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01-22-2013, 06:23 PM
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tony d
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With pick 16 in the 2013 ATD, the Baltimore Blades select Centre Bobby Clarke



Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-10 ▪ Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: August 13, 1949 in Flin Flon, Manitoba

Some stats on Clarke:

-358 Goals, 852 Assists for 1210 points in 1144 Career Games
- 119 Points in 136 Career Playoff Games
- 8 All Star Game Appearances
- 3 Hart Trophy Wins
- 2 Time League Leader in Assists
- Twice led league in Short Handed Goals
- 2 Time Stanley Cup Champ (1974, 1975)
- 7 Top 10 Finishes in Points for a Season
- 6 Seasons of 10 or more Power Play Goals
- Inducted to Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987

Joe Pelletier:

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No hockey player worked harder than Bobby Clarke, the tenacious leader of the Philadelphia Flyers for 15 enjoyable years. As a result, no one personified the Philadelphia Flyers better.

A wonderful talent blessed with great vision and playmaking skills, Clarke is better remembered for his physical talents - a relentless work ethic, a powerful leadership presence, and an unquenchable thirst to win complete with a willingness to do anything it took to capture victory.
Legends Of Hockey One On One With Bobby Clarke

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Philadelphia continued to be a threat every season Clarke played for them. His on-ice leadership was inscrutable,
Legends Of Hockey:

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It was no surprise when in the summer of 1972 the head coach of Team Canada, undrafted, named Bobby Clarke as one of the first candidates for the Summit Series against the USSR.
Really glad to have Clarke on the team. The guy is rightfully recognized as a great player. He may not have been the best offensive player available at #16 but I'll take his leadership and smarts for the game along with his decent offensive game.

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