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1987-88



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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 38 33 9 85 0.531 292 292 3rd
Home 20 14 6 46 0.575 142 128
Road 18 19 3 39 0.487 150 164

Standings

Patrick
Team W L T Pts GF GA
New York Islanders 39 31 10 88 308 267
Philadelphia Flyers 38 33 9 85 292 292
Washington Capitals 38 33 9 85 281 249
New Jersey Devils 38 36 6 82 295 296
New York Rangers 36 34 10 82 300 283
Pittsburgh Penguins 36 35 9 81 319 316

Playoff Games

Lost Patrick Division Semifinals 3-4
6-Apr-88Flyers4atWashington Capitals2WBoxscore
7-Apr-88Flyers4atWashington Capitals5LBoxscore
9-Apr-88Washington Capitals3atFlyers4WBoxscore
10-Apr-88Washington Capitals4atFlyers5OTWBoxscore
12-Apr-88Flyers2atWashington Capitals5LBoxscore
14-Apr-88Washington Capitals7atFlyers2LBoxscore
16-Apr-88Flyers4atWashington Capitals5OTLBoxscore

Scoring Leaders

Goals
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Rick Tocchet -31
Assists
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Brian Propp -49
Points
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Brian Propp -76
Points
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Murray Craven -76

Scoring Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW GT Sht Sh% TGF TPGF TGA TPGA
Murray CravenL 72304676 58256 22118416.3
Brian ProppL 74274976 7687 26025710.51
Rick TocchetR 65313364 299310 23018217.03
Mark HoweD 75194362 62238 14017710.73
Peter ZezelC 69223557 42714 01013316.54
Scott MellanbyR 75252651 185-77 02019013.16
Dave PoulinC 68193251 32171 53012515.2
Ilkka SinisaloR 68251742 3026 24314816.89
Pelle EklundC 71103242 12-62 0201019.9
Doug CrossmanD 7692938 43-16 0001535.88
Ron SutterC 6982533 146-91 0001077.48
Kjell SamuelssonD 7462430 184283 0001185.08
Derrick SmithL 7616824 104-200 01015510.32
Kerry HuffmanD 5261723 34-113 020847.14
Dave BrownR 4712517 114100 0404129.27
Willie HuberD 104913 16-23 0011428.57
Brad MarshD 703912 57-130 110575.26
Lindsay CarsonL * 36279 37-40 000345.88
Brian DobbinR 21358 6-10 0101520
Greg SmythD 48167 192-20 000293.45
Ron Hextall G 62167 10400 000425
Magnus RoupeL 33246 32-61 000375.41
Tim KerrR 8325 1202 000348.82
Craig BerubeL 27325 10810 0201323.08
Paul LawlessL * 8055 000 000100
JJ DaigneaultD 28224 12-82 0002010
Don NachbaurC 20044 6120 000110
Gordie RobertsD * 11123 1570 000911.11
Bill RootD 24123 1631 000137.69
Al HillL 12101 1000 000911.11
Glen SeabrookeC 6011 2-10 00030
BenchX 26
Mark FreerC 1000 0-20 0000
Mike MurrayC 1000 000 00010
Mitch LamoureuxC 3000 0-10 00010
Jeff ChychrunD 3000 4-10 00010
John StevensD 3000 0-10 0000
Mike StothersD * 3000 13-10 0000
David FenyvesD 5000 0-10 00030
Wendell Young G 6000 000 0000
Mark Laforest G 21000 800 0000
Nick FotiuL 23000 40-90 00090
* = did not finish season with Flyers
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Goaltending Statistics

Name GP Mins GA Avg W L T OTL EN SO Shts Pct SO-GA SO-Sht
Ron Hextall6235612083.5030227 1018170.886
Mark Laforest21972603.70592 214780.874
Wendell Young6320203.75320 101490.866

Playoff Statistics

Name Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PP SH GW OT Sht Sh%
Mark HoweD 7369 470 0001618.75
Dave PoulinC 7268 451 0101315.38
Murray CravenL 7257 410 0111315.38
Kjell SamuelssonD 7257 2380 0101118.18
Brian ProppL 7426 820 0003112.90
Ilkka SinisaloR 7426 041 0001526.67
Peter ZezelC 7325 700 0001520.00
Rick TocchetR 5145 55-11 000714.29
Tim KerrR 6134 4-21 0001010.00
Pelle EklundC 7033 040 00010.00
Doug CrossmanD 7112 891 000156.67
Ron Hextall G 7022 3000 00010.00
Dave BrownR 7101 27-40 000616.67
Brad MarshD 7101 8-80 000616.67
Scott MellanbyR 7011 16-60 000140.00
Ron SutterC 7011 26-70 00030.00
Al HillL 1011 410 00020.00
Derrick SmithL 7000 6-70 000190.00
Willie HuberD 5000 2-30 00060.00
Greg SmythD 5000 3810 00010.00
Kerry HuffmanD 2000 000 00010.00
Mark Laforest G 2000 1000 0000
Don NachbaurC 2000 2-10 0000
Bill RootD 2000 000 0000

