All this week, Philly Sports Talk counts down its top 10 "Philly Hot Shots."
Flyers, G, 1967-71, 1973-79
-Hall of Fame ('84)
-Conn Smythe, Vezina Winner in both 1973-74 and 1974-75
Best known for backstopping the Flyers to both of their Stanley Cup victories, Bernie Parent was the best goaltender in franchise history. He was a member of the original 1967 Flyers team, chosen by GM Bud Poile from the Boston Bruins in the expansion draft. Parent won the Conn Smythe (playoff MVP) and Vezina (best goaltender) trophies in 1974 and 1975, and was beloved by fans who were known to carry signs bearing the slogan "Only the Lord saves more than Bernie Parent." In addition to his two stints as a Flyers goalie, Parent spent time as a goaltending coach in the 1980s. He was a highlight of the Flyers' 2012 Winter Classic alumni game, in which he suited up for the first time in years. To this day, Parent is a fixture at Flyers games and charity events.