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John Vanbiesbrouck Voted All-Time Greatest Panther By Upper Deck

Monday, 05.01.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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John Vanbiesbrouck Voted All-Time Greatest Panther By Upper Deck

SUNRISE, FL – Former Florida Panthers netminder John Vanbiesbrouck has been selected by Upper Deck as the team's all-time greatest player as voted on the fans.

Vanbiesbrouck appeared in 268 games for the Cats (1993-98) leading the Panthers to the Eastern Conference Championship and Stanley Cup Finals in 1996. He owned the Panthers all-time record for wins with 106, before Roberto Luongo notched his 107th team victory this past season. Over the course of five seasons with the Cats, Vanbiesbrouck posted a 106-108-43 mark with a 2.58 GAA. He was selected as the Cats representative to the All-Star team three times (1994, 1996 & 1997).

A complete list of each team' winners can be found below:

All-Time Greatest Collection: Team Representatives

Player(Team)

Bobby Orr (Boston Bruins)

Maurice Richard (Montreal Canadiens)

Andy Bathgate (New York Rangers)

Ted Lindsay (Detroit Red Wings)

Brett Hull (St. Louis Blues)

Stan Mikita (Chicago Blackhawks)

Bobby Clarke (Philadelphia Flyers)

Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins)

Mike Modano (Dallas Stars)

Alexander Ovechkin (Washington Capitals)

Darryl Sittler Toronto (Maple Leafs)

Wayne Gretzky (Edmonton Oilers)

Ron Francis (Carolina Hurricanes)

Daniel Alfredsson (Ottawa Senators)

Al MacInnis (Calgary Flames)

Martin Brodeur (New Jersey Devils)

Teemu Selanne (Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)

Pavel Bure (Vancouver Canucks)

Joe Sakic (Colorado Avalanche)

Gilbert Perreault (Buffalo Sabres)

Rick Nash (Columbus Blue Jackets)

Ilya Kovalchuk (Atlanta Thrashers)

John Vanbiesbrouck (Florida Panthers)

Bryan Trottier (New York Islanders)

Marcel Dionne (Los Angeles Kings)

Marian Gaborik (Minnesota Wild)

Shane Doan (Phoenix Coyotes)

Martin St. Louis (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Tomas Vokoun (Nashville Predators)

Evgeni Nabokov (San Jose Sharks)

For the complete voting results, visit www.thealltimegreatest.com. Please note: the names mentioned above may or may not be included in the final checklist for inclusion in the All-Time Greatest Collection and are dependent upon the availability of the player. In total, 4.5 million votes were tallied across the contest's three categories.

About the Upper Deck Company

Founded in 1988, The Upper Deck Co. is a premier global sports and entertainment-publishing company that delivers a portfolio of relevant, innovative and multi-dimensional product experiences to collectors, sports and entertainment enthusiasts.

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