1995–96 Philadelphia Flyers season

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1995–96 Philadelphia Flyers
Atlantic Division champions
Division 1st Atlantic
Conference 1st Eastern
1995–96 record 45–24–13
Home record 27–9–5
Road record 18–15–8
Goals for 282
Goals against 208
Team information
General Manager Bob Clarke
Coach Terry Murray
Captain Eric Lindros
Alternate captains Rod Brind'Amour
Eric Desjardins[a]
Craig MacTavish (traded)[a]
Arena CoreStates Spectrum
Average attendance 17,345[1]
Team leaders
Goals John LeClair (51)
Assists Eric Lindros (68)
Points Eric Lindros (115)
Penalties in minutes Shawn Antoski (204)
Plus/minus Petr Svoboda (+28)
Wins Ron Hextall (31)
Goals against average Ron Hextall (2.17)

The 1995–96 Philadelphia Flyers season was the Philadelphia Flyers 29th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). In the Spectrum's final season the Flyers repeated as Atlantic Division champs and clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but the Flyers lost in the Conference Semifinals to the Florida Panthers in six games.

Regular season[edit]

Building on the success of the lockout season, the Flyers began the year with a 7–1 rout in Montreal over the Canadiens. An early 5–0–1 stretch was derailed in a 5–4 loss to Chicago on October 22, in which Dominic Roussel turned in a poor performance in net. It would be one of several in the early going which forced head coach Terry Murray to favor Garth Snow as the backup to Ron Hextall.

Lindros was hurt in early November, and the club limped to a 2–4–1 record in his absence. However, after his return they ripped off eight straight wins as part of a 12–2–2 stretch which put them in contention in the Atlantic Division with the Florida Panthers. However, the momentum switched and the club struggled to a 3–6–7 record thereafter.

A 3–2 home overtime win over Montreal on February 1, in which defenseman Petr Svoboda was elbowed in the head by Marc Bureau, finally lit a fire under the team. In addition, the trade-deadline acquisition of Dale Hawerchuk, who was needed in Mikael Renberg's absence, spurred a 13–3–0 charge at the end of the season. Thanks to a 6–5 Bruins win over the Penguins on the final day, the Flyers gained the top spot in the Eastern Conference following a 3–1 win over Tampa.

Lindros hit the 100-point mark in a 3–0 win over Hartford on March 25, while LeClair netted his 50th goal of the season in a 5–1 win in New Jersey on April 10. In an ironic twist, Avalanche forward Claude Lemieux notched the game-winning goal on a fluke shot in a Colorado 5–3 win in Philly on February 11. With the Devils the previous June, Lemieux hit the net from 50 feet out to give his club a 3–2 win in Game 5 of the conference finals.

On April 2, the Flyers scored three short-handed goals in a 6-2 win over the New York Islanders.[2]

On April 11, the Flyers organization celebrated the final regular-season game in the Spectrum. The home team took care of their end, topping the Canadiens 3–2. After the game, an emotional torch-passing ceremony saw past and present team members skating alongside each other, with a symbolic transference of leadership from Bobby Clarke to Lindros.

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
No. GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 Philadelphia Flyers 82 45 24 13 282 208 103
2 New York Rangers 82 41 27 14 272 237 96
3 Florida Panthers 82 41 31 10 254 234 92
4 Washington Capitals 82 39 32 11 234 204 89
5 Tampa Bay Lightning 82 38 32 12 238 248 88
6 New Jersey Devils 82 37 33 12 215 202 86
7 New York Islanders 82 22 50 10 229 315 54
Eastern Conference[3]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 Philadelphia Flyers ATL 82 45 24 13 282 208 103
2 Pittsburgh Penguins NE 82 49 29 4 362 284 102
3 New York Rangers ATL 82 41 27 14 272 237 96
4 Florida Panthers ATL 82 41 31 10 254 234 92
5 Boston Bruins NE 82 40 31 11 282 269 91
6 Montreal Canadiens NE 82 40 32 10 265 248 90
7 Washington Capitals ATL 82 39 32 11 234 204 89
8 Tampa Bay Lightning ATL 82 38 32 12 238 248 88
9 New Jersey Devils ATL 82 37 33 12 215 202 86
10 Hartford Whalers NE 82 34 39 9 237 259 77
11 Buffalo Sabres NE 82 33 42 7 247 262 73
12 New York Islanders ATL 82 22 50 10 229 315 54
13 Ottawa Senators NE 82 18 59 5 191 291 41

