20. Ed Van Impe
A three time All Star as a Philadelphia Flyers, Ed Van Impe would probably tell you himself that he was not blessed with a lot of offensive skill or fancy moves but what he did have was a plethora of toughness and a determination to keep the puck from reaching the net at all cost.  Van Impe excelled at blocking shots and working the corners and stifling offensive rushes.  The member of the Broad Street Bullies would win back-to-back Stanley Cups in the 1970 and he as a top ten finisher twice in Defensive Point Shares.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defence
  • Acquired: Selected from the Chicago Blackhawks in the Expansion Draft 6/6/67.
  • Departed: Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins with Bobby Taylor for Gary Inness and Cash 3/19/76.
  • Games Played: 620
  • Notable Statistics: 19 Goals
    107 Assists
    126 Points
    891 PIM
    .20 PPG
    +68 Plus/Minus
    39.7 Point Shares
    12 Points in 57 Playoff Games
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Stanley Cup Champion (1974 & 1975)

    All Star (1969, 1974 & 1975)
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