Bob Birdsell

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Bob Birdsell
Born (1947-12-10) December 10, 1947 (age 70)
Stettler, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Played for WHL
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Kansas City Blues
Amarillo Wranglers
Hershey Bears
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 8th overall, 1965
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1969–1973

Bob Birdsell (born December 10, 1947) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He was selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the second round (eighth overall) of the 1965 NHL Amateur Draft.[1]

Birdsell played with the Canadian National Team before beginning his professional career in 1969 with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles of the Western Hockey League. He also played the 1970–71 season in the Central Hockey League with the Kansas City Blues and Amarillo Wranglers, and then played two seasons with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League before retiring following the 1972–73 season.


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