He was recognized for this by being selected to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Centennial All-Star Team. Favell's NHL rights were sold to the Colorado Rockies for the 1976–77 NHL season. The Leafs had three veteran goalies but Favell played the most games in the regular season and playoffs. Studying the pregame warmups, Leahy noticed that Philadelphia Goalie Doug Favell seemed to hurt his right knee while making a save. After exchanging slashes, the two dropped the gloves at 7:20 for the first fight of the new season. We would also like to thank Debbie and Mariel, Dad's home care ladies for all their care and attention while Dad was still at home. "Dougie always did the best he could for us, but we needed a little bit better," remembers longtime Flyers defenseman Joe Watson. Get top stories emailed to you each day. She also interned at Sun News. The Flyers' defense kept the Leafs to the perimeter and Parent swallowed up the shots he saw. Parent closed out the period with a close-range stop on a pinching Ian Turnbull and veteran defenseman Barry Ashbee iced the puck to safety. Over the next two seasons, Favell played in the Bruins' farm system. A post shared by Doug Ford (@fordnationdougford), branded himself as a businessman and family man, A post shared by Kyla Ford, CNP (@theleanqueen). On 26 November 1986, late in a game between the Leafs and the Red Wings in Detroit, Salming was knocked down in front of the Leafs net and Gerard Gallant of the Red Wings accidentally cut Salming's face with his skate blade.  Salming spent 16 seasons with the Maple Leafs, recording 768 points (148 goals, 620 assists).. DOUGLAS SINCLAIR (DOUG) FAVELL Peacefully, on March 24, 2005 after a lengthy battle with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis and diabetes, Doug Favell passed away at the age of 77 years at the Deer Lodge Centre. At the 12:52 mark, he unleashed a 25-foot slapshot that hit Favell's glove and went into the net.Crisp, a future Stanley Cup winning head coach with the Calgary Flames, later chuckled when he was informed of Favell's pre-comments. In 1973, the Flyers reached the league semifinals and Favell was one of the top players, appearing in 11 playoff games and recording a 2.60 GAA and one shutout. Unfortunately for Favell, after 6 seasons with the Flyers, Doug was traded prior to the Flyers winning their two Stanley Cups in the mid 1970s. "That was one of the most nervous nights of my career," he recalled. The Flyers dealt Parent to the Leafs as part of a three-way deal with the Boston Bruins that brought prospect Rick MacLeish and veteran goaltender Bruce Gamble to Philadelphia. We will also be providing rare, and never-before-seen photos from the archives here in the Wachovia Center to supplement each column. arose behind the Flyers bench.Two weeks later, on October 11, 1973, the regular season started. The injury required facial surgery and more than two hundred stitches to his face. All rights reserved. The incoming premier affectionately calls them his "four angels.". He is also survived by his brother Gerry (Florence); sister-in-law Jenny Park and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, especially good friend Heredith Flaig and his old pal of 70 years, George Linsey. He is survived by his daughter Heather (David) and his first grandchild, Connor. Favell proved to be a good goalie, but not a great goalie. Favell, like Chicago Black Hawks goaltender Tony Esposito, was one of the few goaltenders then to employ the now-popular butterfly style, often going down to the ice to block shots in an era where the stand-up style of play dominated. His final NHL season saw him appear in only seven games, and he finished the season with the Philadelphia Firebirds of the American Hockey League. The Flyers had just announced the completion of a May 15 trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Her controversial comment immediately made headlines since her father was a Toronto councillor at the time and her uncle, Rob Ford, was the mayor of the city. "He's the best goaltender I've ever coached," Shero said after one game, eliciting chuckles from reporters used to the Fog's penchant for overstatement.In retrospect, Shero's words proved to be prophetic. He enjoyed travelling to different fiddling contests and was an accomplished old time fiddler himself. Salming also played extensively for Sweden in international play. Both goalies toiled for the Flyers until Parent was dealt to the Toronto Maple Leafs in February 1971. "It wasn't just another game to me. Among the veterans were Hall of Famer Dave Keon and 1972 Summit Series hero Paul Henderson.After the cautious start, Toronto strung together a pair of good shifts, and Parent had to make the game's first two difficult saves.Looking to give his club some energy, Shero sent enforcer Dave "the Hammer" Schultz onto the ice at about the 7-minute mark of the opening period. Salming was born on 17 April 1951 in the village of Salmi in Kiruna, near Torneträsk in Jukkasjärvi Parish. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Foundation or the Canadian Lung Association in memory of Doug. 4, was honoured by the Leafs in a ceremony before their first game of the 2006–07 season. Doug Favell is best known for being the Flyers original goalie along with the legendary Bernie Parent. The deal sent goaltender Doug Favell and a 1973 first-round draft pick to the Leafs in exchange for the rights to goaltender Bernie Parent and a 1973 second-rounder. Sometimes hockey has no country.". On 4 September 1986, Salming was suspended by the NHL for the entire 1986–87 season for admitting in a newspaper interview that he had tried cocaine. Favell was known for an abruptly curved blocker pad on his stick hand. I bet Doug had no idea what he started when he did that.Doug Favell is best known for being the Flyers original goalie along with the legendary Bernie Parent. Throughout the election campaign, Ford has branded himself as a businessman and family man, and has backed up his words through photos on his social media accounts. All others are optional. He played for Brynäs IF, the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Detroit Red Wings, and AIK. Referee Wally Harris slapped Van Impe with a five minute spearing major, waving away Flyers captain Clarke as he attempted to plead Van Impe's case.Now Parent was back on the spot again. The Flyers had another young goalie, Doug Favell, and thought that Bernie would be better trade bait. Favell played in the National Hockey League for the Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Rockies. The Official Site of the Philadelphia Flyers, by Sign up for free email alerts of new obituaries for specific people, towns & more. All Rights Reserved. "Parent made the lead stand up for the remainder of the first period, although the Leafs outshot the Flyers, 12-7, and generated the majority of the good chances. The final score was 2-0 Flyers, with Parent turning back all 28 shots he saw for his first of 12 regular-season shutouts in 1973-74.While no one knew on the night of October 11 what was in store, Flyers coach Fred Shero already knew Parent would make a huge difference for his team. Anders Börje Salming (pronounced [ˈbœ̂rjɛ ˈsâlːmɪŋ]; born 17 April 1951), nicknamed "The King", is a Swedish retired professional ice hockey defenceman. "After spending a tumultuous season with the financially troubled Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association, Parent refused to accept the pay cut vindictive Toronto owner Harold Ballard offered him to return to the Maple Leafs after Blazers' players checks started coming late or not at all. / Philadelphia Flyers, Wells Fargo Center Disability Access Guide, NEW Main Concourse Level & Lower Bowl Redesign, NEW Expanded Event-Level Center City Club. But Parent understood what his old friend Favell was feeling.Two years earlier, on January 31, 1971, the skate was on the other foot. ©2020 Verizon Media. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Marion in 1999; his parents, Anne and Stanley Favell; and his older brother Edgar Park. Salming was named a First Team All-Star in 1977, and was selected to the Second Team in 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979 and 1980. The Flyers' strategy heading into the game was to test the Leafs' physically, especially their tandem of Swedish youngsters.Schultz made a beeline for Salming. The following season saw the Leafs rely on two goalies, but Favell struggled in 39 games with the poorest goals against (4.05) of his career. He completed his pro hockey career with AIK of the Swedish Elite League. He was employed by CNR for 37 years and happily retired in the late 80s to enjoy many years of travel. In 1996, he became the first Swedish hockey player to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.  Salming was not the Leafs target when they began scouting in Sweden; they were actually interested in Inge Hammarström, but scout Gerry McNamara reported back positively on Salming after seeing him play. In 1972-73 Favell had a career high 20 wins against 15 losses and 4 ties, with a 2.83 GAA and 3 shutouts.That proved to be Favell's final season in Philadelphia. He even agreed to be interviewed by local TV reporter Hugh Gannon before the game.Gannon asked Favell if there was one Flyers' player he feared coming into the game. Favell also played lacrosse professionally for the Detroit Olympics of the National Lacrosse Association in 1968 and the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League in 1974. He had been an immensely popular player during his first stint with the club, and the fans were thrilled to have him back on a team that looked ready to make noise in the Western Conference. Doug and Karla Ford sit down for an exclusive interview in their home with the Toronto Star in 2014. The gritty defenseman fed Barber, who zipped the puck past Favell with just over five minutes remaining in regulation.As tough as Parent was to beat with a one-goal lead, he was practically invincible with a two-goal cushion. He turned aside a pair of tough chances from "Cowboy" Bill Flett (who finished with a game-high six shots on goal) set up by Clarke.Late in the middle stanza, Dupont tangled with Toronto's Mike Pelyk and drew an extra minor for high-sticking from the altercation. His father was a mineworker and died in an accident in the mine when Salming was 5 years old. The deal sent goaltender Doug Favell and a 1973 first-round draft pick to the Leafs in exchange for the rights to goaltender Bernie Parent and a 1973 second-rounder.Favell cried in front of a reporter interviewing him about the deal, and Flyers general manager Keith Allen and team president Ed Snider also could not help but get choked up. Part of HuffPost News. Colorado exposed him to the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft.  He played in 1148 regular season games (1099 of them with the Leafs), 81 playoff games and scored 150 goals and 637 assists in the NHL. He married Marion Merrells on September 7, 1963 and they resided in Winnipeg until 1993 when they moved back to Matlock. "I never wanted to leave in the first place," said Bernie on the day of his signing. He is proud of his Sami heritage, and wears a traditional Sami pewter bracelet. the two provided strong goaltending in the expansion Flyers formative years.