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07-23-2011, 09:35 PM
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Ron Duguay, F

Position: Can play any forward position.
HT/WT: 6'2", 200 lbs
Shoots: Right
Nickname(s): "Doogie"

- Played in the NHL All-Star Game in 1982
- 274 goals, 620 regular season points in 870 games played.
- 31 goals, 53 playoff points in 89 games played.

Originally Posted by Pittsburgh Press
The stingy penaltykilling unit led by Bob Gainey and Ron Duguay has given up just one of those goals on the power play.
Originally Posted by The Phoenix
If the Americans can stay close enough to threaten pulling an upset with the man advantage, it will be the likes of Goring, Bob Gainey and Ron Duguay who will be called upon to neutralize the effects of Canadian penalties...
The following quotes indicate Duguay's versatility, stating he can play all three forward positions.

Originally Posted by Pittsburgh Press
The New York Rangers reached a multlyear contract agreement with holdout center Ron Duguay
Originally Posted by Boston Globe
Ron Duguay and Ken Linseman can both play the left wing
Originally Posted by The Phoenix
...Goring noted of his line with left winger Gaieny and right winger Duguay
Originally Posted by Legends of Hockey
With his long flowing hair and natural good looks, Duguay was a smash hit with the young females on Broadway and the men liked him because he was an excellent hockey player. In his rookie season with the Rangers, Duguay netted 20 goals and assisted on 20 others in the 1977-78 season. Just one year later, the team, led by the likes of 37-yeaer-old Phil Esposito, advanced to the Stanley Cup finals where they lost in five games to the powerhouse Montreal Canadiens.

By now Duguay was firmly entrenched as a fan favourite in New York. The love affair lasted six years, and although Duguay had a 40-goal season in 1981-82, the team was never able to reach the heights achieved during that 1979 run to the Cup finals.
Originally Posted by Greatest Hockey Legends
Doogs wore number 10 for the Rangers and if you didn't know who he was you quickly found out. On the ice when you saw number 10 skate you also saw the long black locks that would flow in the breeze as he would skate up and down his wing. He has a quick deceptive shot that netted him a career high of 40 goals in the 1981-82 season and won him a spot on the All-Star team.
Originally Posted by Boca Raton News
Bob Nystrom, the original Islander, deigned to use some rough stuff on Ron Duguay, of all Rangers...

But make no mistake about Ron Duguay. He does not eat quiche. He can take care of himself and he went back at Bob Nystrom and, later in the third period, he challenged the Islander bench. It took guts...and the crowd loved it. The fans loved Ron Duguay this night and they hated Bob Nystrom.
Originally Posted by Record-Journal
For the most part the players did keep their cool, but Ron Duguay reminded his teammates that for success in the Brooks system there must be a blend. He pounded Dave Poulin with three vicious punches to the face during the third period of Saturday's final game. Duguay drew a lot of blood from Poulin and 17 minutes in penalties from referee Dave Newell.

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