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PLAYER PROFILE:
27 Ron Hextall
Philadelphia Flyers
Drafted in the 1982 NHL Draft, 6th Round, 119th Overall.
Ron Hextall Position: Goaltender
Height: 6'-3"
Weight: 198 lbs.
Birthdate: May 3, 1964
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Residence: Voorhees, NJ
Catches: Left
Last Amateur Club:
Hershey Bears 1985-86.

SEASON RECORDS

REGULAR SEASON
Year Team GP Min W L T GA GAA Shots SV% ShO G A PIM S/60 PERS
1980-81 Melville Millionaires SJHL 37 2001 7 24 0 219 6.57 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1981-82 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 30 1398 12 11 0 133 5.71 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1982-83 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 44 2589 13 30 0 249 5.77 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1983-84 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 46 2670 29 13 2 190 4.27 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1984-85 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 19 1103 6 11 1 80 4.35 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
  Hershey Bears AHL 11 555 4 6 0 34 3.68 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1985-86 Hershey Bears AHL 53 3061 30 19 2 174 3.41 -- -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
1986-87 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 66 3799 37 21 6 190 3.00 1933 .902 1 0 6 104 30.53 952.59
1987-88 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 62 3561 30 22 7 208 3.50 1817 .886 0 1 6 104 30.61 936.55
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 64 3756 30 28 6 202 3.23 1860 .891 0 0 8 113 29.71 940.92
1989-90 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 419 4 2 1 29 4.15 219 .868 0 0 0 14 31.36 919.85
  Hershey Bears AHL 1 49 1 0 0 3 3.67 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1990-91 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 36 2035 13 16 5 106 3.13 982 .892 0 0 1 10 28.95 940.31
1991-92 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 45 2668 16 21 6 151 3.40 1294 .883 3 0 3 35 29.10 931.81
1992-93 Quebec Nordiques NHL 54 2988 29 16 5 172 3.45 1529 .888 0 0 2 56 30.70 938.68
1993-94 New York Islanders NHL 65 3581 27 26 6 184 3.08 1801 .898 5 0 3 52 30.18 948.13
1994-95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 31 1824 17 9 4 88 2.89 801 .890 1 0 0 13 26.35 934.05
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 53 3102 31 13 7 112 2.17 1292 .913 4 0 1 28 24.99 954.96
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 55 3094 31 16 5 132 2.56 1285 .897 5 0 0 43 24.92 938.81
1997-98 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 46 2687 21 17 7 97 2.17 1089 .911 4 0 0 10 24.32 951.46
1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 23 1235 10 7 4 52 2.53 464 .888 0 0 2 2 22.54 925.50
THIRTEEN (13) NHL SEASONS 608 34749 296 214 69 1723 2.98 16366 0.895 23 1 32 584 28.26 941.82

POST-SEASON
Year Team GP Min W L GA GAA Shots SV% ShO G A PIM S/60 PERS
1981-82 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 3 103 0 2 16 9.32 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1983-84 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 10 592 5 5 37 3.75 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
1985-86 Hershey Bears AHL 13 780 5 7 42 3.23 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
1986-87 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 26 1540 15 11 71 2.77 769 .908 2 0 1 43 29.96 957.61
1987-88 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 7 379 2 4 30 4.75 196 .847 0 0 2 30 31.03 898.65
1988-89 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 15 886 8 7 49 3.32 445 .890 0 1 0 28 30.14 940.11
1992-93 Quebec Nordiques NHL 6 372 2 4 18 2.90 211 .915 0 0 0 0 34.03 971.41
1993-94 New York Islanders NHL 3 158 0 3 16 6.08 80 .800 0 0 0 4 30.38 850.63
1994-95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 15 897 10 5 42 2.81 437 .904 0 0 1 4 29.23 952.61
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 12 761 6 6 27 2.13 319 .915 0 0 0 6 25.15 957.28
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 443 4 3 22 2.98 203 .892 0 0 0 0 27.49 937.45
1997-98 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 20 0 0 1 3.00 8 .875 0 0 0 0 24.00 915.00
NINE (9) NHL POST-SEASONS 93 5456 47 43 276 3.04 2668 0.897 2 1 4 115 29.34 945.45

