Marc Chorney
Position Defence
Shot Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
Teams Pittsburgh Penguins
Los Angeles Kings
Born November 8 1959 (1959-11-08) (age 60),
Fort William, ON, CAN
NHL Draft Rnd 6, 115th overall, 1979
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 1980 – 1985

Marcus P. Chorney (b. November 8, 1959 in Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.

Playing careerEdit

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 6th round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. Chorney was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for a 6th 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. He retired in 1985 after a season with the Binghamton Whalers.

He played in a total of 210 NHL games, scoring 8 goals and 27 assists.

Achievements & AwardsEdit

  • WCHA Second All-Star Team (1980)
  • NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1980)
  • WCHA First All-Star Team (1981)
  • NCAA West First All-American Team (1981)

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