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Emery Rolls a 1-0

Saturday night, Ray Emery became the 13th Flyer goaltender to record a 1-0 victory.

Emery Rolls a 1-0

Ray Emery on Saturday became the 13th Flyer goaltender to record a 1-0 victory. It was the 27th 1-0 win in franchise history (regular season and postseason).

Notable:

Pelle Lindbergh's only 1-0 win was in a playoff game over the Islanders (April 28, 1985), a series-clinching Game 5.

Ilya Bryzgalov's two 1-0 wins came over the course of seven days (March 4 and 10, 2012).

Bernie Parent's seven 1-0 victories were spread over 10 years (Dec. 16, 1967 to Oct. 10, 1977).

Doug Favell recorded the first 1-0 win in Flyers' history in the franchise's fourth game ever and its first home game (Oct. 19, 1967).

 

 1-0 WINS BY
 FLYERS GOALTENDERS
 (Including Postseason)
 Goaltender  No.
 Bernie Parent   7
 Roman Cechmanek   4
 Antero Niittymaki   3
 Doug Favell   2
 Ron Hextall   2
 Ilya Bryzgalov   2
 Bob Froese   1
 Pelle Lindbergh   1
 Darren Jensen   1
 Dominic Roussel   1
 John Vanbiesbrouck   1
 Robert Esche   1
 Ray Emery   1
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