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Name GP Mins GA GAA W L EN SO Shts Pct
Mark LaForest24811.251000120.917
Ron Hextall7379304.7524001960.847

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All-Star Game Representatives

Ron Hextall, Mark Howe, Mike Keenan (coach), Dave Poulin, Kjell Samuelsson

Shutouts

Date Opponent Score Goalie #
26-Mar-88vs Winnipeg Jets6-0Mark Laforest 1
# = career number as a Flyer P = playoffs

Hattricks

Date Player # Score Goalie(s)
13-Feb-88Murray Craven2 FLYERS 4 - Toronto Maple Leafs 7K.Wregget
21-Feb-88Rick Tocchet1 Detroit Red Wings 3 - FLYERS 5G.Hanlon(2) ENG(1)
27-Feb-88Rick Tocchet2 (4)FLYERS 8 - Los Angeles Kings 6G.Healy(3) ENG(1)
1-Mar-88Rick Tocchet3 FLYERS 7 - Vancouver Canucks 3K.McLean(1) F.Caprice(2)
26-Mar-88Tim Kerr16 Winnipeg Jets 0 - FLYERS 6D.Berthiaume
po = playoffs, n=natural, 4=4goals, 5=5goals #=career number as a Flyer

Opening Games

SeasonMontreal 2 - Flyers 2 (T)
HomeMontreal 2 - Flyers 2 (T)
RoadFlyers 5 - North Stars 4 (W)

NHL Awards

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
Rick Tocchet

Trades

Date To Flyers Other Team From Flyers
13-Jun-87Mark LaforestDetroit Red Wings1987 2nd Rounder (Bob Wilkie)
13-Jun-871989 5th Rounder (later transferred to Vancouver; Peter White)Vancouver CanucksVancouver's 1987 5th Rounder (Sean Fabian)
21-Jul-87cashNew York RangersJeff Brubaker
26-Aug-871989 1st Rounder (later transferred to Toronto; Steve Bancroft) & 1988 3rd Rounder (Dominic Roussel)Calgary FlamesBrad McCrimmon
31-Aug-87Wendell Young & 1990 3rd Rounder (Kimbi Daniels)Vancouver CanucksDarren Jensen & Daryl Stanley
4-Dec-87futures (1989 5th Rounder; later transferred to North Stars - Pat MacLeod)Toronto Maple LeafsMike Stothers
22-Jan-88Paul LawlessHartford WhalersLindsay Carson
9-Feb-88Gordie RobertsMinnesota North Stars1989 4th Rounder (Jean-Francois Quintin)
1-Mar-88Willie HuberVancouver CanucksPaul Lawless & Vancouver's 1989 5th Rounder (Peter White)
8-Mar-881989 5th Rounder - later upgraded to 1989 4th Rounder (Reid Simpson)St.Louis BluesGordie Roberts

Transactions

Date Aquisition
17-Jul-87Don Biggs signed as a free agent
21-Jul-87Don Biggs signed
15-Aug-87Mark Lofthouse signed as a free agent
25-Sep-87John Stevens demoted
25-Sep-87Darryl Gilmour demoted
25-Sep-87Tom Corliss demoted
25-Sep-87Steve Smith demoted
25-Sep-87Kevin McCarthy demoted
25-Sep-87Ian Armstrong demoted
25-Sep-87Gord Murphy demoted
25-Sep-87Harold Duvall demoted
25-Sep-87Tony Horacek demoted
25-Sep-87Don Biggs demoted
25-Sep-87Ed Lowney demoted
25-Sep-87David Whyte demoted
25-Sep-87Mike Murray demoted
25-Sep-87Dave McLay demoted
25-Sep-87Al Hill demoted
25-Sep-87Kevin Maxwell demoted
25-Sep-87Mark Lofthouse demoted
25-Sep-87Mitch Lamoureaux demoted
25-Sep-87Bill McDougall demoted
27-Sep-87Tim Tookey demoted
27-Sep-87Don Nachbaur demoted
27-Sep-87Steve Smith demoted
27-Sep-87Craig Berube demoted
1-Oct-87Glen Seabrooke demoted
1-Oct-87Greg Smyth demoted
1-Oct-87Jeff Chychrun demoted
5-Oct-87David Fenyves claimed from Buffalo Sabres via waiver draft
5-Oct-87Ed Hospodar lost to Buffalo Sabres via waiver draft
5-Oct-87Tim Tookey lost to Los Angeles Kings via waiver draft
22-Oct-87Brian Dobbin demoted
28-Oct-87Wendell Young demoted
30-Oct-87Nick Fotiu signed as a free agent
1-Nov-87Mike Stothers demoted
1-Nov-87Brian Dobbin called up
1-Nov-87Dave Fenyves called up
15-Nov-87Mark Laforest demoted
15-Nov-87Don Nachbaur called up
15-Nov-87Wendell Young called up
15-Nov-87Jeff Chychrun called up
15-Nov-87Craig Berube called up
16-Nov-87Wendell Young called up
16-Nov-87Jeff Chychrun called up
16-Nov-87Don Nachbaur called up
17-Nov-87Ron Hextall signed (multi-year extension)
20-Nov-87Jeff Chychrun demoted
22-Nov-87John Stevens called up
26-Nov-87Bill Root claimed from St.Louis Blues on waivers
29-Nov-87Wendell Young demoted
29-Nov-87Mark Laforest called up
3-Dec-87Don Nachbaur demoted
3-Dec-87Brian Dobbin demoted
3-Dec-87Greg Smyth demoted
5-Dec-87Brian Dobbin called up
6-Dec-87Craig Berube demoted
9-Dec-87Craig Berube called up
11-Dec-87Greg Smyth called up
16-Dec-87Brian Dobbin demoted
18-Dec-87Craig Berube demoted
28-Dec-87JJ Daigneault demoted (conditioning assignment)
7-Jan-88Glen Seabrooke called up
8-Jan-88Glen Seabrooke demoted
14-Jan-88Craig Berube demoted
21-Jan-88JJ Daigneault called up
22-Jan-88Magnus Roupe demoted
29-Jan-88Wendell Young called up
30-Jan-88Brian Dobbin called up
30-Jan-88Don Nachbaur called up
2-Feb-88Brian Dobbin demoted
2-Feb-88Don Nachbaur demoted
21-Feb-88John Stevens called up
28-Feb-88John Stevens demoted
1-Mar-88John Stevens called up
3-Mar-88Don Nachbaur called up
3-Mar-88Glen Seabrooke called up
3-Mar-88Craig Berube called up
6-Mar-88Mark Freer called up
10-Mar-88Al Hill called up
15-Mar-88Mike Murray called up
15-Mar-88Brian Dobbin called up
20-Mar-88Darryl Gilmour called up
22-Mar-88Darryl Gilmour demoted
22-Mar-88Brian Dobbin demoted
22-Mar-88Glen Seabrooke demoted
22-Mar-88Wendell Young called up
22-Mar-88Jeff Chychrun called up
24-Mar-88Jeff Chychrun demoted
28-Mar-88Magnus Roupe demoted
28-Mar-88Brian Dobbin demoted
28-Mar-88Wendell Young demoted
8-Apr-88Al Hill demoted
13-Apr-88Dave Fenyves called up

Draft Picks

Rd # Player Pos
120Darren RumbleD
230Jeff HardingRW
362Martin HostakC
483Tomaz ErikssonLW
5104Bill GailRW
6125Tony LinkD
7146Mark StraponD
8167Darryl InghamRW
9188Bruce MacDonaldRW
10209Steve MorrowD
11230Darius RusnakC
12251Dale RoehlG
SuppDavid WhyteLW

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 Bruins2100119 11055 10064
Buffalo Sabres3000137 20083 10054
Calgary Flames0300914 01023 020711
Chicago Blackhawks03001014 01034 020710
Detroit Red Wings20101912 10053 101149
Edmonton Oilers1200714 10031 020413
Hartford Whalers21001413 200106 01047
Los Angeles Kings30001912 200116 10086
Minnesota North Stars21001312 11088 10054
Montreal Canadiens0120910 00122 01178
New Jersey Devils05201929 0221417 030512
New York Islanders33102330 1211118 2101212
New York Rangers33102123 1201013 2111110
Pittsburgh Penguins52002324 300126 2201118
Quebec Nordiques20101711 00144 200137
St.Louis Blues21001211 10064 11067
Toronto Maple Leafs12001014 11067 01047
Vancouver Canucks2100148 01034 200114
Washington Capitals24101519 121911 12068
Winnipeg Jets3000146 200103 10043








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