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This Week in Flyers History 2/19-2/25

The continuation of a weekly series here at Flyers Faithful, “This Week in Flyers History” aims to provide historical information on Flyers games of the past with some kind of significance, using pictures and videos where appropriate. February 19, 1980 Rockies 8, Flyers 6 — Rookie goaltender Pete Peeters finally loses a game, closing the books on an NHL record by failing to lose in 27 starts (22-0-5) as the Flyers are uncharacteristically blitzed by a Don Cherry-led Colorado club. Peeters was left in for the entire game, giving up seven goals on only 25 shots. February 19, 1984 Flyers …

One from the vault

The Flyers and Sabres built up quite a history in the late 1990s, thanks to four yearly regular-season meetings and four playoff matchups (1995, 1997-98, 2000). Tensions often flared up into that thing which Commissioner Bettman hates the most, and the entertainment value between these two skilled clubs escalated. The genesis of this simmering discord between the teams can be traced to a late-season game at the old Aud in Buffalo in 1996. The Flyers are up by two late in the second period, and Matthew Barnaby decides to interject himself into a scuffle in a rather unusual manner. When …