Ron Ward
Position Defenceman
Shot Right
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
Teams Toronto Maple Leafs
Vancouver Canucks
New York Raiders
Vancouver Blazers
Los Angeles Sharks
Cleveland Crusaders
Calgary Cowboys
Minnesota Fighting Saints
Winnipeg Jets
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born September 12 1944 (1944-09-12) (age 75),
Cornwall, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1970 – 1977

Ronald Leon "Magic" Ward (born September 12, 1944 in Cornwall, Ontario) was a National Hockey League player from 1970-1972 who played defence for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Vancouver Canucks. He then switched to the fledgling World Hockey Association, playing for the New York Raiders in the 72–73 season. Of all his WHA years, this was his best year, as he amassed 51 goals and 67 assists for 118 points. Throughout the rest of his WHA career he went on to play for the Vancouver Blazers, Los Angeles Sharks, Cleveland Crusaders, Calgary Cowboys, Minnesota Fighting Saints, and ending with the Winnipeg Jets in 1976–77.

Ward played Junior "A" hockey for the Cornwall Colts of the Central Junior A Hockey League.

He played in a total of 89 NHL games, scoring 2 goals and 5 assists.


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