Bob Neely
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Bob Neely
Bob Neely
Born (1953-11-09) November 9, 1953 (age 67)
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Left Defence
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Colorado Rockies
NHL Draft 10th overall, 1973
Toronto Maple Leafs
WHA Draft 1st overall, 1973
Chicago Cougars
Playing career 1973–1980

Robert Barry Neely (born November 9, 1953 in Sarnia, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 283 NHL games for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Colorado Rockies.[1] He was drafted number one overall in the 1973 WHA Amateur Draft by the Chicago Cougars,[2] and 10th overall by the Maple Leafs in the NHL Amateur Draft.[1] Neely opted to sign with the Maple Leafs.[3] In his five-season career, Neely scored 39 goals and 59 assists, with five goals and seven assists in 26 playoff games.[1] Bob also won a bronze medal for Team Canada 1978 in Moscow at the Izvestia Cup.

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1970-71 Hamilton Red Wings OHA-Jr. 34 4 11 15 129 7 0 4 4 4
1971-72 Hamilton Red Wings OHA-Jr. 17 3 8 11 109 -- -- -- -- --
1971-72 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 32 8 22 30 96 15 4 8 12 76
1971-72 Peterborough Petes MC -- -- -- -- -- 3 0 2 2 6
1972-73 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 55 24 52 76 304 17 3 17 20 44
1973-74 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 54 5 7 12 98 4 1 3 4 0
1974-75 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 57 5 16 21 61 3 0 0 0 2
1974-75 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 9 2 4 6 14 -- -- -- -- --
1975-76 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 69 9 13 22 89 10 3 1 4 7
1976-77 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 70 17 16 33 16 9 1 3 4 6
1977-78 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 11 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
1977-78 Colorado Rockies NHL 22 3 6 9 2 -- -- -- -- --
1977-78 Philadelphia Firebirds AHL 29 6 14 20 47 4 1 3 4 2
1978-79 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 60 17 29 46 55 5 0 1 1 0
1979-80 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 64 14 51 65 46 8 1 4 5 2
NHL totals 283 39 59 98 266 26 5 7 12 15
AHL totals 153 37 94 131 148 17 2 8 10 4

References

  1. ^ a b c "Bob Neely". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Sports Briefs". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. 1973-05-19. Retrieved .
  3. ^ Gilbert, Doug (1973-05-30). "Murdoch, Arnason among six who go". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved .

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Preceded by
Lanny McDonald
Toronto Maple Leafs first round draft pick
1973
Succeeded by
Ian Turnbull
Preceded by
None
WHA First Overall Draft Pick
1973
Succeeded by
Pat Price
Preceded by
None
Chicago Cougars first round draft pick
1973
Succeeded by
Paul McIntosh



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