Phil Esposito is a Canadian broadcaster, and former professional ice hockey executive, coach and player know all about him in this article as like his
|Birthdate ( Age)||20 February 1942|
|Place of Birth||Sault Ste. Marie, Canada|
|Wife/Partner||Bridget Esposito (m. 1999), Linda Esposito (m. ?–1976)|
|Children||Carrie Esposito Selivanov|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Profession||Canadian ice hockey player|
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
Philip Anthony Esposito is a Canadian broadcaster, and former professional ice hockey executive, coach and player. A member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, he played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Chicago Black Hawks, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. He is considered one of the greatest players of all time, and is the older brother of fellow Hall-of-Famer Tony Esposito, a goaltender.
After retiring as a player, Esposito served as head coach and general manager of the New York Rangers before co-founding the Tampa Bay Lightning. He now serves as Tampa Bay’s radio colour commentator.In 2017, Esposito was named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history.
Phil Esposito Family
Phil Esposito was born on 20th February 1942, in Sault Ste, Marie, Ontario, to Frances Esposito and Pat Esposito. Regarding his nationality, he is a Canadian and he belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Pisces.Phil Esposito grew up alongside his only brother Tony Esposito, a former Canadian-American professional ice hockey goaltender.
Phil Esposito Wife
Phil Esposito has married twice. He first tied the knot with Linda Esposito. Together with Linda, he has a daughter named Carrie Esposito Selivanov. Not much about their relationship is known such as how long they stayed together or reason for the divorce.
After his divorce in 1976, Esposito stayed almost 23 years single then decided to exchange the wedding vows with Bridget Esposito in 1999. The couple is still together and living a blissful life without any news and rumors about divorce and extra-marital affairs in their relationship.
Phil Esposito Net Worth
Philip Anthony Esposito is a Canadian broadcaster, and former professional ice hockey executive, coach and player who has an estimated Net Worth Of $16 Million in 2022.
Phil Esposito signed his first professional contract with the Chicago Black Hawks and was soon assigned to the Sarina Legionnaries Jr. ‘B’ hockey team for the 1960-61 seasons. The following season he played for the St. Catharines Teepees of the Ontario Hockey Association and next two years he spent with Chicago’s minor league affiliate, the St Louis Braves.For 2016 season, Esposito was called up to the parent Black Hawk to make his National Hockey League debut.
In 1967, Esposito was traded along with Fred Stanfield and Ken Hodge to the Boston Bruins in a blockbuster trade. At Boston, he bloomed into the greatest scorer of his days. He played total 8 seasons representing Boston Bruins. He played in NHL All-Star Game.For the 1975-76 season, Esposito and his teammate Carol Vadnais was traded to the New York Rangers in exchange for Jean Ratelle, Brad Park, and Joe Zanussi.On 4th November 1977, Esposito scored his 600th NHL goal in opposition to the Vancouver Canucks which lead to reserve the first position to have the milestone in a Rangers uniform.In the year 1981, he retired as the player.
In the mid-1980s, Phil Esposito began his career as head coach and general manager for the Rangers. He served almost three years for the Rangers making numerous transactions notably trade for the Marcel Dionne. He also earned the nicked named, “Trader Phil”.
Then he went on to found the NHL’s “Tampa Bay Lightning” but faced big competition from the Compuware Group. However, he made it to victory for Tampa Bay in 1992, serving as the team’s president and general manager until 1998.After his retirement as general manager, Esposito remains the team’s radio color commentator as well as co-host a daily call-in show on SiriusXM’s “SiriusXM NHL Network Radio” channel.
Throughout his playing and managerial career, Phil Esposito is awarded various prestigious awards. In 1984, he was inducted into the “Hockey Hall of Fame” and was also included into “Ontario Sports Hall of Fame” in the year 2004. Notably, he is the very first player in NHL history to score 1,000 points of the 1970s.