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This Date In Flyers History: October 21

by This Date in Flyers History / Philadelphia Flyers
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).
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