He made his career as a strong skater and was hard if not impossible to slow down. He was nicknamed after a popular French song of the day by the same name, "le Gros Bill," and in all he played on an incredible 10 Stanley Cup-winning teams as a member of
Parent became a sports hero in the City of Brotherly Love. Now part of the Flyers Broad Street Bullies, Parent and his teammates won the Stanley Cup in both 1974 and 1975. But Parentâ€™s remarkable career was short-lived. In a freak accident, a stick hit
Brian Leetch is generally considered one of the top offensive defensemen in history, and arguably the best American defenseman as well; his election to the Hockey Hall of Fame after his retirement seems a virtual certainty.