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May 11, 1997


Philadelphia Flyers 6 @ Buffalo Sabres 3


First Period

No Scoring

Penalties - BUF - Audette (Interference-on the goaltender) 5:48 ; PHI - Joel Otto (Hi stick) 13:01 ; PHI - Chris Therien (Roughing) 14:27 ;

Second Period

1 - PHI : John LeClair 5 (Paul Coffey, Rod Brind'Amour) (EV) 5:27 BUF - 6 Chris Therien
BUF - 10 John LeClair
BUF - 32 Daniel Lacroix
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 10 Brad May
PHI - 19 Brian Holzinger
2 - PHI : Eric Lindros 5 (Rod Brind'Amour, Chris Therien) (EV) 8:32 BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
PHI - 10 Brad May
3 - PHI : Eric Lindros 6 (PS) 9:13 BUF - 15 Pat Falloon
PHI - 10 Brad May
PHI - 19 Brian Holzinger
PHI - 44 Alexei Zhitnik
4 - BUF : Grosek 3 (Plante, Barnaby) (EV) 10:07 BUF - 18 Dale Hawerchuk
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 15 Dixon Ward
PHI - 18 Michal Grosek
5 - BUF : Burridge 4 (Galley, Audette) (PP) 14:19 BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
6 - PHI : Dainius Zubrus 3 (Eric Desjardins, Rod Brind'Amour) (EV) 14:51 BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
7 - BUF : Burridge 5 (Plante) (PP) 19:59 BUF - 19 Mikael Renberg
PHI - 44 Alexei Zhitnik

Penalties - PHI - Janne Niinimaa (Illegal stick) 13:24 ; PHI - Rod Brind'Amour (Interference) 13:24 ; BUF - B Holzinger (Interference) 14:48 ; PHI - Petr Svoboda (Interference) 18:58 ;

Third Period

8 - PHI : Shjon Podein 3 (Eric Lindros, Chris Therien) (EV) 6:00 BUF - 18 Dale Hawerchuk
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
PHI - 44 Alexei Zhitnik
9 - PHI : Dainius Zubrus 4 (Trent Klatt, John LeClair) (EN) 19:48 BUF - 18 Dale Hawerchuk
BUF - 44 Janne Niinimaa
PHI - 6 Robert Boughner
PHI - 10 Brad May

Penalties - PHI - Eric Desjardins (Interference) 7:29 ;

Shots On Goal

123T
Philadelphia Flyers17131040
Buffalo Sabres99624

Powerplay Conversions

Philadelphia Flyers : 0 of 2
Buffalo Sabres : 2 of 6

Goaltenders

Ron Hextall (PHI) (W) 21 saves on 24 shots - 59:56 mins
Steve Shields (BUF) (L) 34 saves on 39 shots - 57:53 mins

3 Stars of the Game

1 - Eric Lindros (PHI)
2 - Rod Brind'Amour (PHI)
3 - R Burridge (BUF)

Officials

Referee: Bill McCreary
Linesman: Gerard Gauthier
Linesman: Brian Murphy

Game Rosters

Philadelphia Flyers
Name+/-shots
6 - Chris Therien40
9 - Dainius Zubrus33
10 - John LeClair36
15 - Pat Falloon-16
17 - Rod Brind'Amour24
18 - Dale Hawerchuk-12
19 - Mikael Renberg14
20 - Trent Klatt11
21 - Dan Kordic00
23 - Petr Svoboda01
24 - Karl Dykhuis00
25 - Shjon Podein13
29 - Joel Otto00
32 - Daniel Lacroix01
37 - Eric Desjardins31
44 - Janne Niinimaa12
77 - Paul Coffey01
88 - Eric Lindros35
Buffalo Sabres
Name+/-shots
3 - Garry Galley-12
5 - Edward Ronan-11
6 - Robert Boughner-10
8 - Darryl Shannon-12
10 - Brad May-11
12 - Randy Burridge-22
15 - Dixon Ward03
18 - Michal Grosek-12
19 - Brian Holzinger-12
26 - Derek Plante-22
27 - Michael Peca02
28 - Donald Audette-32
32 - Robert Ray-10
36 - Matthew Barnaby01
42 - Richard Smehlik-11
44 - Alexei Zhitnik-40
74 - Jay McKee01
81 - Miroslav Satan00

Attendance - 18,595






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