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Marc Chorney
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Born November 8, 1959 (1959-11-08) (age 59)
Fort William, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Played for Pittsburgh Penguins
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 115th overall, 1979
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1980–1985

Marc Chorney (born Marcus P. Chorney on November 8, 1959) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman who played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Marc 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 sixth round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft.

Marc was traded to the Los Angeles Kings for a sixth 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 spent his last year in the American Ice Hockey League (AHL) on the Binghamton Whalers.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 University of North Dakota WCHA 44 3 15 18 54
2006–07 University of North Dakota WCHA 39 8 23 31 48
2007–08 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 3 21 24 24
2008–09 Springfield Falcons AHL 68 5 16 21 22
2008–09 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Springfield Falcons AHL 32 4 9 13 14
2009–10 Edmonton Oilers NHL 42 0 3 3 12
2010–11 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 46 3 13 16 22
2010–11 Edmonton Oilers NHL 12 1 3 4 4
2011–12 St. Louis Blues NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 50 6 18 24 29 10 0 1 1 6
2011–12 Edmonton Oilers NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Peoria Rivermen AHL 73 4 20 24 37
2013–14 Chicago Wolves AHL 69 5 20 25 37 9 1 1 2 2
2014–15 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 62 4 15 19 42 6 1 1 2 6
2014–15 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2
2015–16 Washington Capitals NHL 55 1 5 6 21 7 0 1 1 4
NHL totals 123 2 11 13 37 12 0 1 1 6

International statisticsEdit

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2005 United States U18 Template:Goca 6 1 0 1 8
2006 United States WJC 4th 7 0 0 0 6
2007 United States WJC Template:Brca 7 1 5 6 4
2010 United States WC 13th 6 0 0 0 2
Junior totals 20 2 5 7 18
Senior totals 6 0 0 0 2

Personal LifeEdit

Marc is the father of NHL defenseman Taylor Chorney, who currently plays for the Washington Capitals. His other son, Marcus plays hockey for Shattuck St. Mary's.