The Philadelphia Flyers are a beloved team in the National Hockey League, representing their city with pride and passion. Founded in 1967 as an expansion franchise, they quickly established themselves as one of the premier teams in hockey by winning two Stanley Cups during their first decade of existence. From dominating goaltenders to legendary forwards, the Flyer’s have become synonymous with success over decades of thrilling play on ice. Their passionate fan base has made sure that when it comes to supporting this storied organization there is no shortage of enthusiasm or dedication.
- Claude Giroux
- Bobby Clarke
- Eric Lindros
- John LeClair
- Mark Recchi
- Bill Barber
- Simon Gagné
- Bernie Parent
- Mark Howe
- Dave Poulin
- Ron Hextall
- Tim Kerr
- Brian Propp
- Kimmo Timonen
- Rick Tocchet
- Éric Desjardins
- Ed Van Impe
- Rod Brind'Amour
- Reggie Leach
- James van Riemsdyk
- Mike Richards
- Jeremy Roenick
- Daniel Brière
- Keith Primeau
- Scott Hartnell
- Chris Pronger
- Rick MacLeish
- Wade Allison
- Travis Konecny
- Jeff Carter
- Sean Couturier
- Jakub Voráček
- Dave Schultz
- Ivan Provorov
- Morgan Frost
- Joe Watson
- Wayne Simmonds
- Pelle Lindbergh
- Paul Holmgren
- Joel Farabee
- Brayden Schenn
- Gary Dornhoefer
- Pelle Eklund
- Ilkka Sinisalo
- Tom Bladon
- Carter Hart
- Murray Craven
- Bob Kelly
- Kevin Hayes
- Mikael Renberg
- André Dupont
1. Claude Giroux
- NHL team: Ottawa Senators
- Former teams: Philadelphia Flyers
- Eisbären Berlin
- Florida Panthers
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 22nd overall, 2006
- Philadelphia Flyers
Claude Giroux is a talented forward who has played for the Philadelphia Flyers since 2010. He was drafted by the Flyers in 2008 and has helped them reach the playoffs every year since then.
In 2020, Giroux will turn 34 years old and may be looking to call it a career soon after yet another successful playoff run with the Flyers. Claude Giroux is known for his speed, skill on the ice, and leadership qualities both on and off of it.
He is married to Kelly Ogden and they have two children together - daughter Elsie (born in 2018) and son Elias (born in 2019).
Outside of hockey, Claude Giroux loves spending time with family, going hiking, playing golf, sailing, or just relaxing at home watching TV shows or movies with his kids.
Claude Giroux is a top-tier player in the NHL and one of the best forwards in league history. He has been with four different teams since 2007 but has always managed to put up good numbers wherever he's played.
Giroux was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers as 22nd overall in 2006 and has remained with them ever since, winning two Stanley Cups during his time there.
Claude Giroux is known for his speed, skill, and scoring ability; no matter where he plays he always puts on a show for fans.
He will be looking to add another championship trophy to his collection when he lines up against the Pittsburgh Penguins this season in the playoffs.
2. Bobby Clarke
Clarke is one of the most legendary players in NHL history, and was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987. Clarke played his entire career with the Philadelphia Flyers, where he won four Stanley Cup championships (1975, 1976, 1980, 1981).
After retiring from playing hockey, Clarke became a colour commentator for Flyers games on Comcast SportsNet. In 2017, Clarke was diagnosed with lymphoma and underwent surgery to treat the disease. He is now recovering well and looking forward to returning to broadcasting later this year.
Bobby Clarke was one of the most successful players in NHL history, amassing over 1,500 points in his career. He won four Stanley Cups with the Philadelphia Flyers and also represented Canada at several international tournaments.
Clarke retired from hockey in 1984 but continues to be active as a broadcaster and consultant for teams across North America.
3. Eric Lindros
- 1988–89: St. Michael's Buzzers
- 1988–89: Canadian National Team
- 1989–90: Detroit Compuware Ambassadors
- 1989–90: Canadian National Team
- 1989–90: Oshawa Generals
- 1989–90: Oshawa Generals
- 1990–91: Oshawa Generals
Eric Lindros is a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee and one of the greatest players in NHL history. He was drafted first overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1991 and went on to become one of the most dominant centres in league history, amassing over 800 points in his career.
After leaving the Flyers, Lindros played for New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Quebec Nordiques before retiring from professional hockey at age 26 due to concerns about injuries.
Eric has since worked as an analyst with TSN and served as a consultant for Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics where he helped lead them to their third consecutive gold medal victory.
In 2016, Lindros was named captain of Team Canada's entry into the World Cup of Hockey where they reached the semi-finals but lost to Russia.
4. John LeClair
John LeClair is a retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins. John was drafted by the Canadiens in the first round of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft.
He won three Stanley Cups with Montreal (1996-97, 2003-04, 2004-05). John also appeared in nine All Star Games and scored over 300 career points as a left winger.
After playing his final season with Pittsburgh in 2007-08, LeClair announced his retirement from professional hockey at the age of only 53 years old.
In 2009 he became an assistant coach with HC Davos of Switzerland's National League A where he currently remains on staff as of summer of 2018. Outside of hockey, John is known for his charity work.
Most notably raising money for leukemia research through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Foundation during their annual Dream Game event which takes place each year during Hockey Hall Of Fame Weekend in Toronto.
5. Mark Recchi
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Montreal Canadiens
- Carolina Hurricanes
- Atlanta Thrashers
- Tampa Bay Lightning
- Boston Bruins
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 67th overall, 1988
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- World Championship: 1997 Finland
- World Junior Championships: 1988 Soviet Union
Mark Recchi is a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee, and was one of the most prolific scorers in NHL history. He played for Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens and Carolina Hurricanes over his 19-year career.
Mark Recchi was known as an excellent right winger who could score goals with either hand. His legendary long shot helped him become one of the most popular players in the NHL during his era.
In 2017, he was honoured by being named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Influential People in History - a distinction that speaks volumes about his legacy both on and off the ice.
Mark Recchi is a retired professional ice hockey player who spent 14 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Boston Bruins, Pittsburgh Penguins and Atlanta Thrashers. Recchi was born on October 25, 1967 in Toronto, Ontario.
He played junior hockey for the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). After his junior career was over, Recchi signed an entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins in 1987.
He made his NHL debut that season and went on to play 614 regular season games over fourteen seasons with Boston, Pittsburgh and Atlanta before retiring after the 2011–12 season.
In 1994–95 he won both the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as best gentlemanly player in the NHL and The Frank J Selke Trophy as best defensive forward in league history.
Mark Recchi has also represented Canada internationally at several tournaments including World Championship tournaments where he won gold medals at both 1997 Finland tournament and 2006 Russia tournament respectively.
