Bob Joyce

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Bob Joyce
Born (1966-07-11) July 11, 1966 (age 50)
Saint John, NB, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Boston Bruins
Washington Capitals
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 1988–2000

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.

Playing career[edit]

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.

Career notes[edit]

  • 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.

Personal life[edit]

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[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA First Team 1986–87 [1]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 1986–87 [2]
All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 1987 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 

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