October 16, 1957|
Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||179 lb (81 kg; 12 st 11 lb)|
Chicago Black Hawks
41st overall, 1977|
39th overall, 1977|
Born in Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Kerr was drafted in the third round, 41st overall in the 1977 NHL amateur draft by the Cleveland Barons, but only played seven games for the Barons before he was traded to the Chicago Black Hawks for Randy Holt. Kerr spent five seasons with the Black Hawks and scored a career-high 30 goals and 30 assists during the 1980-81 season. He left in 1982 and spent a season in the American Hockey League for the Springfield Indians before signing with the Edmonton Oilers, but he was assigned back to the AHL with the Moncton Alpines and played just three games for the Oilers. Kerr departed at the end of the season and retired.
In total, Kerr played 263 NHL games, scoring 66 goals and 94 assists for 160 points.
Kerr now lives in the Chicago area, and is President of R.J.Kerr, Inc., an office furniture company. He is also the vice president of the Blackhawk Alumni Association. In 2016, he and his wife, Teresa, sold their home in Northfield, Illinois.
- Rodkin, Dennis (November 18, 2016). "Retired Blackhawk Reg Kerr sells Northfield home". Crain's Chicago Business. Retrieved June 26, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
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