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Phil Esposito

Phil Esposito  #77

Center
NUMBER: 77 BIRTHDATE: February 20, 1942
BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
AwardsSeasons
Art Ross Trophy 1968-1969 / 1970-1971 / 1971-1972 / 1972-1973 / 1973-1974
Hart Memorial Trophy 1968-1969 / 1973-1974
Lester Patrick Trophy 1977-1978
Ted Lindsay Award 1970-1971 / 1972-1973
Brother of Tony OHA-Jr. Second All-Star Team (1962) NHL Second All-Star Team (1968, 1975) NHL First All-Star Team (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974) Art Ross Trophy (1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974) Hart Memorial Trophy (1969, 1974) Lester B. Pearson Award (1971, 1974) Lester Patrick Trophy (1978) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1980) Traded to Boston by Chicago with Ken Hodge and Fred Stanfield for Pit Martin, Jack Norris, and Gilles Marotte, May 15, 1967. Traded to NY Rangers by Boston with Carol Vadnais for Brad Park, Jean Ratelle and Joe Zanussi, November 7, 1975.
Quote of the Day

It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract