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This week on the Original Sports Podcast we are excited to interview.Gilbert Dionne. Dionne is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played six seasons in the National Hockey League from 1990–96. Dionne played Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from Drummondville.Dionne was drafted 81st overall by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1990.He joined the Canadians in the 1991-92 season scoring 21 goals and 34 points in only 39 games, and another 7 points in 11 playoff games he would end up being named on the NHL All-Rookie Team.In his second season Dionne appeared in 75 games for Montreal scoring 48 points. Additionally, he contributed in the play-offs with 12 points in 20 games as the Canadiens won the Stanley Cup.In the 94-95 season he started quietly so he was part of a trade package to the Philadelphia Flyers for Mark Recchi. He then moved on to the Florida Panthers minor league affiliate the Carolina Monarchs Overall, he played 223 career NHL games, scoring 61 goals and 79 assists for 140 points.After several more years in the AHL as a star, Dionne ended up his career in Germany for two years.His jersey number (21) was retired by the Cincinnati Cyclones of the East Coast Hockey League on December 2, 2006, in recognition of "Gilbert Dionne Day".
We will talk with Gilbert about playing since he was young, being the brother of an NHL legend Marcel Dionne and what it was like winning a Stanley Cup early on his career. We will find out exactly what sets the ECHL apart from the NHL and the difference between playing hockey for a canadian team apart from an American team. For our “We Just Gotta Know” segment we will have Gilbert share some of the top goalies he faced in his career at any level.
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