Bob Mason facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBob Mason
|Born||April 22, 1961
International Falls, Minnesota, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Washington Capitals
|National team||United States|
Robert Thomas Mason (born April 22, 1961) is an American retired professional ice hockey goaltender and current goaltending coach for the Minnesota Wild. Mason played 145 games in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played with the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks, Quebec Nordiques and the Vancouver Canucks.
Mason started his career playing with the Green Bay Gamblers of the United States Hockey League. He then played college hockey for 2 years at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Aside from the NHL, Mason played 141 games in the AHL with the Hershey Bears, Binghamton Whalers, Halifax Citadels, Baltimore Skipjacks, and Hamilton Canucks. He also played 127 games in the IHL with the Milwaukee Admirals and Fort Wayne Komets.
He retired from playing professional ice hockey in 1995. After retiring, Mason became the goaltending coach for the Minnesota Wild which he still is. He was also the goaltending coach for the Atlanta Thrashers during their first 2 seasons of play.
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