It's an interesting question... How do this year's Flyers, through the holiday break, stack up with some of the top Flyers teams in franchise history?

Here is a quick and dirty statistical breakdown, courtesy of the Flyers:
 

 

 
1984-85
1985-86
1986-87
2005-06
2010-11
Record through game 35
21-10-5
27-9-0
25-8-2
22-8-5
22-8-5
 
Record after gm 35
32-10-2
26-14-4
21-18-6
23-18-6
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Final record
53-20-7
53-23-4
46-26-8
(80 games)
45-26-11
On pace for
52-19-11 (approx.)
Final points
113
110
100
101
On pace for 115
President’s Trophy (pts)
n/a (finished first overall)
Edmonton (119)
Edmonton (106)
Detroit (124)
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Streaks before gm 35
Won 4
(Oct. 21-27)
Won 5, unbeaten in 10, 11-1-3 in 14 gm
(Nov.3-Dec. 8)
Lost 4
(Dec. 11-16)
Won 13
(Oct.19-Nov.17)
Won 5
(Dec. 19-28, straddled Gm 35)
 
Won 6
(Oct. 9-23)
Unbeaten in 8
(Nov. 16-Dec 2)
Won 4
(Dec 14-21)
 
Won 6 ,
unbeaten in 10
(Oct. 30-Nov. 19)
Won 5,
Unbeaten in 11 (Dec. 22-Jan 6, straddled Gm 35)
Won 5,
unbeaten in 10 (Oct. 26-Nov. 15)
Unbeaten in 5 (Nov. 20-27)
Won 5,
unbeaten in 8
(Dec. 4-18)
Streaks after gm 35
9-2-1 in 12gm
(Dec.28-Jan.19)
1-4-1 in 6gm
(Jan. 23-Feb 7)
Won 8, Lost 3, Won 11, Won 5 as part of a
24-4 record over final 28 gm
(Feb. 9 – Apr 7)
Won 4
(Jan. 9-14)
Lost 4
(Feb 27-Mar 4)
Won 6
(Mar 9-22)
Won 5
(Mar 29-Apr 6)
Lost 4
(Dec. 23-30)
Unbeaten in 7
(Jan. 3 -17)
3-7-1 in 11 gm.run
(Jan. 31 – Mar 1)
Lost 4
(Feb. 11-March 4, spanned Olympics)
Won 4
(March 18-25)
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Date of 10th reg. loss
Dec. 26 (gm 34)
Dec. 31 (gm 38)
Dec. 28 (gm 37)
Jan. 12 (gm 44)
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Date of 40th win
March 8 (gm 66)
Feb 20 (gm 60)
March 8 (gm 66)
March 25 (gm 71)
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