Ralph Backstrom
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position: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
Shoots: Left
WEIGHT: 165
birthdate: 09/18/1937
hometown: Kirkland Lake, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: undrafted
  • CAREER STATS
regular
GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
1032 278 361 639 -13 386 16 4 21
playoffs
GP G A P +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG
116 27 32 59 68 1 1 3
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.