On November 2nd 2016 it was announced that Mark recchi had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma which required him to take chemotherapy treatments from December onward until his death on January 17th 2017 at 57 years old due to complications from cancer.
6. Bill Barber
Bill Barber was a left winger for the Philadelphia Flyers and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1990. Barber spent his entire professional career with the Flyers, playing 602 games and scoring 221 goals.
He is best known for his shootout goal against Mario Lemieux in the 1984 playoffs which helped lead Philadelphia to their first Stanley Cup championship. After retiring from hockey, Barber moved to Florida where he became involved in golfing and coaching young players.
Bill Barber was a successful NHL player, winning two Stanley Cups with the Philadelphia Flyers. He then went on to coach and help guide Canada to world championships in 1995 and 2002. After playing at an elite level for more than 20 years, Bill Barber retired from professional hockey in 1984.
However, he continued coaching for another decade before retiring in 2002. A versatile forward who could play either wing or center, Barber scored over 1,000 goals during his career - including 351 goals as a Leaf. In total he played 901 games and registered 592 points (194 goals, 377 assists).
As one of only six players ever selected first overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL Draft (1972), Bill Barbers legacy is indisputable; he was inducted into the Canadas Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003 and has since been honoured with several other awards recognizing his contribution to ice hockey both as a player and coach.
7. Simon Gagné
Simon Gagné was born in Sainte-Foy, Quebec on February 29th, 1980. He played his junior hockey with the Shawinigan Cataractes of the QMJHL before being drafted by Philadelphia in the third round (83rd overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
After playing two seasons for the Flyers' AHL affiliate Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Gagné made his NHL debut with Philadelphia during the 2000-01 season.
He spent six years with Philadelphia before being traded to Montreal Canadiens in December 2007; he also had stints with Tampa Bay Lightning and Arizona Coyotes over that time period before retiring from professional hockey at age 34 due to a concussion sustained while playing for Phoenix in 2011-12 season.
Following his retirement from pro hockey, Simon became an assistant coach for Chicoutimi Saguenéens of Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey (LNAH). In 2016 he was named head coach of HC Lugano after spending one year as an assistant there and led them to their first Swiss National League championship since 1999/2000 Season.
8. Bernie Parent
Bernie Parent was a legendary hockey player who is now widely considered one of the greatest players in history. He played for many teams during his career, but is most well-known for his time with the Montreal Canadiens.
Parent was an MVP candidate on several occasions and helped lead the Canadiens to multiple Stanley Cup championships.
He retired from playing in 1979 after winning his final championship, making him one of only four players to win three NHL titles (the others being Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, and Bobby Orr).
After retiring from hockey, Parent went on to have a successful career as a coach and front-office executive with various teams across North America. In 1984 he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and he remains one of its most popular members.
Bernie Parent was one of the greatest goaltenders in NHL history, winning three Stanley Cups with the Boston Bruins.
Parent also played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Blazers over his career. He retired after playing for the Leafs in 1979. Bernie Parent is a member of both the Hockey Hall of Fame and the Canadian Sports Hall Of Fame.
In 2018 he was named as head coach of Canada's men's hockey team at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
9. Mark Howe
Howe was drafted by the Houston Aeros in 1975. Howe played for New England Whalers from 1979 to 1984, winning two Stanley Cups with them. Howe then played for the Hartford Whalers until retiring in 1990.
Howe was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2011, his first year of eligibility. Mark and his wife Lynda have three children: Jason, Lindsay and David all hockey players themselves.
Mark Howe is one of the most decorated players in NHL history, having won four Stanley Cups with the Boston Bruins.
He was a key member of the United States men's ice hockey team that competed at both the Winter Olympics and World Championships, winning medals on both occasions.
After retiring as a player he served as an assistant coach for several teams before being appointed head coach of his alma mater, Michigan Tech, in 2003.
In 2017 he became president of USA Hockey and has since led reforms to increase participation rates among young Americans in hockey.
Also Played For: hartford whalers
10. Dave Poulin
- 1978–1982: Notre Dame
- Position(s): Center
- 1995–2005: Notre Dame
Dave Poulin was born in 1958 and is from Timmins, Ontario. He played for Rögle BK, Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins, and Washington Capitals before retiring in 1999.
Dave Poulin is best known for his time with the Philadelphia Flyers where he won a Stanley Cup championship in 1987. After retirement, Dave became a hockey commentator on television broadcasts across North America and Europe In 2010.
Dave was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame by former teammate Ron Hextall Dave Poulin was a standout center at Notre Dame and was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the eighth round of the 1982 NHL Draft.
He played parts of six seasons with the Canadiens, before retiring after 1995-96. After his playing career ended, Poulin coached for two years at Notre Dame before taking over as head coach of HC Davos in Switzerland.
He led them to three Swiss League championships and one Champions Cup win during his four-year tenure there. In 2005, Poulin returned to coaching in North America when he replaced Ron Wilson as head coach of the San Jose Sharks.
His first season back in the NHL saw him lead San Jose to their first playoff appearance since 2002; they were however knocked out by eventual champions Detroit Red Wings in seven games.
11. Ron Hextall
Ron Hextall is a professional ice hockey player who has played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Quebec Nordiques and Dallas Stars in his career. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers with their first-round pick, sixth overall, in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft.
In 2001 he became only the third goaltender to win both the Lester B. Pearson Award (given to Canada's best sportsman) and Vezina Trophy (the NHL's top goalie award), after Martin Brodeur of New Jersey and Patrick Roy of Montreal respectively.
On March 26, 2017, Hextall announced that he would not be returning as head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers for a 16th season., citing personal reasons Ron also owns an ownership stake in The RINK Hockey School which operates throughout North America teaching children how to play hockey at an early age through proper technique.
12. Tim Kerr
Tim Kerr was born on January 5, 1960 in Windsor, Ontario. He played right wing for the Montreal Canadiens from 1981 to 1992 and scored over 600 goals during his NHL career.
After retiring as a player, he served as an assistant coach with the Ottawa Senators from 2003 to 2007 and then became head coach of the Dallas Stars in 2008. Kerr led the Stars to their first Stanley Cup championship in 2009 and repeated as champions in 2011.
In 2013, he was appointed general manager of Team Canada at the World Championships where they won silver medal after losing to Sweden in the final game 7-6 (in overtime).
Tim Kerr is married with four children and lives near Toronto Kerr was an undrafted player who played for the Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Hartford Whalers and NHL Draft Undrafted.
Kerr's playing career spanned from 1980 to 1993. He is most remembered for his time with the Flyers where he helped them win two Stanley Cup championships in 1987 and 1990.
