Marty McSorley

Marty McSorley

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Born:

May 18, 1963 Hamilton, ON, CAN

Height:

6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Weight:

235 lb (107 kg)

Position:

Defence/Right Wing

Shoots:

Right

Played for:

NHL Pittsburgh Penguins Edmonton Oilers
Los Angeles Kings New York Rangers
San Jose Sharks Boston Bruins

Playing Career:

1982–2001

Biography

This versatile player shared his talents and toughness as both a defenseman and winger

He is a two-time Stanley Cup winner with the Edmonton Oilers and may be best known for his role as “Wayne Gretzky’s bodyguard”

This title would follow him to LA in 1988 when both he and the Great One were obtained by the Kings His toughness his evident by the stats sheet alone posting over 3300 penalty minutes in a successful 961 game career

His life in LA was not limited to hockey as he appeared in the movies Con Air, Forgetting Paris and Bad Boys alongside Will Smith