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Bob Falkenberg
Bob Falkenberg
Defenseman
Number: 3
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 185
Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 1, 1946
Birthplace: Stettler, AB, Canada
Stettler, Alberta native Bob Falkenberg, was born on January 1, 1946. Nicknamed "Steady" for his poise on the blue line, Falkenberg spent three years with the Edmonton Oil Kings before making the leap to the National Hockey League.

In 1966-67, Falkenberg joined the Detroit Red Wings, playing 16 games and scoring a goal and an assist. The next season, with expansion thinning out the rosters of the former Original Six club, Falkenberg upped his games played to 20. However, by 1968-69, he was played just five games for the Wings and the next year he didn't play in the NHL at all.

Falkenberg spent the 1969-70 season with the Cleveland Barons of the American Hockey League. He was back with Detroit the next year, but just for nine games. When he played just four more games in Detroit in 1971-72, it was clear Falkenberg was not part of the Red Wings plans and he welcomed a new opportunity.

That opportunity came with the formation of the World Hockey Association in 1972. Falkenberg was drafted by his home province's Alberta Oilers. He spent the next two seasons with the Oilers and was traded to the San Diego Mariners in May of 1974.

Falkenberg spent three years on the Mariners blue line, but the team folded following the 1976-77 season. Now a free agent, he signed with his old club and spent his final season of pro hockey with the Edmonton Oilers of the WHA.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall o Fame

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
P. Datsyuk 66 16 33 7 49
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80