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Ralph
Backstrom
Ralph Backstrom
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Ralph
Backstrom
position: Center
Shoots: Left
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 165
Born: 09/18/1937
Birthplace: Kirkland Lake, ON, CAN
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Last 5 GamesGAP+/-PIMPPSHGW
CareerGPGAP+/-PIMPP
Regular1032278361639-1338616
Playoffs116273259681
Awards
Career Notes
Calder Memorial Trophy (1959) Paul Deneau Trophy (WHA Most Gentlemanly Player) (1974) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1967) Hull-Ottawa played partial schedule against OHA-Jr. teams that counted for opposition only. Traded to Los Angeles by Montreal for Gord Labossiere and Ray Fortin, January 26, 1971. Selected by New England (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to Chicago by Los Angeles for Dan Maloney, February 26, 1973. WHA rights traded to Los Angeles (WHA) by New England (WHA) for cash, June, 1973. Traded to Chicago (WHA) by Los Angeles (WHA) for cash, July, 1973. Selected by Denver (WHA) from Chicago (WHA) in WHA Expansion Draft, May, 1975. Traded to New England (WHA) by Denver-Ottawa (WHA) with Don Borgeson for cash, January 20, 1976.