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Born May 20, 1967 (1967-05-20) (age 42),
Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.
6 ft 02 in (1.88 m)
200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Right
Pro clubs Boston Bruins
Tampa Bay Lightning
Edmonton Oilers
New York Islanders
NHL Draft Rnd 10, 210th overall, 1985
Boston Bruins
Career 1989 – 2000

Robert Charles Beers, (born May 20, 1967, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a retired American professional ice hockey defenseman. He currently serves as a radio commentator on Boston Bruins broadcasts on the WBZ Bruins radio network and is an occasional contributor to NESN Bruins broadcasts.


Beers was drafted in the 10th round, 210th overall, by the Boston Bruins in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. He played hockey with the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, North Arizona University and the University of Maine before reaching the NHL level. His career was split between the NHL, AHL and IHL. Beers served the United States in 1993, 1994 and 1997 at the World Championships. After retiring from the NHL, the Bruins organization brought him back to play on their minor league affiliate the Providence Bruins. He played mainly in home games through parts of the 1998-99 and 1999-2000 season, and was on the ice when Providence captured the 1999 Calder Cup.

Awards and achievements

  • Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1989)
  • NCAA East Second All-American Team (1989)




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