Bob Armstrong
Position Defenceman
Shot Right
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Boston Bruins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 7 1933 (1933-04-07) (age 87),
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died November 6 1990 (aged 57),
Pro Career 1950 – 1963

Robert Richard "Beau" Armstrong (b. April 7, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario d. November 6, 1990) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.


Armstrong played junior hockey with the Stratford Kroehlers and broke into the NHL with the Boston Bruins in the 1950–51 season. Armstrong was known as a hard-hitting defenceman and could be found on the Boston blueline for every one of his 542 career NHL games. He was involved in many fights and made it to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1953, 1957 & 1958, but never won.

He was the player-coach of the Hull-Ottawa Canadiens in 1961-62.

Awards & AchievementsEdit

  • Played in NHL All-Star Game (1960)


External LinksEdit

Bob Armstrong's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database


Legends of Hockey [1] Retrieved 9 Nov. 2006.

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