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September 21, 1964 |
Montreal, QC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
San Jose Sharks
Detroit Red Wings
New York Rangers
Hartford Wolf Pack
|NHL Draft||15th overall, 1983
|Men's ice hockey|
|Gold||1997 Canada||Ice hockey|
Robert "Bob" 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. 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 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.
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.
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).
|Pittsburgh Penguins first round draft pick
|San Jose Sharks captain