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Remembering Peter Zezel and the Greatest Flyers Game of All-Time

Published by on May 30, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

Hard to believe it’s been 22 years, but May 28, 1987 is a special date in Flyers’ history. The orange and black returned home to The Spectrum after overcoming a 2-0 deficit and defeating the Oilers 4-3 in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Philadelphia fell behind 2-0 again in Game Six before Lindsay Carson got the Flyers on the board seven minutes into the second period.

The game remained 2-1 Edmonton until Glenn Anderson took a high-sticking penalty on Peter Zezel with 7:39 remaining, and the struggling Flyer power play (1-for-22 previously in the series) converted when Brian Propp put one high over Grant Fuhr’s glove into the top corner to tie the game at two with just under seven minutes rem...

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