Bob Russell (ice hockey)

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Robert Russell (born February 5, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Background[edit]

Russell spent two seasons in the World Hockey Association with the Edmonton Oilers. He is the current President of the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League. He is an alumnus of the Sudbury Wolves and was a member of their first ever Ontario Hockey League team in 1972.

Russell was select in the 6th Round, 105th overall in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. A season later he was drafted 9th Round, 117th overall in the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft by the Edmonton Oilers.

Statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1972–73 Sudbury Wolves OHA 61 16 15 31 34 -- -- -- -- --
1973–74 Sudbury Wolves OHA 67 41 29 70 79 -- -- -- -- --
1974–75 Sudbury Wolves OHA 69 51 54 105 18 -- -- -- -- --
1975–76 Greensboro Generals SHL 19 11 9 20 4 -- -- -- -- --
1975–76 Edmonton Oilers WHA 58 13 18 31 19 4 1 0 1 0
1976–77 Edmonton Oilers WHA 57 7 6 13 41 1 0 0 0 0
1977–78 Transcona Chargers CSHL -- 16 17 33 20 -- -- -- -- --
WHA Totals 115 20 24 44 60 5 1 0 1 0

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