13. Brian Propp
- 1975–76: Melville Millionaires
- 1976–77: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 1977–78: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 1978–79: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 1979–80: Philadelphia Flyers
- 1980–81: Philadelphia Flyers
Propp was born in 1959 and played his entire career in the NHL. Propp is best known for being a left winger, but he also played centre and defence. Propp had an unusual playing style; he would often use his body to block shots or create turnovers.
Propp retired from professional hockey in 1998 after spending most of his career with the Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins, Minnesota North Stars and HC Lugano (Switzerland).
After retiring from hockey, Propp became a TV commentator for various events including the IIHF World Championships and Stanley Cup Finals..
In 2010, Brian Propp was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Propp played for the Philadelphia Flyers from 1979 to 1994. He was a part of Canada's national team at the World Championships in 1982 and 1983, as well as playing in the Canada Cup in 1987 and 1992.
Propp also won a bronze medal with Team Canada at the 1984 Winter Olympics. Propp retired from professional hockey after being drafted 14th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1979.
14. Kimmo Timonen
- Nashville Predators
- HC Lugano
- Brynäs IF
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Chicago Blackhawks
Kimmo Timonen is a Finnish defenseman who has played for KalPa and the Philadelphia Flyers. He was drafted by the Flyers in the first round, 18th overall, of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.
Timonen made his debut with KalPa in 1992-93 and helped them reach the playoffs that season. He scored his first professional goal against TPS Turku on 9 December 1993.
In 2002-03, he led all defensemen in scoring with 36 points (11 goals and 25 assists) while playing for Philadelphia during their playoff run to the Stanley Cup Finals.
After seven seasons with Philadelphia, he signed as a free agent with Detroit Red Wings in 2008-09 where he spent two seasons before being traded to Nashville Predators midway through 2010-11 season where he finished out his career playing until 2013–14 campaign when Chicago Blackhawks acquired him from Nashville as part of trade deadline deal.
Also Played For: nashville predators
15. Rick Tocchet
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Pittsburgh Penguins
- Los Angeles Kings
- Boston Bruins
- Washington Capitals
- Phoenix Coyotes
Rick Tocchet was born in Scarborough, Ontario on April 9th of 1964. Tocchet played his minor hockey for the Toronto Marlies and then joined the Philadelphia Flyers organization.
He made his NHL debut with the Flyers in 1985-86 and went on to play twelve seasons with them before joining Pittsburgh in 2004-05 as a free agent. In total, Tocchet recorded 549 points (269 goals, 280 assists) over 1327 games during his career including 16 postseason appearances.
After leaving professional ice hockey Rick became an analyst for Fox Sports North and NBCSN before being named head coach of Arizona Coyotes in May 2017 but was fired after just 43 days into the job。 Rick Tocchet is a retired NHL player who played for the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Arizona Coyotes.
He was also briefly coached by Mike Keenan with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Rick Tocchet enjoyed a successful playing career, winning two Stanley Cups as part of the Tampa Bay Lighting team in 1996 and 2004.
After his playing days ended he went on to become an assistant coach with several teams including the Flyers and Phoenix Coyotes before becoming head coach of the Arizona Coyotes in 2015.
As a player, Rick Tocchet had an accurate shot and was known for his physical play; these qualities have served him well as an assistant coach where he demands high levels of discipline from his players.
In 2002 Rick Tocochet became head coach of the minor league affiliate Tucson Roadrunners where he led them to their first Calder Cup Championship in the 2006-07 season.
After three seasons at Tucson Roadrunners, he moved up to be the head coach of the Philadelphia Phantoms where he remained until being appointed head coach of Team Canada at the World Championships in 2017 which they won gold medal.
Also Played For: pittsburgh penguins
16. Éric Desjardins
Desjardins is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL). Desjardins was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the second round, 42nd overall, at the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his NHL debut with Tampa Bay on November 10, 1993 against Montreal. After playing eight seasons with Tampa Bay, he signed as a free agent with Ottawa in 2003.
In 2006–07 and 2007–08 he won back-to-back Stanley Cup championships with Ottawa as member of their regular defense corps alongside Chris Neil and Erik Karlsson respectively.
On July 1, 2008, Desjardins was traded to Philadelphia along with defenseman Jeff Carter and forward Jaromir Jagr for forward Rick Nash and defenseman Jay McClement.
DesJardin played four more years before retiring following the 2013–14 seasons after 16 seasons in total including 14 consecutive campaigns with at least 20 points apiece registered between 2002–03 and 2011-12—the longest such streak among active players.
Desjardins has also represented Canada numerous times at the international level winning gold medals at both World Championships (2005 & 2009) as well as Olympic Games (2010), a silver medal 2008 World Junior Championship then a bronze medal in 2014. Sochi Olympics where he captained Team Canada to victory over Sweden 4 - 2 in overtime.
Shortly after retiring from professional play ÉricDesJaridns joined forces once again this time coaching minor league affiliate Adirondack Phantoms of AHL helping them win Calder Cup championship in 2017.
17. Ed Van Impe
Van Impe is a retired Canadian ice hockey player and coach. He played for the Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Detroit Red Wings, Cleveland Barons and St.
Louis Blues in the NHL over his career. Van Impe was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a player in 1984 and was also given an award as Coach of the Year in 1990 with Philadelphia Flyers.
After retiring from playing he coached teams including Ottawa Senators (1996-2001), Toronto Maple Leafs (2002-2003) and Buffalo Sabres (2004). In 2009 he became general manager of the ECHL's Norfolk Admirals but resigned after two seasons due to health concerns related to his kidney transplant surgery earlier that year.
As General Manager of the Rochester Americans AHL team since May 2014 Married to Marilyn since 1960.
18. Rod Brind'Amour
Rod Brind'Amour is a veteran centre who has played for the St. Louis Blues, Philadelphia Flyers and Carolina Hurricanes over the course of his 17-year career.
Brind'Amour was drafted by the Blues in 1992 and quickly became a key player on their team, helping them make three Stanley Cup Finals appearances before retiring after the 2007 season.
After retirement, Brind'Amour joined the Hurricanes as an assistant coach under Peter Laviolette and helped lead them to their first ever playoff appearance in 2017.
Rod Brind’Amour is one of only six players in NHL history to score more than 1,000 points (1,077) while playing both left wing and centre ice simultaneously.
He currently serves as an ambassador for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice where he visits regularly with sick children and their families since 2010.
19. Reggie Leach
- 1970–71: Oklahoma City Blazers
- 1971–72: Boston Bruins
- 1971–72: California Golden Seals
- 1972–73: California Golden Seals
- 1973–74: California Golden Seals
Reggie Leach was a prolific scorer in the NHL, amassing 1,374 points over his career. He played for the Buffalo Sabres and Winnipeg Jets before retiring in 1986.
