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Bill Barber

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Biographical Info

Part of the famed LCB Line (Leach, Clarke, Barber), Bill Barber helped the Philadelphia Flyers win back to back Stanley Cups in 1974 and 1975. Known as a good all around player who could score, Barber scored 30 goals and totalled 64 points as rookie in 1972-73. Barber is also well known for his performance in the 1976 Canada Cup. With Canada trailing by one goal to Czechoslovakia in the finals, Barber scored the game tying goal, sending the same to overtime. Canada eventually won the game and the Canada Cup. Barber also captained the Flyers for the 1981-82 and part of the 1982-83 seasons and played his last NHL game in 1984. Barber totalled 883 points in 903 NHL games, all with the Philadelphia Flyers. In retirement, Barber became a successful coach and won the 2001 Jack Adams Trophy as NHL Coach of the Year as coach of the Flyers. Barber won a Stanley Cup for the third time in 2004 as Director of Player Personnel for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Barber returned to the Flyers in 2008 and is currently a scouting consultant with the team.

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Updated 5 months ago.