Record Breaking Goal Scorer

cdngreenwaterdiverPublished: February 10, 2018Updated: February 12, 201817 views
Published: February 10, 2018Updated: February 12, 2018

February 9, 2018 was a record breaking day for the Vancouver Giants hockey club and #7 Ty Ronning their lead scorer. The Vancouver Giants are a major junior ice hockey team playing in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Inaugurated in 2001–02, the Giants have won one President's Cup (now known as the Ed Chynoweth Cup) in 2006 and one Memorial Cup in 2007 in their 16-season history.
Their home rink was the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, British Columbia, an arena previously used by the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Vancouver Canucks. Effective with the 2016–17 season, the team relocated to the Langley Events Centre in the Township of Langley a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
This 2017/18 season has been a tremendous season for the franchise, coming back after a number of struggling season. Their stats thus far are 54 games played, 29 wins and 17 losses .
The game within this video was an incredible, record breaking game for one player, #7 Ty Ronning. Tonight in overtime @TyRonning7 etched himself into the top of the Giants history books! His 49th goal of the season was the overtime winner. He’s now the all-time single season goal scoring record holder of the Vancouver Giants .
If the last name Ronning sounds familiar, his father Cliff Ronning was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the seventh round of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, 134th overall. During an NHL career that spanned 18 years, Ronning played for the Blues, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild and New York Islanders.
Prior to being drafted, he played in the Western Hockey League for the New Westminster Bruins, displaying the same excellent scoring touch. In 1983–84, Ronning's draft year, he posted 136 points in 71 games, earning the Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy as the league's rookie of the year. Due to his small stature Cliff Ronning was 5'8",he was not drafted until the seventh round, when the St. Louis Blues picked him 134th overall.
Ty Ronning, drafted in 2016 by the New York Rangers although also not until the 7th round as his father, Ty has many great things going for him and his future in professional NHL hockey. Ty’s stats so far are as follow, 53 games played,49 goals, 19 assists for a total of 68 points. At this rate, it appears Ty may surpass 60 goals this season, making for a very tough record to be broken in the future.
Way to go Ty, congratulations !!!

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