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Couturier Chasing Flocky Hockey

Sean Couturier is chasing Ron Flockhart

Couturier Chasing Flocky Hockey

Sean Couturier Tuesday extended his goal-scoring streak to five games, which is just three behind the Flyers' rookie record of eight games, set by Ron Flockhart (below) during the 1981-82 season.

Source: flyershistory.com

Date Opponent Result    Pd. Time Type    Assist(s)
Feb. 4 North Stars T  3-3 1st 6:01 EV Ray Allison, Brian Propp
Feb. 6 at Nordiques    L  3-4 1st 9:17 EV Glenn Cochrane
Feb. 7 Penguins L  4-5 3rd 9:06 EV Brian Propp, Jim Watson   
Feb. 11 Sabres W 6-4 2nd   13:15    EV Brian Propp
Feb. 13 at Islanders L  2-8 2nd   5:53 PP Ray Allison
Feb. 14    Kings W 6-4 1st
3rd
  9:55
  6:16
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Brian Propp, Ray Allison
Brian Propp, Ray Allison
Feb. 18 Islanders L  4-7 2nd   0:19 PP Brian Propp, Bill Barber
Feb. 20 at Penguins L  5-6 3rd   9:20 EV Ray Allison, Brian Propp
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