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Murray Balfour

Murray Balfour  #8

Right Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: August 24, 1936
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 178
Shoots: Right
Hull-Ottawa played partial schedule against OHA-Jr. teams in 1956-57 and 1957-58 that counted for the opposition only. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, June 9, 1959. Traded to Boston by Chicago with Mike Draper for Matt Ravlich and Jerry Toppazzini, June 9, 1964. Missed remainder of the 1964-65 season after being diagnosed with lung cancer, February 5, 1965.
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I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday