|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
New Jersey Devils
|Born||January 23, 1961,|
|NHL Draft||89th overall, 1980|
|Pro Career||1977 – 1998|
He played junior hockey with Jokerit Helsinki and played for Finland at the 1977. 1978, and the 1979 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, making the all-star teams in 1978 & 1979. That le his being drafted by the Capitals.
Blomqvist became a regular right away with the Capitals in 1980-81. He was a good passing and mobile defenceman able to play the transition game.
Until his retirement in 1999 he split his time between various European clubs and the Finnish National Team.