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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 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 82 22 59 1 81
C. Giroux 81 25 48 -3 73
M. Streit 81 9 43 -8 52
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
B. Schenn 82 18 29 -5 47
S. Couturier 82 15 22 4 37
M. Del Zotto 64 10 22 -5 32
M. Read 80 8 22 -4 30
M. Raffl 67 21 7 6 28
V. Lecavalier 57 8 12 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 18 18 11 .928 2.25
R. Emery 10 11 7 .894 3.06
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