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Phil Roberto was a talented hockey player and an exceptional scorer during his hockey career. He was a fiery player willing to involve himself in whatever was happening in the game.
Phil's amateur career began in the minor hockey leagues of Niagara Falls. He continued to work hard to be a scoring star and a M.V.P. winner with the 1968 Memorial Cup Champions, the Niagara Falls Junior "A" Flyers. At the age of 22, Phil was a full time N.H.L. player with the Montreal Canadiens, playing alongside such players as Jean Beliveau, Frank Mahovlich and John Ferguson. In 1971 he was a member of the Stanley Cup Champions, the Montreal Canadiens. In 1972, Phil was part of the Canadian National Team. Phil's career changed in 1974 and he became a member of the St.Louis Blues. Phil's retirement from professional hockey brought him a successful career in Birmingham, Alabama.
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