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Rene Robert

Rene Robert

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: December 31, 1948
BIRTHPLACE: Trois-Rivieres, QC, Canada
QJHL First All-Star Team (1968) NHL Second All-Star Team (1975) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1973, 1975) Signed as a free agent by Toronto (Tulsa-CHL) to a five-game tryout contract, March 20, 1968. Traded to Vancouver (WHL) by Toronto with Brad Selwood for Ron Ward, May, 1969. Traded to Toronto by Vancouver (WHL) for cash, May 15, 1970. Claimed by Buffalo from Toronto in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1971. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Buffalo in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1971. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Eddie Shack, March 4, 1972. Traded to Colorado by Buffalo for John Van Boxmeer, October 5, 1979. Traded to Toronto by Colorado for Toronto's 3rd round choice (Uli Hiemer) in the 1981 Entry Draft, January 30, 1981.
Quote of the Day

This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday