|Ronald Nicholas Andruff
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 pounds
Born: 7.10.53 Port Alberni, British Columbia
|How he arrived: Traded by the Montreal Canadiens with Sean Shanahan for cash, 9.13.76
How he left: Signed as a free agent with Mannheimer ERC (GER) after the 78-79 season
|Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
Andruff was a star for the Nova Scotia Warriors, the top farm team of the Montreal Canadiens, when the Rockies
acquired him. The trade more or less opened the door for him to become a full-time NHLer.
It was a struggle, though. He came nowhere near what he put up in the AHL while in Denver. It ultimately lead him to
going back to the AHL for the balance of the 78-79 season.
He was chosen by the Quebec Nordiques in the expansion draft after the WHA merger; he opted to finish his career in
After he retired, he became an international business consultant, and by the end of the 90s, he co-founded London-based
fare1.com, which enabled travel agents to provide their clients the lowest available fares. He had also founded the
Tralliance Corporation in 2000. Currently, he is the CEO of dotSport LLC.
He had also been a delegate to the UN's Association of World Education organization.
And that's only the big stuff in his post-hockey career. He did a LOT in the field of marketing.
He also did a lot of charity work, largely while with Rockies especially. He had served as Honorary Chairman to the
Colorado Chapter of the Big Brothers Association. That service lead to a nomination for the Bill Masterton Trophy in
|Entry Draft: 1973 Second Round Pick (32nd overall) by the
|Playoff Statistics with the Franchise