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Earl Balfour

Position: LW ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.

Born: January 4, 1933 in Toronto, Ontario

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1951-52 19 TOR NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1953-54 21 TOR NHL 17 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1955-56 23 TOR NHL 59 14 5 19 9 0 40 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1957-58 25 TOR NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1958-59 26 CBH NHL 70 10 8 18 8 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1959-60 27 CBH NHL 70 3 5 8 3 0 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1960-61 28 CBH NHL 68 3 3 6 2 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
4 yrs TOR NHL 80 14 6 20 10 0 48 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 yrs CBH NHL 208 16 16 32 13 0 30 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 288 30 22 52 23 0 78 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1951-52 19 TOR NHL 3 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.67 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 0.1 -0.1
1953-54 21 TOR NHL 17 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.02 0.35 0.00 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 0.4 -0.3
1955-56 23 TOR NHL 59 0.24 0.08 0.32 0.16 0.68 0.00 18 7 25 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.8 1.8
1957-58 25 TOR NHL 1 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1958-59 26 CBH NHL 70 0.14 0.11 0.26 0.11 0.14 0.00 11 9 20 8 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 0.9 0.4
1959-60 27 CBH NHL 70 0.04 0.07 0.11 0.04 0.23 0.00 3 5 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 -2.0 1.2 -0.8
1960-61 28 CBH NHL 68 0.04 0.04 0.09 0.04 0.06 0.00 3 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 -2.2 1.2 -1.0
4 yrs TOR NHL 80 0.18 0.08 0.25 0.12 0.60 0.00 18 8 26 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 1.3 1.4
3 yrs CBH NHL 208 0.08 0.08 0.15 0.06 0.14 0.00 17 17 34 14 0 0 0 0 0 -4.8 3.4 -1.4
Career NHL 288 0.10 0.08 0.18 0.08 0.27 0.00 35 25 60 26 0 0 0 0 0 -4.6 4.6 0.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1951-52 19 TOR NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
1955-56 23 TOR NHL 3 0 1 1 0 2
1958-59 26 CBH NHL 6 0 2 2 1 0
1959-60 27 CBH NHL 4 0 0 0 0 0
1960-61 28 CBH NHL SC 12 0 0 0 0 2
Career NHL 1 26 0 3 3 1 4

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1949-50 17 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1950-51 18 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 53 10 16 26 0 53 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1951-52 19 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 51 10 29 39 0 75 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1952-53 20 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 63 14 30 44 0 33 14 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1953-54 21 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 51 16 22 38 0 29 16 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1954-55 22 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 63 17 31 48 0 42 17 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1956-57 24 Rochester Americans AHL 63 21 16 37 0 38 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1957-58 25 Rochester Americans AHL 70 27 31 58 0 58 27 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1961-62 29 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 64 19 19 38 0 28 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1962-63 30 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 71 7 15 22 0 30 7 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1964-65 32 Galt Hornets OHA-Sr. 34 19 23 42 0 18 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1965-66 33 Galt Hornets OHA-Sr. 42 22 28 50 0 33 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1966-67 34 Galt Hornets OHA-Sr. 39 21 15 36 0 32 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1967-68 35 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Sr. 36 22 22 44 0 12 22 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 36 Orillia Terriers OHA-Sr. 37 4 13 17 0 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 7 Seasons AHL 445 121 164 285 0 258 121 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 106 20 45 65 0 130 20 0 0 0 0 0
Career 5 Seasons OHA-Sr. 188 88 101 189 0 105 88 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1950-51 18 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 13 6 4 10 16
1951-52 19 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 6 3 3 6 8
1952-53 20 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 10 0 4 4 14
1953-54 21 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 4 1 1 2 0
1954-55 22 Pittsburgh Hornets AHL 10 2 9 11 9
1956-57 24 Rochester Americans AHL 10 3 5 8 6
1964-65 32 Galt Hornets OHA-Sr. 4 4 6 10 6
Career 4 Seasons AHL 34 6 19 25 29
Career 2 Seasons OHA-Jr. 19 9 7 16 24
Career 1 Season OHA-Sr. 4 4 6 10 6

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 7 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Earl Balfour 1.8 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.8 -1.0
Tim Hunter 1.3 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.6 -0.9
Mike Watt -19.9 2.1 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Boyd Gordon -22.1 2.0 0.8 0.8 0.2 -0.2 -0.4 -0.6
Brent Grieve -22.5 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1
Steve Kariya -23.1 2.1 0.4 0.0
Paul Masnick -23.2 2.3 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.6
Jaroslav Bednar -23.3 2.1 0.6 0.2
Tony White -23.3 2.4 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Lonny Bohonos -23.9 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.0
John Pohl -27.3 2.4 0.6 0.0 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Earl Balfour 1.8 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 -0.8 -1.0
Mike Watt -19.9 2.1 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1
Brent Grieve -22.5 2.0 0.5 0.1 0.1
Steve Kariya -23.1 2.1 0.4 0.0
Paul Masnick -23.2 2.3 0.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.6
Jaroslav Bednar -23.3 2.1 0.6 0.2
Tony White -23.3 2.4 0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Lonny Bohonos -23.9 1.9 0.5 0.1 0.0
John Pohl -27.3 2.4 0.6 0.0 -0.1
Bill Watson -27.6 2.4 0.6 0.0 -0.1
David Nemirovsky -27.9 2.0 1.0 0.1 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 3, 1958: Claimed by Chicago from Toronto in Intra-League Draft, June 3, 1958.

June 13, 1961: Claimed by Boston from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 13, 1961.

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