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Ron Meighan
Ronmeighan
Position defenceman
Shot Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
195 lb (89 kg)
Teams Minnesota North Stars
Pittsburgh Penguins
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 26 1963 (1963-05-26) (age 53),
Montreal, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 13th overall, 1981
Minnesota North Stars
Pro Career 1981 – 1984

Ron Meighan (born May 26, 1963, in Montreal, Quebec) is a former professional defenceman. He was drafted in the first round, 13th overall, by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He played forty-eight games in the National Hockey League: seven with the North Stars in the 1981–82 season and forty-one more with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1982–83 season.

Despite an excellent junior career with the Niagara Falls Flyers and the North Bay Centennials (where the Flyers moved to in 1982), Meighan did not make it in the NHL.

In 1982 he was traded by Minnesota to the Pittsburgh Penguins. After playing the 1983-84 season with Baltimore Skipjacks. Meighan retired.

AwardsEdit

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979–80 Niagara Falls Flyers OMJHL 61 3 10 13 20 - - - - -
1980–81 Niagara Falls Flyers OHL 63 8 27 35 92 - - - - -
1981–82 Niagara Falls Flyers OHL 58 27 41 68 85 4 0 4 4 9
1981–82 Minnesota North Stars NHL 7 1 1 2 2 - - - - -
1982–83 North Bay Centennials OHL 29 19 22 41 30 - - - - -
1982–83 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 41 2 6 8 16 - - - - -
1983–84 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 75 4 16 20 36 - - - - -
OMJHL/OHL Totals 211 57 100 157 227 4 0 0 4 9
NHL Totals 48 3 7 10 18 - - - - -

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Preceded by
Randy Boyd
Winner of the Max Kaminsky Trophy
1981–82
Succeeded by
Al MacInnis
Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars first-round draft picks
Minnesota: CheesmanBenzelockRedmondByersHicksBryan MaxwellSharpleyBrad MaxwellSmithHartsburgMcCarthyPalmerMeighanBellowsLawtonQuinnBabeArchibaldModanoZmolekHatcherMatvichuk
Dallas: HarveyBotterillIginlaJackmanMorrowOttBacashihuaVagnerFistricNiskanenVishnevskiy
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