Cliff Ronning

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs. (75 kg)

Born: October 1, 1965 in Burnaby, British Columbia
Draft: St. Louis, 7th round (134th overall), 1984 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: New Westminster Bruins

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Jul 28, 2015 8:25 PM

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1986-87 21 STL NHL 42 11 14 25 -1 6 9 2 0 2 7 7 0 68 16.2
1987-88 22 STL NHL 26 5 8 13 6 12 4 1 0 1 5 3 0 38 13.2
1988-89 23 STL NHL 64 24 31 55 3 18 8 16 0 1 15 16 0 150 16.0
1990-91 25 TOT NHL 59 20 24 44 0 10 13 7 0 2 13 11 0 113 17.7
1990-91 25 STL NHL 48 14 18 32 2 10 9 5 0 2 10 8 0 81 17.3
1990-91 25 VAN NHL 11 6 6 12 -2 0 4 2 0 0 3 3 0 32 18.8
1991-92 26 VAN NHL 80 24 47 71 18 42 18 6 0 2 30 17 0 216 11.1
1992-93 27 VAN NHL 79 29 56 85 19 30 19 10 0 2 38 18 0 209 13.9
1993-94 28 VAN NHL 76 25 43 68 7 42 15 10 0 4 25 18 0 197 12.7
1994-95 29 VAN NHL 41 6 19 25 -4 27 3 3 0 2 10 9 0 93 6.5
1995-96 30 VAN NHL 79 22 45 67 16 42 17 5 0 1 35 10 0 187 11.8
1996-97 31 PHX NHL 69 19 32 51 -9 26 11 8 0 2 17 15 0 171 11.1
1997-98 32 PHX NHL 80 11 44 55 5 36 8 3 0 0 25 19 0 197 5.6
1998-99 33 TOT NHL 79 20 40 60 -3 42 10 10 0 4 27 13 0 257 7.8 1526 19:19
1998-99 33 PHX NHL 7 2 5 7 3 2 0 2 0 1 4 1 0 18 11.1 108 15:22
1998-99 33 NSH NHL 72 18 35 53 -6 40 10 8 0 3 23 12 0 239 7.5 1418 19:42
1999-00 34 NSH NHL 82 26 36 62 -13 34 19 7 0 2 19 17 0 248 10.5 1490 18:11
2000-01 35 NSH NHL 80 19 43 62 4 28 13 6 0 4 18 25 0 237 8.0 1390 17:23
2001-02 36 TOT NHL 81 19 35 54 0 32 14 5 0 0 17 18 0 199 9.5 1357 16:45
2001-02 36 NSH NHL 67 18 31 49 0 24 14 4 0 0 14 17 0 164 11.0 1121 16:44
2001-02 36 LAK NHL 14 1 4 5 0 8 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 35 2.9 236 16:53
2002-03 37 MIN NHL 80 17 31 48 -6 24 9 8 0 5 16 14 1 171 9.9 1394 17:25 Byng-27
2003-04 38 NYI NHL 40 9 15 24 3 2 7 2 0 0 7 8 0 55 16.4 477 11:56
6 yrs VAN NHL 366 112 216 328 54 183 76 36 0 11 141 75 0 934 12.0
4 yrs NSH NHL 301 81 145 226 -15 126 56 25 0 9 74 71 0 888 9.1 5420 18:00
4 yrs STL NHL 180 54 71 125 10 46 30 24 0 6 37 34 0 337 16.0
3 yrs PHX NHL 156 32 81 113 -1 64 19 13 0 3 46 35 0 386 8.3 108 15:22
1 yr LAK NHL 14 1 4 5 0 8 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 35 2.9 236 16:53
1 yr MIN NHL 80 17 31 48 -6 24 9 8 0 5 16 14 1 171 9.9 1394 17:25
1 yr NYI NHL 40 9 15 24 3 2 7 2 0 0 7 8 0 55 16.4 477 11:56
Career NHL 1137 306 563 869 45 453 197 109 0 34 324 238 1 2806 10.9 7635 17:16