Leach is best known for his time with the Calgary Flames, where he won two Stanley Cups in 1989 and 1990. After retirement, Leach worked as a hockey commentator on Canadian television networks until he retired from that role in 2006.
Reggie Leach was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2009 after being nominated by former Flames teammate Jarome Iginla.
In 2012, Reggie was diagnosed with brain cancer but recovered and returned to work later that year Reggie Leach played for the Boston Bruins, California Golden Seals, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings during his NHL career.
He was drafted third overall in the 1970 NHL Draft by Boston. His best season came with the Flyers in 1977-78 when he recorded 48 points (17 goals and 31 assists).
After playing 17 seasons in the NHL, Reggie retired in 1984. Since retiring from professional hockey, Reggie has worked as a broadcaster for CBC Sports and is currently an assistant coach with his sons' minor league teams.
Also Played For: california golden seals best player
20. James van Riemsdyk
James van Riemsdyk is a veteran player in the NHL who has spent most of his career with the Philadelphia Flyers. Van Riemsdyk was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in 2004 and played for them until he was traded to Philadelphia in 2012.
He has scored over 100 points three times, including a career-high 74 goals in 2013-14 season with the Flyers. Van Riemsdyk is also good at faceoffs, having won more than 60 percent of his draws during his NHL career thusfar.
Injuries have hampered him somewhat recently, though he still managed to score 23 goals last season despite not being at his best physically.
He will be an important part of the Flyers’ offense next season as they look to challenge for playoff spots once again; however, injury concerns may prevent that from happening completely this time around.
21. Mike Richards
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Los Angeles Kings
- Washington Capitals
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 24th overall, 2003
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Olympic Winter Games: 2010 Vancouver
- World Junior Championships:
- 2005 United States
- 2004 Finland
Richards was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round, #22 overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. Richards had a breakout season with the Flyers in 2007-08, scoring 36 goals and 83 points.
He helped lead Philly to their first ever Stanley Cup Final appearance that year. Richards signed with Los Angeles Kings as a free agent prior to the 2010-11 season and played two seasons there before being traded to Washington at the 2016 trade deadline.
In his time with Washington, Richards has been one of their most reliable players both on and off the ice, posting 74 points (27G/49A) in 82 games over two seasons with them.
Richards is set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason and will likely receive interest from several teams once he becomes available on July 1st.
Also Played For: 2011–12 nhl season
22. Jeremy Roenick
Jeremy Roenick is a retired American professional ice hockey player. He played his entire NHL career with the Chicago Blackhawks, and was part of their Stanley Cup championship teams in 1999 and 2010.
Roenick also won a gold medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics as part of the United States men's national ice hockey team. After ending his playing career, he became an analyst for NBC Sports Network and has also coached several amateur hockey teams in Illinois.
In 2012, Roenick was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame Jeremy Roenick was born on September 27th, 1967 in Santa Clara, California. He played his first NHL game with the Chicago Blackhawks on October 10th, 1988 and went on to play 917 games over 11 seasons with the team.
Roenick is a three-time Stanley Cup champion (1988, 1991, 2003) and won an Olympic gold medal in 2002 as part of Team USA. In 2009 he retired from professional hockey after playing for the San Jose Sharks but has since returned to action and currently plays for HC Davos in Switzerland's top league Eishockey League (EL).
Jeremy Roenick is one of only six players ever to score more than 500 goals and win at least one MVP award during their career - he accomplished this twice (1996–97; 1998–99).
The former Boston Bruins captain has been married to actress Shari Belafonte since 2001 and they have two children together: daughter Lily Rose Belle (born December 2nd, 2006) and son Miles Jacob Roenick IV (born May 4th 2016).
23. Daniel Brière
Daniel Brière is a Canadian centerman who has played in the NHL for Philadelphia, Phoenix and Buffalo. He was drafted by the Flyers in the second round of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
Briere established himself as an important player on Philadelphia's top line during the 2006-07 season, scoring 25 goals and 54 points while helping lead Philly to their first Stanley Cup appearance since 1975.
After spending two seasons with Phoenix, he signed with Buffalo in 2009 and helped them reach the Eastern Conference Finals that year before being traded to SC Bern of Switzerland at the trade deadline.
In 2013, Brière returned to North America and signed with Eisbären Berlin of Germany where he led his team in scoring throughout most of his tenure there before retiring following the 2017–18 season.
24. Keith Primeau
Keith Primeau is a former NHL centre who played for the Detroit Red Wings, Hartford Whalers and Carolina Hurricanes. He was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the third round of the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
Keith Primeau has won two Stanley Cup championships with Detroit (1997, 2002) and one with Carolina (2005). He also played in five All-Star Games and earned three Selke Awards as the league's best defensive forward.
In 2009, he announced his retirement from professional hockey after 15 seasons in the league Keith Primeau played for the Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings during his NHL career. Keith Primeau was drafted 3rd overall in the 1990 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings.
Keith Primeau won a World Championship with Canada in 1997. After playing 14 seasons in the NHL, Keith Primeau retired from professional hockey 2005. In 2006, Keith Primeau became head coach of the Quebec Remparts of Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).
He remained head coach of Quebec until he was fired after just five games into the 2013-14 season due to poor team performance and lackluster attendance figures at home games.
25. Scott Hartnell
- Nashville Predators
- Philadelphia Flyers
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 6th overall, 2000
Scott Hartnell is a left wing who has played for the Columbus Blue Jackets, Philadelphia Flyers and Ottawa Senators. He was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Hartnell made his NHL debut with Columbus in 2003 and spent most of his time there until he was traded to Philadelphia in 2007. In 2008, Hartnell signed with Ottawa as a free agent and spent four seasons there before being traded to Colorado in 2013.
After playing one season with Colorado, Hartnell returned to Ottawa where he retired after the 2016–17 season. Scott Hartnell has won two Stanley Cup rings – with Columbus in 2004 and Philadelphia in 2012 – as well as an Olympic gold medal (with Canada) at hockey's highest level."
Hartnell started out playing minor hockey for Regina Pats Midget AAA team followed by major midget AAA team Lloydminster Bobcats then joined Prince Albert Raiders WHL squad from 1996-1998 scoring 120 points (51g-69a) over three seasons.
Selected 209th overall by Columbus in 2002 NHL draft,he would spend 4 years mostly on their farm systems before making it up to play 82 games for them during 2006-2007 posting 16 goals & 36 assists and earning rookie of year honors.
While leading AHL’s Springfield Falcons both regular season & playoffs scoring 39 goals 111 pts 136 penalty minutes also winning Calder cup championship that same year.
