42 years ago Flyers won the final of a 35-game unbeaten streak [video] | Sports
The Philadelphia Flyers held a record 35 games unbeaten in the 1979-80 season. The Flyers series began with a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third game of the season on October 14, 1979.
The final game without a loss was the victory over “Buffalo” with a score of 4-2 on January 6, 1980. The series ended Jan. 7 with a 7-1 defeat to Minnesota.
Flyers 1979-80 game by game results through hockey-reference.com
The Flyers broke the previous record and won in Boston on December 22, 1979 with a score of 5: 2 and moved the series to 29 in a row.
During the Flyers series, they won 25 games and drew 10. This is the longest unbeaten series in the history of the NHL, NBA, NFL or MLB.
Here are the highlights of the unbeaten series and interviews with Jim Watson, Bobby Clark and Paul Holmgren, looking back on the achievement.