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Encyclopedia > Brad Park

Douglas Bradford (Brad) Park was an NHL ice hockey player in the National Hockey League (NHL) and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. He was born in Toronto, Ontario on July 6, 1948. NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength City of Toronto, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th) • Land 917,741 km² • Water 158,654 km² (14. ... July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Park was drafted by the New York Rangers in the first round (2nd overall) in the 1966 NHL Amateur Draft and, after a brief stint with the minor-league Buffalo Bisons of the AHL, began playing for the Rangers in 1968. He quickly became the Rangers' best defenceman and drew comparisons with the great Bobby Orr. His offensive skill, stickhandling and pugnacity attracted much attention from fans. The New York Rangers (NYR) are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in New York City, New York. ... The 1966 NHL Amateur Draft was held at the Mount Royal Hotel in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The Buffalo Bisons (Pronounced BI-zons by locals) are a minor league baseball team based in Buffalo, New York. ... This logo is being used to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the AHLs founding. ... The classic NHL shield logo The 1968-69 NHL season was the 52nd season of the National Hockey League. ... Defenceman (defenseman in American English) is a hockey player position on the ice whose responsibility is primarily defence. ... Robert Gordon Bobby Orr, O.C. (born March 20, 1948 in Parry Sound, Ontario) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. ...


Park was made the assistant captain of the Rangers and briefly served as their captain. In 1972 Park led his team to the Stanley Cup finals but lost to Orr and the Boston Bruins. That same year he was the runner-up for the Norris Trophy and was named MVP in the 1972 Summit Series. On November 7th, 1975, one of the biggest trades of the era was made. Park, star centre Jean Ratelle and minor-leaguer Joe Zanussi were traded to Boston for superstar scoring champion Phil Esposito and defenceman Carol Vadnais. In ice hockey each team has a designated captain. ... Regular Season* October 16 The Toronto Maple Leafs Norm Ullman tallies his 1,000th point. ... The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League defenceman who demonstrates the greatest ability, by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. ... (Redirected from 1972 Summit Series) The 1972 Summit Series was the first competition between Soviet and Canadian professional ice hockey players (the latter being banned from Olympic play at the time due to the rules regarding the exclusion of professional athletes from amateur competition, though soviet hockey players were amateurs... Jean Ratelle (born October 3, 1940) is a former Canadian ice hockey player and a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. ... Philip Anthony Esposito, OC (born February 20, 1942 in Sault Ste. ...


While Esposito and Vadnais remained effective players for the Rangers, the Bruins had struck gold. In Boston Park served under coach Don Cherry and continued his great success. He came second in the Norris Trophy race twice in a Bruins' uniform. In 1977 and 1978 Park went with Boston to the Stanley Cup finals but lost to Montreal both times. His last hurrah with Boston was in the 1983 playoffs, when he scored a long-remembered overtime goal to beat the Quebec Nordiques in the seventh game of their playoff series. Donald Stewart Cherry (born February 5, 1934, nickname Grapes) is a well-known ice hockey coach, commentator, and author in both the United States and Canada. ... The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a National Hockey League team based in Denver, Colorado. ...


The following season Park signed with the Detroit Red Wings as a free agent and won the Bill Masterton Trophy for perseverance that same year, having set a record for assists by a Red Wings' defenceman. After the 1985 season, still an effective player but hobbled by repeated knee injuries, he announced his retirement. The next year he briefly served as Detroit's coach. The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Former Home Arenas: Windsor Arena (1926-27); Detroit Olympia (1927-1979) Uniform colors: Red and white. ... The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. ...


Honors and achievements

  • Named to the First All-Star Team in 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976 and 1978.
  • Named to the Second All-Star Team in 1971 and 1973.
  • Runner up in Norris Trophy voting in 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1976 and 1978
  • Received both the most First Team All-Star nominations (other than Earl Siebert, who retired before the trophy was awarded) and was runner-up for the Norris more times without winning the Norris than any other defenceman in NHL history.
  • Played in the All-Star Game in 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977 and 1978.
  • Retired as the leading defence scorer in Rangers' history and the second leading defence scorer in Bruins' (and NHL) history to Bobby Orr.
  • At the time of his retirement, had played the most seasons in league history for a player never missing the playoffs.
  • Currently 11th all-time in NHL history in defence scoring.
  • Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.

Robert Gordon Bobby Orr, O.C. (born March 20, 1948 in Parry Sound, Ontario) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. ... The Hockey Hall of Fame is in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; it is devoted to ice hockey rather than the field variety of the game. ...

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