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Dionne Marcel Dionne
Born on August 3, 1951.

Marcel Dionne, a young forward, began his hockey career in the O.H.A. as a St. Catherines Black Hawk from 1968 to the 1970-71 season. With 148 games played, Marcel raked in an amazing 154 goals and acquiring 221 assists. Adding to his 3 years with the O.H.A, Marcel won the " Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy " in the 1969-70 season and again in the 1970-71.

When the 1971 N.H.L. amateur draft came along, Marcel was selected by the Detroit Red Wings to play on their team. Staying with the Wings up to the 1974-75 season, the forward with 309 games, 139 goals and 227 assists also winning the " Lady Byng Memorial Trophy "

After leaving the Red Wings as a free agent, Marcel signed up with the Los Angeles Kings in the 1975-76 season, giving him 40 goals in his first year along with 54 assists. In his 12 years of being a King, he also won the " Lady Byng Memorial Trophy " in 1976-77, the " Lester B. Pearson Trophy " in 1978-79, the " Art Ross Trophy " in the 1979-80 and another " Lester B. Pearson Trophy " in 1979-80. The " Triple Crown Line " as it was called, brought Marcel, Charlie Simmer and Dave Taylor together as a top line. A career well played with the Kings, his stats were fantastic with 951 games, 550 goals and 757 assists with 12 years of N.H.L. seasons under his belt.

During the 1986-87 season, " Little Beaver " as he was nicknamed, went to the New York Rangers till the 1988-89 year. As a Ranger, Marcel would gather another 118 games, 42 goals and 56 assists adding to a total of 1348 games, 731 goals and 1040 assists over his 18 year career of hard work in the N.H.L, leaving him also with 600 minutes in penalty time.

" A Career Well Played "

"This 8x10" photograph of Marcel Dionne was given to me by my uncle, Joe Dembiski who is Marcel's father-in-law."
John Dembiski Desrosiers