One of the most legendary hockey figures within Durham Region, Wren Blair, has died. The former coach and general manager of the Allan Cup and world champion Whitby Dunlops teams of the late 1950s died at Hillsdale Manor in Oshawa on Wednesday. He was 87.4
Blair traveled many a road in the game of hockey. From his efforts in building those championship Dunlop teams, to leading the incomparable Bobby Orr to Oshawa to play with the Generals and going on to serve in many different roles at the National Hockey League level with the Minnesota North Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins and Los Angels Kings, there was little over the years that Blair didn’t experience.
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