Signed w/ PHI prior to 07-08 campaign posting 21 goals 43 assists 69 points 102 PIM 76 GP appearing vs NYR Rangers 08 Stanley Cup Finals losing 6 games 1 OT “Scott had some great chemistry early on against.
New York which lead into him being mentioned amongst possible candidates when questions were raised about Jeff Carter trade potential going into the postseason.
Hartnell scored 9 game winner s including game 7 OT winner vs Boston Bruins March 15 2010 helping propel Flyers past defending champions 2OT setting up Vinny Lecavalier goal giving Philly its first professional sports title since 1976.
Led all playoff scorers w/ 13 pts 3rd among forwards behind only Richards (16pts) & Kovalchuk (15 pts). Played the entire 06-07 postseason and missed 03 duet t back surgery however led.
Falcon's league-leading offense averaging nearly 2 GPG every other contest (.929 Sv%) becoming just 3rd player ever stat CWHL career highs totals 75GP 17G 46A 61 PTS allowing 34 shots per 80.
26. Chris Pronger
- 1990–91: Stratford Cullitons
- 1991–92: Peterborough
- 1992–93: Peterborough
- 1993–94: Hartford Whalers
- 1994–95: Hartford Whalers
- 1995–96: St. Louis Blues
- 1996–97: St. Louis Blues
Chris Pronger is a former NHL defenceman who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2015. He played his entire career with the Hartford Whalers, St.
Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, and Anaheim Ducks. His best years were with the Oilers where he won two Stanley Cups (1997 and 2005). In 2009 he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis which ended his playing career soon after that.
Chris Pronger is an accomplished author having written a book about his life called "Play To Win".
He has also started a foundation to help children living with Multiple Sclerosis and other neuro-disabilities Chris Pronger is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, as well as a Stanley Cup champion and one of the NHL's all-time great defensemen.
He was drafted by the Hartford Whalers with the second overall pick in the 1993 NHL Draft, then spent 11 seasons with them before moving on to play for Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues.
In 2011, he signed with Philadelphia Flyers after being released from his contract with Anaheim Ducks following their playoff elimination at the hands of Los Angeles Kings.
Chris Pronger has been part of Canada's national team since 1994 and played in numerous tournaments including World Championships, Olympics, and World Junior Championships over that period of time.
Also Played For: st louis blues trade
27. Rick MacLeish
Rick MacLeish was a legendary player and coach in the NHL. He is most famous for his time with the Philadelphia Flyers, where he led them to three Stanley Cup championships.
After retiring as a player, MacLeish became an assistant coach with the New York Rangers before joining the Boston Bruins as head coach in 1997. He won two more Stanley Cups during his tenure there, before leaving for Vancouver in 2001.
MacLeish returned to coaching again with Pittsburgh after four years away, winning another Stanley Cup in 2009. He retired from coaching at the end of that season, but remained involved by serving on various committees within hockey organizations.
Rick MacLeish passed away on May 30th 2016 at 66 years old due to complications from Alzheimer's disease Rick MacLeish was a skilled player who excelled in the centre position. He played for Philadelphia Flyers, Hartford Whalers, and Pittsburgh Penguins over his playing career.
In 1984 he was drafted by the Boston Bruins and went on to play there until 1988. After leaving the NHL Rick spent time with HC Davos of Switzerland before retiring from hockey altogether in 1991.
Rick MacLeish is considered one of the best players in Flyers history and has been inducted into both the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and Hockey Hall of Fame.
28. Wade Allison
Wade Allison is a professional ice hockey player who plays for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Wade was drafted by the Jets in the second round, 54th overall, of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
Allison played college hockey with Boston University and helped lead them to back-to-back national championships in his sophomore and junior years. After graduating from BU, he signed an entry level contract with Winnipeg and made his NHL debut during their inaugural season in 2017–18.
In 70 games played over two seasons with Winnipeg, Allison has tallied 10 goals and 24 assists for 36 points while averaging 18:57 minutes per game on ice through 2018–19; however, due to injury he missed significant time this past season playing only 21 total games before being sidelined indefinitely by another knee injury on December 12th.
29. Travis Konecny
- 2012–13: Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs
- 2013–14: Ottawa 67's
- 2014–15: Ottawa 67's
- 2015–16: Ottawa 67's
- 2015–16: Sarnia Sting
- 2016–17: Philadelphia Flyers
- 2017–18: Philadelphia Flyers
Travis Konecny is a 25-year-old forward who was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. He has scored over 100 points in each of his three seasons with the Phantoms, and had 21 goals and 42 assists for 65 points in 2018–19.
Konecny played junior hockey with the London Knights before being drafted by the Flyers, where he spent two years developing under head coach Dave Hakstol before making his professional debut during the 2017–18 season.
In his rookie year, Konecny led all rookies in scoring with 50 points (21 goals, 29 assists) while also appearing in all 82 games for Philly; this earned him an All-Rookie Team nomination as well as Second Team All American honours from College Hockey News magazine.
The following season saw continued success for Travis as he recorded 37 goals and 54 assists for 110 points – placing second overall on team behind Claude Giroux – to win himself a Hart Memorial Trophy nomination as league MVP; additionally.
He made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut against Washington Capitals in Round 1 and contributed four assists through eight games en route to a sixth seed exit at their hands.
Over next two campaigns however things went less smoothly: despite recording career highs 52 points (25 goals, 29 assists) including 12 game-winning markers during Season 73/74 campaign leading PHI towards President's Trophy contention but ultimately disappointed.
After losing Conference Final series 4 vs Tampa Bay Lightning G A P +/- 2PIMS SOG GWG OTW OTL 28 5 10 56 7 53 6 0 0 -1 204 18H 49M 22D 74 87 Average Regular Season Stats Goals
Assists Points PIMS SOG GWG OTW OTL 27 3 9 44 5 51 4 1 0 +1 187 17H 46M 20D 72 85 Playoff stats GP G A PTS +/- PIMS SOG GWG OTW OTL 8 4 6 10 +6 11 2 3 5 192 19H 64M 16D 58 78 Awards & Achievements Rookies' Award(2017).
Calder Memorial Trophy (2018), First Team AHL All Star(2018), Second Team AHL All Star(2019), Hart Memorial Trophy nominee(2018), Second Team AHL All Star nominee(2019).
Also Played For: ottawa 67's
30. Jeff Carter
- NHL team: Pittsburgh Penguins
- Former teams: Philadelphia Flyers
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 11th overall, 2003
- Philadelphia Flyers
Jeff Carter is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Carter was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the first round, 18th overall, at the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
He played three seasons with Boston before being traded to LA along with prospect Matt Frattin in exchange for defenseman Robyn Regehr and draft picks on July 4, 2006. In his nine-year career with LA, he has scored 387 goals and 733 points in 1,077 games played.
He led all players in scoring during both of LA's Stanley Cup Playoff runs from 2012–13 to 2014–15 and helped lead them to their first championship win against Chicago Blackhawks in six games during the 2015 playoffs.
On January 6th 2019 Jeff Carter announced his retirement from professional hockey after 17 years playing professionally including 10 seasons as captain of The Los Angeles Kings.
Also Played For: los angeles kings
31. Sean Couturier
- NHL team: Philadelphia Flyers
- National team: Canada
- NHL Draft: 8th overall, 2011
- Philadelphia Flyers
Sean Couturier was born in Phoenix, Arizona on December 7th, 1992. He played for the Philadelphia Flyers from 2012-2015 and then signed with the New York Rangers in 2016.
In 2018 he returned to Philadelphia and has since been a key part of their offence. Sean is a skilled playmaker who can create chances for himself or others and is also not afraid of physicality in his game.
He has been selected to participate in several NHL All-Star games and was awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy as MVP of the 2017 playoffs after leading Philly to their first championship since 1975. Sean Couturier was drafted 8th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
He played his first professional season with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the AHL, and made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut during the 2012–13 season. In 2014, he helped lead Canada to a silver medal at the World Junior Championship.
The following year, he earned a spot on Team North America for their inaugural appearance at the World Cup of Hockey, scoring 3 goals in 5 games as Canada went undefeated en route to winning gold medal.
He has been an immediate impact player for Philadelphia since joining them in 2015-16, leading all rookies with 44 points in 54 games that season and helping lead them to their first Stanley Cup championship since 1975-76.
Also Played For: 2019–20 nhl season
32. Jakub Voráček
- 2005–06: HC Rabat Kladno
- 2006–07: Halifax Mooseheads
- 2007–08: Halifax Mooseheads
- 2008–09: Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2009–10: Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2010–11: Columbus Blue Jackets
- 2011–12: Philadelphia Flyers
- 2012–13: HC Lev Praha
- 2012–13: Philadelphia Flyers
Jakub Voráček is a 33-year-old right winger who currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers. Voracek was drafted by the Flyers in 2007, and has since played over 550 games in the NHL.
He originally played as a forward, but he has recently transitioned to playing on the right wing due to his ability to create offence from that position.
Voracek is known for his hard work ethic, as well as his puck possession skills which enable him to create chances for himself and others on the ice.
He has won two Stanley Cups with Philadelphia (in 2011 and 2018), and also represented Czech Republic at both the Olympics (2008) and World Championships (2013).
In 2017, he became an unrestricted free agent after five seasons with Philadelphia, but re-signed with them shortly afterwards Jakub Voráček was drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2007 and has since played for HC Kladno, HC Lev Praha, and Philadelphia Flyers.
Voráček is known for his speed and playmaking ability on the ice. He has represented his country at multiple tournaments such as the World Championships and Olympics.
Voráček will be looking to continue his successful NHL career when he joins the Chicago Blackhawks this upcoming season.
Also Played For: nhl 17
33. Dave Schultz
Schultz was a left wing for the Philadelphia Flyers from 1970 to 1978. During that time, he scored 211 goals and 375 points in 715 games. Schultz also played for the Vancouver Canucks, Detroit Red Wings, Calgary Flames and Hartford Whalers during his NHL career.
After retiring as an active player, Schultz became a head coach in the Canadian Hockey League with the Ottawa 67's and Toronto Stouffville Warriors before being fired after two seasons each.
In 2002, Schultz was inducted into the National Hockey League Hall of Fame as part of its first class of inductionees - including Wayne Gretzky and Gordie Howe - which marked only the second time that both players had been inducted into hockey's highest honor at once (the other occasion being Larry Robinson).
Dave is currently living in retirement near Waldheim, Saskatchewan with his wife Kathy and their three children; daughter Breanne is married to former NHL goaltender.
Curtis Joseph while sons Riley (a professional lacrosse player) and Ryder are both aspiring hockey players themselves Dave has remained involved in coaching throughout his career since hanging up his skates; most recently he served as an assistant coach for Team Canada at this year's World Cup of Hockey.
34. Ivan Provorov
- 2013–14: Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
- 2014–15: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 2015–16: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 2016–17: Philadelphia Flyers
Ivan Provorov is a Russian born player who was drafted 8th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
He has played for both Yaroslavl and CSKA Moscow, before joining the Flyers' AHL affiliate Lehigh Valley Phantoms this past season.
At 6’1″ and 185 pounds, he is an imposing defender with excellent skating ability and puck handling skills which makes him very difficult to beat one-on-one.
His offensive game still needs some work but his potential is immense and he could be a top defenseman in the NHL within several years time if he continues to develop at his current rate.
As a member of Russia's World Junior Championshipwinning team in 2015, Ivan showed that he has what it takes to compete at the highest level on international ice arenas; something which will definitely bode well for him as he aims to make an impact in North America next season with Philadelphia.
Also Played For: nhl 22 best young players
35. Morgan Frost
Morgan Frost is a highly touted prospect in the hockey world, and was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.
Morgan frost has already established himself as one of the top players in his age group, playing for both Team Canada at under-18 and under-19 level, as well as leading Lehigh Valley Phantoms to their first Calder Cup victory.
In addition to his prodigious play on ice, Frost is also an outstanding student who holds a 4.0 GPA at Boston University - where he played last season before being drafted into pro hockey - making him one of the most polished young prospects around.
With continued success in professional hockey and strong academic credentials, Morgan Frost looks like a player with huge potential who will only continue to improve over time.
36. Joe Watson
Joe Watson was born in Smithers, British Columbia on July 6, 1943. Joe is a retired professional wrestler and actor. He began his wrestling career in the early 1960s as part of promoter Don Leo Jonathan's Vancouver territory before moving to the United States in 1964 and becoming one of the most successful wrestlers of his era, working for Vince McMahon Sr.'s World Wide Wrestling Federation (WWWF).
In 1977 he returned to Canada where he worked for Stampede Wrestling until 1984 when he retired from wrestling altogether. Since then Joe has continued to act, appearing in such films as "The Karate Kid" and "Death Proof".
He has two children - son Cody and daughter Brandi - both of whom are also professional wrestlers currently performing under their father's name with WWE Ring Of Honor promotion or various independent promotions across North America.
Joe Watson passed away at age 79 on January 16th 2019 after a long battle with liver cancer.
37. Wayne Simmonds
Wayne Simmonds is a right wing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was drafted by the team in 2007 and has since been one of their most consistent players, scoring over 100 points each season.