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1986-87 21 STL NHL 42 10 0.26 0.33 0.60 0.23 0.14 1.62 9 12 21 8 31 9 23 0 -1 1.0 0.6 1.7
1987-88 22 STL NHL 26 5 0.19 0.31 0.50 0.19 0.46 1.46 4 7 11 4 16 6 4 0 6 0.3 0.5 0.8
1988-89 23 STL NHL 64 21 0.38 0.48 0.86 0.33 0.28 2.34 20 25 45 18 68 41 25 1 3 3.2 1.0 4.2
1990-91 25 TOT NHL 59 17 0.34 0.41 0.75 0.29 0.17 1.92 17 21 38 15 72 41 31 0 0 2.8 0.7 3.5
1990-91 25 STL NHL 48 12 0.29 0.38 0.67 0.26 0.21 1.69 12 16 28 11 50 29 19 0 2 1.7 0.6 2.3
1990-91 25 VAN NHL 11 5 0.55 0.55 1.09 0.45 0.00 2.91 5 5 10 4 22 12 12 0 -2 1.0 0.1 1.1
1991-92 26 VAN NHL 80 26 0.30 0.59 0.89 0.32 0.53 2.70 21 41 62 23 97 33 48 2 18 4.3 1.6 5.9
1992-93 27 VAN NHL 79 31 0.37 0.71 1.08 0.40 0.38 2.65 24 45 69 25 102 33 50 0 19 5.6 1.1 6.8
1993-94 28 VAN NHL 76 26 0.33 0.57 0.89 0.34 0.55 2.59 23 39 62 23 106 49 51 1 7 5.0 1.2 6.2
1994-95 29 VAN NHL 41 8 0.15 0.46 0.61 0.21 0.66 2.27 10 33 43 14 40 20 24 0 -4 1.3 0.4 1.6
1995-96 30 VAN NHL 79 24 0.28 0.57 0.85 0.31 0.53 2.37 21 43 64 23 92 18 59 1 16 4.6 1.3 5.9
1996-97 31 PHX NHL 69 19 0.28 0.46 0.74 0.28 0.38 2.48 20 33 53 20 71 30 50 0 -9 3.9 0.7 4.6
1997-98 32 PHX NHL 80 18 0.14 0.55 0.69 0.22 0.45 2.46 13 50 63 21 72 30 40 3 5 3.7 1.1 4.8
1998-99 33 TOT NHL 79 21 0.25 0.51 0.76 0.27 0.53 3.25 23 46 69 25 73 28 49 1 -3 4.1 1.3 5.4
1998-99 33 PHX NHL 7 2 0.29 0.71 1.00 0.34 0.29 2.57 2 6 8 3 8 4 1 0 3 0.6 0.2 0.9
1998-99 33 NSH NHL 72 19 0.25 0.49 0.74 0.26 0.56 3.32 21 40 61 22 65 24 48 1 -6 3.4 1.1 4.5
1999-00 34 NSH NHL 82 24 0.32 0.44 0.76 0.29 0.41 3.02 29 39 68 26 78 31 60 0 -13 5.1 1.4 6.4
2000-01 35 NSH NHL 80 22 0.24 0.54 0.78 0.27 0.35 2.96 21 46 67 24 78 39 35 0 4 4.4 2.1 6.6
2001-02 36 TOT NHL 81 20 0.23 0.43 0.67 0.25 0.40 2.46 22 40 62 23 68 29 41 2 0 4.2 1.7 5.9
2001-02 36 NSH NHL 67 18 0.27 0.46 0.73 0.27 0.36 2.45 21 35 56 21 62 26 37 1 0 4.2 1.4 5.6
2001-02 36 LAK NHL 14 2 0.07 0.29 0.36 0.11 0.57 2.50 1 5 6 2 6 3 4 1 0 0.0 0.3 0.3
2002-03 37 MIN NHL 80 18 0.21 0.39 0.60 0.22 0.30 2.14 19 34 53 20 74 40 41 1 -6 3.2 1.6 4.9 Byng-27
2003-04 38 NYI NHL 40 9 0.23 0.38 0.60 0.23 0.05 1.38 11 17 28 11 35 13 19 0 3 2.5 0.5 3.0
6 yrs VAN NHL 366 120 0.31 0.59 0.90 0.33 0.50 2.55 104 206 310 113 459 165 244 4 54 21.8 5.7 27.5
4 yrs NSH NHL 301 83 0.27 0.48 0.75 0.28 0.42 2.95 92 160 252 94 283 120 180 2 -15 17.1 6.0 23.1
4 yrs STL NHL 180 48 0.30 0.39 0.69 0.27 0.26 1.87 45 60 105 41 165 85 71 1 10 6.3 2.7 9.1
3 yrs PHX NHL 156 39 0.21 0.52 0.72 0.25 0.41 2.47 35 89 124 43 151 64 91 3 -1 8.2 2.0 10.2
1 yr LAK NHL 14 2 0.07 0.29 0.36 0.11 0.57 2.50 1 5 6 2 6 3 4 1 0 0.0 0.3 0.3
1 yr MIN NHL 80 18 0.21 0.39 0.60 0.22 0.30 2.14 19 34 53 20 74 40 41 1 -6 3.2 1.6 4.9
1 yr NYI NHL 40 9 0.23 0.38 0.60 0.23 0.05 1.38 11 17 28 11 35 13 19 0 3 2.5 0.5 3.0
Career NHL 1137 320 0.27 0.50 0.76 0.28 0.40 2.47 307 571 878 323 1173 490 650 12 45 59.2 18.9 78.0

