|BIRTHPLACE:||Toronto, ON, CAN|
|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.|
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.