Wayne Simmonds is known for his speed and shooting ability, which have both helped him score many goals and win awards throughout his career. In 2012, he was named to the NHL All-Star Game as a replacement for an injured Sidney Crosby.
Wayne Simmonds is married with two children and lives in Maple Shade Township, New Jersey with his family Wayne Simmonds is a skilled forward who has played in the NHL for six seasons.
Wayne Simmonds was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in 2007 and he has since played for them, Philadelphia Flyers, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres.
Wayne Simmonds is known for his speed, strength and ability to score goals. He also received multiple honors throughout his career including being named to the All-Star team twice and winning a Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2015.
Wayne Simmonds will be playing his ninth season with the Philadelphia Flyers this year and he is looking to lead them back to glory after they missed out on qualifying for playoffs last year.
38. Pelle Lindbergh
Pelle Lindbergh was a goaltender who played for the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1980s. He died of lymphoma at 26 years old, and is remembered as one of the best goalies to ever play in the NHL.
Pelle Lindbergh was born on May 24th, 1959 in Stockholm, Sweden. He started playing hockey while he was still a child, and eventually ended up playing for AIK IF in Sweden's top league.
In 1979, Pelle Lindbergh joined the Philadelphia Flyers organization as an undrafted free agent; however it wasn't until 1984 that he made his debut with the team (he only played 3 games).
His most successful season came in 1985 when he led all goaltenders with 33 wins; this helped him win both Rookie of The Year and Most Valuable Player awards that year - something which he never forgot or forgot about.
Unfortunately, Pelle Lindbergh would die from lymphoma just two years after winning MVP honors; at age 26 it was truly tragic news for everyone involved with hockey and sports fans around the world alike.
39. Paul Holmgren
Paul Holmgren is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played for the Minnesota Fighting Saints. He was born on December 2, 1955 in Saint Paul, Minnesota and grew up there.
Holmgren started his career as an amateur with the Saint John Flames of the AHL before being drafted by the Minnesota North Stars in 1977.
After two seasons with North Stars he was traded to Philadelphia Flyers where he spent 10 years playing until 1993-94 season when he was traded to Hartford Whalers along with Ken Linseman and Mike Ricci for Rick MacLeish and Randy McKay .
In 1997-98 season Holmgren returned to Minneapolis where he finished his career playing for the IHL's Fort Wayne Komets from 1998 until 2001 before retiring at age 38 due to injury.
He has been a commentator for NHL games since 2003-04 season and currently works as an analyst on Fox Sports Midwest broadcasts. He married fellow former NHL player Barb Underhill in 1984; they have one daughter together.
40. Joel Farabee
Joel Farabee is a 22-year-old forward who was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. He played his junior hockey with the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).
In 2018, he led all rookies in scoring for both the Flyers and their AHL affiliate, Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Farabee has also represented Team USA at several international tournaments, most notably playing on Team USA's silver medal winning team at the 2017 World Juniors Championship where he won MVP honours as well as being named to tournament All-Star team.
His strengths include strong skating ability and an accurate shot from distance which makes him a threat even when not positioned in front of the net himself; additionally, he is known for his tenacious play around opposing goaltenders and defensive pairs.
41. Brayden Schenn
- 2007–08: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 2008–09: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 2009–10: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 2009–10: Los Angeles Kings
- 2010–11: Los Angeles Kings
- 2010–11: Manchester Monarchs
- 2010–11: Brandon Wheat Kings
- 2010–11: Saskatoon Blades
Brayden Schenn is a Canadian centre who has played for the St. Louis Blues and Philadelphia Flyers in his career to date. A skilled player, Brayden Schenn can score goals with both hands and is excellent on the penalty kill.
Selected by the St. Louis Blues in the first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Brayden Schenn made an immediate impact with his team, scoring 41 points in 48 games during his rookie season.
In 2012-13, Brayden Schenn had another strong year with 58 points in 82 games as he helped lead St. Louis to their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1970-71 However they were beaten by Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in the final game of that series.
Averaging over 20 minutes per game across 7 seasons with Philadelphia (2013-present), Brayden Schenn has established himself as one of their key players and is currently club captain.
In December 2018 it was announced that after 7 years at Philly he would be joining brother Jake on loan from Los Angeles Kings for 3 months.
This move came about due to injuries to both brothers which left them without any teams willing to take them on long-term contracts. Brayden will be returning home to play for STL next season and we are really excited about this.
Also Played For: 2017–18 nhl season
42. Gary Dornhoefer
Gary Dornhoefer is a retired ice hockey player. He played for the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, and Philadelphia Flyers in his career. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1990.
He currently resides in Kitchener, Ontario with his wife Laurie and their two children. Gary is an avid golfer who has won numerous awards over the years including three Canadian Golf Association (CGA) Men's Amateur Championships (in 1965, 1966 & 1967).
In 2003 he donated $1 million to help build a new arena for the Kitchener Rangers minor hockey team which had been struggling financially due to rising costs associated with operating an indoor facility.
Gary served as head coach of both Canada’s National men’s team at four World championships (1999-2002), winning one gold medal as well as coaching Team Canada to victory at The World Cup Of Hockey 2016, becoming only the second person ever after Scotty Bowman to win Olympic Gold Medal while coaching Team Canada.
43. Pelle Eklund
Eklund was born on March 22nd, 1963 in Solna, Sweden and played his entire career in the Swedish Hockey League. Eklund was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 8th round of the 1982 NHL Entry Draft but never played a game with them.
He then moved to Europe where he spent most of his time playing for Luleå HF before joining AIK in 2004 as their new head coach and top scorer.
Eklund retired from professional hockey after one season with AIK and now works as an assistant coach for HV71 of the Swedish Elite League Pelle Eklund is considered one of Sweden's greatest ever players and won a silver medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics, two bronze medals at World Championships (1985 & 1987) and three gold medals at European Championships (1986-1988).
44. Ilkka Sinisalo
Ilkka Sinisalo was a Finnish professional ice hockey player who played for the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks. Ilkka Sinisalo was born on July 10, 1958 in Valkeakoski, Finland.
He died on April 5, 2017 at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. Ilkka Sinisaloo had an illustrious career in the NHL where he scored 312 goals and 501 assists over 14 seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, Hartford Whalers, Vancouver Canucks and Anaheim Ducks respectively.
He also won two Stanley Cups as part of the Blackhawks squad in 1995 and 2010 along with five other trophies including three Art Ross Trophies (most points scored), two Hart Memorial Trophies (MVPs) and one Lester B Pearson Award (playoff MVP).
Ilkka Sinisaloo is considered by many to be one of Finland's greatest-ever players having helped his country win gold medals at both the World Championships (four times) and Olympic Games (two times).
