Ron Lalonde

Ronald Leo Lalonde (born October 30, 1952) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.

Ron Lalonde
Ron Lalonde 1974.jpg
Born (1952-10-30) October 30, 1952 (age 68)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 56th overall, 1972
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1970–1980

Playing careerEdit

Lalonde was born in Toronto, Ontario. As a youth, he played in the 1965 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Scarboro Lions minor ice hockey team.[1] He played junior in the Ontario Hockey League before turning professional with the Hershey Bears in 1972–73. He played nine games with the Pittsburgh Penguins that season and made the Penguins' roster the following season. He was traded to the Washington Capitals in December 1974. He would play the rest of his career through the 1979–80 season in the Capitals organization. Lalonde played 397 games in the NHL, scoring 45 goals and 78 assists for 123 points. During his time with the Capitals, he became the first player in franchise history to record a hat trick on March 30, 1975 against the Detroit Red Wings.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1970–71 Peterborough Petes OHA 44 21 25 46 13
1971–72 Peterborough Petes OHA 58 26 37 63 36
1972–73 Hershey Bears AHL 60 16 26 42 34 7 1 1 2 0
1972–73 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 9 0 0 0 2
1973–74 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 10 17 27 14
1974–75 Washington Capitals NHL 50 12 14 26 27
1974–75 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 24 0 3 3 0
1975–76 Washington Capitals NHL 80 9 19 28 19
1976–77 Washington Capitals NHL 76 12 17 29 24
1977–78 Washington Capitals NHL 67 1 5 6 16
1978–79 Hershey Bears AHL 27 6 6 12 0 4 1 0 1 2
1978–79 Washington Capitals NHL 18 1 3 4 4
1978–79 Binghamton Dusters AHL 26 7 7 14 0
1979–80 Hershey Bears AHL 65 13 17 30 22 16 2 3 5 6
NHL Totals 397 45 78 123 106

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-04.

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