Share with your Friends

Marty McSorley

Marty McSorley  #55

NUMBER: 55 BIRTHDATE: May 18, 1963
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Cayuga, ON, Canada
Shoots: Right
Alka-Seltzer Plus Award (1991) (shared with Theoren Fleury) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 30, 1982. Traded to Edmonton by Pittsburgh with Tim Hrynewich and future considerations (Craig Muni, October 6, 1986) for Gilles Meloche, September 11, 1985. Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton with Wayne Gretzky and Mike Krushelnyski for Jimmy Carson, Martin Gelinas, Los Angeles' 1st round choices in 1989 (later traded to New Jersey New Jersey selected Jason Miller), 1991 (Martin Rucinsky) and 1993 (Nick Stajduhar) Entry Drafts and cash, August 9, 1988. Traded to Pittsburgh by Los Angeles, for Shawn McEachern, August 27, 1993. Traded to Los Angeles by Pittsburgh with Jim Paek for Tomas Sandstrom and Shawn McEachern, February 16, 1994. Traded to NY Rangers by Los Angeles with Jari Kurri and Shane Churla for Ray Ferraro, Ian Laperriere, Mattias Norstrom, Nathan LaFayette and NY Rangers' 4th round choice (Sean Blanchard) in 1997 Entry Draft, March 14, 1996. Traded to San Jose by NY Rangers for Jayson More, Brian Swanson and San Jose's 4th round choice (later traded back to San Jose San Jose selected Adam Colagiacomo) in 1997 Entry Draft, August 20, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, October 1, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Boston, December 9, 1999. Suspended by NHL for remainder of season (including playoffs) for stick assault on Donald Brashear in game vs. Vancouver, February 21, 2000. Suspension extended by NHL to one full year (through February 21, 2001) as a result of asssault with a weapon conviction, October 4, 2000.
Quote of the Day

Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
World Cup of Hockey 2016