Bob Errey

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Bob Errey
Bob Errey 2012-01-07.JPG
Born (1964-09-21) September 21, 1964 (age 49)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
Buffalo Sabres
San Jose Sharks
Detroit Red Wings
Dallas Stars
New York Rangers
AHL
Baltimore Skipjacks
Hartford Wolf Pack
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 15th overall, 1983
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1983–1999

Robert Errey (born September 21, 1964 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired former professional ice hockey left wing who was drafted 15th overall in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft and played 895 NHL games over the course of his career.

Professional career[edit]

He played most notably for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but also played for the Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks, Detroit Red Wings, Dallas Stars and New York Rangers. He won 2 Stanley Cups as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992. He was also a member of Team Canada in 1997 winning a gold medal at the World Championships and appeared in the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals with Detroit. With the Penguins, he originally wore jersey #10 then settled with #12. He retired in 1999 after playing the entire 1998–99 season with the Hartford Wolf Pack.

Errey served as the captain of the San Jose Sharks for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 NHL seasons. He had previously served as an alternate captain with the Penguins for several years.

Errey played junior hockey with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League from 1980-1983. During that time he teamed with Steve Yzerman to form the top line, and led the team in goals with 53 in 1983. Errey would eventually reunite with Yzerman in Detroit for one full season and two half seasons in the mid 1990s.

Broadcast career[edit]

Bob is currently the TV color analyst for the Pittsburgh Penguins broadcasts on Root Sports alongside Paul Steigerwald. He also appeared as an analyst on the NHL Network's nightly highlight show, NHL on the Fly during the 2007 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He also occasionally appears on TSN as an in-studio analyst during the network's coverage of the IIHF World Hockey Championships.

Personal life[edit]

Errey was born in Montreal, grew up in Peterborough, Ontario, and attended Crestwood Secondary School. He is also third cousin to hockey legend Ted Lindsay. He has a wife (Tracy) and two boys (Conor and Chad).

Awards[edit]

Stanley Cup

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1980–81 Peterborough Petes OHL 6 0 0 0 0
1981–82 Peterborough Petes OHL 68 29 31 60 39 9 3 1 4 9
1982–83 Peterborough Petes OHL 67 53 47 100 74 4 1 3 4 7
1983–84 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 65 9 13 22 29
1984–85 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 59 17 24 41 14 8 3 4 7 11
1984–85 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 16 0 2 2 7
1985–86 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 18 8 7 15 28
1985–86 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 37 11 6 17 8
1986–87 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 72 16 18 34 46
1987–88 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 17 3 6 9 18
1988–89 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 26 32 58 124 11 1 2 3 12
1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 20 19 39 109
1990–91 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 79 20 22 42 115 24 5 2 7 29
1991–92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 19 16 35 119 14 3 0 3 10
1992–93 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 54 8 6 14 76
1992–93 Buffalo Sabres NHL 8 1 3 4 4 4 0 1 1 10
1993–94 San Jose Sharks NHL 64 12 18 30 126 14 3 2 5 10
1994–95 San Jose Sharks NHL 13 2 2 4 27
1994–95 Detroit Red Wings NHL 30 6 11 17 31 18 1 5 6 30
1995–96 Detroit Red Wings NHL 71 11 21 32 66 14 0 4 4 8
1996–97 Detroit Red Wings NHL 36 1 2 3 27
1996–97 San Jose Sharks NHL 30 3 6 9 20
1997–98 Dallas Stars NHL 59 2 9 11 46
1997–98 New York Rangers NHL 12 0 0 0 7
1998–99 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 69 18 27 45 59 7 0 3 3 8
NHL totals 895 170 212 382 1005 99 13 16 29 109

International statistics[edit]

Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Competitor for  Canada
World Championship
Gold 1997 Canada Ice hockey
Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Canada WC Gold medal icon.svg 11 2 1 3 6

External links[edit]

References[edit]

Preceded by
Rich Sutter
Pittsburgh Penguins first round draft pick
1983
Succeeded by
Mario Lemieux
Preceded by
Doug Wilson
San Jose Sharks captain
199395
Succeeded by
Jeff Odgers