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Marcus P. Chorney (born November 8, 1959) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman.

Marc Chorney
Born (1959-11-08) November 8, 1959 (age 59)
Fort William, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 115th overall, 1979
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1980–1985

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Playing careerEdit

Born in Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario, Chorney played four successful seasons of college hockey at the University of North Dakota. He was named to the NCAA All-Tournament team in 1980, and two first All Star teams in 1981. He began his playing career with the Pittsburgh Penguins who drafted him in the sixth round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. Chorney was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for a sixth round choice (Stuart Marston) in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. After spending a season with the Kings, he was signed by the Washington Capitals but failed to earn a spot on the roster.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

His son Taylor Chorney is a defenceman who currently plays for HC Lugano in Switzerland.[2][3] He has another son, Marcus Chorney, Jr, who plays hockey for the Quinnipiac University Bobcats in the ECAC.[4]

Awards and honorsEdit

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1978–79 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 41 8 14 22 98
1979–80 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 39 7 38 45 54
1980–81 North Dakota Fighting Sioux WCHA 35 8 34 42 72
1980–81 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 8 1 6 7 14 2 0 1 1 2
1981–82 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 60 1 6 7 63 5 0 0 0 0
1981–82 Erie Blades AHL 6 1 3 4 4
1982–83 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 67 3 5 8 66
1983–84 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 4 0 1 1 8
1983–84 Los Angeles Kings NHL 71 3 9 12 58
1984–85 Binghamton Whalers AHL 48 4 25 29 38 7 0 4 4 9
NHL totals 210 8 27 35 209 7 0 1 1 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=12264Legends[permanent dead link] of Hockey. 2001-07. Retrieved August 21, 2007.
  2. ^ "Capitals Sign Taylor Chorney". NHL.com. Arlington, VA: Washington Capitals. July 1, 2015. Retrieved February 19, 2018.
  3. ^ "Capitals sign Taylor Chorney". Washington Capitals. 2015-07-01. Archived from the original on 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
  4. ^ "MARCUS CHORNEY".
  5. ^ a b "WCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.
  6. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  7. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA.org. Retrieved June 11, 2013.

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