On this date in 1967, right wing Leon Rochefort scored three goals in the Flyers' 4-1 win against the Canadiens in Montreal. His three-goal game was the first "hat trick" in Flyers history.
Rochefort would also go on to post the second hat trick in Flyers history as he scored three goals in the Flyers' 7-3 win against the Minnesota North Stars in a game played in Quebec City on February 22, 1968. These would be the only two hat tricks of Rochefort's career as a Flyer.
ALSO ON THIS DATE: - The Flyers own an all-time record of 12-6-0-0.
- In 1973, Bernie Parent earns his 15th career shutout as a Flyer in a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
- In 2000, Roman Cechmanek earned his first career shutout in a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
- Born on 'This Date' are Flyers Alumni: Ed Hoekstra (1967-68)