Former NHL player and Stanley Cup champion Reggie Fleming died Saturday. He was 73.

Fleming died at a suburban Chicago hospital, his son Chris Fleming said.

Entering the league in 1960, Fleming spent 12 NHL seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers and Buffalo Sabres. The Montreal native, who played both forward and defence, scored 108 goals and added 132 assists in 749 career games.

He also amassed 1,468 penalty minutes.

In 1961, Fleming helped Chicago win the Stanley Cup.

Fleming also spent two seasons with the World Hockey Association's Chicago Cougars from 1972 to 1974.