Wayne Dillon

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Wayne Dillon
Born (1955-05-25) May 25, 1955 (age 61)
Scarborough, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for New York Rangers
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 12th overall, 1975
New York Rangers
Playing career 1973–1982

Gerald Wayne Dillon (born May 25, 1955 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

Wayne Dillon spent four years in the NHL and was known as a top scorer in the WHA and junior leagues. He was chosen 12th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft and recorded 44 points his rookie season. Dillon was forced into earlier retirement due to hindered performance as a result from injuries. His brother, Gary Dillon, played briefly in the NHL as a centre for the Colorado Rockies. Following 229 NHL games Dillon recorded a total of 43 goals and 66 assists for 109 points.

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Preceded by
Dave Maloney
New York Rangers first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Don Murdoch