- Ronnie Wood (ice hockey)
Infobox Ice Hockey Player
position = Forward
Murrayfield Racers Dundee Rockets Fife FlyersTayside Tigers Solihull Barons Ayr Bruins Sheffield Steelers
nickname = Rocket
nationality = United Kingdom
birth_date = c. 1960
career_start = 1980
career_end = 1993
Ronnie Wood (born c. 1960) is a retired Scottish professional
ice hockeyplayer who played between 1980 and 1993 in the United Kingdom. He is credited, with David Gardner-Brown, for creating the Sheffield Steelersin 1991,cite web | title = Ronnie Wood - player profile and career stats | url = http://www.eurohockey.net/players/show_player.cgi?serial=24036 | publisher = European Hockey.Net | accessdate = 2007-12-31 ] for whom he was also the General Manager between 1991 and February 1993.
After making his senior level debut in the 1980–81 season for the
Murrayfield Racers, who he helped to win the Northern League, Wood joined the Dundee Rocketsfor the 1981–82 season. He played for Dundee for the next six season, helping them to win the Northern League and the Scottish National Leaguein 1981–82, the Autumn Cupin 1983, the British Hockey Leaguein 1982–83 and 1983–84 and the playoffs in 1982, 1983 and 1984.
Wood joined the
Fife Flyersfor the 1987–88 and 1988–89 seasons before he joined the Tayside Tigersfor the end of the 1988–89 season. He then joined the Solihull Baronsfor the start of the 1989–90 season, which he finished with the Ayr Bruinsbefore returning to Solihull for the 1990–91 season.
After Solihull folded in 1991, he helped form the
Sheffield Steelerswith David Gardner-Brown and played for them for the next two seasons, helping them gain promotion from English League Division 1 to the British League Division 1 and then the Premier Division.
Honours and awards
*Named to the Northern League All Star B Team in 1981.cite web | title = All Star Teams | url = http://www.ihjuk.co.uk/allstarteams.htm | publisher = Ice Hockey Journalists UK | accessdate = 2007-12-31 ]
*Named to the BHL All Star Second Team in 1983 and 1984.
*Named to the BHL Premier Division British Players All Star Team in 1987.
*Number 7 jersey retired by
Sheffield Steelers.cite web | title = A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey entry | url = http://www.azhockey.com/Wo.htm#Wood,%20Ronnie | accessdate = 2007-12-31 ]
*Most goals (58) and points (91) for the
Murrayfield Racersin 1980–81.cite web | title = 1980-81 Murrayfield Racers [BHL]player statistics | url = http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/leagues/seasons/teams/0013451981.html | publisher = The Internet Hockey Database | accessdate = 2007-12-31 ]
* [http://www.azhockey.com/ A to Z Encyclopaedia of Ice Hockey]
* [http://www.eurohockey.net/ European Hockey.Net]
* [http://www.ihjuk.co.uk/ Ice Hockey Journalists UK]
* [http://www.hockeydb.com/ The Internet Hockey Database]
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