Bob Falkenberg

Robert Arthur "Steady" Falkenberg (born January 1, 1946) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played 54 games in the National Hockey League and 378 games in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Detroit Red Wings, Alberta/Edmonton Oilers, and San Diego Mariners.

Bob Falkenberg
Born (1946-01-01) January 1, 1946 (age 74)
Stettler, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Detroit Red Wings
Alberta/Edmonton Oilers
San Diego Mariners
Playing career 1966–1978

During his eight seasons with the Wings, Falkenberg spent the majority of his time with their farm teams in the minor professional leagues (AHL, CPHL/CHL). Falkenberg jumped to the new WHA for its inaugural (1972–73) season, where he consistently played the next five seasons with the Alberta Oilers (renamed Edmonton in their second season), then the Mariners. He retired from hockey after a brief two games, back with the Oilers, at the start of his sixth WHA season (1977–78).

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