PENALTY SHOTS FACED

Date Season Opponent Result Home Shooter Goal
10/31/1987 Regular Hartford Whalers Loss 7-4 No Tippett, Dave Yes
03/12/1988 Regular New Jersey Devils Loss 6-5 Yes Johnson, Mark Yes
04/06/1994         Cassels, Andrew Yes
01/24/1995 Regular New York Islanders Loss-4-3 No Hogue, Benoit Yes
03/08/1998 Regular Pittsburgh Penguins Win 4-3 Yes Barnes, Stu No

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Named to American Hockey League All-Star first team, 1985-86.
  • First-Team American Hockey League All-Star Goaltender, 1985-86.
  • American Hockey League Rookie of the Year, 1985-86.
  • Winner, Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Trophy, 1985-86.
  • Member, National Hockey League All-Rookie Team, 1986-87.
  • Named National Hockey League Rookie of the Year by The Sporting News, 1986-87.
  • Named to National Hockey League All-Star first team, 1986-87.
  • Named to The Sporting News All-Star second team, 1986-87.
  • Winner, Vezina Trophy, 1986-87.
  • Winner, Conn Smythe Trophy, 1986-87.
  • First goaltender to score a goal in regulation game, vs. Boston, December 8, 1987.
  • Played in National Hockey League All-Star game, 1988.
  • Scored a goal into a Washington empty net, becoming the first goaltender to score a goal in Stanley Cup play, April 11, 1989.
  • Rated #14 in Hockey Stars Presents "The Top 50 Netminders in Pro Hockey", November 1993.
  • Voted #9 Active Goaltender, rec.sport.hockey Goaltender Survey #1, October 9-16, 1994.
  • Rated #29 in Hockey Stars Presents "The Top 50 Netminders in Pro Hockey", November 1994.
  • Voted #6 Active Goaltender, rec.sport.hockey Goaltender Survey #2, January 12-20, 1995.
  • Voted #9 Active Goaltender, rec.sport.hockey Goaltender Survey #3, April 1-15, 1995.
  • Finished thirteenth in voting for Vezina Trophy, 1994-95.
  • Rated #29 in Hockey Stars Presents "The Top 50 Netminders in Pro Hockey", November 1995.
  • Finished fifth in voting for Vezina Trophy, 1995-96.
  • Finished fourth in voting for National Hockey League All-Star team, 1995-96.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Selected by Philadelphia Flyers in 6th round (sixth Flyers pick, 119th overall) of National Hockey League entry draft, June 9, 1982.
  • Traded by Philadelphia with Peter Forsberg, Steve Duchesne, Kerry Huffman, Mike Ricci, Philadelphia's first choice in the 1993 National Hockey League entry draft (G Jocelyn Thibault), cash and future considerations to Quebec Nordiques for Eric Lindros, June 30, 1992. Flyers sent LW Chris Simon and first-round pick in 1994 National Hockey League entry draft to complete deal, July 21, 1992.
  • Traded by Quebec with first-round pick in 1993 National Hockey League entry draft (LW Todd Bertuzzi) to New York Islanders for G Mark Fitzpatrick and first-round draft pick in 1993 National Hockey League entry draft (C Adam Deadmarsh), June 20, 1993.
  • Traded by Islanders with sixth-round pick (D Dimitri Tertyshny) in 1995 National Hockey League entry draft to Philadelphia Flyers for G Tommy Soderstrom, September 22, 1994.
  • Agreed to a one-year contract extension (through the year 1999-2000) with the Philadelphia Flyers, July 15, 1998.
  • Waived by Philadelphia, July 1, 1999.
  • Announced retirement from professional hockey, September 6, 1999.

