Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Vernon Lakers Alumni Blair Talks About Having Trophy Named After Him:

Fox 9 News in Minnesota interviews former Vernon Lakers defenceman Campbell Blair after the BC Hockey League recently renaming the league's Top Defenceman Award to the Campbell Blair Trophy. 

Here is the video from YouTube,

Minnesota deputy gets hockey trophy named after him - YouTube

Here is the tweet from the BCHL twitter account,

BCHL on Twitter: "Check out this story from FOX 9 News in Minnesota on the recently renamed Campbell Blair Trophy! Blair is currently a sheriff's deputy in Minnesota and he gives his thoughts on the award being named after him. @VernonVipers @BCHLGrizzlies https://t.co/byaru32v3S" / Twitter

Blair played four seasons at the University of Maine before playing three seasons of professional hockey from 1991-1994 with five different teams, before retiring from professional hockey in 1994. Blair spent twenty three seasons coaching from 1991-2013. 

Blair played parts of two seasons in Vernon from 1985-1987. In 86 games with the Vernon Lakers, Blair collected (50-goals-98-assists-148-points). Blair also played in the BCJHL with Shuswap and Summerland.

The Vernon Lakers were around from 1980-1983 & 1984-1995 before changing their name to the Vernon Vipers in 1995.

Campbell Blair's Player/Coaching Profile:

Campbell Blair - Elite Prospects

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