Divisions: ATL – Atlantic, NE – Northeast

bold – Qualified for playoffs


Playoffs[edit]

With the top spot in the Eastern Conference, the Flyers drew their division rival, the Tampa Bay Lightning, coached by former Flyer Terry Crisp. After a 7–3 Philly home rout in Game 1, Lightning goalie Daren Puppa was spectacular and Brian Bradley notched the OT winner in a 2–1 Game 2 triumph. Former draft pick Alexander Selivanov ended Game 3 in Tampa with an overtime goal. Hawerchuk and LeClair provided leadership and goals in a 4–1 road win in Game 4, then the Flyers won 4–1 in Game 5 at the Spectrum. The Flyers closed out the series with a 6–1 score in Game 6 at the Thunderdome.

Next up in the conference semifinals were the Florida Panthers, a team which relied on goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck and the neutral zone trap for success. Vanbiesbrouck posted a 2–0 shutout in Game 1, and it took until midway through Game 2 for the Flyers to get rolling offensively in a narrow 3–2 win. Game 3 saw Flyers veterans Dan Quinn, Hawerchuk, Desjardins and Hextall set the tone in a 3–1 victory.

The Flyers were defeated in overtime in Game 4 and double-overtime in Game 5. The Panthers ended the Flyers' season in Game 6.

Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season[edit]

1995–96 regular season

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Tie (1 point)

Playoffs[edit]

1996 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:   Win   Loss

Player statistics[edit]

Skaters[edit]

  • Position abbreviations: C = Center; D = Defense; G = Goaltender; LW = Left Wing; RW = Right Wing
  • dagger = Joined team via a transaction (e.g., trade, waivers, signing) during the season. Stats reflect time with the Flyers only.
  • double-dagger = Left team via a transaction (e.g., trade, waivers, release) during the season. Stats reflect time with the Flyers only.
Regular season Playoffs
No. Player Age Pos GP G A Pts +/- PIM GP G A Pts +/- PIM
88 Lindros, EricEric Lindros 22 C 73 47 68 115 26 163 12 6 6 12 −1 43
10 LeClair, JohnJohn LeClair 26 LW 82 51 46 97 21 64 11 6 5 11 3 6
17 Brind'Amour, RodRod Brind'Amour 25 C 82 26 61 87 20 110 12 2 5 7 −2 6
15 Falloon, PatPat Falloondagger 23 RW 62 22 26 48 15 6 12 3 2 5 −2 2
37 Desjardins, EricEric Desjardins 26 D 80 7 40 47 19 45 12 0 6 6 −5 2
19 Renberg, MikaelMikael Renberg 23 RW 51 23 20 43 8 45 11 3 6 9 1 14
29 Otto, JoelJoel Otto 34 C 67 12 29 41 11 115 12 3 4 7 4 11
23 Svoboda, PetrPetr Svoboda 29 D 73 1 28 29 28 105 12 0 6 6 6 22
25 Podein, ShjonShjon Podein 27 LW 79 15 10 25 25 89 12 1 2 3 2 50
6 Therien, ChrisChris Therien 24 D 82 6 17 23 16 89 12 0 0 0 −5 18
11 Quinn, DanDan Quinndagger 30 C 35 7 14 21 2 22 12 1 4 5 −3 6
9 DiMaio, RobRob DiMaio 27 RW 59 6 15 21 0 58 3 0 0 0 −1 0
24 Dykhuis, KarlKarl Dykhuis 23 D 82 5 15 20 12 101 12 2 2 4 6 22
18 Hawerchuk, DaleDale Hawerchukdagger 32 RW 16 4 16 20 10 4 12 3 6 9 0 12
44 Semenov, AnatoliAnatoli Semenovdouble-dagger 33 C 44 3 13 16 3 14
18 Fedyk, BrentBrent Fedykdouble-dagger 28 LW 24 10 5 15 1 24
5 Haller, KevinKevin Haller 25 D 69 5 9 14 18 92 6 0 1 1 0 8
28 Samuelsson, KjellKjell Samuelsson 37 D 75 3 11 14 20 81 12 1 0 1 0 24
14 MacTavish, CraigCraig MacTavishdouble-dagger 37 C 55 5 8 13 −3 62
20 Klatt, TrentTrent Klattdagger 25 RW 49 3 8 11 2 21 12 4 1 5 1 0
26 Druce, JohnJohn Drucedagger 29 RW 13 4 4 8 6 13 2 0 2 2 1 2
22 Corkum, BobBob Corkumdagger 28 C 28 4 3 7 3 8 12 1 2 3 −1 6
12 Juhlin, PatrikPatrik Juhlin 25 RW 14 3 3 6 4 17
8 Antoski, ShawnShawn Antoski 25 LW 64 1 3 4 −4 204 7 1 1 2 3 28
42 Romaniuk, RussRuss Romaniuk 25 LW 17 3 0 3 −2 17 1 0 0 0 −1 0
22, 32 Montgomery, JimJim Montgomery 26 C 5 1 2 3 1 9 1 0 0 0 −1 0
18 Dupre, YanickYanick Dupre 23 LW 12 2 0 2 0 28
26 Crowe, PhilPhil Crowe 25 LW 16 1 1 2 0 28
2 Huffman, KerryKerry Huffmandagger 28 D 4 1 1 2 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 2
11 Dineen, KevinKevin Dineendouble-dagger 32 RW 26 0 2 2 −8 50
40 Brimanis, ArisAris Brimanis 23 D 17 0 2 2 −1 12
21 Kordic, DanDan Kordic 24 LW 9 1 0 1 1 31
27 Hextall, RonRon Hextall 31 G 53 0 1 1 N/A 28 12 0 0 0 N/A 6
45 Dionne, GilbertGilbert Dionnedouble-dagger 25 LW 2 0 1 1 0 0
30 Snow, GarthGarth Snow 26 G 26 0 0 0 N/A 18 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
33 Roussel, DominicDominic Rousseldouble-dagger 25 G 9 0 0 0 N/A 0
3 Rumble, DarrenDarren Rumble 27 D 5 0 0 0 0 4
53 Bowen, JasonJason Bowen 22 D 2 0 0 0 0 2

