Blair Reid

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Medicine Hat Tigers, Seattle Thunderbirds, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames, Boston Bruins

Blair Reid

(April 24, 1947—)

Born in Kinistino, Sask., he got into scouting in 1982 when Russ Farwell added him to Medicine Hat Tigers’ staff. . . . Blair’s son Brent was on Tigers’ list but died in car accident. Farwell brought in Blair to keep him involved. . . . Won two Memorial Cups (1987, 1988) with Tigers. . . . Spent three years with Seattle Thunderbirds before moving on as part-timer with Philadelphia Flyers (1991-2000). . . . Hired full-time by Phoenix Coyotes in 2000. Moved to Calgary Flames in 2007 for six seasons. . . . Retired in 2021 after seven seasons with Boston Bruins. . . . Spent 35 years with Cypress County Fire Services in Dunmore, Alta., retiring in 2001. . . . After volunteering with Medicine Hat Stampede at age 11 grew up to be rancher and founder of Dunmore Equestrian Society.