Bob Wall (ice hockey)

Robert James Albert Wall (born December 1, 1942) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. Wall played for several teams in the National Hockey League (NHL). Wall was the first team captain of the Los Angeles Kings.

Bob Wall
Born (1942-12-01) December 1, 1942 (age 77)
Elgin Mills, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Los Angeles Kings
St. Louis Blues
Edmonton Oilers
San Diego Mariners
Playing career 1962–1976

Playing careerEdit

Wall was born in Elgin Mills, Ontario. Wall played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey Association. While playing junior hockey, Wall was part of the 1962 Memorial Cup champion Hamilton Red Wings.

The majority of his 14 professional seasons were split between the NHL and the World Hockey Association.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1958–59 Montreal Snowdon Ponsards MMJHL
1959–60 Hamilton Tiger Cubs OHA 48 3 11 14 44
1960–61 Hamilton Red Wings OHA 48 2 8 10 30 12 1 3 4 29
1961–62 Hamilton Red Wings OHA 44 7 22 29 28 10 3 3 6 26
1961–62 Hamilton Red Wings M-Cup 14 2 13 15 6
1962–63 Hamilton Red Wings OHA 36 5 30 35 27 5 0 6 6 2
1962–63 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 3 0 2 2 2
1962–63 Edmonton Flyers WHL 7 0 0 0 0
1963–64 Cincinnati Wings CPHL 59 10 20 30 16
1963–64 Quebec Aces AHL 8 1 2 3 4
1963–64 Omaha Knights CPHL 10 1 7 8 4
1964–65 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1964–65 Memphis Wings CPHL 70 8 38 46 83
1965–66 Detroit Red Wings NHL 8 1 1 2 8 6 0 0 0 2
1965–66 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 63 10 35 45 26 3 0 1 1 8
1966–67 Detroit Red Wings NHL 31 2 2 4 26
1966–67 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 41 7 25 32 29 9 2 2 4 4
1967–68 Los Angeles Kings NHL 71 5 18 23 66 7 0 1 1 0
1968–69 Los Angeles Kings NHL 71 13 13 26 16 8 0 2 2 0
1969–70 Los Angeles Kings NHL 70 5 13 18 26
1970–71 St. Louis Blues NHL 25 2 4 6 4
1970–71 Kansas City Blues CHL 18 0 7 7 4
1971–72 Detroit Red Wings NHL 45 2 4 6 9
1971–72 Tidewater Wings AHL 17 2 4 6 12
1972–73 Alberta Oilers WHA 78 16 29 45 20
1973–74 Edmonton Oilers WHA 74 6 31 37 46 5 0 2 2 2
1974–75 San Diego Mariners WHA 33 0 9 9 15 10 0 3 3 2
1975–76 San Diego Mariners WHA 68 1 20 21 32 11 1 3 4 4
WHA totals 253 23 89 112 113 26 1 8 9 8
NHL totals 322 30 55 85 155 22 0 3 3 2

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Preceded by
Position created
Los Angeles Kings captain
196769
Succeeded by
Larry Cahan