Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ron Plumb
Ron Plumb was born July 17, 1950 in Kingston, Ontario. The 3rd choice, 9th overall selection of the Boston Bruins in the 1970 NHL Entry Draft, Plumb is a graduate of the Ontario Hockey Association Junior 'A' Hockey League's Peterborough Petes.

The Kingston, Ontario native spent three seasons with Peterborough capturing OHA-Jr. First Team All-Star honors in 1970 before joining the Central Hockey League's Oklahoma City Blazers the following year, a team with whom he spent the next two seasons with, earning CHL First Team All-Star honors.

Midway through the 1971-72 CHL season, Plumb was selected by Miami-Philadelphia of the World Hockey Association in the 1972 WHA General Player Draft. After only one season in Philadelphia with the Blazers, Plumb was transferred to Vancouver after Philadelphia relocated following the 1972-73 season.

Plumb spent only one season in Vancouver after the team traded him to Cincinnati during the off-season. Having yet to suit up for Cincinnati, the team loaned him to San Diego for the 1974-75 season.

Following a one year loan to the Mariners, Plumb returned to Cincinnati in 1975-76 and spent the better part of the next three seasons with the Stingers capturing WHA First Team All-Star honors and the Dennis A. Murphy Trophy (WHA Top Defenseman) in 1977 before being traded to the WHA's New England Whalers midway through the 1977-78 season.

Plumb spent the entire 1978-79 season as a member of the Whalers before having his rights retained by Hartford prior to the 1979 Expansion Draft. During the 1979-80 season, Plumb made his NHL debut with Hartford playing in 26 games with the team and scoring his first NHL goal. Even though he played in 26 games with the Whalers, Plumb spent the majority of the season with the American Hockey League's Springfield Indians.

For the next two seasons, Plumb was a member of the Indians before heading to Scotland and joining the Fife Flyers as a player/coach. Plumb spent four seasons with the Flyers; two as a player/coach and two as a player before retiring following the 1985-86 season.

Throughout his career, Plumb played in 26 NHL games, scoring three goals while adding four assists for seven points.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1967-68 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 47 3 19 22 38 5 0 2 2 7
1968-69 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 53 4 10 14 57 10 2 1 3 19
1969-70 Peterborough Petes OHA-Jr. 54 16 29 45 77 6 2 3 5 19
1970-71 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 72 3 19 22 73 5 0 0 0 12
1971-72 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 72 10 42 52 90 6 1 2 3 8
1972-73 Philadelphia Blazers WHA 78 10 41 51 66 4 0 2 2 13
1973-74 Vancouver Blazers WHA 75 6 32 38 40
1974-75 San Diego Mariners WHA 78 10 38 48 56 10 2 3 5 19
1975-76 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 80 10 36 46 31
1976-77 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 79 11 58 69 52 4 1 2 3 0
1977-78 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 54 13 34 47 45
1977-78 New England Whalers WHA 27 1 9 10 18 14 1 5 6 16
1978-79 New England Whalers WHA 78 4 16 20 33 9 1 3 4 0
1979-80 Hartford Whalers NHL 26 3 4 7 14 +10
1979-80 Springfield Indians AHL 52 2 20 22 42
1980-81 Springfield Indians AHL 79 11 51 62 150 7 3 6 9 8
1981-82 Springfield Indians AHL 80 4 31 35 56
1982-83 Fife Flyers Britain
1983-84 Fife Flyers Britain
1984-85 Fife Flyers Britain 36 26 54 80 88 6 3 15 18 10
1985-86 Fife Flyers Britain 36 20 51 71 76 5 0 4 4 8
NHL Totals 26 3 4 7 14


Brother of Rob
OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1970)
CHL First All-Star Team (1972)
WHA First All-Star Team (1977)
Dennis A. Murphy Trophy (Outstanding Defenseman - WHA) (1977)
Selected by Miami-Philadelphia (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Transferred to Vancouver (WHA) after Philadelphia (WHA) franchise relocated, May, 1973. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Vancouver (WHA) for future considerations, August, 1974. Loaned to San Diego (WHA) by Cincinnati (WHA) for 1974-75 season, August, 1974. Traded to New England (WHA) by Cincinnati (WHA) for Greg Carroll, February, 1978. Rights retained by Hartford prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.
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