Blair joined the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1928-29 and impressed with 27 points in 44 games. He often centred Ace Bailey and Baldy Cotton and was a valuable member of the first Maple Leafs' Stanley Cup team in 1932.
Following the tragic career-ending injury to Ace Bailey in December 1933, Blair assumed more responsibility and responded with a personal- best 14 goals. The veteran was also on hand when Toronto played the NHL All-Stars in the Bailey Benefit game on February 14, 1934. He played two more years in Toronto before joining the Chicago Black Hawks in 1936-37. By this time, Blair was o the down side of his career and he retired after registering only three assists in 44 games.
Awards & Achievements Edit
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- Andy Blair's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Andy Blair's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Andy Blair’s biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame