Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried on his team's shoulders after his record 325th victory, against the Eagles in Philadelphia on Nov. 14, 1993
Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried on his team's shoulders after his record 325th victory, against the Eagles in Philadelphia on Nov. 14, 1993|George Widman (Associated Press)
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Thursday Quickie Quiz & Vintage Digits - Don Shula, Claude Giroux, Yogi Berra, Wayne Simmonds, Michael Carter-Williams, Jake Voracek

Vol. 3, No. 4

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

QUICKIE QUIZ

>>> Which future Flyers head head coach was the last active player from the six-team NHL?

(Answer Below)

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VINTAGE DIGITS

>>> NFL

Total Regular Season Victories . . .

328 . . . Don Shula as a head coach (1970-95)

267 . . . Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a franchise (1976-2019)

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>>> FLYERS

The 2013-14 Flyers were the first (and so far only) team in NHL history with seven 20-goal scorers yet no 30-goal scorers:

29 . . . Wayne Simmonds

28 . . . Claude Giroux

23 . . . Jake Voracek

22 . . . Matt Read

20 . . . Scott Hartnell

20 . . . Vincent Lecavalier

20 . . . Braydon Schenn

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>>> MLB

Yogi Berra and Moose Skowron are tied for the MLB career record for World Series Game 7 home runs with three.

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>>> SIXERS

On Feb. 3, 2015, Michael Carter-Williams played his 111th and final game for the Sixers, whose record at that point was:

29-82 . . . When MCW Played

1-20 . . . When MCW Did Not Play

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QUICKIE QUIZ ANSWER

>>> Which future Flyers head head coach was the last active player from the six-team NHL?

Answer:

> Wayne Cashman, whose last appearance as a player was a Boston Bruins playoff game on April 24, 1983. He would coach the first 61 games for the 1997-98 Flyers.

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