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Although the games were close, including game one which took overtime, Flyers swept the series. They advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals but lost to the Oilers. Inthe division winning Flyers once again hosted the lower seeded Rangers in the Division Semifinals. This series went back and forth with neither team winning two in a row. Rangers defeated the Flyers in game one, Flyers then tied it at 1—1 the next day.
The series came to New York and Rangers retook the series lead, but Philly annihilated them 7—1 in game four to bring it back home. Rangers won the decisive game 5 and advanced. The next season, the pattern repeated itself and Flyers hosted the Rangers in round one again. Now however, the format changed and the first round was a best of seven series, rather than best of five. All but one of the games was won by three or more goals.
Rangers shut the Flyers out in the first game, but Flyers came back and won the next two 3—8 and 3—0 respectively. Rangers successfully tied the series, but Flyers took the next one at home and shutout the Rangers in game 6 at the garden to move on. Flyers had another fantastic season and won the conference but again lost to the Oilers in the finals, and this time, were only one win away from being the champions.
However, Nordiques president Marcel Aubut reneged on the agreement, stating he had reached a deal with the Rangers instead.
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The Flyers and Rangers renewed their playoff rivalry once more when the two teams met in the playoffs in andboth series won by the Flyers. Many Flyers fans remember this for the second game the Flyers won in overtime. Kevin Haller scored, sending normally laid-back Flyers color analyst Gary Dornhoefer into a frenzy. Lindros sat out the —01 season due to concussion symptoms and a highly publicized feud with Flyers GM Bobby Clarke.
Just nine days after the terrorist attacks on Americathe two teams played a preseason game in Philadelphia. When the third period was about to begin, President Bush addressed congress and America about the war on terrorism.
After his speech, the teams decided not to play the third period and the game ended in a 2—2 tie, afterwards the two teams shook hands in a show of respect. They steadily led the Atlantic Division and won first place in the Eastern Conference in the final meeting between the two teams during the season.
In the —13 season, which was shortened due to the lockout, Rangers defeated the Flyers in 3 out of 5 regular season meetings. The teams split their regular season series 2—2 in — In the Eastern Conference First Round, the Rangers and Flyers played each other in the first year of the new playoff format.
Rangers finished 2nd in the Metropolitan and Flyers finished 3rd. The Rangers' struggles to take a two-game series lead showed themselves once again vs. They took game one and lost game 2 at home against Flyers goalie Ray Emery while their starting goalie Steve Mason was injured.
Background[ edit ] In the previous game between the two sides, the Flyers were angered by a slash by Martin Havlat of the Senators. In each of the previous two seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers and the Ottawa Senators had met in the Stanley Cup playoffsand on each occasion the Senators had eliminated the Flyers.
As this happened, Recchi hooked Havlat, causing both of the players to collide and fall into the boards.
When Havlat got up from the ice, angered by Recchi's hook, he took his stick above him and slashed Recchi, hitting him in the face. He was later given a two-game suspension by the NHL due to the incident.
During a post-game interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CBChe commented that "someday, someone's going to make him eat his lunch. This is something, in my opinion, that the players should take care of.
He's that type of player. He's done it before. It might not come from our team.
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But he better protect himself," said Recchi. Chris Neil opened the scoring for Ottawa just over four minutes into the period, but the Flyers then took the lead when Claude Lapointe and Mark Recchi scored 30 seconds apart. Danny Markov added a third for Philadelphia to give them a two-goal lead. The only penalty assessed in the period was for holding against Philadelphia's Tony Amonte.
In the second period, an early tripping penalty against Ottawa's Mike Fisher put the Flyers on the power playduring which Kim Johnsson extended Philadelphia's lead to 4—1. Ottawa received another penalty less than a minute later, which sent Todd Simpson to the penalty box for holding. A Flyers penalty against Radovan Somik for slashing Martin Havlat resulted in a power play goal for the Senators' Zdeno Characlosing the score to a two-goal gap once again.