Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ron Talakoski
Right-winger Ron Talakoski played briefly with the New York Rangers in the late 80s. He was a rugged competitor who used his 6'3", 220lb. frame effectively in the corners and the slot.

Born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Talakoski spent four years at the University of Manitoba. In October, 1986 he signed as a free agent with the New York Rangers and played three games for the club. The rest of his rookie pro year was spent in the AHL and IHL. In 1987-88 he played a half dozen games for the Blueshirts then scored 24 goals for the IHL's Colorado Rangers before retiring.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1979-80 Thunder Bay North Stars TBJHL 34 20 24 44 24
1980-81 Thunder Bay North Stars TBJHL
1981-82 University of Manitoba GPAC
1982-83 University of Manitoba GPAC 31 12 11 23 51
1983-84 University of Manitoba GPAC
1984-85 University of Manitoba GPAC 11 4 4 8 77
1985-86 University of Manitoba CWUAA
1986-87 New York Rangers NHL 3 0 0 0 21 +1
1986-87 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 26 2 2 4 58 1 0 0 0 0
1986-87 Flint Spirits IHL 3 2 1 3 12
1987-88 New York Rangers NHL 6 0 1 1 12 0
1987-88 Colorado Rangers IHL 62 24 19 43 104 10 1 4 5 17
1988-1993 Thunder Bay Twins CASH
1993-94 Thunder Bay Senators ColHL 43 19 20 39 51 9 7 3 10 0
1994-95
1995-96 Thunder Bay Senators ColHL 8 1 1 2 13 15 2 1 3 8
NHL Totals 9 0 1 1 33


Played college football instead of hockey in 1983-84 and 1985-86 seasons. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 3, 1986.