Mike Blunden
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
BIRTHDATE: 15/12/1986
AGE: 29
DRAFTED: CHI: 2005-43 overall
Missed majority of 2006-07 due to shoulder injury vs. Hershey (AHL), December 10, 2006. Traded to Columbus by Chicago for Adam Pineault, January 10, 2008. Missed remainder of 2010-11 due to shoulder injury vs. Worcester (AHL), January 14, 2011. Traded to Montreal by Columbus for Ryan Russell, July 7, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2014. Missed majority of 2014-15 due to knee injury vs. Rochester (AHL), January 30, 2015.
- Had a 4-game point streak (Oct. 26 to Nov. 3), posting a 2-2-4 record
- Had a 10-12-22 record with 76 penalty minutes in 54 games for the Hamilton Bulldogs when recalled on March 22.

Played his first game as member of the Canadiens on Oct. 24 2011 against the Florida Panthers, posting 3 hits and 1 blocked shot.

Had 5 hits on October 26 against Philadelphia

Recorder his 1st point (assist) with the Canadiens and a plus-1 differential on December 15 against Philadelphia.

Scored his 1st goal with the Canadiens and posted a plus-1 differential on January 7 against Tampa Bay.

Led the team in January with 34 hits (tied with A. Emelin).

Returned to action and recorded 6 hits on March 16 at Ottawa, after missing 20 games due to a right-knee injury suffered on February 2 at New Jersey.


Played 41 games for the Columbus Blue Jackets between 2009 and 2011.

During the 2010-11 season, Blunden played 37 games for the Springfield Falcons. He scored 12 goals, with five of them coming on the power play, and registered 21 assists.