Greatest Players Drafted – 17th Overall

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Bobby Clarke

Drafted: 17th overall (2nd round), 1969, Philadelphia Flyers
Amateur Team: Flin Flon Bombers
Born: August 13th, 1949 in Flin Flon, Manitoba
Position: Centre
Teams: PHI
Number: 16, 36
Shoots: Left

Career Statistics

Regular Season                     Playoffs

GP: 1144                                 GP: 136
Goals: 358                              Goals: 42 
Assists: 852                           Assists: 77       
Points: 1210                           Points: 119   
Goals/Game: 0.313                Goals/Game: 0.309 
Assists/Game: 0.745             Assists/Game: 0.566 
Points/Game: 1.058               Points/Game: 0.875                    

Awards/Honours

1987 Hockey Hall of Fame inductee
2x Stanley Cup Champion
3x Hart Memorial Trophy winner
1x Lester B. Pearson Award winner
1x Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy winner
1x Frank J. Selke Trophy winner
2x NHL First All-Star Team
2x NHL Second All-Star Team
8x NHL All-Star


Another spot with no competition. Bobby Clarke’s a Hall of Famer, scored over 1200 points, and captained the Flyers to back-to-back Stanley Cups. Unquestionably the greatest player ever drafted at this slot.