This Date in Flyers History
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#16 - BOB CLARKE
OFFICIAL TRIBUTE TO CLARKE
Watch the official tribute to Bob Clarke during a pre-game ceremony in which he was presented with his No. 16 banner from the Spectrum. WATCH HERE ›
On October 15, 1978 Bobby Clarke posted two assists in the Flyers' 3-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at the Spectrum.
His second assist in the game came on a third-period power play goal by Rick MacLeish. It turned out to be his 800th career point in the NHL.
At the time, Clarke became just the 23rd player in NHL history to reach the 800-point milestone.
He would finish his 15-year NHL career, playing entirely for the Flyers, with 1,210 points, which is the most in Flyers history by over 300 points. It also ranks and 42nd most on the NHL's All-Time Points List.
ALSO ON THIS DATE - The Flyers own an all-time record of 9-7-2-1
- John LeClair scored his 12th and final hat trick as a member of the Flyers in the team's 6-2 win over the Montreal Canadiens. In his Flyers career, LeClair recorded four of his 12 hat tricks against the Canadiens.
- Born on 'This Date' are Flyers Alumni: Jerome Mrazek (1975-76).