Flyers Finally Allow An Even-Strength Goal

Ilya Bryzgalov makes first-period save Wednesday (Yong Kim / Staff Photographer)

When Henrik Sedin scored for the Canucks in the second period Wednesday night, it was the first even-strength goal allowed by the Flyers this season. The 146:41 of playing time was the third longest the Flyers had ever gone into a campaign without allowing one.

Only once (1995) have they made it through the first three games of this season unscathed. That season, the Mighty Ducks finaly netted one 7:59 into the third period of Game 6. They then scored another just 30 seconds later.

Year     Time Goalie(s) Goals Even-Strength Scorer
Ron Hextall (227:59)
Dominic Roussel (125:00)    
3 PP, 1 SH   
Ducks: Jason York
Ron Hextall (120:00)
Bob Froese (58:20)
3 PP
Canucks: Patrik Sundstrom  
2011 146:41 Ilya Bryzgalov 2 PP Canucks: Henrik Sedin
2009 142:44 Ray Emery 1 PP, 1 SH Caps: Alex Ovechkin
1998 128:51 John Vanbiesbrouck 1 PP Lightning: Wendel Clark
1973 123:40 Bernie Parent 0 Red Wings: Nick Libett