Phil Esposito

1942 - Today

Phil Esposito

Philip Anthony Esposito ( ESP-ə-ZEE-toh, Italian: [eˈspɔːzito]; born February 20, 1942) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Esposito has received more than 679,602 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10,384th most popular hockey player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 680k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.98

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.10

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among hockey players, Phil Esposito ranks 10 out of 52Before him are Vladislav Tretiak, Wayne Gretzky, Valeri Kharlamov, Jaromír Jágr, Georges Vézina, and Stan Mikita. After him are Bobby Hull, Henri Richard, Jari Kurri, Viacheslav Fetisov, Sergei Makarov, and Bobby Orr.

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Among people born in 1942, Phil Esposito ranks 258Before him are Thomas Hammarberg, Marta Kubišová, Toyohiro Akiyama, Jackie Oliver, Carlos Hathcock, and Björn Nordqvist. After him are Mitch McConnell, Claude Miller, John Thaw, Rinus Israël, David Stern, and Hannes Löhr.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Phil Esposito ranks 189 out of 840Before him are Sandra Oh (1971), Alfred Aho (1941), Guy Laliberté (1959), Harold Innis (1894), David Shore (1959), and Shulamith Firestone (1945). After him are Jacques Plante (1929), Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), David Morrell (1943), Joseph-Armand Bombardier (1907), Norman L. Bowen (1887), and Neve Campbell (1973).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Phil Esposito ranks 5Before him are Maurice Richard (1921), Gordie Howe (1928), Wayne Gretzky (1961), and Georges Vézina (1887). After him are Bobby Hull (1939), Henri Richard (1936), Bobby Orr (1948), Mario Lemieux (1965), Howie Morenz (1902), Guy Lafleur (1951), and Art Ross (1885).

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