Bobby Plager Blues team #5 placed on window of Enterprise Center. credit craig currie in April 2021

Bobby Plager’s jersey number 5 inside blue heart on Enterprise Center

In honor of Bobby Plager, his jersey number 5 was placed on the south side of the Enterprise Center inside a blue heart that’s visible from I-64. Bobby Plager, 78 years old, died from a heart attack while driving on I-64 on March 24, 2021.

Enterprise Center Saint Louis Hockey Stadium. AI 2024
Enterprise Center Saint Louis Hockey Stadium. AI 2024

Bobby was an all-time favorite and became a house hold name not long after joining the St. Louis Blues in 1967. Bobby played 11 seasons and remained active with the Blues organization after his retirement.

On April 16, the Enterprise Center held a public visitation from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.