Nice to see Marcel Dionne finally getting some focus during LA's magical playoff run. From George Johnson of Canada.com
For in 11 3/4 seasons using the then-Fabulous Forum as his digs, this man scored an amazing 550 goals, piled up 1,307 points . . . and participated in a grand aggregate of 43 playoff games. Never once pushing as deep as a semifinal.
Dionne says he's pleased as punch for an old pal, Luc Robitaille, L.A.'s VP of business operations. Others, too, such as longtime Kings announcers Bob Miller and Nick Nickson and a modest but fiercely loyal fan base - the people who will continue to show up in the bleak times, long after the celebrities have packed up the arc lights and had the chauffeur park the limo in the garage.
"The people I'm most happy for are the kids that were five, six years old, and their dad used to take them to the games. And grandpa was there. And they're still fans today. Maybe still season-ticket holders. The ones that came over from the Forum, where tickets were $12, and they all got kicked out.
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