Blair Barnes

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Blair Barnes
Born (1960-09-21)September 21, 1960
Windsor, ON, CAN
Died June 29, 2010(2010-06-29) (aged 49)
Chicago, IL, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 126th overall, 1979
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1980–1984

Blair James Barnes (September 21, 1960 – June 29, 2010) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who played in one National Hockey League game for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1982–83 NHL season.

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Barnes played three seasons with the Spitfires from 1977-1980 scoring 127 goals and 169 assists for 296 points in 198 games. He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the sixth round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft and then played two seasons (1980–1982) with the Wichita Wind of the Central Hockey League before being traded to the Los Angeles Kings in 1982. Barnes played one season with the Kings AHL affiliate team, the New Haven Nighthawks and he scored 29 goals while recording 34 assists for 63 points in 72 games during the 1982-1983 season before being called up by the Kings, where he played his only National Hockey League game. He finished his hockey career with the AHL’s Nova Scotia Voyageurs scoring 31 goals and adding 32 assists for 63 points in 80 games played.[1] On June 29, 2010 he died from a heart attack.

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