Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Bob Solinger
Bob Solinger played for fourteen different teams over his 25-year hockey career during which time he played 99 games in the NHL. He began his journey with the Prince Albert Hawks in the 1944-45 season and moved on to several different teams. Solinger joined the AHL in the 1947-48 season and won the Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as the league's top rookie.

The Maple Leafs took Solinger on for the 1951-52 season and it was there he made his NHL debut. He spent the next three seasons splitting time between the Leafs and the AHL's Pittsburgh Hornets and was named to the AHL's second all-star team in 1953. Solinger spent the next four seasons in the minors after being traded to the Red Wings in 1956.

Solinger played one game in Detroit during the 1959-60 season, his last in the NHL. From 1960 to 1969, he played with numerous teams and named to the WHL's second all-star team in both 1962 and 1963. He retired in the 1968-69 season.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1944-45 Prince Albert Black Hawks SJHL 12 14 3 17 6 5 7 5 12 6
1944-45 Prince Albert Black Hawks M-Cup 3 0 1 1 12
1945-46 Cleveland Barons AHL 1 0 0 0 0
1945-46 Philadelphia Falcons EAHL 44 10 9 19 50 12 5 3 8 11
1946-47 Minneapolis Millers USHL 2 0 0 0 0
1946-47 Edmonton Flyers WCSHL 38 11 16 27 72 4 4 3 7 10
1947-48 Cleveland Barons AHL 67 40 29 69 41 9 7 6 13 0
1948-49 Cleveland Barons AHL 68 16 31 47 29 5 3 3 6 4
1949-50 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 44 10 17 27 34
1950-51 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 69 22 32 54 34 13 10 6 16 4
1951-52 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 24 5 3 8 4
1951-52 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 44 23 20 43 24 11 3 6 9 4
1952-53 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 18 1 1 2 2
1952-53 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 42 26 30 56 51 10 4 5 9 24
1953-54 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 39 3 2 5 2
1953-54 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 22 10 19 29 4 5 1 1 2 12
1954-55 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 17 1 5 6 11
1954-55 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 46 12 24 36 36 10 6 7 13 6
1955-56 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 63 27 46 73 74 4 0 3 3 0
1956-57 Hershey Bears AHL 61 19 30 49 16 7 1 1 2 11
1957-58 Hershey Bears AHL 66 16 32 48 28 11 1 8 9 4
1958-59 Hershey Bears AHL 69 12 24 36 46 12 3 7 10 23
1959-60 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1959-60 Hershey Bears AHL 45 8 15 23 18
1959-60 Edmonton Flyers WHL 21 10 9 19 14 4 0 1 1 0
1960-61 Edmonton Flyers WHL 67 23 19 42 10
1961-62 San Francisco Seals WHL 70 30 55 85 4 2 1 0 1 0
1962-63 Los Angeles Blades WHL 67 33 43 76 28 3 2 1 3 2
1963-64 Los Angeles Blades WHL 59 13 20 33 25 6 2 2 4 0
1964-65 Red Deer Rustlers AIHA
1964-65 Lacombe Rockets CAHL
1965-66 Lacombe Rockets ASHL 30 12 10 22 59 4 2 2 4 0
1965-66 Drumheller Rockets Al-Cup 16 4 4 8 2
1966-67 Edmonton Nuggets WCSHL 25 7 17 24 26 8 4 3 7 10
1967-68 Edmonton Nuggets WCSHL 2 4 6 6 3 6 9 6
1968-69 Edmonton Monarchs ASHL 30 8 25 33 36 6 0 7 7 2
NHL Totals 99 10 11 21 19


Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year - AHL) (1948)
AHL Second All-Star Team (1953)
WHL Second All-Star Team (1962, 1963)
Traded to Toronto by Cleveland (AHL) for Ray Ceresino, Harry Taylor and the loan of Tod Sloan for the 1949-50 season, September 6, 1949. Traded to Detroit (Hershey-AHL) by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) with Gilles Mayer, Jack Price, Willie Marshall, Bob Hassard and Ray Gariepy for cash, July 7, 1956. Traded to San Francisco (WHL) by Detroit for cash, July, 1962. Traded to NY Rangers (Los Angeles-WHL) by San Francisco (WHL) for Danny Belisle with NY Rangers holding right of recall, July, 1962.
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