Reassigned to Kalamazoo by the Vancouver Canucks, Blain started the season in the AHL with the Utica Comets. A second year pro, Blain spent last year in the ECHL with the Idaho Steelheads and the AHL with the Chicago Wolves. The blue liner was very productive with the Steelheads posting 31 points (7 goals, 24 assists) in 47 games. Blain is a former 4th round (91 overall) selection of the Edmonton Oilers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Before turning pro, Blain spent four seasons in the QMJHL with the Victoriaville Tigres and the Acadie-Bathurst Titan.