As well as being hailed as one of Finland's all-time greats, Ilkka Sinisaloo is also remembered fondly by fellow NHL players who paid tribute to him following his death stating that "he was just such a good guy".
45. Tom Bladon
Tom Bladon was born on December 29, 1952 in Edmonton, Alberta. He is 6'1" and weighs 195 pounds. He played defence for the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers from 1971 to 1978.
His best year statistically was 1975-76 when he recorded 14 points (5 goals, 9 assists) in 76 games played.
After his playing career ended, Tom became a scout with the Flyers until 1985 and then worked as an assistant coach with their minor league affiliate in Hershey from 1986 to 1992 before retiring completely in 1993 He was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1972 NHL Draft.
He played for the Oilers, Jets, Red Wings and Adirondack Red Wings during his playing career. Tom Bladon won a Stanley Cup with Edmonton in 1979. He retired from professional hockey in 1981 after playing 156 games.
46. Carter Hart
- 2013–14: Everett Silvertips
- 2014–15: Everett Silvertips
- 2015–16: Everett Silvertips
- 2016–17: Everett Silvertips
- 2017–18: Everett Silvertips
- 2018–19: Lehigh Valley Phantoms
Carter Hart is a young goaltender who has been playing professionally since age 18. He was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the first round, 26th overall, of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
Hart played his junior hockey with the Tri-City Americans and Lethbridge Hurricanes before joining the University of Denver Pioneers for their final season in 2017-18.
Hart was named to Hockey East's First All Star Team as a freshman at DU and finished second in voting for Rookie of The Year behind Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak.
In 58 games played during his rookie campaign with Colorado (tied for third most on team), he had a 2.14 goals against average and .924 save percentage which earned him WCHA Player of The Week honors twice (Week 4 & 14).
Hart signed an entry level contract with Calgary on July 1, 2019 and will report to their AHL affiliate, the Stockton Heat this coming season where he'll likely be backup to Mike Smith.
Also Played For: everett silvertips
47. Murray Craven
Murray Craven is a retired professional ice hockey player who played for the Detroit Red Wings. He was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada on July 20th, 1964 and began playing organized hockey at an early age.
Craven turned professional with the Detroit Red Wings in 1983 and spent most of his career with them before retiring in 2000. He represented Canada at several international tournaments including the World Championships and Olympic Games where he won a silver medal in 1998.
After retirement from hockey, Craven worked as a color commentator for Hockey Night In Canada alongside Don Cherry before taking up a position as head coach of HC Davos of Switzerland's National League A (NLA) in 2014-15 season Murray Craven was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 17th round of the 1982 NHL Draft.
He played for five different teams during his playing career, including stints with the Philadelphia Flyers, Hartford Whalers, Vancouver Canucks and Chicago Blackhawks. Craven retired from hockey after a 2000 season with the San Jose Sharks.
After retiring from hockey, he became a broadcaster for Fox Sports North and worked as an analyst on their broadcasts of games involving Canadian teams.
48. Bob Kelly
Bob Kelly is a retired left wing player who played in the NHL for 17 seasons. He was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins, but he spent most of his career with the Philadelphia Flyers.
In 1975-76, Bob Kelly led all rookies in scoring with 47 points and helped lead Philadelphia to their first ever Stanley Cup Finals appearance. After retiring from playing hockey, Bob Kelly became a commentator for ESPN and Fox Sports 1 covering various pro sports leagues including the NBA, MLB, Champions League soccer and more.
On May 10th, 2018 it was announced that BobKelly had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and would not be returning to work after retirement as a commentator next season due to his illness.
Despite being diagnosed with cancer at an early stage, Bob Kelly remains positive about his future and continues to fight against this disease despite having little time left on earth.
49. Kevin Hayes
Kevin Hayes is a very skilled and versatile center who has spent his entire career playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. Hayes was drafted in the first round, 16th overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
He made his NHL debut with the Flyers during the 2011-12 season and has since become an integral part of their lineup. In 2018-19, he led all forwards in points (41) while also recording a team best +27 rating, along with 71 assists over 82 games played.
Hayes will continue to be one of Philly's key cogs as they look to make another run at becoming Stanley Cup Champions this season. Hayes was drafted 24th overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2010 NHL Draft. Hayes played college hockey at Boston University before being drafted by Philadelphia Flyers in 2012.
Hayes signed with Winnipeg Jets as a free agent in 2016 and has since played for them through the current season, registering 19 goals and 42 assists for 61 points total in his career to date.
Hayes made his international debut with United States men's national ice hockey team at the 2014 World Championships where they won silver medal.
Hayes is currently contracted to play with Chicago Blackhawks for another three seasons after signing an extension late into the 2017-2018 season.
50. Mikael Renberg
Renberg was born on May 5th, 1972 in Piteå, Sweden. He played right wing for Luleå HF before being traded to the Philadelphia Flyers in 2000. Renberg then moved on to play for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Phoenix Coyotes before joining the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2009.
Renberg represented Sweden at several international tournaments including the 1998 Winter Olympics and 2002 World Cup of Hockey where he helped lead his country to a Silver medal finish in 2002.
Renberg retired from professional hockey following the 2013-14 season with Skellefteå AIK after playing over 1000 games during his career Mikael Renberg played for the Philadelphia Flyers for eight seasons and recorded 263 points in 448 games.
He was drafted by the Flyers with the 40th overall pick in 1990. Renberg represented Sweden at several international tournaments, including Worlds Championships, World Juniors, and Ice Hockey World Cup. Mikael retired from professional ice hockey after playing his final season with HC Davos of Switzerland in 2009-10.
51. André Dupont
André Dupont was a defender who played for the Montreal Canadiens and Quebec Nordiques. He is best known for his time with the Canadiens, where he won two Stanley Cups in 1986 and 1993.
After retiring from playing, Dupont became a scout with the team before moving on to be an assistant coach in 1998. In 2002, Dupont was named head coach of the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs, but lasted only one season before being fired due to poor results; this would be his last coaching position.
Since then, he has worked as a television analyst for various events including Habs games on RDS and TSN Radio broadcasts during playoff contests.
He also does public speaking engagements around hockey-related topics and is currently an ambassador for minor hockey in Quebec City. In January 2016 it was announced that André Dupont had been diagnosed with late-stage pancreatic cancer which he later passed away from at age 73 on July 27th of that year.
. . The Philadelphia Flyers are a beloved team in the National Hockey League, and they have produced some of the best players in league history. Some of their most famous alumni include Bobby Clarke, Guy Lafleur, Rick MacLeish, and Bernie Parent.
These legends helped lead the Flyers to multiple Stanley Cup championships over the years.