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Marcel Bonin

Marcel Bonin

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: September 12, 1932
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 170
Shoots: Left
QJHL Second All-Star Team (1951) QHL First All-Star Team (1957) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960) Traded to Detroit by Quebec (QMHL) for cash, October 22, 1952. Traded to Boston by Detroit with Lorne Davis, Terry Sawchuk and Vic Stasiuk for Gilles Boisvert, Real Chevrefils, Norm Corcoran, Warren Godfrey and Ed Sandford, June 3, 1955. Claimed by Montreal from Boston (Springfield-AHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 4, 1957. Suffered eventual career-ending back injury in game vs. Detroit, February 9, 1962.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition