Earl Robertson

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This article is about the ice hockey goaltender. For the American karateka, see Yoshukai Karate.

Earl Cooper "Robbie" Robertson (b. November 24, 1910 in Bengough, Saskatchewan – d. January 19, 1979) was a professional ice hockey goaltender who played 190 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the Detroit Red Wings (1936-37 season) and New York Americans (1937-38 season to 1941-42 season).

During the 1937 Stanley Cup playoffs, Detroit's regular goaltender Normie Smith was injured. Robertson was called on play 6 games in the playoffs. Robertson was in net the day Detroit Red Wings won their third Stanley Cup in 1937, and his name is engraved on Cup as a result of this win.

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