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This Date In Flyers History: October 13

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Flyers Hall of Famer Brian Propp posted his 10th and final hat trick as a Flyers on Oct. 13.
On this date in 1988, the Flyers defeated the Minnesota North Stars on the road by a score of 7-6.


What's so significant about that?

In that game, the Flyers tied a franchise record for most power-play goals in a game, scoring six of their seven goals on the man advantage.

Flyers Hall of Famer Brian Propp posted a hat trick for the Flyers, scoring all three goals while on the power play. Tim Kerr and Pelle Eklund each posted a four point night (1G,3A). One of Kerr's goals was on the power play, in which he ended leading the team with 25 power-play goals scored that season.

Overall, 10 of the 13 goals scored in the game came while on the power play as the Flyers scored six goals in 11 attempts and Minnesota scored four goals in 12 attempts.

ALSO ON THIS DATE
- The Flyers own an all-time record of 13-6-0 when playing on Oct. 13.

- In 1973, Hall of Fame goaltender Bernie Parent recorded his 12th career shutout against the New York Islanders in New York, in a 6-0 victory. Parent owns the Flyers all-time record in shutouts with 50 in his Flyers career.
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