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Marcel Dionne

1951 - Today

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Marcel Elphège "Little Beaver" Dionne (born August 3, 1951) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers between 1971 and 1989. A prolific scorer, he won the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer in 1979–80, and recorded 50 goals or more in a season six times, and 100 points or more in a season 8 times during his career. Internationally Dionne played for the Canadian national team at two Canada Cups and three World Championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marcel Dionne has received more than 506,361 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Marcel Dionne is the 27th most popular hockey player (up from 28th in 2019), the 431st most popular biography from Canada (down from 410th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Marcel Dionne ranks 27 out of 364Before him are Bobby Orr, Teemu Selänne, Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Yakushev, Viktor Konovalenko, and Vyacheslav Starshinov. After him are Peter Forsberg, Alexei Kasatonov, Pavel Bure, Oldřich Machač, Howie Morenz, and Brett Hull.

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Among people born in 1951, Marcel Dionne ranks 378Before him are Horace Andy, Jóannes Eidesgaard, Kazuo Saito, Irina Alfyorova, Francesco De Gregori, and Björn Andersson. After him are Cornelius Sim, Choei Sato, Dariush, Susan Blackmore, Seasick Steve, and Christian Tissier.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Marcel Dionne ranks 431 out of 1,350Before him are Yvonne Brill (1924), Joshua Jackson (1978), Tamara Taylor (1970), August Ames (1994), Kathleen Robertson (1973), and Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook (1879). After him are Rosa Salazar (1985), Louise Arbour (1947), Erica Durance (1978), David H. Levy (1948), Corey Haim (1971), and Emily VanCamp (1986).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Marcel Dionne ranks 11Before him are Bobby Hull (1939), Mario Lemieux (1965), Henri Richard (1936), Guy Lafleur (1951), Georges Vézina (1887), and Bobby Orr (1948). After him are Howie Morenz (1902), Brett Hull (1964), Bernie Geoffrion (1931), Bobby Clarke (1949), Mark Messier (1961), and Ernie Collett (1895).