INJURIES

  • Pulled hamstring, March 7, 1989.
  • Pulled groin muscle, November 4, 1989.
  • Pulled hamstring, November 15, 1989.
  • Tore right groin muscle; missed twenty-nine games, December 13, 1989.
  • Injured left groin, March 8, 1990.
  • Pulled groin muscle; missed five games, October 11, 1990.
  • Sprained left knee nedial collateral ligament; missed five weeks, October 27, 1990.
  • Tore groin muscle; missed nine games, March 12, 1991.
  • Suffered from the flu; missed one game, November 14, 1991.
  • Developed shoulder tendinitis; missed nine games, November 27, 1991.
  • Strained muscle in left thigh; missed fourteen games, February 20, 1993.
  • Injured groin; missed three games, February 3, 1995.
  • Strained hamstring; missed nine games, October 20, 1995.
  • Injured buttocks; missed two games, November 20, 1995.
  • Suffered from the flu; missed one game, October 10, 1996.
  • Strained hamstring; missed one game, March 1, 1997.
  • Suffered from the flu; missed one game, October 29, 1997.
  • Strained neck and back; missed one game, November 3, 1997.
  • Strained left thigh muscle; missed four games, November 29, 1997.
  • Suffered tendinitis in left hip; missed three games, March 31, 1998.

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Suspended eight games by National Hockey League for slashing, May 1987.
  • Suspended for first twelve games of 1989-90 season by National Hockey League for attacking opposing player (Chris Chelios, Montreal Canadiens) in final playoff game, May 11, 1989.
  • Did not attend training camp due to a contract dispute, September 1989.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

1986-87 Season:

  • Broke into the league in fine fashion, establishing a club record for wins by a rookie on the way to winning the team's MVP award.
  • His 37 wins were the fourth most by a rookie in league history.
  • Lead NHL goalies in Games Played, Wins, Minutes, and Save Precentage.
  • Was the only rookie selected to the All-Star team for Rendez-Vous in 1987.
  • Played in an NHL-Record (including playoff's) 92 games, besting Bernie Parent's 1973- 74 mark of 90 appearences.
  • Became only the fifth goaltender in NHL history to reach the 52-win plateau (37 regular season and 15 playoff).
  • Racked up the postseason awards, earning the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Stanley Cup playoff's MVP, and the Vezina Trophy as the league's outstanding goaltender.
  • Was also named to the NHL All-Star Rookie team, and the NHL All-Star first team.
  • Set a NHL-Record for most Penalty Minutes (104) by a goalie in a season.
  • Won his NHL debut 2-1 vs. Edmonton Oct. 9.
  • He was credited with 6 assists in the season.

1987-88 Season:

  • Known for his exellent stickhandling, He became the first goaltender in NHL history to score, netting a goal vs. Boston Dec. 8.
  • Ranked third in the league in Wins, Games Played, and Minutes.
  • Won the Bobby Clarke Trophy as the team's MVP for the second straight season.
  • Was the starting goaltender for the Wales Conference All-Star team.
  • Played for Team Canada in the Canada Cup Tournament.
  • He was credited with 1G and 6 assists in the season, with 2 assists in 7 playoff games.

1988-89 Season:

  • He scored a goal in 1989 Playoffs.

1989-90 Season:

  • Was limited to a career-low 8 appearences.
  • Did not play in the first 12 games of the season while serving his suspension for slashing Chris Chelios in game 6 of the Wales Conference Final vs. Montreal.
  • Also sat out a total of 51 games with various injuries.
  • Made his first start of the season Nov. 4 vs. Toronto, and promptly pulled his groin after only 40 minutes of play.
  • Pulled his hamstring in the Nov. 15 practice.
  • Spent one game with Hershey of the AHL on a conditioning assignment.

1990-91 Season:

  • Posted his lowest full-season win total of his Flyer career (13).
  • Lead Philadelphia's four-man goalie squad in starts (34) and appearences (36), and finished second witha 3.13 GAA.
  • Compiled a four-game win streak from Jan. 15 to Jan. 24.
  • Missed 35 games due to injuries: five with a strained groin muscle, 21 with a sprained knee, and 9 with a groin pull.

