July 11, 1966 |
Saint John, NB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
Robert Thomas Joyce (born July 11, 1966 in Saint John, New Brunswick and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a former Canadian ice hockey player who played six seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets. He was drafted by the Bruins in the fourth round (82nd overall) in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft from the University of North Dakota.
Joyce played his college hockey at the University of North Dakota, winning the NCAA Division I national title in 1987. That year he set a school record with 52 goals.
- As a member of the Boston Bruins, Joyce played in the famous black-out game at Boston Garden during the 1987-88 Stanley Cup finals against the Edmonton Oilers, May 24, 1988.
- Bob made the Canadian Olympic Team for Calgary, 1988, playing only two hours away from his home. This was the same year Eddie the Eagle was in the olympics. He came up short that year, finishing fourth.
He is currently the Flight Department Quality Assurance Manager at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. He is also the head coach of the Embry Riddle Eagles ACHA Division 3 ice hockey team
Awards and honours
|All-WCHA First Team||1986–87|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||1986–87|||
|All-NCAA All-Tournament Team||1987|||
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Bob Joyce's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Bob Joyce's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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