Blake Dunlop

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Blake Dunlop
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Dunlop in 1981
Born (1953-04-18) April 18, 1953 (age 67)
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Minnesota North Stars
Philadelphia Flyers
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
NHL Draft 18th overall, 1973
Minnesota North Stars
WHA Draft 12th overall, 1973
New England Whalers
Playing career 1973–1984

Blake Robert Dunlop (born April 18, 1953)[1] is a former National Hockey League (NHL) forward who played during the 1970s and early 1980s. Prior to turning pro, Dunlop played four seasons with the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA). Dunlop was drafted by the Minnesota North Stars in the second round, 18th overall, of the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft.

Playing career

For his first four professional seasons, Dunlop spent much of his time with the New Haven Nighthawks, the North Stars' affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL). He was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers, and then to the St. Louis Blues, where he experienced his most successful years. Dunlop went on to receive the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 1981 with the Blues. He retired from the NHL after spending the 1983–84 season with the Detroit Red Wings. In 550 NHL games, Dunlop totaled 130 goals and 274 assists for a total of 404 points.

Awards and achievements

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1969–70 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 45 17 15 32 10 11 3 5 8 6
1970–71 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 62 44 46 90 39 11 3 6 9 9
1971–72 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 62 32 52 84 41 18 9 12 21 2
1972–73 Ottawa 67's OHA-Jr. 62 60 99 159 50 9 10 16 26 6
1973–74 Minnesota North Stars NHL 12 0 0 0 2
1973–74 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 59 37 41 78 25 10 7 7 14 4
1974–75 Minnesota North Stars NHL 52 9 18 27 8
1975–76 Minnesota North Stars NHL 33 9 11 20 8
1975–76 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 10 2 10 12 8
1976–77 Minnesota North Stars NHL 3 0 1 1 0
1976–77 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 76 33 60 93 16 6 2 4 6 14
1977–78 Fort Worth Texans CHL 6 4 2 6 11
1977–78 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 3 0 1 1 0
1977–78 Maine Mariners AHL 62 29 53 82 24 10 5 4 9 12
1978–79 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 66 20 28 48 16 8 1 1 2 4
1978–79 Maine Mariners AHL 12 9 5 14 6
1979–80 St. Louis Blues NHL 72 18 27 45 28 3 0 2 2 2
1980–81 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 20 67 87 40 11 0 3 3 4
1981–82 St. Louis Blues NHL 77 25 53 78 32 10 2 2 4 4
1982–83 St. Louis Blues NHL 78 22 44 66 14 4 1 1 2 0
1983–84 St. Louis Blues NHL 17 1 10 11 4
1983–84 Detroit Red Wings NHL 57 6 14 20 20 4 0 1 1 4
NHL totals 550 130 274 404 172 40 4 10 14 18
AHL totals 219 110 169 279 79 26 14 15 29 30

References

  1. ^ Cole, Stephen (2006). The Canadian Hockey Atlas. Doubleday Canada. ISBN 978-0-385-66093-8.
  2. ^ Alere Flammam, Lisgar Alumni Association Newsletter, Fall 2009