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This Date In Flyers History...April 4

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
April 4, 1985...Flyers Defeat Islanders, 3-0

On this date in 1985, the Flyers defeated the New York Islanders at the Spectrum, 3-0.

After a scoreless first period, the Flyers scored three second-period goals. The Flyers' goalscorers were Tim Kerr, Ed Hospodar and Todd Bergen.

Pelle Lindbergh stopped all 34 shots faced to record the shutout.

The win was the Flyers' 52nd victory of the season, setting a new team record for most wins in one season. The win also gave the Flyers a 32-4-4               
record at home for the season.                                            Pelle Lindbergh posted a 40-17-7  record
                                                                                                       and 3.02 GAA in 65 games for the Flyers
                                                                                                        during the 1984-85 season and would
The Flyers would defeat the Devils in New                            win the Vezina Trophy as the league's
Jersey in their final regular season game on                          best goaltender
April 7 to increase the mark to 53 wins, which
would be tied by the 1985-86 Flyers.
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