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Sean Hill
Sean Hill
Defenseman
Number: 6
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 204
Shoots: Right
Born: Feb 14, 1970
Birthplace: Duluth, MN, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent July 6, 2007.
Drafted: MTL / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (167th overall)
Career: Has collected 289 points (60-229=289) and 976 PIM in 841 career NHL contests during 14 seasons with Montreal, Anaheim, Ottawa, Carolina, St. Louis, Florida and the N.Y. Islanders...2006-07: Tallied 25 points (1-24=25) in 81 games with Islanders...His 110 PIM and +6 rating were second-best marks of his career...Finished third in the NHL in hits (252) and sixth with 202 blocked shots...Played in 800th NHL contest at NJ (1/4)...2005-06: Ranked third on Florida in defensemen scoring with 20 points (2-18=20) and a +3 rating...Finished fourth on team in TOI/average (20:09)...2004-05: Did not play...2003-04: Named the team MVP by the North Carolina Chapter of the PHWA...Finished 10th in the NHL in TOI/average (25:24)...Tied for 19th among NHL defensemen and first among Carolina defensemen in scoring with 39 points (13-26=39)...Led all Hurricanes defensemen in goals (13), assists (26) and PIM (84)...Led all Hurricanes in shots on goal (228), tied for second on the team in assists (26) and was fourth in scoring...2002-03: Ranked first among Hurricane defensemen in goals (5), assists (24) and points (29) while appearing in a career-high 82 games...Led team in TOI/average (24:20)...Recorded a career-high 20 PIM at TB (10/12)...Set a career-high with 141 PIM...2001-02: Split the season between St. Louis and Carolina...Led all Carolina defensemen in goals (7), assists (26) and points (33)...2000-01: Missed 34 games with various injuries...1999-00: Skated in 62 games with Carolina and established career highs in goals (13), assists (31) and points (44)...Led team in TOI/average (24:31) and hits (246)...Led all Hurricanes defensemen in goals, points and assists...Ranked second on the team in PP points (24) and PPGs (8)...Tallied a career-high three assists against NYI (3/26)...1998-99: Ranked third on the Hurricanes with a +9 rating...1997-98: Split season between Ottawa and Carolina...Recorded two points (1-1=2) in 13 games with Senators and five assists in 42 contests with Hurricanes...1996-97: Suffered torn ACL in left knee at NJ (10/18) and missed remainder of season...1995-96: Ranked second among Senators defensemen in scoring with 21 points (7-14=21) in 80 games...1994-95: Led all Senators defensemen in scoring with 15 points and assists (14)...Second on team in SOG?(107)...1993-94: Ranked second among Anaheim defensemen in scoring with 27 points (7-20=27)...Scored the first goal in Anaheim's history at 4:13 of the second period vs. DET (10/8)...1992-93: Scored first career NHL goal vs. BOS (12/12)...INTERNATIONAL: Played for the U.S. at the 1994 World Championships...Was a member of the U.S. 1992 Olympic team, recording two goals...AMATEUR: Led Wisconsin in scoring?with 51 points (20-31=51) and assists (31) in 1990-91...Tied for second on the team in goals and led Badgers in PIM (122)...Fourth on Wisconsin in scoring with 53 points in 1989-90...Tied for the team lead in assists with 39...Second on the team with 78 PIM...Second on the team among first-year players and second among defensemen in points with 25 (2-23=25) in 1988-89...Tied for fourth on team in assists with 23.

PLAYOFFS: Has appeared in 50 career NHL?playoff games with Montreal?(8), St. Louis (15), Carolina (23) and N.Y. Islanders?(4) while collecting 10 points (5-5=10) and 38 PIM...2006-07: Appeared in four playoff games and did not register a point...2001-02: Led Hurricanes defensemen in scoring with eight points (4-4=8) in 23 games...Led team in TOI/average (25:55)...Tied for the league lead in PPGs with four...Recorded first career multi-goal playoff game with a pair in Game 6 of Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. MTL (5/13)...2000-01: Skated in 15 postseason games and registered one assist and 12 PIM...1998-99: Missed Carolina’s playoff series against Boston due to a fractured cheek...1992-93: Appeared in three playoff games with Montreal as Canadiens claimed Stanley Cup...1991-92: Played four playoff games for Montreal after the Olympics, scoring first NHL point (goal) vs. BOS (5/3)...1990-91: Made playoff debut at Boston (4/17).

Career Transactions: Signed by Minnesota as a free agent, July 6, 2007; Signed by N.Y. Islanders as a free agent, August 15, 2006; Signed by Florida as a free agent, July 15, 2004; Acquired by Carolina from?St. Louis in exchange for Steve Halko and a fourth round draft pick (later traded to Atlanta – Lane Manson) in the 2002 NHL?Entry Draft, December 5, 2001; Signed by St. Louis as a free agent, July 1, 2000; Acquired by Carolina from Ottawa in exchange for Chris Murray, November 18, 1997; Acquired by?Ottawa with Anaheim’s ninth round draft pick (Frederic Cassivi) in the 1994 NHL?Entry Draft from?Anaheim in exchange for Ottawa’s third round draft pick (later traded to?Tampa Bay – Vadim Epanchintsev) in the 1994 NHL?Entry Draft, June 29, 1994; Claimed by Anaheim from Montreal in Expansion?Draft, June 24, 1993; Selected by Montreal in the eighth round (167th overall) in the 1988 NHL?Entry Draft.

Personal: Sean Ronald Hill and his wife, Margaret have three kids: Brenton, Kendall and Leighton and reside in Duluth, Minn...Enjoys golf, hunting and fishing in his spare time...Goes by the nickname “Hilly”...Lists winning the NCAA?Championship and winning the Stanley Cup in 1993 as his most memorable hockey moments...His most memorable moment away from the rink is the birth of his children...Names his father and grandfather as the people who most inspired his hockey career...His favorite foods are Italian food and sushi...Lists The Shawshank Redemption as his favorite movie and “Entourage” as his favorite TV show...Names Pong as his favorite video game...Lists Detroit as his favorite team to play and omelets as his favorite breakfast food...His favorite musician is Kenny Chesney and the last good book he’s read is The DaVinci Code...Names Pele as his favorite athlete.
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