This Date in Flyers History
/ Philadelphia Flyers
D - DMITRY YUSHKEVICH
Dmitry Yushkevich played for the Flyers from 1992-95 & 2002-03, recording 80 points (17G-63A) in 215 regular season games.
On this date in 1993, the scheduled Flyers vs. New York Islanders is moved a day later to Oct. 22 to avoid a conflict with Game 5 of the 1993 World Series.
Both teams picked up a win with the Phillies defeating the Toronto Blue Jays, 2-0, as Curt Schilling recorded the win for the Phillies.
In the rescheduled Flyers game, the Philadelphia defeated the Islanders, 4-3, as defenseman Dimitri Yushkevich scored the game-winning goal at 15:04 of the third period.
ALSO ON THIS DATE: - The Flyers own an all-time record of 3-7-1.
- In the Flyers 7-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1997, Eric Lindros posted a five-point night recording a goal and four helpers, recording three assists in the first period. Vinny Prospal also had a big night, recording four points (2G-2A).
- Born on 'This Date' are Flyers Alumni: Larry Mickey (1971-72).