Marcel Bonin

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Marcel Bonin
1954 Topps Marcel Bonin.JPG
Born (1931-09-12) September 12, 1931 (age 85)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Left wing
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Montreal Canadiens
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1950–1962

Joseph Jacques Marcel Bonin (born September 12, 1931) is a Canadian retired ice hockey forward.

Playing career[edit]

Bonin's National Hockey League career began during the 1952 after the Red Wings bought his contract from the Quebec Aces of the Quebec Senior Hockey League.

On June 3, 1955, Bonin was dealt in a blockbuster trade to the Boston Bruins along with teammates Terry Sawchuk, Vic Stasiuk and Lorne Davis in exchange for Ed Sandford, Real Chevrefils, Norm Corcoran, Gilles Boisvert and Warren Godfrey.[1] After a single season with the Bruins, Bonin returned to the Quebec Aces for a season before being claimed by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1957 NHL Intraleague Draft.

Bonin Is a four-time Stanley Cup champion. Winning the Cup in 1955 with Detroit and in 1958, 1959, and 1960 with Montreal.

Bonin's career was ended following on-ice collision with Red Wings defenceman Pete Goegan on February 9, 1962 resulting in a severe back injury.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1950–51 Shawinigan-Falls Cataracts QSHL 2 0 1 1 0
1951–52 Quebec Aces QSHL 60 15 36 51 131 15 4 9 13 32
1952–53 Quebec Aces QSHL 4 0 2 2 9
1952–53 St. Louis Flyers AHL 24 7 23 30 21
1952–53 Detroit Red Wings NHL 37 4 9 13 14 5 0 1 1 0
1953–54 Sherbrooke Saints QHL 17 10 11 21 38
1953–54 Edmonton Flyers WHL 43 16 33 49 53 13 5 6 11 30
1953–54 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1954–55* Detroit Red Wings NHL 69 16 20 36 53 11 0 2 2 4
1955–56 Boston Bruins NHL 67 9 9 18 49
1956–57 Quebec Aces QHL 68 20 60 80 88 10 5 9 14 14
1957–58* Montreal Canadiens NHL 66 15 24 39 37 9 0 1 1 12
1958–59 Rochester Americans AHL 7 3 5 8 4
1958–59* Montreal Canadiens NHL 57 13 30 43 38 11 10 5 15 4
1959–60* Montreal Canadiens NHL 59 17 34 51 59 8 1 4 5 12
1960–61 Montreal Canadiens NHL 65 16 35 51 45 6 0 1 1 29
1961–62 Montreal Canadiens NHL 33 7 14 21 41
NHL totals 454 97 175 272 336 50 11 14 25 51
  • Boldface denotes career high in each statistics.

* = Stanley Cup Winner

Awards and achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "One on One with Terry Sawchuk". Legends of Hockey. Retrieved 2015-10-05. 
  2. ^ "Marcel Bonin". Hockey-Reference. Retrieved 2015-10-05. 

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