Bob Wall
Position Defence
Shot Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
186 lb (85 kg)
Teams Detroit Red Wings
Edmonton Oilers
Los Angeles Kings
St. Louis Blues
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1942-12-01)December 1, 1942,
Richmond Hill, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1964 – 1972

Robert James Albert Wall (born December 1, 1942 in Richmond Hill, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

While playing junior hockey, Wall was part of the 1962 Memorial Cup champion Hamilton Red Wings. He turned pro in 1962-63 in the Detroit Red Wings organization but spent most of his time before 1967 in the minors.

The Los Angeles Kings selected him in the 1967 NHL Expansion Draft and he became a regular in the 1967-68 season. Wall was traded to the St. Louis Blues in 1970 for Ray Fortin. The next year the Red Wings re-acquired him.

In 1972-73 Wall jumped to the Alberta Oilers of the World Hockey Association (WHA) and enjoyed a career year with 16 goals and 29 assists. He played three more seasons in the WHA and retired in 1976.

In the NHL Wall scored 30 goals and 55 assists in 322 games.

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Preceded by
Los Angeles Kings captains
Succeeded by
Larry Cahan
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