Ron Busniuk

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Ron Busniuk
Born August 13, 1948 (1948-08-13) (age 65)
Fort William, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
NHL team Buffalo Sabres
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.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Ron Busniuk". Legends of the Buffalo Sabres. http://www.sabreslegends.com/busniuk_r_bio.html. Retrieved 2007-01-01.
  2. "Ron Busniuk". Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association. http://www.sabresalumni.com/2001/busniuk_ron.php3. Retrieved 2007-01-01.

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