Blair Russel

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Blair Russel
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1965
Blair Russel.jpg
Born (1880-09-17)September 17, 1880
Montreal, QC, CAN
Died December 7, 1961(1961-12-07) (aged 81)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Position Left Wing
Played for Montreal Victorias
Playing career 1899–1910

Blair Russel (September 17, 1880 – December 7, 1961) was a Canadian amateur ice hockey forward who played for the Montreal Victorias. Russel helped the Victorias to several Stanley Cup wins during his career. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1965.[1]

Russel was born in Montreal, Quebec. He joined the Montreal Victorias in 1894 as a junior, playing for the Victorias' team in the Montreal Metropolitan League. Russel moved up to the Victorias Canadian Amateur Hockey League (CAHL) Intermediate team two years later and joined the CAHL Senior team for the 1899–1900 season.

Awards[edit]

  • 1907 – ECAHA 1st All-Star Team

References[edit]

  • Hockey Hall of Fame (2003). Honoured Members: Hockey Hall of Fame. Bolton, Ontario: Fenn Publishing. ISBN 1-55168-239-7. 

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