One of the most recognizable hockey players in the world, Ron Duguay is a Canadian who has enjoyed a successful professional hockey career. He was drafted in 1977 by the New York Rangers and he has played twelve seasons in the National Hockey League. In all, he has accumulated over 274 goals and 346 assists. His salary is estimated to be around $340,000 per season. However, the former hockey player is not as rich as his estimated net worth suggests.
Before he began his career as a professional ice hockey player, Duguay was a junior hockey player. After his junior year with the St. Michael’s Buzzers, he moved up to the professional level and joined the Detroit Red Wings. While playing with the team, Duguay won the Stanley Cup in 1976-77. During this time, he also appeared in the 1981-82 NHL All-Star Game. At the time, he was the second-leading scorer with the team.
Later in his career, he was a coach in the minor leagues. Among his most memorable accomplishments is being a part of the 1981-82 NHL All-Star Game with Wayne Gretzky. Throughout his career, he has received many awards. His career as a hockey player earned him an estimated net worth of over $3 million.
Though he was not a movie or television star, he did manage to have several relationships with women. Among them, he dated Farrah Fawcett and Cheryl Tiegs. The two of them have a son together. They appear to be the parents of Noah Duguay. Another relationship between Duguay and a woman, Sarah Palin, was confirmed. But their relationship did not last.
Currently, Duguay lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife, Emilie Doyen-Duguay. The couple has three children. Their oldest daughter, Jessica, was killed in a car accident in 2001. Although Duguay was not convicted of causing the deaths, he was charged with second-degree manslaughter. Despite his arrest, Duguay was released on bail and his career did not suffer as a result of his arrest.
After retiring from the National Hockey League, he continued his career as a broadcaster and television color commentator. In 2007, Duguay appeared as an in-studio analyst on the MSG Network coverage of the New York Rangers. Earlier in his career, he appeared as a panelist on the television show “Hockey Night Live!”, and he is also a member of the Legacy Program, a charitable organization that provides financial assistance to children.
Duguay has also been a member of the national junior team. These teams compete in a similar tournament to the junior Olympics. During his career, he has played for the Detroit Red Wings, the New York Rangers, the Los Angeles Kings, the San Diego Gulls, the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has also been a radio host. Besides his career, Duguay has been involved in real estate development. He has managed rental properties in the Boston area, and is currently working as a property manager.