"WE DON'T HAVE ANY SUPERSTARS like the club's had in the past", he said after scoring two goals in the defeat of Canberra to take the 1994 state Superleague title, "so everyone's had to work hard for this as a team, and that makes it even more special". Earlier that season, one of his slapshots had sent Knights tender, Brad Hunt, to the bench after completely detaching the webbing of his catching glove.
The Bombers, one of the most successful clubs in the history of the Australian game, had won back-to-back titles a few years prior in 1990-91. This was his third title in five seasons in a career that had nearly ended with a crushed ankle in 1991 when he was 20.
Born March 11th 1971 in Sydney, and educated there at Mater Maria Catholic College, he scored a goal representing Australia at age 16 in the Asian Oceanic Junior Championships hosted in Bendigo, Victoria, in 1988, and in the Philpott Challenge U21 series in Canberra in 1989. A forward and former captain of the Warringah Bombers, he won his only Goodall Cup in 1992 representing New South Wales. He first represented Australia in seniors in the D-Pool Worlds in 1990 when he was 19 years old. He won silver that year, C-Pool bronze the next, and completed a total of five World Championships for Australia — 1990, '92, '93, '94, '96 — until his retirement at the age of 35.
He also played in the Asian Oceania World Championships Qualifying Play-off against New Zealand at the Macquarie rink in Sydney in 1995. In those years he and Bombers' teammates Phil Hora, Rad Benicky, Ross Moffatt, Howard Jones and Joe DeLisle worked hard to keep Australia in the C-Pool Worlds after the break-up of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union.
President of the AIHL's Sydney Ice Dogs in 2016, he helped organise the revival of the Matt Clark Shield Match played between 1995 to 2001 to fundraise for leukemia research. His association with the Australian game has exceeded 30 years, and he was still playing recreational hockey with the Bombers in recent years. In 2017, he was appointed Head Coach of the Sydney Ice Dogs in the AIHL.
Ross Carpenter, 'Blagg, Chris (1971 - )', Legends of Australian Ice, Melbourne, Australia, http://icelegendsaustralia.com/legends-2/bio_blagg.html, accessed online .