Bob Sirois

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Bob Sirois
Born (1954-02-06) February 6, 1954 (age 64)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 1974
Philadelphia Flyers
WHA Draft 103rd overall, 1974
Houston Aeros
Playing career 1974–1982

Robert Sirois (born February 6, 1954) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger who played 286 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals. Sirois is the author of a controversial book on 'racial' bias against Quebec born hockey players.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Siriois was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1974, Sirois played in only four games with the Flyers in over two seasons before he was traded to the Washington Capitals. He spent five seasons with the Capitals before leaving the NHL to play one season in Switzerland, and then in the AHL the year after that before retiring from active play in 1982.


  1. ^ "French players have it tough". Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 25 April 2011.

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