rauyn Quebec, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Canada)
  • 1969-06-30 Jim Montgomery, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970-03-25 Shawn Antoski, Brantford, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1970-06-09 Russ Romaniuk, Winnipeg, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1970-08-09 Rod Brind'amour, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team Canada 98), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1970-12-05 Kevin Haller, Trochu, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1971-01-30 Trent Klatt, Robbinsdale, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1971-04-18 Dan Kordic, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1971-12-14 Chris Therien, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1971-12-18 Neil Little, Medicine Hat, NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1972-03-14 Aris Brimanis, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1972-05-05 Mikael Renberg, Pitea Swe, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, TB Lightning)
  • 1972-07-08 Karl Dykhuis, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • 1972-11-20 Yanick Dupre, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1973-02-28 Eric Lindros, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in London, Ontario

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • 1973-11-11 Jason Bowen, Port Alice, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers)

Deaths in Sport

  • 1985-11-10 Pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Philadelphia Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident