Ron Busniuk

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Ron Busniuk
Born (1948-08-13) August 13, 1948 (age 68)
Fort William, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
NHL team Buffalo Sabres
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1970–1978

Ronald Edward Busniuk (born August 13, 1948 in Fort William, Ontario), is a Canadian hockey player. He played NCAA hockey at the University of Minnesota Duluth and was an All-American his senior year.[1] After graduation, he played in the AHL with the Nova Scotia Voyageurs and the Cincinnati Swords. He took First Team AHL All-Star honors. Bosniuk played most of his career in the WHA with the Minnesota Fighting Saints, New England Whalers and Edmonton Oilers. He played only 6 NHL games, all with the Buffalo Sabres.[2]

After retiring as a player, Busniuk became a coach. He led the Thunder Bay Twins Senior Hockey Team to two consecutive championships in the 1980s.[1] He was later inducted into the Northern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Minnesota Duluth Athletic Hall of Fame.[1]

He is the older brother of Mike Busniuk of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA First Team 1969–70
AHCA West All-American 1969–70

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Ron Busniuk". Legends of the Buffalo Sabres. Retrieved 2007-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Ron Busniuk". Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association. Archived from the original on 2006-12-30. Retrieved 2007-01-01. 

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