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Canada Italy Phil Esposito
a.k.a. "Philip Esposito"
#77 New York Rangers / NHL - 80/81
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Last added: Hugo Kraus
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mathias Bau Hansen 13 10 8 18
2. Lucas Andersen 14 9 8 17
3. Patrick Bjorkstrand 13 8 8 16
4. Søren Nielsen 12 6 10 16
5. Felix Maegaard Scheel 12 6 9 15
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
79
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Contribution to U.S. Hockey (Lester Patrick Trophy) 1
6-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 6
5-time NHL Most Points (Art Ross Trophy) 5
2-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 2
2-time NHL MVP Selected by NHLPA (Ted Lindsay Award) 2
2-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2

Brother: Tony Esposito
Son-in-Law: Aleksandr Selivanov
Grandsons: Niko Selivanov, Rocco Selivanov

Esposito scored 717 goals and 1,590 points over 18 years with the Black Hawks, Bruins, and Rangers. Phil was a 6x Rocket Richard winner and won the Stanley Cup twice as well.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1959-60 Sault Ste. Marie Algoma NOJHA - - - - - |
1960-61 Sarnia Legionnaires WOJBHL 32 47 61 108 - |
1961-62 St. Catharines Teepees OHA-Jr. 49 32 39 71 54 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 9
Sault Ste. Marie Thunderbirds EPHL 6 0 3 3 2 |
1962-63 St. Louis Braves EPHL 71 36 54 90 51 |
1963-64 St. Louis Braves CPHL 43 26 54 80 65 |
Chicago Black Hawks NHL 27 3 2 5 2 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
1964-65 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 23 32 55 44 | Playoffs 13 3 3 6 15
1965-66 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 69 27 26 53 49 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 2
1966-67 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 69 21 40 61 40 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 7
1967-68 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 74 35 49 84 21 19 | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 0
1968-69 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 74 49 77 126 79 56 | Playoffs 10 8 10 18 8
1969-70 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 76 43 56 99 50 28 | Playoffs 14 13 14 27 16
1970-71 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 78 76 76 152 71 71 | Playoffs 7 3 7 10 6
1971-72 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 76 66 67 133 76 55 | Playoffs 15 9 15 24 24
1972-73 Boston Bruins “A” NHL 78 55 75 130 87 16 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 2
1973-74 Boston Bruins NHL 78 68 77 145 58 51 | Playoffs 16 9 5 14 25
1974-75 Boston Bruins NHL 79 61 66 127 62 18 | Playoffs 3 4 1 5 0
1975-76 Boston Bruins NHL 12 6 10 16 8 -1 |
New York Rangers “C” NHL 62 29 38 67 28 -39 |
1976-77 New York Rangers “C” NHL 80 34 46 80 52 -28 |
Canada CC 7 4 3 7 0 2 |
Canada “C” WC 10 7 3 10 14 |
1977-78 New York Rangers “C” NHL 79 38 43 81 53 -22 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 5
1978-79 New York Rangers NHL 80 42 36 78 37 -1 | Playoffs 18 8 12 20 20
1979-80 New York Rangers NHL 80 34 44 78 73 -13 | Playoffs 9 3 3 6 8
1980-81 New York Rangers NHL 41 7 13 20 20 -13 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1972-73 Canada Summit Summit72 8 7 6 13 15 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1980-81 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach Replaced André Beaulieu midseason
1986-87 New York Rangers NHL GM/Head Coach Replaced Tom Webster as HC; 24-19-0
1987-88 New York Rangers NHL General Manager
1988-89 New York Rangers NHL General Manager
1992-93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL President
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL General Manager
1993-94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL President
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL General Manager
1994-95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL President
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL General Manager
1995-96 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL President
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL General Manager
1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL President
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL General Manager
1997-98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL President
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL General Manager
2001-02 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL Franchise Owner
2002-03 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL Franchise Owner
2003-04 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL Franchise Owner
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 7 4 3 7 1.00 0 2 | 0
CPHL 1 43 26 54 80 1.86 65 - | 0
EPHL 2 77 36 57 93 1.21 53 - | 0
NHL 18 1282 717 873 1590 1.24 910 197 | 15 130 61 76 137 1.05 138 -
NOJHA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
OHA-Jr. 1 49 32 39 71 1.45 54 - | 1 6 1 4 5 0.83 9 -
Summit72 1 8 7 6 13 1.63 15 2 | 0
WC 1 10 7 3 10 1.00 14 - | 0
WOJBHL 1 32 47 61 108 3.38 - - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ken Hodge (F) 1961-1978 15 Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, St. Catharines Teepees
Dallas Smith (D) 1967-1978 11 Boston Bruins, Canada, New York Rangers
Carol Vadnais (D) 1971-1981 10 Boston Bruins, Canada, Canada, New York Rangers
Fred Stanfield (F) 1961-1973 10 Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, St. Catharines Teepees

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Number 7 retired by Boston Bruins

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