Bobby Clarke

This passage is about Bobby Clarke, the manager of the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team.

Lexile Level: 350L

Categories: People & Places Sports & Health


The Philadelphia Flyers are a hockey team. Their manager is Bobby Clarke. He used to play for them. He was also their team captain. Clarke was a great player. He played in the NHL for fifteen years. With his help, the Flyers won the Stanley Cup in 1974 and 1975. The team was called the "Broad Street Bullies" back then. They made a lot of penalties. He retired in 1984. When he retired, he had scored over 1,200 points. He had scored over 300 goals too. Then, he became the Flyers' manager. In 1993, he managed a different team. It was called the Florida Panthers. The team was new. But he only stayed with the team for a year. Then he came back to manage the Flyers. He has been their manager ever since.


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