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Bob Clarke defined what it meant to be a Philadelphia Flyer. His entire heart and soul went into every shift that he played. - Dave Poulin
BOBBY CLARKE
1972-73 through 1978-79
1982-83 through 1983-84

Drafted 17th overall in the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft, Bobby Clarke made his NHL debut on October 11, 1969. Throughout his 15-year career, and for future generations of Flyers, he is considered the most famous person to wear a Flyers sweater in the history of the franchise.

In his fourth season with the team, Clarke was named captain of the Flyers. He led the team not only back into the playoffs, but to their first playoff series victory in history.

Clarke was often thought of as the backbone of the Philadelphia Flyers and its turnaround from perennial playoff contender to Stanley Cup champion.

In their first trip to the Final in 1974, the Flyers faced off against the powerhouse of the NHL, Bobby Orr and the Boston Bruins. Clarke posted three goals and five points in the series, including the game-winning goal in overtime of Game Two, to help lead the Flyers to a six-game series victory over Boston and give the city of Philadelphia its first championship in 14 years.

In 1975, their second Stanley Cup victory, Clarke again recorded five points (2G,3A) in the Final to send another parade down Broad Street.

The following season, he led the team to its highest win total of 51 games, 36 wins at home and regular season point total of 118, and another trip to the Final.

During his tenure in Philadelphia, Clarke led the team in scoring for eight seasons, including six consecutive times from 1970-71 to 1975-76.

He captained the team to back-to-back Stanley Cup championships, three-consecutive Final appearances and has been a part of the organization for all eight of their Stanley Cup Final appearances - four as a player and three times as general manager in 1985, 1987 and 1997, and most recently as Senior Vice-President in 2010.

He is the Flyers all-time leader in scoring by over 320 points with 1,210 in the regular season and all-time leader in assists (852), shorthanded goals (32) and games played (1,144).

Clarke also owns almost all Flyers playoff records, leading in assists (77), games played (136) and overall scoring with 119 points.

He is the only Flyer to have won the Hart Memorial Trophy on three occasions and is one of four Flyers players to be enshrined in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Immediately following his retirement as a player, the Flyers honored their captain by sending to the rafter, his famous number 16 to forever hang above all Flyers - past, present and future.

BOB CLARKE VIDEOS:

CAPTAINS CEREMONY
// I'M YOUR CAPTAIN


MEMORY LANE // 16 TONS

OFFICIAL TRIBUTE
// BOBBY CLARKE RETIREMENT NIGHT

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 x - TBL 77 47 23 7 249 201 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 76 21 55 7 76
C. Giroux 75 23 46 2 69
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
M. Streit 75 9 36 -10 45
B. Schenn 76 14 25 -7 39
S. Couturier 76 13 17 1 30
M. Del Zotto 58 9 20 -5 29
M. Read 74 7 22 -7 29
M. Raffl 61 20 6 7 26
V. Lecavalier 52 7 11 -10 18
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 15 17 11 .927 2.24
R. Emery 10 10 6 .892 3.15
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