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Eddie Van Impe taught us to play with courage and to play with the team. Nobody was a better team player. - Bob Clarke
ED VAN IMPE
1968-69 to 1972-73

Known as your typical stay-at-home defenseman, Ed Van Impe was everything but typical.

He could be credited with paving the way for all Flyers blueliners with his hard-hitting style and shot-blocking ability. He was often seen clearing the front of the net for Hall of Fame goaltender Bernie Parent in addition to many other goaltenders throughout his Flyers career.

Van Impe is perhaps best known among the Flyers faithful for his timely hit during one of the most memorable moments in team history.

In the first period, Van Impe sent Soviet star Valeri Kharlamov to the ice with a bone-crushing hit that eventually sent the Soviet Red Army team into the dressing room, refusing to come back on the ice.

Van Impe spent parts of nine seasons with the Flyers, amassing 892 penalty minutes in 617 games. He was the 13th member to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame, a three-time NHL All-Star and two-time Stanley Cup Champion.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 63 41 17 5 171 139 87
2 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
3 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 64 27 27 10 144 165 64
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 63 19 46 5 65
C. Giroux 62 18 41 2 59
W. Simmonds 63 25 18 -1 43
M. Streit 63 8 32 -4 40
B. Schenn 63 12 23 -5 35
S. Couturier 63 12 16 1 28
M. Del Zotto 51 8 17 -5 25
M. Read 63 6 18 -9 24
M. Raffl 48 14 4 6 18
V. Lecavalier 45 7 10 -8 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 13 7 .926 2.25
R. Emery 10 10 4 .893 3.15
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