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Bob Rompre

Full name: Robert Edward "Bob" Rompre
Nickname(s): Finn
Gender: Male
Born: April 11, 1929 in International Falls, Minnesota, United States
Died: September 13, 2010 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Colorado College
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Bob Rompre, a defenseman, was from International Falls, Minnesota, and played high school hockey with the International Falls Eagles. His only international experience came at the 1952 Olympics, although he was briefly on the US team in 1949-50. After the 1952 Olympics, he played some minor league hockey in 1952-53 with the Oakland Knaves and the Los Angeles Cardinals of the Pacific Coast Hockey League, before returning to Colorado College, graduating in 1956. He eventually settled in Waupun, Wisconsin, where he ran Rompre's Department Store. He also ran Rompre's Karpet Korner in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. In Waupun, he served as President of the Waupun Chamber of Commerce and President of the Rock River Country Club. He continued to play hockey locally with the Fond du Lac Bears, helping them win two state championships ,and later turning to coaching the team. In 1989 he was given the William Thayer Tuft Award by USA Hockey for his contributions to youth hockey in Wisconsin. He was inducted into the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1992. He helped establish both the Wisconsin and Minnesota Hockey Halls of Fame, and he is a member of both.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 2 Silver

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 2 1952-02-15 5 1 4
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1952-02-15 USA 3, NOR 2 0 1 0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #7 1 1952-02-16 USA 8, GER 2 0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #13 1 1952-02-18 USA 8, FIN 2 4 0 0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #18 1 1952-02-19 USA 8, SUI 2 0 0 2
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #21 2 1952-02-21 SWE 4, USA 2 0 0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #27 1 1952-02-22 USA 5, POL 3 0 0 0
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #32 1 1952-02-23 USA 6, TCH 3 1 0 2
1952 Winter 22 Oslo Ice Hockey United States USA Round-Robin Match #36 1T 1952-02-24 USA 3, CAN 3 0 0 0
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