October 31, 1956 |
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Played for||Vancouver Canucks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Detroit Red Wings
|NHL Draft||26th overall, 1976
|WHA Draft||19th overall, 1976
Manno started his National Hockey League career with the Vancouver Canucks in 1976. He also played with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. He participated in the 1982 NHL All-Star Game. He retired from the NHL after the 1985 season.
Then he went to Italy, playing for HC Merano, HC Fassa, HC Milano Saima (won one national title in 1990/91) and ended his career for HC Bolzano Foxes, winning a total of 3 Italian titles and 1 Alpenliga. Manno also played for the Italian national team on several occasions including at the A Pool of the 1982 World Ice Hockey Championships and 1983 World Ice Hockey Championships and at the 1992 Olympics.
After his retirement he began a new career as ice hockey coach in Italy (HC Bolzano, HC Milano 24, HC Merano and Asiago Hockey AS) then in Germany (Frankfurt Lions, Augsburger Panther, Straubing Tigers)
- Bob Manno career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Bob Manno at Niagara Falls' Virtual Sports Wall of Fame
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