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Don Blackburn

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'0" / 183 cm
  • Weight
    174 lbs / 79 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired
  • Highlights
    1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1

Team Staff profile of Don Blackburn also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1956-57 Hamilton Tiger Cubs OHA-Jr. 52 9 8 17 17 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0
1957-58 Hamilton Tiger Cubs OHA-Jr. 52 15 18 33 37 | Playoffs 15 4 3 7 16
1958-59 Vancouver Canucks WHL-Sr. 50 15 16 31 14 |
1959-60 Vancouver Canucks WHL-Sr. 41 8 7 15 8 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 2
Providence Reds AHL 16 1 1 2 8 |
1960-61 Kingston Frontenacs EPHL 59 14 31 45 27 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 0
1961-62 Kingston Frontenacs EPHL 51 13 24 37 30 | Playoffs 11 2 12 14 5
1962-63 Boston Bruins NHL 6 0 5 5 4 |
Kingston Frontenacs EPHL 67 42 54 96 22 | Playoffs 5 4 4 8 0
1963-64 Québec Aces AHL 63 19 19 38 39 | Playoffs 9 1 1 2 9
1964-65 Québec Aces AHL 70 19 42 61 34 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0
1965-66 Québec Aces AHL 72 36 42 78 51 | Playoffs 6 1 4 5 4
1966-67 Rochester Americans AHL 70 20 37 57 24 | Playoffs 13 3 3 6 10
1967-68 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 67 9 20 29 23 -2 | Playoffs 7 3 0 3 8
1968-69 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 48 7 9 16 36 -13 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 2
Baltimore Clippers AHL 12 6 13 19 10 |
1969-70 New York Rangers NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
Buffalo Bisons AHL 68 27 44 71 40 | Playoffs 13 5 7 12 6
1970-71 Rochester Americans AHL 62 25 44 69 22 |
New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
1971-72 Providence Reds AHL 76 34 65 99 12 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 2
1972-73 New York Islanders NHL 56 7 10 17 20 -33 |
Minnesota North Stars NHL 4 0 0 0 4 0 |
1973-74 New England Whalers WHA 75 20 39 59 18 | Playoffs 7 2 4 6 4
1974-75 New England Whalers WHA 50 18 32 50 16 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 2
Cape Cod Codders NAHL-Sr. 2 2 2 4 0 |
1975-76 New England Whalers WHA 21 2 3 5 6 -5 |
Cape Cod Codders NAHL-Sr. 8 4 4 8 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1975-76 New England Whalers WHA Head Coach Interim
1977-78 New England Whalers WHA Asst. Coach
1978-79 New England Whalers WHA Head Coach
1979-80 Hartford Whalers NHL Head Coach
1980-81 Hartford Whalers NHL Head Coach Replaced by Larry Pleau midseason
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 509 187 307 494 0.97 240 0 | 51 11 20 31 0.61 31 0
EPHL 177 69 109 178 1.01 79 0 | 21 7 16 23 1.10 5 0
NAHL-Sr. 10 6 6 12 1.20 0 0 |
NHL 185 23 44 67 0.36 87 -48 | 12 3 0 3 0.25 10 0
OHA-Jr. 104 24 26 50 0.48 54 0 | 19 4 5 9 0.47 16 0
WHA 146 40 74 114 0.78 40 -5 | 12 3 6 9 0.75 6 0
WHL-Sr. 91 23 23 46 0.51 22 0 | 11 1 1 2 0.18 2 0
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1967, 8 #45 overall by Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL Expansion Draft

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