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Mark Anatole Osborne (Born August 13, 1961 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian hockey player, who played in the NHL as a checking winger between 1982 and 1995, playing in 919 games, tallying 212 goals and 531 points. August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status but is not fully co-official) Flower White trillium Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ...

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Playing Career

Osborne played his junior career for the Niagara Falls Flyers of the OHL for 3 seasons, between 1979 and 1981. After his second year there, he was selected 46th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. The Niagara Falls Flyers can mean: The team in the Ontario Hockey Association and Ontario Hockey League who played between 1960 and 1972. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The 1980 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum. ...


As a rookie in the 81-82 season he scored an impressive 26 goals and totalled 67 points, which would prove to be his second highest of his career, behind his 73 in 89-90 as a Leaf. The classic NHL shield logo The 1981-82 NHL season was the 65th season of the National Hockey League. ...


In the 1983 off-season he was traded to the New York Rangers in the trade that saw popular Ron Duguay leave the Big Apple. In New York, Osborne played 3 1/2 seasons, reaching the semifinals with them in 1986. At the 1987 trade deadline he was shipped to the Toronto Maple Leafs for his first stint there that lasted 5 and a half seasons. In Toronto he played on a line with Gary Leeman and Ed Olczyk called the GEM line. At the 91 trade deadline he was sent to the Winnipeg Jets, but returned the next season to the Leafs. In his second stint with Toronto he was on a effective checking line with Bill Berg and Peter Zezel. The Leafs reached the Confernce Finals in two consecutive seasons (1993 and 1994), but fell short each time of making it to the Stanley Cup Finals. The New York Rangers (NYR) are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Ron Duguay (born July 6, 1957 in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey centre who played 12 seasons in the NHL between 1977 and 1989. ... The Big Apple - Manhattan viewed from atop the World Trade Center For the swing dance, see Big Apple (dance) The Big Apple is a nickname or alternate toponym for New York City. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Ed Olczyk (born August 16, 1966, Chicago, Illinois, USA) is a Polish-American and formerly the head coach for the National Hockey League Pittsburgh Penguins and former center for Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins. ... The Winnipeg Jets were an ice hockey franchise that existed in both the World Hockey Association and the National Hockey League. ... Peter Zezel (Petar Žeželj in Serbian) (b. ... Image:Stanleycuptrophy. ...


Before the shortened 1995 season Osborne signed with the Rangers, for his final NHL season. He played 3 more for the Cleveland Lumberjacks of the IHL as a player-coach, before retiring in 1997-98. Cleveland Lumberjacks The Cleveland Lumberjacks moved to Cleveland in 1992 from Muskegon, MI. They were a member of the International Hockey League and were in the Central Divison in the Eastern Conference. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ... A player-coach, in sports, is a member of a sports team who simultaneously holds both playing and coaching duties. ...


Post playing career

After retiring he worked as General Manager of the Toronto St. Michael's Majors of the OHL from October 29, 1999 to August 2000, after serving as an assistan coach for a season. Was assistant GM of the Mississauga IceDogs for the 2002-03 season The Toronto St. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... The Mississauga IceDogs are an Ontario Hockey League team based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. ...


Personal Facts

Osborne is a is a devout Christian, and worked at an Christian hockey camp in the off-seasons in London, Ontario. His nickname is Ozzy. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... Flag Nickname: The Forest City Location Coordinates: , Government Country Province County Canada Ontario Middlesex County Settled Incorporated 1826 (as village) 1855 (as city) City Mayor Governing Body MPs MPPs Anne Marie DeCicco-Best London City Council Sue Barnes (LPC) Joe Fontana (LPC) Irene Mathyssen (NDP) Joe Preston (CPC) Chris Bentley...


Resources

  1. http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1980/80046.html
  2. http://www.legendsofhockey.net:8080/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=11238

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Mark Anatole Osborne (Born August 13, 1961 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian hockey player, who played in the NHL as a checking winger between 1982 and 1995, playing in 919 games, tallying 212 goals and 531 points.
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Osborne is a is a devout Christian, and worked at an Christian hockey camp in the off-seasons in London, Ontario.
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