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 Murray Lewis Balfour

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Murray Lewis Balfour

Birth
Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 30 May 1965 (aged 28)
Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Burial Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Plot 56F
Memorial ID 8599634 View Source

Professional Hockey Player. A native of Regina, Saskatchewan, Balfour played the position of Right Wing for teams in the Quebec Hockey League (QHL), National Hockey League (NHL), Eastern Ontario Hockey League (EOHL), and the American Hockey League (AHL). At 5'09, and 178lbs, Balfour played for the Ottawa Junior Canadiens from 1956 to 1957, Montreal Canadiens from 1956 to 1958, Ottawa-Hull Canadiens from 1956 to 1957, Montreal Royals from 1957 to 1958, Rochester Americans from 1958 to 1959, Chicago Blackhawks from 1959 to 1964, Hershey Bears from 1964 to 1965, and the Boston Bruins from 1964 to 1965. Murray Balfour died from an inoperable tumour that was found on his lung on May 30, 1965, at the age of 28. A few days later over 900 people including Bobby Hull attended his funeral at Regina's Riverside Cemetery.

Bio by: Kris 'Peterborough K' Peterson

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