Josh Blackburn

Josh Blackburn (born November 13, 1978 in North Pole, Alaska) is a retired American ice hockey goaltender.

Josh Blackburn
Born (1978-11-13) November 13, 1978
North Pole, Alaska, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Played for Augusta Lynx
Columbia Inferno
Corpus Christi Rayz
NHL Draft 116th overall, 1998
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 20022005

Playing career

He played college hockey for the Michigan Wolverines. After turning professional, he played for the Augusta Lynx and Columbia Inferno in the ECHL and the Corpus Christi Rayz of the Central Hockey League.

After retiring from professional hockey in 2005, Blackburn became a goaltending consultant and opened his own goaltending school.[1] In 2007, Blackburn returned to the University of Michigan as a volunteer assistant coach.[2] In 2018, Blackburn joined Total Package Hockey, a hockey development program, as a goaltending coach.[3]

Awards and honours

Award Year
All-CCHA Rookie Team 1998–99
CCHA All-Tournament Team 1999 [4]
All-CCHA Second Team 2000–01 [5]
CCHA All-Tournament Team 2002 [4]


  1. "JOSH BLACKBURN". Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  2. "Alumnus Blackburn Returns as Volunteer Assistant Coach". September 19, 2007. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  3. "Josh Blackburn hired as new goaltending coach at Detroit CoE". September 18, 2018. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  4. "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  5. "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27.

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