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1985-86 20 STL NHL 5 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 11 9.1
1986-87 21 STL NHL 4 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0.0
1988-89 23 STL NHL 7 1 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 15 6.7
1990-91 25 VAN NHL 6 6 3 9 1 12 4 2 0 2 22 27.3
1991-92 26 VAN NHL 13 8 5 13 5 6 7 1 0 1 49 16.3
1992-93 27 VAN NHL 12 2 9 11 8 6 2 0 0 0 35 5.7
1993-94 28 VAN NHL 24 5 10 15 -2 16 3 2 0 2 69 7.2
1994-95 29 VAN NHL 11 3 5 8 -5 2 2 1 0 2 20 15.0
1995-96 30 VAN NHL 6 0 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 12 0.0
1996-97 31 PHX NHL 7 0 7 7 2 12 0 0 0 0 11 0.0
1997-98 32 PHX NHL 6 1 3 4 -1 4 1 0 0 0 17 5.9
2001-02 36 LAK NHL 4 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 45 11:09
2002-03 37 MIN NHL 17 2 7 9 -3 4 1 1 0 0 37 5.4 283 16:39
2003-04 38 NYI NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 23 5:44
Career NHL 126 29 57 86 1 72 20 9 0 7 312 9.3 351 14:01

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
1991-04-08 VAN VAN 2-1 LAK 1 3:12
1995-05-15 STL VAN 6-5 STL 1 1:48

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1982-83 17 New Westminster Royals BCJHL 52 83 68 151 22
1983-84 18 New Westminster Bruins WHL 71 69 67 136 10
1984-85 19 New Westminster Bruins WHL 70 89 108 197 20
1985-86 20 Canada Nat-Tm 71 55 63 118 53
1986-87 21 Canada Nat-Tm 26 17 16 33 12
1988-89 23 Peoria Rivermen IHL 12 11 20 31 8
1989-90 24 HC Asiago Italy 36 67 49 116 25
1990-91 25 Canada WEC-A 10 1 4 5 8
Career 1 Season BCJHL 52 83 68 151 22
Career 1 Season IHL 12 11 20 31 8
Career 1 Season Italy 36 67 49 116 25
Career 2 Seasons Nat-Tm 97 72 79 151 65
Career 1 Season WEC-A 10 1 4 5 8
Career 2 Seasons WHL 141 158 175 333 30

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1983-84 18 New Westminster Bruins WHL 9 8 13 21 10
1984-85 19 New Westminster Bruins WHL 11 10 14 24 4
1989-90 24 HC Asiago Italy 6 7 12 19 4
Career 1 Season Italy 6 7 12 19 4
Career 2 Seasons WHL 20 18 27 45 14

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 17 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Cliff Ronning 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.0 1.7 1.6 0.8
Dave Keon 91.1 8.9 7.4 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 2.9 1.3
Saku Koivu 91.0 7.4 6.9 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.3 2.6 2.2 0.1
Syd Howe 88.8 6.2 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.0 1.4 0.6 -0.1 -0.1
Trevor Linden 88.8 7.6 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.4 0.7
Alex Delvecchio 87.3 7.2 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.3 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.2 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.0 0.0
Butch Goring 87.1 7.8 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.3 3.7 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.4
Bryan Smolinski 86.9 6.8 6.4 5.8 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3 1.8 0.2
Steve Thomas 86.7 8.3 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.5 4.3 3.5 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.2 1.8 -0.5
Andrew Brunette 86.4 8.2 7.6 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 2.9 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.7
Brian Bellows 86.1 9.5 7.4 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.8 4.8 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 2.0 1.2 1.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Cliff Ronning 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.0 1.7 1.6 0.8
Saku Koivu 91.0 7.4 6.9 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.3 2.6 2.6 2.2 0.1
Dave Keon 90.8 8.9 7.4 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.1 6.0 5.1 5.0 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.0 3.8 2.9 1.3 -0.9
Syd Howe 88.8 6.2 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.0 1.4 0.6 -0.1 -0.1
Trevor Linden 88.0 7.6 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.7
Butch Goring 87.1 7.8 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.3 3.7 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.4
Bryan Smolinski 86.9 6.8 6.4 5.8 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3 1.8 0.2
Andrew Brunette 86.4 8.2 7.6 6.9 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.5 5.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 2.9 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.7
Brian Bellows 86.1 9.5 7.4 7.0 6.9 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.8 4.8 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.5 2.0 1.2 1.0
Steve Thomas 85.9 8.3 7.5 7.3 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.5 4.3 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.2 1.8 1.7 -0.5
Geoff Courtnall 85.6 7.9 7.2 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.2 6.1 5.0 4.3 3.8 3.5 2.4 1.8 1.2 1.1 0.6 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

March 5, 1991: Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis with Geoff Courtnall, Robert Dirk, Sergio Momesso and St. Louis' 5th round choice (Brian Loney) in 1992 Entry Draft for Dan Quinn and Garth Butcher, March 5, 1991.

July 1, 1996: Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 1, 1996.

October 31, 1998: Traded to Nashville by Phoenix with Richard Lintner for future considerations, October 31, 1998.

March 16, 2002: Traded to Los Angeles by Nashville for Jere Karalahti and Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Teemu Lassila) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 16, 2002.

June 22, 2002: Traded to Minnesota by Los Angeles for Minnesota's 4th round choice (Aaron Rome) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 22, 2002.

January 9, 2004: Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, January 9, 2004.

February 15, 2006: Officially announced his retirement, February 15, 2006.

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