1991-92 Season:

  • Tied for fifth in the league with 3 shutouts.
  • Compiled a 10-5-3 mark with a 3.28 GAA in 19 appearances at home.
  • Lead the Flyer goalies in appearances (45), starts (43), and wins (16).
  • Sidelined for nine games from Nov. 29 to Dec. 15 with tendinitis in his right shoulder.
  • Also missed 6 games while serving a suspension (Oct. 8 to 24) for a preseason slashing incident on Detroit's Jim Cummins Sept. 22.

1992-93 Season:

  • Spent his only season with Quebec after being acquired in a blockbuster deal by Philadelphia June 30.
  • Traded by the Philadelphia Flyers with Steve Duchesne, Peter Forsberg, Kerry Huffman, Mike Ricci, Chris Simon, 1993 first-round pick (Jocelyn Thibault), 1994 first-round pick (Nolan Baumgartner) to the Quebec Nordiques, and cash to the New York Islanders for Eric Lindros on June 30, 1992.
  • Lead the Nordiques in Games Played, appearing in 54 games.
  • Narrowly missed reaching the 30-win plateau for the fourth time in his career, logging 29 victories against only 16 setbacks.
  • Compiled a 6-game undefeated streak from Nov. 6 to 26, going 5-0-1.
  • Sat out 14 contests from Feb. 21 to Mar. 20 with a pulled thigh muscle.
  • Notched the 150th win of his career Jan. 5 vs. the Islanders.

1993-94 Season:

  • Spent his first season in the Islanders' organization after being acquired in an off-season trade with Quebec.
  • Traded by the Quebec Nordiques with the 1993 first-round pick (Todd Bertuzzi) to the New York Islanders for Mark Fitzpatrick and the 1993 first-round pick (Adam Deadmarsh) on June 20, 1993.
  • Wasted no time in getting his name etched in the Isles' record book, establishing a club record by starting 20 consecutive games from Nov. 17 to Jan. 4 (previous record was held by Billy Smith with 12).
  • Made his New York debut Oct. 5 at Calgary and was selected as the second star of the game.
  • Earned his first win Oct. 10 in an overtime contest in Anaheim.
  • Missed his career high in Games Played by one, appeared in the second-most games (65) of his NHL career, dressing for all of the club's contests but the Mar. 9 game vs. Vancouver.
  • Tied for second in the NHL with 5 shutouts.
  • Had only 4 shutouts in his 7-year NHL career prior to the '93-94 campaign.
  • Recorded his first shutout of the year, Oct. 26 vs. Los Angeles when he blanked the Kings 7-0.
  • Had the finest week of his career in February, recording three shutouts and earning the NHL's Player of the Week honor.
  • Began the week by becoming only the second goaltender in club history (Resch-1975) to register back-to-back shutouts when he blanked Ottawa Feb. 19 and Washington Feb. 21.
  • Also blanked Philadelphia Feb. 25 to finish the week with a 1.74 GAA and a 3-1-0 mark.
  • The shutouts also helped him establish a club record home shutout streak of 249 minutes and 39 seconds.
  • Came on strong in the second half of the season, posting a 12-6-2 mark and 4 shutouts in his final 20 sppearances.
  • Clinched the Isles' playoff berth with his fifth shutout of the season, April 13 vs. Tampa Bay.

1994-95 Season:

  • Traded by the New York Islanders with 1995 sixth-round draft choice (Dimitri Tertyshny) to the Philadelphia Flyers for Tommy Soderstrom on Sept. 22, 1994.

1995-96 Season:

  • Had a 2.17 GAA the lowest of his career.
  • Won 30 games for the fourth time in his career.
  • Reached a multi-year contract agreement with the Philadelphia Flyers on Aug. 15, 1996.

1996-97 Season:

  • Had back-to-back shutouts and paired with Garth Snow to give the Flyers four straight shutouts.
  • Recorded the tenth shutout of his career Feb. 25 vs. Montreal.
 

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