Mario Marois
Mario Marois .jpg
Born December 15, 1957 (1957-12-15) (age 62)
L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Played for NHL
New York Rangers
Vancouver Canucks
Quebec Nordiques
Winnipeg Jets
St. Louis Blues
New Haven Nighthawks
Hamilton Canucks
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 1977
New York Rangers
Playing career 1977–1993

Mario Marois (born December 15, 1957) is a Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman who has played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, Quebec Nordiques, Winnipeg Jets and the St. Louis Blues.

Playing CareerEdit

As a youth, Mario played in the 1968, 1969 and 1970 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from L'Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec, Canada

He started his NHL career with the New York Rangers in 1978. He also played for the Vancouver Canucks before landing with the Quebec Nordiques.

While with the Quebec Nordiques, he served as team captain for three years before being traded to the Winnipeg Jets.

Mario left the NHL after the 1991-92 season. He served one season as a player-assistant coach of the Hamilton Canucks of the AHL in the 1992–93 season before retiring as a player.

He worked as a scout with the Carolina Hurricanes and Vancouver Canucks before later becoming an amateur scout with the Detroit Red Wings. He was inducted into the QMJHL Hall of Fame in 2016.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974–75Quebec RempartsQMJHL1402218600027
1975–76Quebec RempartsQMJHL671142532701523586
1975–76Quebec RempartsM-Cup30007
1976–77Quebec RempartsQMJHL72176784234141171875
1977–78New Haven NighthawksAHL52823311471253821
1977–78New York RangersNHL81121510005
1978–79New York RangersNHL71526311531806629
1979–80New York RangersNHL798233114290228
1980–81New York RangersNHL812346
1980–81Vancouver CanucksNHL5041216115
1980–81Quebec NordiquesNHL110772050116
1981–82Quebec NordiquesNHL711132431611312344
1982–83Quebec NordiquesNHL3621214108
1983–84Quebec NordiquesNHL8013364915191456
1984–85Quebec NordiquesNHL7663743911808812
1985–86Quebec NordiquesNHL201121342
1985–86Winnipeg JetsNHL564283211031456
1986–87Winnipeg JetsNHL79440441061013423
1987–88Winnipeg JetsNHL797445111150446
1988–89Winnipeg JetsNHL711217
1988–89Quebec NordiquesNHL4221113101
1989–90Quebec NordiquesNHL6731518104
1990–91St. Louis BluesNHL642141681900037
1991–92St. Louis BluesNHL1701138
1991–92Winnipeg JetsNHL3413434
1992–93Hamilton CanucksAHL685273286
NHL totals 955 76 357 433 1746 100 4 34 38 182


Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1989 Canada WC 10 0 4 4 6
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