Bob Plager’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 11, 1943

Death Date

March 24, 2021

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death

Cardiac-related issue


Hockey Player

The hockey player Bob Plager died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former defenseman who played with the St. Louis Blues and New York Rangers. While playing with the St. Louis Blues, he and his teammates made it to three straight Stanley Cup Finals from 1967-1970. 

He was born in a hockey family. His father Gus worked for the Northern Ontario Hockey Association as a chief official.  His brothers, Bill and Barclay, also played in the NHL. In fact, they all played together with the St. Louis Blues from 1968 to 1972. 

How did Bob Plager die?

Bob Plager, 78, died after a car crash Wednesday on Interstate 64 in St. Louis. He died from a cardiac-related issue — not the injuries he sustained during the car crash.