Goaltenders[edit]

  • dagger = Joined team via a transaction (e.g., trade, waivers, signing) during the season. Stats reflect time with the Flyers only.
  • double-dagger = Left team via a transaction (e.g., trade, waivers, release) during the season. Stats reflect time with the Flyers only.
Regular season Playoffs
No. Player Age GP W L T SO GA SV% GAA MIN GP W L SO GA SV% GAA MIN
27 Hextall, RonRon Hextall 31 53 31 13 7 4 112 .913 2.17 3102 12 6 6 0 27 .915 2.13 760
30 Snow, GarthGarth Snow 26 26 12 8 4 0 69 .894 2.88 1437 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1
33 Roussel, DominicDominic Rousseldouble-dagger 25 9 2 3 2 1 22 .876 2.89 456

Awards and records[edit]

Awards[edit]

League awards and honors
Award or honor Recipient Notes Ref
NHL Player of the Month Eric Lindros (October) [4]
NHL Player of the Week John LeClair (November 11)
NHL Second All-Star Team John LeClair (Left Wing) [5]
Eric Lindros (Center)
Selected to NHL All-Star Game Eric Desjardins [6][7]
John LeClair
Eric Lindros
Craig MacTavish Selected by Commissioner
Team awards[8]
Award Recipient
Barry Ashbee Trophy Eric Desjardins
Bobby Clarke Trophy Eric Lindros
Class Guy Award Ron Hextall
Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Trophy Shjon Podein

Records[edit]

  •  double-dagger  Tied for NHL record

Individual[edit]

Franchise player records set during the 1995–96 season
Record Type Total Player Date(s) Opponent Ref
Shots on goal Game 14 Eric Lindros 3/19/1996 New York Islanders [9]
Points per game average Season 1.58 Eric Lindros [10]

Team[edit]

Franchise team records set during the 1995–96 season
Record Type Total Date(s) Opponent Refs
Shorthanded goals scored Game 3[b] 4/2/1996 New York Islanders [11]
Most overtime losses, playoffs Season 4double-dagger [12]

