Bobby Stewart spent 38 seasons as an equipment manager in the National Hockey League and worked over 2900 regular season games. A native of Montreal, Stewart spent three seasons with the Montreal Junior Canadiens before joining the Atlanta Flames in 1973. In 1980 he moved with the team to Calgary and spent the next 19 seasons with the Calgary Flames. During the years in Calgary the team reached the Stanley Cup finals twice and won the Stanley Cup in 1989. Stewart returned to Atlanta in 1999 when the Atlanta Thrashers joined the NHL and stayed with the team until it relocated to Winnipeg in 2011. Stewart worked with Team Canada at the 1998 World Hockey Championships. Stewart also worked three NHL All-Star Games, 1985 in Calgary, 1994 in New York and 2008 in Atlanta.