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Brian Engblom

Brian Engblom

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: January 27, 1955
BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
DRAFTED: MTL / 1975 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (22nd overall)
WCHA First All-Star Team (1975) NCAA West First All-American Team (1975) AHL First All-Star Team (1977) Eddie Shore Award (AHL Outstanding Defenseman) (1977) NHL Plus/Minus Leader (1981) NHL Second All-Star Team (1982) Traded to Washington by Montreal with Rod Langway, Doug Jarvis and Craig Laughlin for Ryan Walter and Rick Green, September 9, 1982. Traded to Los Angeles by Washington with Ken Houston for Larry Murphy, October 18, 1983. Traded to Buffalo by Los Angeles with Doug Smith for Larry Playfair, Sean McKenna and Ken Baumgartner, January 30, 1986. Traded to Calgary by Buffalo for Jim Korn, October 3, 1986. Suffered eventual career-ending neck injury in game vs. Quebec, December 12, 1986.
Quote of the Day

It's a date that's been circled on my calendar, so it's kind of nice to have it here and get it over with (Thursday). This is a little bit of the closing of the book on the move. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.

— Stars forward Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators