Prince Albert SK- The
Prince Albert Raiders regret to announce that Bob Robson, a long time
influence on Raider hockey, passed away on Sunday, two days before his
Robson was involved with the hockey
side of the Prince Albert Raiders for many years, spanning three
decades. His time with the Green and Gold began as a scout and
Supervisor of Player Development in 1976 for General Manager and Head
Coach Terry Simpson, finding the players that would go on to win the
Centennial Cup Championship in 1977, 1979, 1981 and 1982.He also spent
time behind the Raiders bench an Assistant Coach from 1976-1978.
In 1985-86 Robson moved on to become
the Coach and General Manager of the Midget AAA Raiders, before
re-joining the club as an Assistant Coach in 1988-1989 for Peter Anholt.
His final role with the Raiders was in
1994-1995 when he served as the team’s Director of Hockey Operations.
Robson was involved with many hockey teams outside of Prince Albert,
including the inaugural year of the La Ronge Ice Wolves as well as other
SJHL and WHL franchises.
Among the awards Robson received were
the SAHA award in 1977, the CAHA award for service to minor hockey in
1978, an induction to the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1980 and
the Prince Albert Raiders Service Award in 1981.
The Raiders send sincere condolences to the Robson Family.
A funeral service will take place Wednesday August 14th at 2:00 PM at the Prince Albert Alliance Church, located at 2777 6th Avenue West.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Prince Albert Group Homes Society Inc. at 203 31st Street East, Prince Albert, S6V 8A8.
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