Ross Turnbull (ice hockey)

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Ross Turnbull
Born (1934-07-04) July 4, 1934 (age 80)
Barrie, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Fort Wayne Komets
Philadelphia Ramblers
Playing career 1954–1959

Ross Turnbull (born July 4, 1934 in Barrie, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian ice hockey wing who played four seasons in the International Hockey League and Eastern Hockey League.

Biography[edit]

Turnbull was born on July 4, 1934, in Barrie, Ontario.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Turnbull began his career with the Fort Wayne Komets of the IHL for the 1954-55 season. In his first and only season with the Komets, Turnbull played 17 games, scored a goal, and passed four assists. He did not play the following season but suited up for the Philadelphia Ramblers of the EHL in 1956-57. It was, statistically, his best year, as he scored 68 points (37 goals, 31 assists) in the regular season. That season, Turnball played the only playoff games of his career, with eight points off of three goals and five assists. The next season, he had 20 goals and 23 assists to combine for 43 points. In his last year for the Ramblers, in 1958-59, Turnball only played 24 games, in which he scored 13 points, with six goals and seven assists.[1]

Statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1954–55 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 17 1 4 5 11  —  —  —  —  —
1956–57 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL 59 37 31 68 72 13 3 5 8 15
1957–58 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL 59 20 23 43 75  —  —  —  —  —
1958–59 Philadelphia Ramblers EHL 24 6 7 13 31  —  —  —  —  —

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ross Turnbull hockey statistics & profile". hockeyDB.com. The Internet Hockey Database. Retrieved July 23, 2010.