Russ Blinco (March 12, 1908 - 1982) was a Canadian professional centre who played 6 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Maroons and Chicago Black Hawks. Blinco's name was inscribed on the Stanley Cup with the Montreal Maroons in 1935. He was born in Grand'Mere, Quebec, Canada.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
He signed with the Montreal Maroons in 1932 and played a season with their farm team the Windsor Bulldogs in 1932-33. The next season he made the Maroons and won the Rookie of the Year award. Blinco stayed with them for four years (1934-38). He won the Stanley Cup in 1934-35.
The Maroons were losing money and they were forced to sell Blinco to the Chicago Blackhawks for cash in 1938. He played one season for them before retiring in 1939.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
|1938–39||Chicago Black Hawks||NHL||47||3||12||15||2||2||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and Achievements[edit | edit source]
Trivia[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- The Official NHL 75th Anniversary Commemorative Book, p.72.
External Links[edit | edit source]
|NHL Rookie of the Year
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