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Al Hill (ice hockey)

For other people named Al Hill, see Al Hill (disambiguation).
Al Hill
Born (1955-04-22) April 22, 1955 (age 59)
Nanaimo, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1976–1989

Alan Douglas Hill (born April 22, 1955) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played eight seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers. He is currently a pro scout with the Flyers.

Playing career

Hill started his NHL career with the Philadelphia Flyers in 1977. He would spend his entire career with the Flyers. He retired from hockey after the 1988–89 AHL season.

On February 14, 1977, Hill made his NHL debut for the Flyers. On that night, he tallied two goals and three assists for five points. His performance set a new record for most points by a player in his first NHL game (a 6-4 Philadelphia victory over the St. Louis Blues).

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1973–74 Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 64 29 41 70 60
1974–75 Victoria Cougars WCHL 70 21 36 57 75 12 5 2 7 21
1975–76 Victoria Cougars WCHL 68 26 40 66 172 15 5 10 15 94
1976–77 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 9 2 4 6 27
1976–77 Springfield Indians AHL 63 13 28 41 125
1977–78 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 3 0 0 0 2
1977–78 Maine Mariners AHL 80 32 59 91 118 12 2 7 9 49
1978–79 Maine Mariners AHL 35 11 14 25 59
1978–79 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 31 5 11 16 28 7 1 0 1 2
1979–80 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 61 16 10 26 53 19 3 5 8 19
1980–81 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 57 10 15 25 45 12 2 4 6 18
1981–82 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 41 6 13 19 58 3 0 0 0 0
1982–83 Moncton Alpines AHL 78 22 22 44 78
1983–84 Maine Mariners AHL 51 7 17 24 51 17 6 12 18 22
1984–85 Hershey Bears AHL 73 11 30 41 77
1985–86 Hershey Bears AHL 80 17 40 57 129 18 2 6 8 52
1986–87 Hershey Bears AHL 76 13 35 48 124 5 0 1 1 2
1986–87 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 7 0 2 2 4 9 2 1 3 0
1987–88 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 12 1 0 1 10 1 0 1 1 4
1987–88 Hershey Bears AHL 57 10 21 31 62 10 1 6 7 12
1988–89 Hershey Bears AHL 62 13 20 33 63 8 2 0 2 10
AHL totals 655 149 286 435 886 70 13 32 45 147
NHL totals 221 40 55 95 227 51 8 11 19 43
WCHL totals 138 47 76 123 247 27 10 12 22 115

External links

  • The Internet Hockey Database
  • Template:Hockeyref
  • Legends of Hockey
  • Template:Nhlprofile
  • Meltzer, Bill Great Moments: Al Hill's Record-Breaking Debut From Philadelphiaflyers.com Retrieved 2–3–11.
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