Top Players in Flyers’ History: No. 9 John Leclair

Posted: 24th March 2010 by Alan Bass in NHL
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Check out my blog here! If you score two overtime goals in the Stanley Cup Finals, and your team wins the Stanley Cup, you aren’t going to want to leave, right? Well, John Leclair really didn’t have a choice. Traded to the Flyers in 1995 along with Eric Desjardins and Gilbert Dionne for Mark Recchi and a third round pick, Leclair’s life was on the rise. However, let’s start by taking a look at his hockey life before the NHL. John Clark Leclair was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 1987 33rd overall.  He graduated from Bellows Free Academy High School, and was one of the most highly touted recruits in the United States when he committed to the University of Vermont.  He played there for four years and then signed with the Canadiens after he graduated. He ...

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