November 17, 1955 Toronto, ON, CAN
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
165 lb (75 kg)
NHL California Golden Seals Cleveland Barons
Minnesota North Stars Washington Capitals
21st overall, 1975 California Golden Seals
A Red Tilson award winner as the OHLâ€™s MVP he was drafted 21st overall by the California Seals in the 1975 NHL draft
His career got off to a hot start posting scoring over 30 goals twice in his first three seasons in the leagueâ€¦. But that was just the tip of the iceberg.
After being dealt to the Washington Capitals Dennis would go on score 50 goals during the 1980-81 season and then score an incredible 60 the following year.Â His 60 goal total with the Capitals was a record that stood until named Ovechkin came along and potted 65 in one season.
He would finish his career with Minnesota retiring after the 1988-89 season.