March 3, 1986 |
The Kings are holding a contest to guess when center Marcel Dionne will pass Phil Esposito to become the second-leading all-time scorer in the National Hockey League. The winner who comes closest to correctly predicting the game, period and time of Dionne's milestone gets two airplane tickets to London, dinner at Jerry Buss' table at the Forum Club before a Kings game, and an autographed hockey stick from Dionne. "I'm getting a kick out it," Dionne said.
March 13, 1992 |
Marcel Dionne, Lanny McDonald and Billy Smith were among 10 players nominated for the Hockey Hall of Fame. Other candidates in the players' category are Bob Gainey, Guy Lapointe and Jean-Guy Talbot.
January 11, 2004
Ron Francis of the Carolina Hurricanes recorded an assist Thursday and passed Marcel Dionne for fourth place on the NHL's all-time scoring list with 1,772 points. A look at the list: *--* Player G A Pts 1. Wayne Gretzky 894 1,963 2,857 2. x-Mark Messier 689 1,179 1,868 3. Gordie Howe 801 1,049 1,850 4. x-Ron Francis 542 1,230 1,772 5. Marcel Dionne 731 1,040 1,771 x-active *--*
December 24, 1997
1. John Bucyk: 51 goals at age 35 2. Phil Esposito: 61 goals at age 33 3. Joe Mullen: 51 goals at age 32 4. Marcel Dionne: 56 goals at age 31 5. Vic Hadfield: 50 goals at age 31 6. Mario Lemieux: 50 goals at age 31 Source: World Features Syndicate
September 22, 1992 |
Seven people, including former King superstar Marcel Dionne, were inducted in the Hall of Fame in Toronto. Bob Gainey and Lanny McDonald were also enshrined in the players' category. Keith Allen, the late Bob Johnson and Frank Mathers joined in the builders' category, while Woody Dumart is the newest member of the veteran players' category.
June 11, 1993 |
Marcel Dionne has purchased the South Carolina Stingrays, an expansion pro team in the East Coast League. The Hall of Famer and former King star attended Game 5 to watch his brother, Montreal rookie Gilbert Dionne, play for a Stanley Cup championship team--something Marcel never did.