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October 11th, 1967 - Flyers First Ever Game


With the game occuring on the west coast, the writeup on the newswires of the Flyers first ever game was very sketchy

Philly Flyers shot down 5-1 by California


OAKLAND, Calif (UPI) - Bill Hickie scored twice last night and Kent Douglas collected a goal and two assists as California Seals routed Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 in their National Hockey League debut.

Boxscore


Philadelphia
Goal - Favell, Parent (starter)
Defence - Hanna, Gauthier, Miszuk, Morrison, Van Impe, Watson
Forwards - Angotti, Hoekstra, Selby, Sutherland, Dornhoefer, Kennedy, Hannigan, Blackburn, Rochefort, Peters, Hicks
California
Goal - Hodge, Smith
Defence - Lemieux, Ericksson, Cahan, Baun, Douglas
Forwards - B.Harris, Burns, Szura, Ehman, Hicke, Bohman, Clancy, Swarbrick, R.Harris

First Period

Scoring
1. California, Douglas 1st (Burns, Swarbrick) 3:23
Penalties
Angotti 0:21, Gauthier 0:21, Kennedy 3:39, Swarbrick 9:01, Lemieux 10:42, Rochefort 17:22

Second Period

Scoring
2. Philadelphia, Sutherland 1st (Rochefort, Miszuk) 10:07
3. California, Harris 1st (Douglas, Cahan) 11:32
4. California, Hicke 1st (Harris, Ehman) 12:04
Penalties
Gauthier 4:01, Dornhoefer 4:30, Harris 8:07, Boehem 14:47, Lemieux 17:55

Third Period

Scoring
5. California, Hicke 2nd (Ehman, Douglas) 2:32
6. California, Ehman 1st (Harris, Hicke) 6:51
Penalties
Miszuk 1:35, Cahan 3:01, Doglas 9:25, Peters 13:28, Swarbrick 13:28, Cahan 19:01






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