Milestones[edit]

Individual career milestones[13]
Milestone Player Date
1000th game played Craig MacTavish December 19, 1995

Transactions[edit]

The Flyers were involved in the following transactions from June 25, 1995, the day after the deciding game of the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals, through June 11, 1996, the day of the deciding game of the 1996 Stanley Cup Finals.[14]

Trades[edit]

Date Details Ref
June 27, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
Russ Romaniuk
To Winnipeg Jets
rights to Jeff Finley
[15]
July 8, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
5th-round pick in 1996
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Rob Zettler
[16]
July 12, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
rights to Garth Snow
To Colorado Avalanche
3rd-round pick in 1996
6th-round pick in 1996
[17]
August 30, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
1st-round pick in 1996
2nd-round pick in 1997
Los Angeles' 4th-round pick in 1996
To Toronto Maple Leafs
Dmitri Yushkevich
2nd-round pick in 1996
[18]
September 20, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
7th-round pick in 1997
To Winnipeg Jets
Andre Faust
[19]
November 16, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
Pat Falloon
To San Jose Sharks
1st-round pick in 1996
4th-round pick in 1996
rights to Martin Spanhel
[20]
December 13, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
Trent Klatt
To Dallas Stars
Brent Fedyk
[21]
December 28, 1995 To Philadelphia Flyers
future considerations[c]
To Hartford Whalers
Kevin Dineen
[22]
January 23, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
Dan Quinn
To Ottawa Senators
future considerations
[24]
February 6, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
Bob Corkum
To Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Chris Herperger
Winnipeg's 7th-round pick in 1997
[25]
February 27, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
Tim Cheveldae
3rd-round pick in 1996
To Winnipeg Jets
Dominic Roussel
[26]
March 15, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
Dale Hawerchuk
To St. Louis Blues
Craig MacTavish
[27]
March 19, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
Kerry Huffman
To Ottawa Senators
9th-round pick in 1996
[28]
March 19, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
rights to Brian Wesenberg
To Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Anatoli Semenov
rights to Mike Crowley
[28]
March 19, 1996 To Philadelphia Flyers
John Druce
7th-round pick in 1997
To Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles' 4th-round pick in 1996
[28]

Signings[edit]

Free agency[edit]

The following players were signed by the Flyers via free agency. Two-way contracts are marked with an asterisk (*).

Date Player Previous team (league) Contract details Notes Ref
July 7, 1995 Kjell Samuelsson Pittsburgh Penguins 2 years, $2.3 million Club option for third year [29][30]
July 17, 1995 Tony Horacek Chicago Blackhawks *
July 20, 1995 Joel Otto Calgary Flames 3 years, $2.3 million [31][32]
July 31, 1995 Shawn McCosh New York Rangers * [33]
July 31, 1995 Scott Morrow Calgary Flames * [34]
July 31, 1995 Darren Rumble Ottawa Senators * [35]
August 1, 1995 Todd Nelson Washington Capitals *

Re-signed[edit]

The following players were re-signed by the Flyers. Two-way contracts are marked with an asterisk (*).

Date Player Contract details Ref
June 30, 1995 Rob DiMaio [36]
June 30, 1995 Yanick Dupre * [36]
July 7, 1995 Les Kuntar * [37]
July 10, 1995 Kevin Dineen 1 year, $688,400 [22][30]
August 1, 1995 Dominic Roussel [38]
August 3, 1995 Shjon Podein [39]
August 7, 1995 Shawn Antoski [40]
August 10, 1995 Gilbert Dionne 1 year, $325,000 [41][42]
August 14, 1995 Rod Brind'Amour 3 years, $4.5 million [43]
September 11, 1995 John LeClair 5 years, $6.25 million [44]
October 5, 1995 Eric Desjardins 4 years, $6 million [45]
October 6, 1995 Kevin Haller multi-year [46]
October 15, 1995 Mikael Renberg 4 years, $6.4 million [47]
June 5, 1996 Jason Bowen * [48]

Entry level contracts[edit]

The following players — Flyers draft picks, undrafted free agents, and the unsigned draft picks of other teams — were signed by the Flyers to entry level contracts.

