High-Flyering Flyers

Before Friday, the Flyers hadn’t scored eight goals in a playoff game in 23 years. Now, they have done it twice in less than 48 hours.

They had never even scored seven goals in consecutive playoff games.

The Flyers’ highest-scoring playoff games:

Date Opponent Round Game Result   
April 22, 1981    Calgary Flames Quarterfinal Game 5    W 9-4
May 15, 1980 New York Islanders Final Game 2 W 8-3
April 9, 1981 Quebec Nordiques Preliminary Game 2 W 8-5
April 9, 1987 New York Rangers Division Semifinal Game 2 W 8-3
April 11, 1989 at Washington Capitals    Division Semifinal    Game 5 W 8-5
April 13, 2012 at Pittsburgh Penguins First Round Game 2 W 8-5
April 15, 2012 Pittsburgh Penguins First Round Game 3 W 8-4

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