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Ben Hankinson

Ben Hankinson

Right Wing
BIRTHDATE: May 1, 1969
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Edina, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: NJD / 1987 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (107th overall)
WCHA First All-Star Team (1990) Traded to Tampa Bay by New Jersey with Alexander Semak for Shawn Chambers and Danton Cole, March 14, 1995. Traded to Detroit by Tampa Bay with Marc Bergevin for Shawn Burr and Detroit's 3rd round choice (later traded to Boston Boston selected Jason Doyle) in 1996 Entry Draft, August 17, 1995.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center