Date Player Previous team (league) Draft Contract details Ref
May 28, 1996 Andre Payette Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL) 1994 10th-round pick [49]

NHL Waiver Draft[edit]

The 1995 NHL Waiver Draft was held on October 2, 1995.[50] Each NHL team placed 18 skaters and 2 goaltenders on a protected list from which the other teams could not select.[50] First-year professional players were exempt.[50] The Flyers were not involved in any selections during the draft.[50]

The Flyers left the following players unprotected:[51] defensemen Darren Rumble and Todd Nelson, and forwards Gilbert Dionne, Yanick Dupre, Tony Horacek, Shawn McCosh, Clayton Norris, Russ Romaniuk, and Anatoli Semenov.

Waivers[edit]

The Flyers were involved in the following waivers transactions.

Date Player Claimed by Claimed from Ref
June 4, 1996 Craig Darby Philadelphia Flyers New York Islanders [52]

Departures[edit]

The following players left the team via free agency, release, or retirement. Players who were under contract and left the team during the season are marked with an asterisk (*).

Date Player New team (league) Via Notes Ref
August 8, 1995 Stewart Malgunas Winnipeg Jets Free agency [53]
August 10, 1995 Dave Brown San Jose Sharks Free agency [54]
N/A Shawn Anderson Milwaukee Admirals (IHL) Free agency [55]
October 1995 Gilbert Dionne* Florida Panthers Release Signed with Panthers on January 29, 1996 [56][57]

Draft picks[edit]

Philadelphia's picks at the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, which was held at Edmonton Coliseum in Edmonton, Alberta, on June 28, 1995.[58] The Flyers traded their third-round pick, 74th overall, and Mark Recchi to the Montreal Canadiens for Eric Desjardins, Gilbert Dionne and John LeClair on February 9, 1995.[59] They also traded their fifth-round pick, 126th overall, to the Detroit Red Wings for Stewart Malgunas on September 9, 1993.[59]

Players drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1995 and their NHL career regular season statistics
Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team (league) GP G A Pts PIM W L T OT GAA Notes
1 22 Boucher, BrianBrian Boucher Goaltender  United States Tri-City Americans (WHL) 328 0 3 3 18 120 139 30 15 2.71
2 48 Kenny, ShaneShane Kenny Defense  Canada Owen Sound Platers (OHL) &
&
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4 100 Somik, RadovanRadovan Somik Left Wing  Slovakia Martimex ZTS Martin (Slovakia) 113 12 20 32 27 &
&
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6 132 Tertyshny, DmitriDmitri Tertyshny Defense  Russia Traktor Chelyabinsk (Russia) 62 2 8 10 30 &
&
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&
[d]
6 135 Sokolsky, JamieJamie Sokolsky Defense  Canada Belleville Bulls (OHL) &
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[e]
6 152 Spanhel, MartinMartin Spanhel Left Wing  Czech Republic ZPS Zlín Jrs. (CZE) 10 2 0 2 4 &
&
&
&
&
7 178 Streit, MartinMartin Streit Forward  Czech Republic HC Olomouc (CZE) &
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8 204 Shafikov, RuslanRuslan Shafikov Forward  Russia Salavat Yulaev (Russia) &
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&
&
&
&
&
9 230 Lank, JeffJeff Lank Defense  Canada Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) 2 0 0 0 2 &
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Farm teams[edit]

The Flyers were affiliated with the Hershey Bears of the AHL[60][61] and the Mobile Mysticks of the ECHL.[62]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b MacTavish was traded to the St. Louis Blues on March 15. Desjardins replaced him as an alternate captain.
  2. ^ Tied mark set in two different games during the 1984–85 season.
  3. ^ The Flyers would receive a draft pick if the Whalers re-signed Dineen for the 1996–97 season.[22] The Flyers ended up receiving the Whalers' 1997 7th-round pick.[23]
  4. ^ The Flyers traded Tommy Soderstrom to the New York Islanders for Ron Hextall and the Islanders' sixth-round pick, 132nd overall, on September 22, 1994.[59]
  5. ^ The Flyers traded Ryan McGill to the Edmonton Oilers for Brad Zavisha and the Oilers' sixth-round pick, 135th overall, on March 13, 1995.[59]

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