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Cliff Ronning

Cliff Ronning  #77

Center
NUMBER: 77 BIRTHDATE: October 1, 1965
HEIGHT: 5' 8" BIRTHPLACE: Burnaby, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 165 DRAFTED: STL / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (134th overall)
BCJHL Coastal Division First All-Star Team (1983) WHL Rookie of the Year (1984) WHL West First All-Star Team (1985) WHL Player of the Year (1985) Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis with Geoff Courtnall, Robert Dirk, Sergio Momesso and St. Louis' 5th round choice (Brian Loney) in 1992 Entry Draft for Dan Quinn and Garth Butcher, March 5, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 1996. Traded to Nashville by Phoenix with Richard Lintner for future considerations, October 31, 1998. Traded to Los Angeles by Nashville for Jere Karalahti and Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Teemu Lassila) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 16, 2002. Traded to Minnesota by Los Angeles for Minnesota's 4th round choice (Aaron Rome) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 22, 2002. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, January 9, 2004. Officially announced his retirement, February 15, 2006.
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It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday