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Bill Hicke

Bill Hicke  #17

Right Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: March 31, 1938
HEIGHT: 5' 8" BIRTHPLACE: Regina, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 164
Shoots: Left
Brother of Ernie AHL First All-Star Team (1959) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (1959) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL Leading Scorer) (1959) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (1959) (co-winner - Rudy Migay) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1959, 1960, 1969) Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with the loan of Jean-Guy Morissette for remainder of 1964-65 season for Dick Duff and Dave McComb, December 22, 1964. Claimed by California (Oakland) from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Pittsburgh by California for cash, September 7, 1971. Traded to Detroit by Pittsburgh for cash, November 22, 1971. Signed as a free agent by Alberta (WHA), September, 1972.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round