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September 8, 1959 |
Detroit, MI, USA
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Played for||Edmonton Oilers
Detroit Red Wings
Blum was born in Detroit, Michigan. He is a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Harper Woods, Michigan. His high school hockey teammate was comedian Dave Coulier. 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 is now acting director of youth hockey for the SharpShooters in Pompano Beach, FL.
Awards and honors
|All-WCHA Second Team||1980–81|||
- "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
- John Blum's biography at Legends of Hockey
- John Blum's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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