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Canada Larry Hillman

#16 Winnipeg Jets / WHA - 75/76
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Database: 968 747 players
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Oscar Möller 8 6 6 12
2. Jonathan Pudas 8 3 9 12
3. Antti Suomela 6 3 8 11
4. Rickard Hugg 8 4 6 10
5. Jonathan Johnson 8 2 7 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
Height
6'0" / 183 cm
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
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Highlights
1-time AHL Best Defenseman (Eddie Shore Award) 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
2-time AHL First All-Star Team 2
6-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 6
1-time WHA Avco World Trophy 1

Hillman, 85, died on June 3, 2022.
Brothers: Floyd Hillman & Wayne Hillman
Nephew: Brian Savage

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1952-53 Windsor Spitfires OHA-Jr. 56 2 4 6 39 - |
1953-54 Hamilton Tiger Cubs OHA-Jr. 58 6 14 20 99 - | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 10 -
1954-55 Hamilton Tiger Cubs OHA-Jr. 49 5 20 25 106 - | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 9 -
Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 0 0 0 2 - | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -
1955-56 Detroit Red Wings NHL 47 0 3 3 53 - | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 6 -
Buffalo Bisons AHL 15 1 3 4 21 - |
1956-57 Detroit Red Wings NHL 16 1 2 3 4 - |
Edmonton Flyers WHL-Sr. 46 4 2 6 87 - | Playoffs 8 0 4 4 2 -
1957-58 Boston Bruins NHL 70 3 19 22 60 - | Playoffs 11 0 2 2 6 -
1958-59 Boston Bruins NHL 55 3 10 13 19 - | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0 -
1959-60 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 1 1 2 - |
Providence Reds AHL 70 12 31 43 159 - | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 -
1960-61 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 62 3 10 13 59 - | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -
1961-62 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 5 0 0 0 4 - |
Rochester Americans AHL 26 1 14 15 16 - |
1962-63 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 5 0 0 0 2 - |
Springfield Indians AHL 65 5 23 28 56 - |
1963-64 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 33 0 4 4 31 - | Playoffs 11 0 0 0 2 -
Rochester Americans AHL 32 1 18 19 48 - |
1964-65 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 2 0 0 0 2 - |
Rochester Americans AHL 71 9 43 52 98 - | Playoffs 10 3 5 8 31 -
1965-66 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 48 3 25 28 34 - | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 6 -
Rochester Americans AHL 22 2 20 22 34 - |
1966-67 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 55 4 19 23 40 - | Playoffs 12 1 2 3 6 -
Rochester Americans AHL 12 1 12 13 16 - |
1967-68 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 55 3 17 20 13 7 |
Rochester Americans AHL 6 0 1 1 0 - |
1968-69 Minnesota North Stars NHL 12 1 5 6 0 -8 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 25 0 5 5 17 -2 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 -
1969-70 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 76 5 26 31 73 2 |
1970-71 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 73 3 13 16 39 9 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 2 -
1971-72 Los Angeles Kings NHL 22 1 2 3 11 -7 |
Buffalo Sabres NHL 43 1 11 12 58 -21 |
1972-73 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 5 24 29 56 -3 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 8 -
1973-74 Cleveland Crusaders WHA 44 5 21 26 37 - |
1974-75 Cleveland Crusaders WHA 77 0 16 16 83 -6 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 8 -
1975-76 Winnipeg Jets WHA 71 1 12 13 62 -3 | Playoffs 12 0 2 2 32 2
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1976-77 Calgary Cowboys WHA GM/Head Coach
1977-78 Winnipeg Jets WHA Head Coach
1978-79 Winnipeg Jets WHA Head Coach Replaced by Tom McVie midseason
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 9 319 32 165 197 0.62 448 - | 2 15 3 6 9 0.60 35 -
NHL 19 790 36 196 232 0.29 579 -23 | 11 74 2 9 11 0.15 36 -
OHA-Jr. 3 163 13 38 51 0.31 244 - | 2 10 0 3 3 0.30 19 -
WHA 3 192 6 49 55 0.29 182 -9 | 2 17 1 5 6 0.35 40 2
WHL-Sr. 1 46 4 2 6 0.13 87 - | 1 8 0 4 4 0.50 2 -
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Red Kelly (D) 1954-1967 10 Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs
Allan Stanley (D) 1957-1968 9 Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs
Bob Pulford (F) 1960-1972 9 Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs
Bronco Horvath (F) 1957-1968 9 Boston Bruins, Rochester Americans, Toronto Maple Leafs

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Player Biography and Trivia

Trivia:
Larry Hilman is the youngest player (18 years, 2 months, 9 days) ever to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup when he was part of the Stanley Cup winning Detroit Red Wings in 1955.

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