Ray McKay

Raymond Owen McKay (born August 22, 1946 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played in the National Hockey League with the Chicago Black Hawks, Buffalo Sabres, and California Golden Seals from 1968 to 1974. He also played in the World Hockey Association with the Edmonton Oilers, Cleveland Crusaders, Birmingham Bulls, and Minnesota Fighting Saints from 1974 to 1978.

Ray McKay
Born (1946-08-22) August 22, 1946 (age 74)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Buffalo Sabres
California Golden Seals
Edmonton Oilers
Cleveland Crusaders
Birmingham Bulls
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Playing career 1967–1982

In his NHL career, McKay played in 140 games, scoring two goals and adding sixteen assists. In the WHA, McKay played in 212 games, scoring fourteen goals and adding forty-four assists.[1]

Ray currently runs "Ray McKay's Hockey Specialized Training" program, which he runs out of Ilderton, Ontario.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1965–66 Moose Jaw Canucks SJHL 57 3 20 23 103 5 0 2 2 8
1966–67 Moose Jaw Canucks CMJHL 56 6 22 28 104 14 0 6 6 34
1967–68 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 58 2 5 7 68 5 0 0 0 9
1968–69 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 9 0 1 1 12
1968–69 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 61 4 13 17 164
1969–70 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 17 0 0 0 23
1969–70 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 12 0 3 3 18
1969–70 Portland Buckaroos WHL 2 0 0 0 25
1970–71 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1970–71 Portland Buckaroos WHL 55 1 25 26 111 11 0 7 7 10
1971–72 Buffalo Sabres NHL 39 0 3 3 18
1971–72 Cincinnati Swords AHL 14 1 4 5 39 10 0 4 4 36
1972–73 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1972–73 Cincinnati Swords AHL 70 5 32 37 123 15 0 8 8 49
1973–74 California Golden Seals NHL 72 2 12 14 49
1974–75 Edmonton Oilers WHA 69 8 20 28 47
1975–76 Cleveland Crusaders WHA 68 3 10 13 44 3 0 0 0 4
1975–76 Syracuse Blazers NAHL 3 1 1 2 0
1976–77 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 42 2 9 11 28
1976–77 Birmingham Bulls WHA 19 0 1 1 11
1977–78 Edmonton Oilers WHA 14 1 4 5 4 4 0 1 1 4
1977–78 Diavoli HC Milano ITA
1978–79 Springfield Indians AHL 69 2 27 29 42
1979–80 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 5 0 0 0 27
1979–80 Hershey Bears AHL 67 2 28 30 37 16 4 10 14 11
1981–82 HC Varese ITA
WHA totals 212 14 44 58 134 7 0 1 1 8
NHL totals 140 2 16 18 102

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ray Owen McKay". National Hockey League. Retrieved March 2, 2012.
  2. ^ "A Message from Ray". Ray McKay's Hockey Specialized Training. Archived from the original on May 2, 2009. Retrieved March 2, 2012.

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