RIP – Jimmy Roberts, former Pens’ asst. coach

RIP – Jimmy Roberts, former Pens’ asst. coach

Former Penguins assistant coach Jimmy Roberts died today after battling cancer. He was 75. Roberts, won five Stanley Cup rings as an all-star as a defenseman with the Montreal Canadiens and St. Louis Blues, served as an assistant with the Penguins from 1984 through 1987, under head coach Bob Berry. He also served as a head coach of the Buffalo Sabres, Hartford Whalers and Blues.

Roberts added to the Penguins Chapter Eternal.

By | 2016-10-09T19:48:37+00:00 October 23rd, 2015|Pittsburgh Penguins|0 Comments

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