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My 1st NHL goal: Class of 2011-12

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Of the many storylines that took place during the Flyers 2011-12 season, one is most certainly "The Year of the Rookie".


The Flyers used 12 rookies this past season. They appeared in a total of 445 games – the second most man-games for rookies in a season in franchise history (480, 1968-69). The rookies contributed 64 goals and 65 assists for 129 points, led by Matt Read’s 24 goals and 23 assists for 47 points. 

Below are all eight of the Flyers rookies who tallied their first NHL goal...

MATT READ
October 8 at New Jersey Devils

SEAN COUTURIER
October 18 at Ottawa Senators

HARRY ZOLNIERCZYK
October 18 at Ottawa Senators

ZAC RINALDO
November 3 vs. New Jersey Devils

MARC-ANDRE BOURDON
December 13 at Washington Capitals

BRAYDEN SCHENN
2012 NHL Winter Classic
January 2 vs. New York Rangers

ERIK GUSTAFSSON
February 16 vs. Buffalo Sabres

ERIC WELLWOOD
February 18 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
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