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Ron Hextall

Ron Hextall

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: May 3, 1964
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Brandon, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: PHI / 1982 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 6th   (119th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Vezina Trophy 1986-1987
Conn Smythe Trophy 1986-1987
Son of Bryan Jr. AHL First All-Star Team (1986) Dudley ``Red'' Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1986) NHL All-Rookie Team (1987) NHL First All-Star Team (1987) Vezina Trophy (1987) Conn Smythe Trophy (1987) Scored a goal vs. Boston, December 8, 1987 Scored a goal in playoffs vs. Washington, April 11, 1989. Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988) Traded to Quebec by Philadelphia with Steve Duchesne, Peter Forsberg, Kerry Huffman, Mike Ricci, Philadelphia's 1st round choice (Jocelyn Thibault) in 1993 Entry Draft, $15,000,000 and future considerations (Chris Simon and Philadelphia's 1st round choice (later traded to Toronto later traded to Washington Washington selected Nolan Baumgartner) in 1994 Entry Draft, July 21, 1992) for Eric Lindros, June 30, 1992. Traded to NY Islanders by Quebec with Quebec's 1st round choice (Todd Bertuzzi) in 1993 Entry Draft for Mark Fitzpatrick and NY Islanders' 1st round choice (Adam Deadmarsh) in 1993 Entry Draft, June 20, 1993. Traded to Philadelphia by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 6th round choice (Dmitri Tertyshny) in 1995 Entry Draft for Tommy Soderstrom, September 22, 1994.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers