Bob Hess

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Bob Hess
Born (1955-05-19) May 19, 1955 (age 59)
Middleton, NS, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for NHL
St. Louis Blues
Buffalo Sabres
Hartford Whalers
AHL
Rochester Americans
Maine Mariners
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1974
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1974–1985

Robert George Hess (born May 19, 1955 in Middleton, Nova Scotia and raised in Edmonton, Alberta) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He played in the National Hockey League for the St. Louis Blues, Buffalo Sabres, and Hartford Whalers. Between 1982 and 1984 Hess played in Switzerland's Nationalliga A for HC Lugano and EHC Kloten.

Playing career[edit]

Hess was drafted in the second round, 26th overall, by the St. Louis Blues in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft.

He appeared in 329 NHL games scoring 27 goals and 95 assists for 122 points. He is a member of the St. Louis Blues Alumni Association.

Transactions[edit]

  • October 30, 1980 - Traded by the St. Louis Blues with the 4th round pick in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft (Anders Wikberg) to the Buffalo Sabres for Bill Stewart
  • December, 1984 - Signed as a free agent with the Hartford Whalers

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971-72 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 5 0 0 0 0
1972-73 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 67 6 13 19 29
1973-74 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 68 10 30 40 104
1974–75 St. Louis Blues NHL 76 9 30 39 58 1 0 0 0 2
1975–76 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 9 23 32 58 1 0 1 1 0
1976–77 St. Louis Blues NHL 53 4 18 22 14 1 0 0 0 0
1976-77 Kansas City Blues CHL 10 1 8 9 16
1977–78 St. Louis Blues NHL 55 2 12 14 16
1977-78 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 7 1 3 4 4
1978–79 St. Louis Blues NHL 27 3 4 7 14
1978-79 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 45 19 29 48 22 9 4 6 10 9
1979-80 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 79 32 42 74 71 13 0 8 8 14
1980–81 St. Louis Blues NHL 4 0 0 0 4
1980–81 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 1 0 1 0
1980-81 Rochester Americans AHL 70 17 58 75 95 1 1 0 1 0
1981–82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 33 0 8 8 14
1981-82 Rochester Americans AHL 22 6 13 19 10 9 1 3 4 2
1982-83 Maine Mariners AHL 13 5 3 8 10 17 0 9 9 15
1983-84 Hartford Whalers NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1983-84 Indianapolis Checkers CHL 9 2 6 8 10 9 2 4 6 6
1984-85 Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 48 9 21 30 25 7 0 7 7 2
AHL totals 105 28 74 102 115 26 1 12 13 17
NHL totals 329 27 95 122 178 4 1 1 2 2

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