January 4, 1933|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 27, 2018 (aged 85)|
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
Toronto Maple Leafs|
Chicago Black Hawks
Earl Frederick "Spider" Balfour (January 4, 1933 – April 27, 2018) was a National Hockey League forward from 1952 to 1961. He was a defensive forward and penalty-killing expert. Balfour won the Stanley Cup with the 1960–61 Chicago Black Hawks. He retired after 288 games, posting 30 goals, 22 assists, 52 points and just 78 penalty minutes. He died April 27, 2018 after having lived in the Cambridge, Ontario area.
Awards and achievements
- "EARL FREDERICK BALFOUR's Obituary on Toronto Star". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2 May 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey
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