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Dino Ciccarelli

Born:February 8, 1960Draft:Undrafted North Stars 1979
Hometown:Sarnia, ONPosition:RW
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:Right
National Team:Canada/Italy

Dino Ciccarelli (born February 8, 1960) is a Canadian former professional hockey player who played 19 seasons in the National Hockey League, primarily with the Minnesota North Stars, but also notably with the Detroit Red Wings, with whom he had his third-highest scoring season. He scored 1,200 points in his NHL career. His 608 career NHL goals are also the most goals scored by a draft-eligible player who was not drafted by an NHL team. Ciccarelli was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010.

Dino Ciccarelli Red Wings
Dino Ciccarelli, Detroit Red Wings, March 20, 1996 (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

Dino Ciccarelli Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
March 7, 1989minnesota north starsBob RouseWashington CapitalsMike Gartner
Larry Murphy
June 20, 1992Washington CapitalsDetroit Red WingsKevin Miller
Aug. 27, 1996Detroit Red WingsTampa Bay Lightning1998 4th-Round Pick
(Alexei Ponikarovsky)
Jan. 15, 1998Tampa Bay LightningJeff NortonFlorida PanthersMark Fitzpatrick
Jody Hull

Deeper Dive


  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010
  • OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1978)
  • 4x NHL All-Star Game (1982, 1983, 1989, 1997)
  • World Ice Hockey Championships bronze medalist (1982)
  • Most Points by a rookie, One playoff season (21) “1981 Playoffs”
  • Most Goals by a rookie, One playoff season (14) “1981 Playoffs”
  • Fastest Player to Score 20 Goals (15 Games) “1986-87 Regular Season” – 11/11/1986