Robin Bawa, a native of Duncan, BC, was a 5-year veteran and all-star with the Kamloops Blazers in the rough-and-tumble Western Hockey League. Initially undrafted, he was later signed by the Washington Capitals as a free agent in 1987. In 1989, Bawa was called up to the Capitals where played 5 games, making him the first South Asian of Indian descent to play in the NHL. LEARN MORE >


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