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Canada Bob Essensa
a.k.a. "Robert Essensa"
#70 Boston Bruins / NHL - 14/15
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jacob Peterson - - - -
2. Zach Solow - - - -
3. Kirill Tyutyayev - - - -
4. Shawn Element - - - -
5. Erik Källgren -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
56
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
190 lbs / 86 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1

Sons: Ben Essensa & Jake Essensa
Brother: Greg Essensa

Team Staff profile of Bob Essensa also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1981-82 Henry Carr Crusaders MetJBHL 17 5.00 - |
Markham Waxers OJAHL 1 20.00 - |
1982-83 Henry Carr Crusaders MetJBHL 31 3.20 - |
Markham Waxers OJAHL 1 1.00 - |
1983-84 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 17 2.79 .891 |
1984-85 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 23 1.64 .921 |
1985-86 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 23 3.33 .881 |
1986-87 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 25 2.78 .884 |
1987-88 Moncton Hawks AHL 27 4.66 - |
1988-89 Winnipeg Jets NHL 20 3.70 .882 68 506 1 6-8-3 1102 |
Fort Wayne Komets IHL 22 3.26 - |
1989-90 Winnipeg Jets NHL 36 3.15 .892 107 881 1 18-9-5 2035 | Playoffs 4 3.49 .880 12 88 0 2-1-0 206
Moncton Hawks AHL 6 2.51 - |
Canada WC 4 2.97 - |
1990-91 Winnipeg Jets NHL 55 3.15 .898 153 1343 4 19-24-6 2916 |
Moncton Hawks AHL 2 2.88 - |
1991-92 Winnipeg Jets NHL 47 2.88 .910 126 1281 5 21-17-6 2627 | Playoffs 1 5.51 .824 3 14 0 0-0-0 33
1992-93 Winnipeg Jets NHL 67 3.53 .893 227 1892 2 33-26-6 3855 | Playoffs 6 3.27 .891 20 163 0 2-4-0 367
1993-94 Winnipeg Jets NHL 56 3.85 .883 201 1513 1 19-30-6 3136 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 13 2.62 .899 34 303 1 4-7-2 778 | Playoffs 2 4.94 .791 9 34 0 0-2-0 109
1994-95 San Diego Gulls IHL 16 3.39 .900 52 467 0 920 | Playoffs 1 3.05 .917 3 33 0 60
1995-96 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 3 3.69 .879 |
Fort Wayne Komets IHL 45 2.89 .912 122 1258 1 24-19-0 2530 | Playoffs 5 2.41 .923
1996-97 Edmonton Oilers NHL 19 2.83 .899 41 365 1 4-8-0 868 |
1997-98 Edmonton Oilers NHL 16 2.54 .913 35 369 0 6-6-1 825 | Playoffs 1 2.26 .909 1 10 0 0-0-0 27
1998-99 Edmonton Oilers NHL 39 2.76 .901 96 878 0 12-14-6 2091 |
1999-00 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 30 2.78 .898 73 646 1 13-10-3 1573 |
2000-01 Vancouver Canucks NHL 39 2.68 .892 92 762 1 18-12-3 2059 | Playoffs 2 2.95 .897 6 52 0 0-2-0 122
2001-02 Buffalo Sabres NHL 9 2.91 .850 17 96 0 0-5-0 350 |
2014-15 Boston Bruins NHL 0 - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1977-78 Toronto Shopsy's QC Int PW - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2003-04 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2004-05 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2005-06 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2006-07 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2007-08 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2008-09 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2009-10 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2010-11 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2011-12 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2012-13 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2013-14 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2014-15 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2015-16 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2016-17 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2017-18 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2018-19 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2019-20 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
2020-21 Boston Bruins NHL Goaltending Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 38 | 0
IHL 3 83 3.03 .908 174 1725 1 24-19-0 3449 | 2 6 3.05 .917 3 33 0 60
MetJBHL 2 48 | 0
NCAA 4 88 | 0
NHL 13 446 3.15 .895 1270 10835 18 173-176-47 24215 | 6 16 3.54 .876 51 361 0 4-9-0 864
OJAHL 2 2 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - | 0
WC 1 4 2.97 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Teppo Numminen (D) 1988-2000 7 Arizona Coyotes, Winnipeg Jets
Thomas Steen (F) 1988-1994 6 Winnipeg Jets
Fredrik Olausson (D) 1988-1994 6 Winnipeg Jets
Pat Elynuik (F) 1987-1996 6 Fort Wayne Komets, Moncton Hawks, Winnipeg Jets

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Drafted 1982, 10 #141 overall by Cornwall Royals in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Fort Wayne Komets

Cult/Star player for Winnipeg Jets

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