John Blum

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For the writer on American political history, see John Morton Blum. For the current ice hockey defenseman, see Jonathon Blum.

{{Infobox ice hockey player | image = | image_size = | position = Defence | shoots = Right | height_ft = 6 | height_in = 3 | weight_lb = 205 | played_for = Edmonton Oilers
Boston Bruins
Washington Capitals
Detroit Red Wings | birth_date = (1959-09-08) September 8, 1959 (age 55) | birth_place = [[Detrot], MI, USA | draft = Undrafted | draft_year = | draft_team = | career_start = 1981 | career_end = 1995 }} John Joseph Blum (born September 8, 1959 in Detroit], Michigan) is a retired American ice hockey defenseman.

Blum is a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Harper Woods, Michigan. His high school hockey teammate was comedian Dave Coulier.[1] Blum played both high school and college hockey under head coach John Giordano.

Signed as an undrafted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers in 1981, Blum played mostly in the minors before being traded to the Boston Bruins, a team that he would play for three different times during his career. He also played for the Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings.

Blum would later serve as an assistant coach in the minor leagues for the Detroit Falcons, Saginaw Lumber Kings, Detroit Vipers, Toledo Storm, and Motor City Mechanics.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 1980–81


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