Bob Solinger

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Bob Solinger
Bob Solinger.jpg
with the Edmonton Flyers, c. 1946
Born (1925-12-23)December 23, 1925
Star City, SK, CAN
Died December 10, 2014(2014-12-10) (aged 88)
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1944–1969

Robert Edward "Solly" Solinger (December 23, 1925 – December 10, 2014) was a professional ice hockey player who played 99 games in the National Hockey League. Born in Star City, Saskatchewan, he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. He was the first winner of the Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as rookie of the year in the American Hockey League.

Solinger won the Calder Cup five times during his playing career to share the record for most Calder Cups won with Les Duff, Fred Glover, and Mike Busniuk.[1] He died on December 10, 2014.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1944–45 Prince Albert Black Hawks SJHL 12 14 3 17 6 5 7 5 12 6
1945–46 Cleveland Barons AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1945–46 Philadelphia Falcons EAHL 44 10 9 19 50 12 5 3 8 11
1946–47 Minneapolis Millers USHL 2 0 0 0 0
1946–47 Edmonton Flyers WCSHL 38 11 16 27 72 4 4 3 7 10
1947–48 Celeveland Barons AHL 67 40 29 69 41 9 7 6 13 0
1948–49 Cleveland Barons AHL 68 16 31 47 29 5 3 3 6 4
1949–50 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 44 10 17 27 34
1950–51 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 69 22 32 54 34 13 10 6 16 4
1951–52 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 24 5 3 8 4
1951–52 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 44 23 20 43 24 11 3 6 9 4
1952–53 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 18 1 1 2 2
1952–53 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 42 26 30 56 51 10 4 5 9 24
1953–54 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 39 3 2 5 2
1953–54 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 22 10 19 29 4 5 1 1 2 12
1954–55 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 17 1 5 6 11
1954–55 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 46 12 24 36 36 10 6 7 13 6
1955–56 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 63 27 46 73 74 4 0 3 3 0
1956–57 Hershey Bears AHL 61 19 30 49 16 7 1 1 2 11
1957–58 Hershey Bears AHL 66 16 32 48 28 11 1 8 9 4
1958–59 Hershey Bears AHL 69 12 24 36 46 12 3 7 10 23
1959–60 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1959–60 Hershey Bears AHL 45 8 15 23 18
1959–60 Edmonton Flyers WHL 21 10 9 19 14 4 0 1 1 0
1960–61 Edmonton Flyers WHL 67 23 19 42 10
1961–62 San Francisco Seals WHL 70 30 55 85 4 2 1 0 1 0
1962–63 Los Angeles Blades WHL 67 33 43 76 28 3 2 1 3 2
1963–64 Los Angeles Blades WHL 59 13 20 33 25 6 2 2 4 0
AHL totals 707 241 349 590 435 97 39 53 92 92
WHL totals 284 109 146 255 81 15 5 4 9 2
NHL totals 99 10 11 21 19

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