On this date in 1986, the Flyers defeated the Washington Capitals at the Spectrum, 5-3.
Washington led 2-0, before Tim Kerr would score a power play goal at 17:10 of the first period. The Flyers would score two second-period goals to take a 3-2 lead after two periods of play.
Kerr would increase the Flyers
' lead to two goals, 4-2, with a goal at 0:33 of the third period.
Brian Propp would complete the scoring in the game with his third goal of the contest, at 18:45 of the third period, to make the final score, 5-3.
's first-period power play goal was his 34th power play goal of the season, which still stands as the NHL record for
most power play goals in one season. Tim Kerr
The win for the Flyers was their 53rd of the season and tied the team record for most wins in one season, set in the 1984-85 season.