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Gordon Dineen

Gordon Dineen

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: September 21, 1962
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Quebec City, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: NYI / 1981 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (42nd overall)
Son of Bill Brother of Kevin and Peter CHL First All-Star Team (1983) Bob Gassoff Trophy (Most Improved Defenseman CHL) (1983) Bobby Orr Trophy (Most Valuable Defenseman CHL) (1983) IHL First All-Star Team (1992) IHL Second All-Star Team (1998) Traded to Minnesota by NY Islanders for Chris Pryor and Minnesota's 7th round choice (Brett Harkins) in 1989 Entry Draft, March 8, 1988. Traded to Pittsburgh by Minnesota with Scott Bjugstad for Ville Siren and Steve Gotaas, December 17, 1988. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 31, 1992. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 26, 1994. Traded to Chicago (IHL) by Utah (IHL) for Brendan Buckley and Sean Berens, March 16, 2000. Officially announced retirement and named Assistant Coach of Louisville (AHL), August 17, 2000. Officially announced retirement and named Assistant Coach of Louisville (AHL), October 19, 2000.
Quote of the Day

I loved being in the jerseys again and they worked some magic for us. It was weird in warm-ups, seeing No. 22 in that jersey and thinking he’s [Mike Gartner], and No. 8 reminds you of Danny Briere … every number had me thinking back to the guys who wore them and smiling.

— Coyotes captain Shane Doan on wearing Kachina-style throwback jerseys in a 3-2 victory against the Canucks on Thursday