6. Neal Broten
A member of the famed U.S. 1980 Olympic Gold Medal winning team, Neal Broten would later make history as the first American born player to crack the 100 Point total in a season.  Arguably one of the best American players of the 1980’s, Broten would score 867 Points over his Minnesota/Dallas career and would average more than a Point per Game in five seasons.  He would also represent the North Stars in two All Star Games. 

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Center
  • Acquired: Drafted in the 2nd Round, 42nd Overall 8/9/79.
  • Departed:

    Signed as a Free Agent with the Detroit Red Wings 8/5/10.

    Acquired (2): Claimed off of Waivers from the Los Angeles Kings 1/28/97.

    Departed (2): Retired after the 1996/97 Season.

  • Games Played: 992
  • Notable Statistics: 274 Goals
    593 Assists
    867 Points
    535 PIM
    .87 PPG
    +22 Plus/Minus
    59.5 Point Shares
    79 Points in 115 Playoff Games
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All Star (1983 & 1986)

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