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This Date In Flyers History...February 27

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Februaray 27, 1982...Flyers Defeat Calgary, 9-8

                Brad Marsh
On this date in 1982, the Flyers defeated the Flames in Calgary, 9-8.

The Flyers opened the game with a 3-0 first-period lead on goals by Brian Propp (twice) and Tim Kerr. Calgary responded by scoring the next three goals of the contest. The first period ended in a 4-4 tie.

The second period saw six goals scored with each team posting three.

The 7-7 third-period tie was broken by Kent Nilsson's fourth goal of the game to give the Flames an 8-7 lead. Eighteen seconds after Nilsson's goal, the Flyers'  Tom Gorence scored to tie the game at 8-8.

Flyers defenseman and former Flame Brad Marsh scored his first goal of the season at 14:49 of the third period to give the Flyers the 9-8 lead which they would hold on to for the victory.

Eight different Flyers registered multiple-point games, including Propp (2G), Kerr (1G,3A), Bob Hoffmeyer (1G,1A), Ilkka Sinisalo (1G,1A), Ken Linesman (1G,3A), Ray Allison (3A), Marsh (1G,1A) and Gorence (1G,1A).

The 17 goals scored in the game set a new Flyers record for most goals in a game by both teams.
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