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Hockey Talk Podcast Episode #18: Former Olympian Jon Blum

Blum is an AHL veteran, playing in 335 American Hockey League games in six seasons. He’s also played in 110 NHL, 179 KHL, and 51 SHL games over an 11-year span.

Hockey Talk Podcast Episode #18: Former Olympian Jon Blum

On this episode of the Hockey Talk Podcast, The Sin Bin’s Cameron Turner interviews former Olympian and AHL veteran Jon Blum!
Jon speaks on…

  • Growing up playing roller hockey
  • Small amount of youth on-ice competition in California
  • Having been recruited by the WHL at age 13
  • As a teen, losing a sibling and having a family cancer diagnosis
  • Being the first California native to get picked in the first round of the NHL Draft
  • Holding captaincy in both the WHL and World Juniors
  • Difficulties with the NHL/AHL balance later in his career
  • Transitioning to Russia for the KHL, captaining a foreign team
  • Honor of being chosen for the 2018 USA Olympic Team
  • Sitting on the Board of Directors for USA Hockey
  • Playing in Sweden during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • His taste in music and other rapid-fire questions

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