Ron Ingram

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Ronald Walter Ingram (July 5, 1933 – June 30, 1988) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Ingram played junior hockey with the Toronto Marlboros then moved onto senior hockey's Stratford Indians. He played 114 games in the National Hockey League for the New York Rangers, Chicago Black Hawks, and Detroit Red Wings as a reliable midseason call-up. During that time, he also played extensively in the American Hockey League for the Cleveland Barons and then the Buffalo Bisons.

Ingram spent the later portions of his career solely in the minors, first with the Baltimore Clippers and then again with the Bisons. After ending his playing career in 1970, Ingram became a coach, leading the Syracuse Blazers to 2 championships, one each in the Eastern Hockey League and the North American Hockey League. He also coached the San Diego Mariners, Indianapolis Racers, San Diego Hawks, and the International University Gulls.

WHA coaching record[edit]

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Division rank Result
San Diego Mariners 1975-76 80 36 38 6 78 3rd in West Lost in Quarterfinals
San Diego Mariners 1976-77 81 40 37 4 84 3rd in West Lost in Semifinals
Indianapolis Racers 1977-78 51 16 31 4 (53) 8th in WHA (Fired)
NHL Total 212 92 106 14

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