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Bobby Clarke Biography
Bobby Clarke was born August 13, 1949 and is a Canadianformer professional ice hockey centre who played his entire National HockeyLeague (NHL) career with the Philadelphia Flyers and is currently an executivewith the team. During his 15 season playing career, he led the Flyers to twoStanley Cups and was awarded the Hart Trophy as league MVP three times. A 1987inductee into the Hockey Hall of Fame, Clarke was rated number 24 on The HockeyNews' list of The Top 100 NHL Players of All-Time in 1998.
A talented playmaker, he had three 100-point seasons, twiceled the league in assists, and played in eight NHL All-Star Games. He was alsoa great defensive player, a great checker, and one of the best in the face-offcircle. One of the game's great leaders, Clarke was the captain of thenotorious Broad Street Bullies during their heyday in the mid-1970s. TheBullies were a reflection of their captain, who had a tireless work ethic and astrong will to win even if it meant breaking the rules] The latter, somesay, is exemplified best by Clarke's infamous slash to the ankle of ValeriKharlamov during the Summit Series in 1972, which is still a source of controversyto the present day.
Clarke retired following the 198384 season with 358 goalsand 852 assists for a total of 1210 points in 1144 games, and immediatelybecame general manager of the Flyers. He spent 19 of the following 23 seasonsas a GM of the Flyers, also briefly serving as GM of the Minnesota North Starsand Florida Panthers, and reached the Stanley Cup Finals three times with theFlyers and once with Minnesota. His time as an NHL GM had its share ofcontroversy, perhaps none greater than the rift between him and star playerEric Lindros during the late 1990s and early 2000s. He resigned from the GMposition less than a month into the 200607 season and is currently the FlyersSenior Vice President.
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