On this date in 1997, the Flyers defeated the Montreal Canadiens at the CoreStates Center, 9-5. The Flyers led 4-1 after the first period and never looked back.
The line of center Eric Lindros (1G,4A), left wing John LeClair
(4G,2A) and right wing Mikael Renberg (1G,4A) combined to record 16 points in the game to set a new team record for most points in a game by one line. For LeClair, his four goals was his first career four-goal game and tied the team record for most goals in a regular season game. LeClair (six points) and Renberg (five points) each set new career highs for most points in a game.