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SportFlyers set NHL record using 8th goaltender this season

04:40  02 march  2019
04:40  02 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Flyers set NHL record using 8th goaltender this season © Julio Cortez/AP Photo Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Cam Talbot, right, and defenseman Radko Gudas, center, of the Czech Republic, react as New Jersey Devils players celebrate a goal by defenseman Damon Severson during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, March 1, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers set an NHL record when Cam Talbot became the eighth goaltender to play this season.

Talbot, who was acquired from Edmonton in mid-February for fellow goaltender Anthony Stolarz, became No. 8 on Friday night in a start against the New Jersey Devils.

Brian Elliott, Carter Hart, Michal Neuvirth, Calvin Pickard, Alex Lyon, Mike McKenna and Stolarz have also played goal for Philadelphia in a season during which the men between the pipes have missed 107 games due to injury.

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Three other teams had shared the record with the Flyers: the 1989-90 Quebec Nordiques, 2002-03 St. Louis Blues and 2007-08 Los Angeles Kings.

Flyers interim head coach Scott Gordon was one of the Nordiques' seven goaltenders.

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