A Proud History: Who Is the Greatest Flyer of All-Time?

November 7th, 2009 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Written By: Mark “The Hard Hitter” Ritter

Throughout the years, there has not been very many NHL franchises that could boast the quality lineups that the Philadelphia Flyers has put out on the ice.

Year after year, decade after decade, the Flyers were able to find a few diamonds in the rough, more than their fair share of franchise players and a few Hall of Fame inductees along the way.

Bobby Clarke, Bernie Parent, Bill Barber, Mark Howe, Tim Kerr, Eric Lindros, Brian Propp, (Richard) ‘Rick’ Macleish, John Leclair, Eric Desjardins, Reggie Leach, Mark Recchi, Rick Tocchet, Ron Hextall and Gary Dornhoefer, make up an impressive list of all-time Flyers.

It’s always tough to pick an NHL franchises best player of all-time. Father time makes it impossible for us to compare players in real-time and, sometimes the stats do not tell the whole story.

When you consider the impressive list of players above, one thing is clear. Every one of those players would be welcome on any NHL roster in any era and every one of them deserves his place amongst the Flyers best players of all-time. Question is, who was the best?

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