18. Joe Watson
Joe Watson was chosen by Philadelphia in the Expansion Draft from the Boston Bruins and the original Flyer would become a stabilizing blueline presence from day one of the organization.  Watson would be named to two All Star Games and he was a large part of the team’s Stanley Cup win in both 1974 and 1975. 

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defence
  • Acquired: Claimed from the Boston Bruins in the Expansion Draft 6/6/67.
  • Departed: Traded to the Colorado Rockies for Cash 8/31/78.
  • Games Played: 746
  • Notable Statistics: 36 Goals
    162 Assists
    198 Points
    399 PIM
    .27 PPG
    +188 Plus/Minus
    56.0 Point Shares
    15 Points in 84 Playoff Games
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup (1974 & 1975)

    All Star (1974 & 1977)
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