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It’s January of 1971. The Philadelphia Flyers are sitting at seventh in the NHL, trailing the Toronto Maple Leafs by two points. Those two teams, along with the Boston Bruins, strike a deal. Philadelphia trades goaltender Bernie Parent and a second round pick to Toronto. Toronto ships Bruce Gamble, Rick MacLeish, and a first round pick to Philadelphia, and Mike Walton to Boston. Boston trades Danny Schock to the Flyers. The deal is done, and the Flyers got their much-needed help up front on offense.
Bernie Parent joins his boyhood hero, Jacques Plante, in Toronto to form one of the most formidable goaltending tandems in the history of the NHL.