Marty McSorley Speaker Profile
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Marty McSorley Biography
Martin McSorley was born May 18, 1963 and is a retiredCanadian professional hockey player, who played in the National Hockey Leaguefrom 1983 until 2000 when he was "forced out" in"disgrace". A versatileplayer, he was able to play both the forward and defense positions. He is alsoa former head coach of the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League(2002-2004). In addition to his hockey career, he has also worked as an actor,appearing in several film and television roles.
The Kings reached the 1993 Stanley Cup Finals against the Montreal Canadiens,but in Game 2 with the Kings up 2-1, McSorley was caught with an illegal stick,contributing to the Canadiens game-tying goal. Montreal ending up winning thatgame in overtime and ultimately took the series in five games. McSorleyotherwise had ten points in the playoffs and was the only King to score duringthe final game. Some suggested that McSorley was the second-most dominant Kingafter Gretzky in the playoffs.
McSorley would remain with the Kings until an August 1993trade sent him to Pittsburgh in exchange for offensive forward Shawn McEachern;however, his stay in Pittsburgh would be brief, lasting 47 games. The LosAngeles Kings, realizing that trading McSorley had been a mistake, re-acquiredhim on February 16, 1994. Back with the Kings, McSorley assisted on Gretzky'smarker which broke Gordie Howe's all-time goal-scoring record.
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Former NHL Star Marty McSorley will be the Guest Speaker at the 50th Benson Cornwall Lions Club Sports Awards Dinner
Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:44 pm
Former NHL star Marty McSorley will be the guest speaker at the 50th Benson Cornwall Lions Club Sports Awards Dinner on May 14 at the Cornwall Civic Complex in Cornwall, Ontario. McSorley played for six teams during his 17 year NHL career and is best known for being Wayne Gretzky's "bodyguard" during his days with the Edmonton Oilers, specifically for his enforcer playing...[Read More]
Posted on 16 May 2013 | 3:13 pm
Former NHL tough guy Marty McSorley will deliver a keynote speech at the Estevan Bruins' annual sportsman's dinner. Alongside McSorley, former New York Islanders star Bryan Trottier and ex-Toronto Maple Leafs winger Gary Leeman will form a hot stove-like panel, discussing their careers and Stanley Cup victories. The dinner will also feature the awarding of Estevan's male and female...[Read More]
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