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Mike Blunden
Mike Blunden
Right Wing
Number: 12
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 217
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 15, 1986  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
Acquired: From Chicago in exchange for Adam Pineault on Jan. 10, 2009
Drafted: CHI / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (43rd overall)

2008-09: Combined to score 12-19-31 and 30 penalty minutes in 76 games with Rockford and Syracuse (AHL)… Scored six power play goals… Had 3-7-10 and 42 penalty minutes in 37 games with the IceHogs… Had points in back-to-back games Dec. 13-19 and Dec. 27-29… Recorded 9-12-21 and 68 penalty minutes in 39 games with the Crunch… Had 1-2-3 during a three-game point streak Jan. 17-22… Collected 2-1-3 during a three-game point streak Feb. 28-Mar. 6… Notched 3-3-6 during a three-game point streak Mar. 28-Apr. 3… Tied a career high with 2-1-3 and was +3 Mar. 28 vs. Lake Erie…

2007-08: Was scoreless in one game with Chicago… Tallied 16-21-37, 83 penalty minutes and was +4 in 74 games with Rockford (AHL)… Set career highs in assists and points… Ranked fifth on the club in assists and points… Had a career high 0-3-3 Nov. 18 at Toronto… Collected 1-4-5 during a season high three-game point streak Dec. 22-31… Added 1-3-4 and 35 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games…

2006-07: Was scoreless with 10 penalty minutes in nine games with Chicago… Made his NHL debut Oct. 25 vs. Vancouver… Notched 4-5-9, 15 penalty minutes and was +7 in 17 games with Norfolk (AHL)… Registered his first multi-goal game with two goals Nov. 25 vs. Philadelphia… Suffered a season-ending shoulder injury Dec. 15 at Binghamton…

2005-06: Tallied 46-38-84, 63 penalty minutes and was +1 in 60 games with Erie (OHL)… Set career highs in goals, assists and points… Ranked sixth in the OHL in goals and seventh in power play goals (24)… Led the Otters in goals, points and power play goals, while ranking third in assists… Became just the second player in franchise history to be selected as the individual winner of the team’s Most Valuable Player and Player of the Year Awards… Skated for Team OHL in the Canada vs. Russia Challenge… Was selected to play in the OHL All-Star Game… Recorded 1-5-6, two penalty minutes and was +4 in 11 games with Norfolk (AHL)… Made his professional debut and had an assist Mar. 25 vs. Portland… Was scoreless in one playoff game… Recorded 2-3-5, eight penalty minutes and was +3 in six games for Team Canada at the World Junior Championships… Helped Canada win the gold medal…

2004-05: Collected 22-19-41 and 75 penalty minutes in 61 games with Erie (OHL)… Ranked second on the Otters in power play goals (10) and was third in goals and points… Tallied 6-3-9 during a career long seven-game point streak Jan. 15-Feb. 4… Selected to participate in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game… Represented the OHL in the CHL Canada-Russia Challenge… Was scoreless in two playoff games…

2003-04: Notched 22-17-39, 53 penalty minutes and was +3 in 52 games with Erie (OHL)… Ranked third on the club in goals and power play goals (11), while ranking sixth in points… Was scoreless in three playoff games…

2002-03: Had 10-7-17 and 55 penalty minutes in 63 games with Erie (OHL)… Was nominated for the Emms Family Award as the OHL’s top rookie… Named the Erie Rookie of the Year and Most Improved Player.

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