Earl Robertson

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Earl Robertson
Born (1910-11-24)November 24, 1910
Bengough, SK, CAN
Died January 19, 1979(1979-01-19) (aged 68)
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
New York Americans
Playing career 1928–1944

Earl Cooper "Robbie" Robertson (born November 24, 1910 in Bengough, Saskatchewan – d. January 19, 1979) was a professional ice hockey goaltender who played 190 games in the National Hockey League. He played with the Detroit Red Wings (1936-37 season) and New York Americans (1937-38 season to 1941-42 season).

During the 1937 Stanley Cup playoffs, Detroit's regular goaltender Normie Smith was injured. Robertson was called on play 6 games in the playoffs. Robertson was in net the day Detroit Red Wings won their third Stanley Cup in 1937, and his name is engraved on Cup as a result of this win.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1925–26 Regina Falcons S-SJHL 8 4 3 1 500 22 0 2.64
1926–27 Regina Falcons S-SJHL 6 4 2 0 370 11 0 1.76
1927–28 Vancouver Monarchs VCAHL 8 4 2 2 500 18 0 2.16
1928–29 Victoria Cubs PCHL 34 7 21 6 2130 86 1 2.42
1929–30 Victoria Cubs PCHL 32 1920 112 1 3.50
1930–31 Tacoma Tigers PCHL 10 600 24 2 2.40
1930–31 Oakland Sheiks Cal-Pro 1 1 0 0 60 0 1 0.00
1931–32 Hollywood Stars Cal-Pro 31 20 7 4 1860 86 2.77
1932–33 Edmonton Eskimos WCHL 27 1620 73 6 2.70
1933–34 Edmonton Eskimos NWHL 33 1960 89 4 2.70
1934–35 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 40 14 19 7 2490 100 6 2.41
1935–36 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 48 18 19 11 2998 120 4 2.40
1935–36 Rochester Cardinals IHL 2 0 2 0 120 7 0 3.50
1936–37 Pittsburgh Hornets IAHL 29 14 15 0 1820 74 5 2.44
1937–38 New York Americans NHL 48 19 18 11 3000 111 6 2.22
1938–39 New York Americans NHL 46 17 18 10 2850 136 3 2.86
1939–40 New York Americans NHL 48 15 29 4 2960 140 6 2.84
1940–41 New York Americans NHL 36 6 22 8 2260 142 1 3.77
1940–41 Springfield Indians AHL 11 4 5 2 680 37 0 3.26
1941–42 Brooklyn Americans NHL 12 3 8 1 750 46 0 3.68
1941–42 Springfield Indians AHL 41 24 14 3 2460 125 2 3.05
1943–44 Edmonton Vics X-Games
NHL totals 190 60 95 34 11,820 575 16 2.92

Playoffs[edit]

Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA
1925–26 Regina Falcons S-SJHL 2 0 2 0 120 9 0 4.50
1926–27 Regina Falcons S-SJHL 1 0 1 0 60 3 0 3.00
1927–28 Vancouver Monarchs Al-Cup 4 1 2 1 240 11 0 2.75
1931–32 Hollywood Stars Cal-Pro 7 4 3 0 420 20 1 2.86
1932–33 Edmonton Eskimos WCHL 8 480 15 1 1.88
1933–34 Edmonton Eskimos NWHL 2 0 2 120 7 0 3.50
1935–36 Windsor Bulldogs IHL 8 3 4 1 505 18 2 2.14
1936–37 Pittsburgh Hornets IAHL 4 1 3 240 12 0 3.00
1936–37 Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 3 2 340 8 2 1.41
1937–38 New York Americans NHL 6 3 3 475 12 0 1.52
1939–40 New York Americans NHL 3 1 2 180 9 0 3.00
1940–41 Springfield Indians AHL 3 1 2 236 5 0 1.27
1941–42 Springfield Indians AHL 3 2 1 160 15 0 5.63
1943–44 Edmonton Vics Al-Cup 3 0 3 0 180 26 0 8.67
Al-Cup totals 7 1 5 1 420 37 1 5.29
NHL totals 15 7 7 995 29 2 1.75

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