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Ron Kennedy

Player Facts Update Profile
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    5'11" / 180 cm
  • Weight
    174 lbs / 79 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    -

Team Staff profile of Ron Kennedy also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1970-71 Estevan Bruins WCHL 38 9 8 17 53 |
1971-72 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 68 23 22 45 82 |
1972-73 New Westminster Bruins WCHL 68 52 58 110 99 |
1973-74 Fort Worth Wings CHL 72 27 31 58 55 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 10
1974-75 Fort Worth Texans CHL 78 34 33 67 86 |
1975-76 Fort Worth Texans CHL 66 17 27 44 70 |
Muskegon Mohawks IHL 7 5 3 8 18 |
1976-77 Nybro IF Division 1 28 16 16 32 - |
1977-78 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 72 24 29 53 148 | Playoffs 9 3 2 5 25
1978-79 Roswell Nijmegen Netherlands 36 51 30 81 102 |
1979-80 Roswell Nijmegen Netherlands 39 53 55 108 55 |
1980-81 Roswell Nijmegen Netherlands 39 51 60 111 72 |
1981-82 EC Hannover Germany2 16 15 20 35 33 |
EHC Chur NLB - - - - - |
1982-83 Innsbrucker EV Austria - - - - - |
1983-84 Innsbrucker EV Austria - - - - - |
Indianapolis Checkers CHL 7 0 0 0 7 |
1984-85 EHC Wetzikon NLB - - - - - |
1987-88 EHC Uzwil NLB 1 0 3 3 6 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1984-85 EHC Wetzikon NLB Player-Coach
1986-87 EHC Uzwil SwissDiv1 Head Coach
1987-88 EHC Uzwil NLB Head Coach Replaced by Heinz Zehnder, Jan 11, 1988
1988-89 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head Coach
1989-90 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head Coach
1992-93 Villacher SV Austria Head Coach Austrian Champion
1993-94 Villacher SV Austria Head Coach
1994-95 New York Islanders NHL Asst. Coach
1995-96 EC Hannover DEL Head Coach
1996-97 Eisbären Berlin DEL Head Coach
Austria WC B Head Coach Promotion to WC
Austria OGQ Head Coach
1997-98 Eisbären Berlin DEL Head Coach
Austria OG Head Coach
Austria WC Head Coach
1998-99 Villacher SV Austria Head Coach Austrian Champion
Austria WC Head Coach
1999-00 Villacher SV Austria Head Coach
Austria WC Head Coach
2000-01 Villacher SV Austria Head Coach
Austria OGQ Head Coach
Austria WC Head Coach
2001-02 Villacher SV Austria Head Coach Austrian Champion
Austria OG Head Coach
Austria WC Head Coach
2002-03 HC Bolzano Italy Head Coach
2003-04 ERC Ingolstadt DEL Head Coach
2004-05 ERC Ingolstadt DEL Head Coach
2005-06 ERC Ingolstadt DEL Head Coach
Team Canada Deutschland Cup Asst. Coach
2006-07 ERC Ingolstadt DEL Head Coach
Team Canada Deutschland Cup Head Coach
2007-08 ERC Ingolstadt DEL Head Coach Left club on Nov 23rd, 2007
HC Innsbruck EBEL Head Coach Took over on Jan 6th, 2008
2008-09 HC Innsbruck EBEL Head Coach Left club on Dec 29th, 2008
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Austria 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
CHL 223 78 91 169 0.76 218 | 5 2 1 3 0.60 10
Division 1 28 16 16 32 1.14 0 0 |
Germany2 16 15 20 35 2.19 33 |
IHL 79 29 32 61 0.77 166 | 9 3 2 5 0.56 25
Netherlands 114 155 145 300 2.63 229 |
NLB 1 0 3 3 3.00 6 0 |
WCHL 174 84 88 172 0.99 234 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1973, 6 #76 overall by Winnipeg Jets in the WHA Amateur Draft

Ron Kennedy, a 5th round pick by the New York Islanders in 1973, never competed on NHL level. He spent seven years in North American minor leagues and moved to Europe later on, where he played for clubs in Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany and Austria. He appeared in 73 games for the Austrian side Innsbrucker EV, collecting a total of 133 points (54 goals, 79 assists) and 152 penalty minutes.
Later on, Kennedy became a very successful coach. He worked as an assistant coach with the New York Islanders and led Villacher SV to three Austrian championship titles. Furthermore, Kennedy was head coach for the Austrian national team for six years.
Ron Kennedy passed away on July, 9th, 2009 after losing his battle against cancer.
(by Hannes Biedermann)

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