Marcel Dionne (born August 3, 1951, in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey centre in the National Hockey League, and is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Dionne played his first four seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, and was then traded to the Los Angeles Kings where he played 11 and a half seasons, and was finally traded to the New York Rangers where he played his remaining 2 and a half seasons. He was drafted by Detroit in 1971, and retired in 1989. His best season was 1979-80 when he had 137 points. That season, he was tied for the league lead in points with Wayne Gretzky. Though Gretzky played in one less game then Dionne, Dionne was awarded the Art Ross Trophy for scoring two more goals than Gretzky.
Dionne was the third of six men to reach the 700-goal plateau, and currently ranks fourth among all-time goal scorers, with 731. He is ranked fifth in points, with 1771. He is 9th in career assists with 1,040. He was second in assists, goals, and points when he retired in 1989, behind Gordie Howe in all categories, by 70 goals, nine assists, and 79 points.
He was also the last active player in the NHL that participated in the 1972 Summit Series.
The former Centre Civique arena in Drummondville was renamed Centre Marcel Dionne in his honour after his retirement.